My husband shared this with me today, and I am passing it along to you.
The Duties of Husbands and Wives – by Richard Steele (1672-1729)
Articles on The Christian Family~from http://www.apuritansmind.com
It is convicting. It is motivating. It is enlightening. It is wise. You can find it here.
So, fight your battles – but be absolutely sure you are battling the right opponent…and be well prepared.
“Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance…”