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Lottery Ticket



The other day, God gave me a “vision” of my husband winning the lottery. He had the winning ticket in his hand, and he was jumping up and down—so excited he had just won $100 million. After the excitement wore off, he started examining the winning ticket. He looked at it confused, and he turned it over. He shook his head and set the ticket down on the ground, walking away from it. Some guy came by, picked it up and said excitedly, “Mister! You have a winning lottery ticket here!” My husband shook his head and hung it low. “No, that’s not a winning lotto ticket. It’s just a piece of paper with writing on it.” He walked away.

God showed me several things through this. First, is that just because my husband couldn’t see the value of that winning lottery ticket (me, his wife), that winning lottery ticket was STILL worth the same as it was before! It doesn’t matter if he can see my worth or not—I am still more valuable than rubies and diamonds. Next, a winning lottery ticket isn’t the actual money. You have to turn in the ticket to your state officials—in other words, you have to put in work. It doesn’t just happen on its own. If someone isn’t willing to put in work once they have the winning ticket, they won’t see the actual value or get to enjoy what the ticket represents.

Someone has to know how the lottery works, what a winning ticket represents, what it is worth, and they must be willing to put in the work to enjoy the winnings. If any of those pieces are missing, then you don’t get the money! It’s the same thing with marriage. If you don’t understand how marriage was designed, if you don’t understand your spouse’s value and what it represents, then you won’t be willing to put in the work, and you will never receive the eternal rewards of marriage.

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