In this 5-part series, we have been exploring some tidbits of wisdom from Proverbs 31 and how the person that is written about is someone to strive to be like. She is the ideal woman and she is healthy. However, health is a part of who she is, not her identity. Her identity comes from something deeper than her actions and her physical appearance.
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. (P 31:30 NIV)
To fear the Lord means to love, revere, respect, stand in awe and worship God. The problem is, I often “fear” things or people more than God. At times, I act as though I want the admiration of other people rather than a relationship with God.
Working hard for beauty is admirable, but won’t a perfect body fail you at some point? When…
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