Many women, and men, too, avoid studying Proverbs 31:10-31 because they think it presents an unrealistic and unattainable standard for women. But would God really put a job description in His Word if it were unattainable?
Mother's Day can bring mixed emotions. The idyllic imagery of motherhood often doesn't match up with the reality that the relationships involved are often far more complicated than we wish. If Mother's Day is bittersweet for you, here's some encouragement from God's word.
Daniel chapters 9 and 10 provide an important look at how we should approach prayer. We see that prayer isn’t passive, it’s active. It’s really doing something. Prayer isn’t the least we can do, it’s the most.
We look for sources of authority to guide and direct our lives, and we have all kinds of options. And you know what? These options will not always agree. So where do you go for authority in your Christian walk?
Marvel at the power of the risen Jesus today to subject all things to himself. Marvel that one day, at his coming, he will use this power to transform your body into a body like his. Marvel that today your citizenship is in heaven where Christ rules—or if it’s not, put it there today.
When someone is going through the meat grinder we can only know a tiny portion of what they are really experiencing. Our limited ability to know the suffering of others is what makes 2 Corinthians 7:6 so precious.