Today is Betty’s birthday and if anyone exemplifies what a Proverbs 31 woman is, she does…
For almost 53 years, she has exhibited these Proverbs 31 characteristics in her life…
1. Faith. She loves Jesus with all of her heart. A Virtuous Woman serves God with all her heart, mind and soul. She seeks His will for her life and follows His ways.
2. Marriage. She is a faithful bride. A Virtuous Woman respects her husband. She does him good all the days of her life. She is trustworthy and a help mate. But first and foremost she is the bride of Christ.
3. Mothering. She is a loving mother and her children call her blessed. A Virtuous Woman teaches her children the ways of her Father in heaven. She nurtures her children with the love of Christ, disciplines them with care and wisdom, and trains them in the way they should go.
4. Health. She takes care of her physical, mental, and spiritual health. A Virtuous Woman cares for her body. She prepares healthy food for her family.
5. Service. She serves others with love and kindness. A Virtuous Woman serves her husband, her family, her friends, and her neighbors with a gentle and loving spirit. She is charitable.
6. Stewardship. She is a wise steward of the gifts God has given her. A Virtuous Woman spends money wisely . She is careful to purchase quality items which her family needs.
7. Industry. She is industrious and works with willing hands. A Virtuous Woman works willingly with her hands. She sings praises to God and does not grumble while completing her tasks.
8. Homemaking. She is a good manager of her home. A Virtuous Woman is a homemaker. She creates an inviting atmosphere of warmth of love for her family and guests. She uses hospitality to minister to those around her.
9. Time. She spends her time on that which is good. A Virtuous Woman uses her time wisely. She works diligently to complete her daily tasks. She does not spend time dwelling on those things that do not please the Lord.
10. Beauty. She is creative and embraces beauty and godliness. A Virtuous Woman is a woman of worth and beauty. She has the inner beauty that only comes from Christ. She uses her creativity and sense of style to create beauty in her life and the lives of her loved ones.
Happy birthday to my Proverbs 31 wife and love!