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And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. These four studies give us an overview of the birth of the Christian Church, from the Resurrection appearances of Jesus and his Great Commission to make disciples of all nations, to Pentecost, the day to day issues of being Church, a few teething problems, unity and disunity, worship, persecution and the outward spread from Jerusalem to the surrounding countries!
Check out the Bible Study and download a sample study with this link. For more info on all the Bible studies available on the website, head to this page! From blessings and prayers at the start of the day, these prayers begin with our own walk with God and spread out to encompass our fellow travellers throughout the world, along with their joys, concerns, needs and conflicts. In this confused and fragile world, strengthen our faith, increase our love, and let your peace flow through us, that we might be an ocean of calm in what has become a restless sea.
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The entire passage describes the hard-working ethic of the ideal woman, but it is particularly detailed in verses 13, 19, and Are you eager to work?
Do you wake up ready, with a happy heart, to do the things your husband and children need from you? If you have a job or are self-employed, do you do that work with the joy that you ought? Willing hands bring to mind a woman preparing dinner with a smile while talking to her children or cleaning her home while she sings along with the radio. She is doing what needs to be done with a heart for her family instead of complaining. This is not a woman who grew all of her food in her yard or made it all from scratch, contrary to what some people believe.
Rather, the Proverbs woman is resourceful and knows how to get what she needs and bring it into her home. Are you resourceful? Sometimes that simply means going to different grocery stores. Other times it means knowing where to look for what your family needs.
The Waiting Game
That can be the thrift store, a certain food market, trading with a neighbor, making it from scratch, or using Amazon Prime to have it mailed to you in two days. When describing the ideal woman to her son, Wise Mama wanted him to know that a self-motivated woman was a blessing. You see clearly that she has servants her maidens , and yet she is still motivated to wake in the wee hours and get up before them.
A lot of folks harp on the fact that this woman considers a field and buys it. Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman today means becoming a good steward of what you have. It means doing the hard work to reap a harvest Galatians talks about this, too, and it applies to parenting as well as practical issues. This is practical work as well as the intangible work of motherhood and building a strong marriage.
She lived a fruitful life! She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night. Even more so, to realize that they are all ones we can both aspire to and attain with prayer, grace, and a little bit of intentional purpose. She knows the value that she brings to her household.
She works until the job is done. Even at night, her home is a safe haven. No matter what you do, you can do it well with the diligence of this ideal woman.
Related: Sabbath Rest Truths. That is another desirable trait in a virtuous woman and one that can most definitely be a part of your life with some purposeful action. Instead, she reaches out to them. Perhaps that means having someone over for dinner with your family or dropping off groceries for someone you know that is having a rough month. Perhaps it means volunteering somewhere. Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman means thinking ahead and having plans. This is one of the many reasons her husband can trust her see 1. Consider that you know what to do when a child gets sick and has to miss school or what to make for dinner if you have unexpected company.
Being prepared allows you not to fear the future, and your inner peace contributes to the overall peace of your husband and children. How blessed they are when their mother has made them feel secure and they have no need to worry. The Proverbs 31 businesswoman is certainly diligent as a homemaker, but she also has industries beyond the four walls of her home. God Himself gifted you with your talents and abilities and using them for His glory and to bless your husband and children is not a sin.
Yes, we are to be keepers of our homes, but there is also a season where we expand beyond that.
However, she was also a businesswoman. Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman means both honoring your priorities and utilizing your abilities. She is dignified, which means she carries herself well and receives respect from those around her because she has earned it. She understands the value of self-control and could also be described as meek.
Strength and dignity. She knows what matters! She opens her mouth with wisdom and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Becoming a Proverbs 31 woman means learning when to speak and when to remain silent. The choice is made with wisdom, not emotions. James 3 talks about the danger of the tongue that runs unbridled. And there are so many more verses. When you use your words, you are either building someone up or tearing them down.