Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman in One Month – Week 1


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Week 1

Day 1: Read Proverbs Chapter 1.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife? 

 

Are you worthy of honor? Are you morally upright?  Are you trustworthy? If you don’t feel honored, what do you need to do to be more honorable? Honor is a rare thing these days, and it’s hard to find an honorable person.  We need to be people of our word and do what we say we’ll do.  Our word should be good enough for anyone to trust us.  If not, then we need to look at ourselves very carefully and decide what we need to do to be more honorable.  Ask God to help you recognize ways in which you can be more honorable.  Write your thoughts down in a notebook or journal and do this everyday for the next month. 

Day 2: Read Proverbs Chapter 2.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. 

Are you valuable to others or do you cost others too much time, money, and patience? If you don’t feel valuable, how can you make yourself more valuable to others?  A woman who costs people too much is not the woman God wants us to be.  We need to not take too much time and effort, and sometimes money from others.  This is not to say we can’t accept help when we really need it, but that we shouldn’t be too dependent on others when we can help ourselves.  Do everything you can for yourself, and then depend on God for what you can’t do.  Sometimes God will use other people to help us and we should be humble enough to accept that when he does.  Pray to God to help you do what you can and then let God do the rest.  Write your thoughts on this down in your notebook. 

Day 3: Read Proverbs Chapter 3.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart.

Does your husband trust you? If not, is there any legitimate reason for him not to? If you are not married, do others trust you? How can you be more trustworthy? Being trustworthy is a goal we all should make for ourselves.  We need to be faithful in our relationships, and we need to be honest in every other area of our lives as well.  Think about what you might do that would make you untrustworthy and ask God to help you recognize and overcome those things that would make you untrustworthy.  Write your thoughts on this down in your notebook. 

Day 4: Read Proverbs Chapter 4.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s worked hard.

Do you cost your husband something? Are you a liability or an asset?  How can you make sure your husband gains from your being his wife?  We all sometimes cost others something, but there are things we can do to be less burdensome to others.  We can live a healthy lifestyle so as not to drain our husband’s finances for medical care.  We can learn to live within our means and not rack up credit card debt or other debt.  We shouldn’t demand an undue portion of his time and efforts in our relationship, when we can go to God and others to meet our needs, as well. This is not to say that we should be totally neglected by our husbands, but that we shouldn’t depend on him for everything we need emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.  Ask God to help you find other avenues of fulfillment where necessary and ask God to forgive you if you have depended on your husband rather than God for all your needs.  Write your thoughts on this down in your notebook. 

Day 5: Read Proverbs Chapter 5.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s worked hard. She does good and not evil to him every day of her life.

Do you treat your husband well everyday? Are there some days you don’t treat him with respect?  If so, how can you treat him better? There are certain times of the month when we tend to be a little more on edge and we may not treat our husbands as well on those days.  Do you use that as an excuse for bad behavior?  Treat him with respect every day in everyway you can.  You may think, like I did, that he doesn’t deserve your respect and that may be the case, but do everything you can to show him respect.  Men are still wanna-be superheroes, even when they grow up.  They want to be your superhero, so thank him for all that he does for you and your family.  Ask God to help you be thankful to your husband for all he does for your family.  Write your thoughts on this down in your notebook.  Make a list of all the things your husband does for your family and thank him for them.

Day 6: Read Proverbs Chapter 6.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s worked hard. She does good and not evil to him every day of her life. She looks for meat and produce and works willingly with her hands.  She is like a buyer who gets her food from far away places.

Do you willingly work to provide food for your family, whether at home or elsewhere? Do you provide nutritious foods like meats, whole grains, and vegetables?  You can always raise your own chickens and plant a garden if you have the time and space to do so.  You can even go all out and buy a goat or two.  In any case, you should make sure your family eats wholesome and nutritious meals, wherever you get your food from.  I personally believe every family should have a back yard garden to provide as much healthy food as possible, especially during events like hurricane Katrina, when stores were closed and food was non-existent on the store shelves, even when the stores opened back up.  Ask God for wisdom in this area and to help you provide for your family in the event of an emergency. Write your thoughts on this down in your notebook. Plan ahead for emergencies.

Day 7: Read Proverbs Chapter 7.

Memorize: Who can find an honorable wife?  She is worth far more than anything money can buy. Her husband can trust her with all of his heart. He won’t lose anything for which he’s worked hard. She does good and not evil to him every day of her life. She looks for meat and produce and works willingly with her hands.  She is like a buyer who gets her food from far away places.

Rest and Review what you have learned this week and ask God to give you further insights as to how to become a Proverbs 31 woman. Write your thoughts down in your notebook.

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About mamaheartfilled

I am a mother of eight wonderfully challenging children and nine grandkids, of whom I am very proud. I am also a bi-vocational ordained evangelical minister, and a Christian Counselor. I received my B.S. degree in 2004, studying primarily in the areas of Psychology, with minors in Religion and English. I received my Masters Degree in 2009 in Psychological Counseling with an emphasis in Christian Counseling. I have endeavored to paraphrase the Bible, both Old and New Testaments, for the last ten years or so and am working on a final edit, now. It is my hope that it will be of some use in the great commission of Christ. My ministry is primarily geared toward victims of sexual and domestic violence, including victims of childhood sexual abuse, whether currently or in the past. Since I have personally experienced the healing hand of God in overcoming many of the life issues that Christians may face, I feel qualified and compelled to discuss them in a truthful and open manner, as God’s word tells us that “We shall know the truth and the truth shall set us free.” God has brought me through such diverse tribulations as sexual, physical, and mental abuse, being a victim of a drunk driving accident, spousal pornography addiction, adultery, divorce, remarriage, a very brief, though unjust, incarceration, and having experienced multiple miscarriages and various other trials. I have been asked to leave two Southern Baptist Churches, due to my being a female, ordained as a minister, and fired from a SBC sponsored Christian School (mostly white) for speaking out against racial prejudice in the Family of God. Through God’s merciful forgiveness of my own sins and inadequacies and God’s grace given to me to forgive those who have been a stumbling block to me, I have overcome many of these adversities. God’s word tells us that “All things work together for good to those who love the Lord and are called according to the purposes of God." Since I have this hope, I believe that God has blessed me with the ability to confront and relate these issues to the Christian community around the world. I hope to be able to use my personal experiences as a ministry of God’s grace and in the comforting of the people of God with the truth of God's mercy. I claim II Corinthians 1: 3 & 4 as my calling, which states: “Blessed be God, the Origin of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Origin of mercies, and the God of comfort; who comforts us in all our troubles, that we may be able to comfort those who are in trouble, by the comfort we ourselves have been given by God.” As I have received the gift of God’s healing, I hope to be able to bring the peace beyond understanding to others with the message of God’s mercy and grace. My love for the Sovereign Lord of my life, Jesus Christ, along with my passion for writing has drawn me to explore these commonly experienced crisis issues from the perspective of my own experience in the hope that I may bring an empathetic and compassionate insight to God’s people. I am now a published author and have several books in publication, including my autobiography, "A Little Redneck Theology." The views expressed in my writings are strictly my own insights, acquired from personal experience and diligent study of the related topics and God’s word concerning them. Though I am an ordained minister, my views should not be considered authoritative. I believe that the Christian community’s ultimate authority is the guidance of the human heart by the Holy Spirit and the Word of God.
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