Tuesday, July 31, 2012
A Proverbs 31 Breakthrough
Today being the 31st, I listened to Proverbs 31 via the Daily Audio Bible app on my iPhone on my way to work as I do everyday. While listening to the familiar verses of this perfect wife and mother, something strange happened. I stopped focusing on all the things she does that I don’t do or can’t do!
Talk about a breakthrough! Thank You, Jesus!
You see, if you are anything like me you have not found much encouragement in the scriptures defining “A Wife of Noble Character” as titled in the New Living Translation. It has been more like a to-do list and a smack down on my abilities as a wife. A new wife at that, geez!
But not today! Today the Holy Spirit said enough is enough. He gently reminded me that I am a well able and capable wife! So, like God so lovingly reminded me; I want to encourage you to look at Proverbs 31 and see where you ARE succeeding and not where you might be lacking.
Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. Proverbs 31:11-12
YES! This is me! My husband has told me many times over how much he trusts me and that I have added to his life since we met.
….she laughs without fear of the future. Proverbs 31:25
YES! Me, again! My husband loves the calmness I have about life and that I don’t get all riled up over the tests and trials that we face.
So, as to not drag on with how close I am to being a “Wife of Noble Character” I will stop there LOL!! I promise I am kidding J
But really, ladies, look over Proverbs 31 and share with me the verses you see yourself succeeding at and how your husband and/or children have affirmed this.
Be blessed my sisters!
Read Proverbs 31 here.