Woman of virtue

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Solomon describes the woman God is looking for.

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Woman of virtue

  1. 1. Proverbs 31 The Virtuous Woman is defined.The bar is set high so all can seek to reach it.
  2. 2. Women are Valuable Everything was Not Good – until God made woman – Then – and only then was everything Very Good. The Bible takes a great amount of space to talk about the godly women in the OT & NT. We must encourage women (and girls) to serve God in every part of their lives. God seeks “Virtuous Women” Proverbs 31:10 Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies.
  3. 3. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs  FAITH 31:29 "Many  She serves God with daughters have all her heart. done well, But  She seeks His will for her life you excel them  She follows His ways all."
  4. 4. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:11-12 11 The MARRIAGE  heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will  She respects her have no lack of gain. 12 She does him good and husband not evil All the days of her  She does him good life. Proverbs 31:23 Her  She is a trustworthy husband is known in the helpmeet gates, When he sits among the elders of the land.
  5. 5. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:28-29  MOTHERING 28 Her children rise  She teaches her up and call her children the way of blessed; Her God husband also, and  She nurtures (feeds) he praises her: 29 them physically and "Many daughters spiritually have done well, But  She disciplines with you excel them all." love
  6. 6. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:14-15  HEALTH 14 She is like the  She care of her body merchant ships, and health She brings her food from afar. 15 She  She prepares healthy food for her family also rises while it is yet night, And provides food for her household, And a portion for her maidservants.
  7. 7. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:15 She  SERVICE also rises while it is yet night, And  She serves her family provides food for her and guests household, And a  She has a loving, portion for her gentle spirit maidservants.  She is charitable Proverbs 31:20 She extends her hand to the poor, Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy.
  8. 8. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:16 She  FINANCES considers a field and buys it; From her  She spends money profits she plants a wisely vineyard.  She is careful to Proverbs 31:18 She purchase quality perceives that her items merchandise is good,  She has good And her lamp does business sense not go out by night.
  9. 9. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:13 She  INDUSTRY seeks wool and flax, And willingly works  She works with her with her hands. hands Proverbs 31:24 She  She works willingly, makes linen garments without a grumble or and sells them, And complaint supplies sashes for the merchants.
  10. 10. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:31 Give  HOMEMAKING her of the fruit of her hands, And let her  She is a homemaker own works praise her  She creates a living in the gates. environment for family and guests
  11. 11. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:27 She  TIME watches over the ways of her  She uses her time household, And does wisely not eat the bread of  She does not wast idleness. time Proverbs 31:15 She  She is not lazy also rises while it is yet night, And provides food for her household,
  12. 12. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE: Proverbs 31:21-22 BEAUTY  21 She is not afraid of snow for her  She is a woman of household, For all her inner and outer household is clothed beauty with scarlet. 22 She  She uses style, makes tapestry for fashion and dress to herself; Her clothing demonstrate her faith is fine linen and and devotion to God purple.
  13. 13. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE:  GREAT VALUE 1 Peter 3:1-2 1 Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear.
  14. 14. VIRTUOUS W E H OM N AVE:  GREAT VALUE 1 Peter 3:3-4 3 Do not let your adornment be merely outward--arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel-- 4 rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.

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