So shall My word be that goes forth from My mouth; It shall not return to Me void, But it shall accomplish what I please, And it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
The scripture that says “My word shall not return to me void.” is a special verse for me. I had accepted Jesus when I was in my twenties, my husband was not a Christian at that time, and held no interest in anything that pertained to God. He drove me to Church, and would come back for me after service.
When I was baptized, I asked him if he would attend my baptism. He said yes, but that was the only time he came back to Church.
For seventeen years I prayed for his salvation, even going so far, as to put scripture in large letters in different places in the house. He began to get angry and tear them down, but God had said “His word shall not not come back to me void.” I then began to print the scriptures in very small print, putting them on the mirror in the bathrooms, on the windows of the doors, and on the kitchen cabinets.
Each day was a new scripture, and each day he would squint to read what was on the little pieces of paper. Finally one day he agreed to go to Church with me, and on that day accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. We have since that day, walked together in a new relationship. One where God is the center of our lives, and leads us in His ways.
In 1 Thessalonians 5:17 we are told to “pray without ceasing.