The foundation I went over in Part 1 of this series the idea that the virtuous woman had her husband’s trust in her marriage. In Part 2 I explained the virtuous woman’s willingness to work and do good. These lay the foundation for everything that comes after. When a woman has the right foundations in… Continue reading The Virtuous Woman’s Marriage (Part 3)
Continuing on the topic of a virtuous woman’s marriage as outlined in Proverbs 31: She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. Proverbs 31:12 The action: Beginning in verse 12 we see the introduction of the theme that a virtuous woman actively does good. She does good to her… Continue reading A Virtuous Woman’s Marriage (Part 2)
It is so good for a couple to be able to trust in each other, so essential for them to be on the same page. It is no wonder the first description in the passage is regarding trust!
I love looking into words when studying the scriptures, and you will see that as a recurring theme in these Coffee Break articles. I like looking at single words and phrases mostly because it helps me to understand true biblical language in its proper context. I believe we must look to the Bible as our… Continue reading Quickened by God
Proverbs is a book of wisdom, and chapter 31 is not lacking in that respect. In fact, there is so much wisdom in that one chapter that one post will never do it justice. I hope to touch on this topic again later, and let this post suffice to be an introduction into what I’ve… Continue reading Proverbial woman
I was once told that ‘Every Bible verse is applicable if you read it in the right context.’ Many times when I’m reading I find myself referring back to that statement and challenging myself to make it so. While the Bible does have beautiful stories, moving poetry, and solid history: I do not believe as… Continue reading Reading the Bible to Live it
In my personal journey to grow in Christ and in the knowledge of the scriptures, I love to do a study of one word or topic and find it out fully. Contention is not an easy topic, it’s personal and has alot of emotions attached. In a way, as with most of my studying,… Continue reading What is Contention?