DAY 21: Faith Filled Marriage

by Sister Moira Debono, Religious Sisters of Mercy, Catholic Church Intention:  Marriage is an expression of faith on various levels. Scripture: “It was not through the law that the promise was made to Abraham and his descendants that he would inherit the world, but through the righteousness that comes from faith. For this reason, it [...]

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DAY 20: Fighting for Marriage

by Trafford Fischer, Director, Department of Family Ministries on behalf of Pastor Michael Worker, Secretary, Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia Intention:  It is God by His Spirit who helps us to fight for marriage and family. Scripture: “Don't be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brothers, [...]

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DAY 19: Pray for Revival

by Rev Anne Hibbard, Assembly of Confessing Congregations, Uniting Church. Intention:  Building marriages according to God’s master plan. Scripture: “Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labour in vain. Unless the Lord guards the city, the guard keeps watch in vain. Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of [...]

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DAY 18: Gender Complementarity

by Father Eusebios, Abbot Pantanassa Monastery in honour of His Eminence Stylianos, Archbishop of Australia Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia. Intention:  In marriage a man and a woman become one. Scripture: “God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. God blessed them; [...]

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DAY 17: This Thing Called Love

by Rev Ying Yee, Chinese Christian Church Intention:  Marriage is built on the strong foundation of God’s love revealed in Christ’s death in our place. Scripture: “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not [...]

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DAY 16: In the Image of God

by Most Rev Peter A Comensoli, Bishop of Broken Bay, Australian Catholic Church Intention:  Striving to live well by finding our true image and likeness in God. Scripture: O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. [...]

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DAY 15: Cry of Repentance

by the Canberra Declaration Team. Intention:  Prayer with fasting is an expression of humility and repentance before God. Scripture: “Now, therefore,” says the Lord, “Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.” So rend your heart, and not your garments; return to the Lord your God, for He is [...]

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DAY 14: The Delight of Marriage

by Dr Allan Meyer, Churches of Christ Minister, Cofounder of Careforce Life Keys in Melbourne. Intention:  The actions of husbands and fathers are the key variables for healthy marriages. Scripture: “And this you do as well: You cover the Lord’s altar with tears, with weeping and groaning because he no longer regards the offering or [...]

By | 2017-10-13T22:31:20+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DAY 13: Uluru Bark Petition

by Yuminya Anyupa Ken, Aboriginal Elder from Central Australia and one of the 70 Elders who presented the Uluru Bark Petition Intention:  Man and a woman marriage is sacred to Aboriginal people and to God. Scripture: “Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over [...]

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DAY 12: Kindness is the Key

by Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green, Catholic Diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes Intention:  Marriage is a lifelong spiritual process of growing together and discovering God’s will. Scripture: “Cause me to hear your loving kindness in the morning; for in you do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift my soul to [...]

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