Charlyne Cares

Are you standing for the restoration of your marriage? A daily devotional that will offer encouragement from God’s Word as you stand for the restoration of your marriage.

Lord, I Need Your Wisdom & Understanding

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching…Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or swerve from them. Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.  Proverbs 4:1-2, 5-7 

“Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” Wow! It is a powerful scripture and statement for us to truly understand.

When I was standing, I learned that I needed to do more than just read my Bible; I needed to read the scriptures more slowly to understand what the Lord wanted me to learn and then apply it.

I pray that you will be encouraged as you see that your Lord God wants to give you wisdom, knowledge, and understanding. I challenge you to look up in your Bible concordance and read the many scriptures with these three words. You will learn so much as the Lord opens your spiritual eyes. He wants you to understand what caused your marriage to fall apart. He wants you to discover how to have a solid and healthy marriage.

I know now that I failed as a wife to my husband. I put my selfish desires, children, and career before my husband. I once attended a church conference about marriage, where they taught about the priorities of a busy woman and marriage. I did not listen and gain the wisdom the Lord was trying to teach me.

Has that happened to you? You need to ask the Lord today to reveal any areas that need to be corrected in your life.

My eyes fail, looking for your salvation, looking for your righteous promise. Deal with your servant according to your love and teach me your decrees. I am your servant; give me discernment that I may understand your statutes. It is time for you to act, LORD; your law is being broken. Because I love your commands more than gold, more than pure gold, and because I consider all your precepts right, I hate every wrong path.  Psalm 119:123-128 

Are you ready to tell your spouse why you are waiting, praying, and fighting for the restoration of your marriage? Bob often said, “I can’t believe you will not let me go and let me be happy. You have our children and your career. Get on with your life.”

What I explained many times repeatedly was that something had happened to me. My Lord had touched and changed me and given me an unconditional love for him that I had not had before.

You need to have a special encounter with your Lord. Has this happened? One woman said she knows where she fought with the Lord about taking this assignment – building an ark for her marriage.

God has a plan and a purpose in your life. As God created Adam and Eve, He created marriage as a covenant, and God said they were one flesh. You need to understand that you are praying for your spouse to have a Damascus Road or a prodigal son experience.

I pray that today, you will commit to learn how big our holy, awesome, mighty, righteous, sovereign, omnipresent, and omniscient God truly is. He created the Heavens and the earth. He made the Heavens and the earth. Can you not surrender your marriage to His hands to work out the details in your life?

You may have made some big mistakes, but the Lord wants to give you wisdom. Nothing is too hard for the Lord to do!

God bless,

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1 month ago

Amen. Praying Light-blinding, Damascus road encounter with God. Bringing real breakthrough. Chains falling off.

1 month ago

“He made the Heavens and the earth. Can you not surrender your marriage to His hands to work out the details in your life?“

A great reminder at times of dwindling faith. The maker of ALL is a God of restoration. He will do it.

“Then the surrounding nations that remain shall know that I, the Lord, have rebuilt what was destroyed and replanted what was desolate. I, the Lord, have spoken: I will do it.” Ezekiel 36:36 NABRE

1 month ago

Thankful for this reminder and exhortation of Wisdom and Understanding, Humbleness and Faith. Thank you Lord for this message shared by Charlyne. Thank you Charlyne for devoted care and work according to God’s direction in your life.

1 month ago

Thank you Charlyne! Father we need Your wisdom in all areas of our lives.

Holy Spirit
There’s nothing worth more
That will ever come close
Nothing can compare
You’re our living Hope
Your presence, Lord

1 month ago


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