Our daughter told me about a Bible study where the teacher mentioned Proverbs 31 and said something like, "We all know that the Virtuous Woman is an ideal. She's too good to be true." Suppose a military commander gives his troop an order. The men whisper to the lieutenant, "Permission to fail, sir?" The lieutenant … Continue reading Permission to Fail?
Proverbs Chapter Eight is absolutely amazing. We try to read through Proverbs day by day each month and this one just stops me in my tracks every time. Why does God say that wisdom is a woman? I don't know. A friend commented on the fact that Proverbs is mostly advice from father to son. … Continue reading Wisdom Says, “Can You Hear Me Now?”
Psalm 45 is a beautiful passage of Scripture. It describes a king which certainly seems to be the Messiah, Jesus Christ. In verse nine it begins to talk about women, and there are lessons for Christian women and their earthly relationships with men and others in the descriptions found here. First, though, we witness the … Continue reading All Glorious Within
(A note on the picture with this post: Just to prove women can be both beautiful and godly, three Barbie "Makeovers" representing characters from Edmund Spenser's epic allegory the Faerie Queene: Left to right, Gloriana, representing the glory of God, Una, representing Truth, and Goldenberry, wife of Satyrane, a godly knight protecting Una in her … Continue reading Godly Womanhood