Verse of the day...

3 I thank my God every time I remember you. 4 In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy 5 because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus. (Philippians 1:3-6)

Friday, July 24, 2009

The Proverbs 31 Woman :

Her Character as a Wife

10An excellent wife, who can find?For her worth is far above jewels. --rare, precious
11The heart of her husband trusts in her,And he will have no lack of gain.-- trustworthy
12She does him good and not evil All the days of her life--. kind

Her Devotion as a Homemaker

13She looks for wool and flax And works with her hands in delight.-- works joyfully
14She is like merchant ships; She brings her food from afar.-- goes extra mile to get choicest
15She rises also while it is still night And gives food to her household And portions to her maidens. --disciplined
16She considers a field and buys it; From her earnings she plants a vineyard.-- enterprising, prudent with money
17She girds herself with strength And makes her arms strong.-- energetic
18She senses that her gain is good;Her lamp does not go out at night.-- good steward
19She stretches out her hands to the distaff,And her hands grasp the spindle.-- diligent

Her Generosity as a Neighbor

20She extends her hand to the poor,And she stretches out her hands to the needy. --compassionate, generous

Her Devotion as a Homemaker

21She is not afraid of the snow for her household,For all her household are clothed with scarlet.--
22She makes coverings for herself; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.-- elegant
23Her husband is known in the gates,When he sits among the elders of the land. --influential
24She makes linen garments and sells them,And supplies belts to the tradesmen. --industrious

Her Influence as a Teacher

25Strength and dignity are her clothing,And she smiles at the future. --poised
26She opens her mouth in wisdom,And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.-- wise

Her Effectiveness as a Mother

27She looks well to the ways of her household,And does not eat the bread of idleness.-- manages her home
28Her children rise up and bless her;Her husband also, and he praises her, saying: --praiseworthy
29"Many daughters have done nobly,But you excel them all." distinguished

Her Excellence as a Person

30Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain,But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
31Give her the product of her hands,And let her works praise her in the gates. honored



1 comment:

Shana said...

This is my favorite and I have it hanging in my living room.