Once you are upright, you are faithful, you are blameless, know that God will definitely boast of you, like your father on earth would when you are making all the strides on this earth.
This piece is here to inform you that God prides Himself in the good works of his faithful servants. It is evident in what He told satan in the reference scripture, “Have you considered My servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameles and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil.”
So, like it is seen in our each and everyday lives, when someone (Person A) boasts of us (Person B) to another person ( Person C). Person C will immediately throw a very difficult challenge at Person B to indeed confirm Person A’s words or prove him very wrong.
The first intention of the challenge is to prove Person A wrong, hence the challenge would never be close to easy. It will stretch your faith to it’s limits. Satan always wants to do things to tell God that we are not who/what He says we are. Once you are Faithful to God and Blameless, be diligent and firm in it.
Inasmuch as God is boasting of our faithfulness each and everyday, satan is also trying very hard to convince God that without some things He has provided for us we would even curse Him. The difficulties come because God knows we can handle them; they can never be beyond us.
LET GOD BOAST OF YOU, AND BE READY FOR THE CHALLENGE.
Hello everyone, I want to share with you what the Lord of host has done for me. Indeed it is solely the doing of the Lord. No mortal can take credit for it.
Do make time to read all the series titled GRATITUDE on this page and be encouraged by the mysterious ways of the creater of the universe… The I am.
When I started my swimming lessons, all that the instructor did was to give me instructions and mine was simply to do. I remember when he was teaching me how to glide, he told me to lean against the wall, push myself and stretch out my limbs. Simple right? He even added that he will lift my head out of the water if I seem to be struggling. But there I stood with so many doubt in my head. What if I am drowning and his attention isn’t on me and so he doesn’t lift me up? Is that how my life will come to an end? Hmmm. I tried to follow the instructions but doubts kept me from covering any significant distance. I was doing it my own way, trying to bring myself out of the water whenever I was afraid but the more I tried, the more I drowned till he comes and lifts me up. Then he will assure me that I shouldn’t fear, he will lift me up if need be. So I resolved to do exactly as he says and I was doing just fine. I did the gliding a few times and he told me to pull the water to my side, stretch my hands again and pull… So I glide, and while my head is in the water he will shout “pull” and I pull the water… “pull ” and I pull the water… when he lifted me out of the water, I was almost at the other end. I exclaimed wow did I just do that!
What’s my point? The pool represents life and my instructor represents God. So long as you live, you have to learn to trust the voice of God. He doesn’t promise no storm but he promises to be with us in the storm. Like my instructor, God need not swim for you, you have to do it yourself. Just trust His voice! The more I disobeyed my instructor, the more I sunk. Many at times we live our lives with our own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 says “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding”.
I remember asking my instructor “are you sure I can swim by just following your instructions “? Then he said “I have taught many people to swim by this simple method”. In other words, the people I have taught how to swim are a proof that this method works and it will work for you. Dear friends, our God also has proof of many people who lived their lives by trusting solely in Him and became successful. He will do same with you if you obey.
The mouth is a crucial part of the human body. Bible says he who controls his tongue controls his whole body. There are people who’s words really hurt, others speak words that pierce the soul, others speak without thinking when angry and yet there are people whose words bring life, words that calms the troubled breast. What kind of words proceed from your mouth?
The virtuous woman seasons her mouth with milk and honey so the words that come out of her mouth is wisdom and kindness. The 17th characteristic of the virtuous woman is that SHE ALWAYS SPEAKS WITH WISDOM . Proverbs 31:26 puts it this way “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness”.
A classical demonstration of this character was evidently seen in Abigail the wife of Nabal. Her words and acts saved her household from doom (1 Samuel 25:1-36). Hear what David testified of Abigail “blessed is your advice and blessed are you, because you have kept me this day from coming to bloodshed and from avenging myself with my own hand” (1 Samuel 25:33).
But like I have always said, you cannot give what you don’t have. It is out of the abundance of the heart that the mouth speaks. The virtuous woman speaks with wisdom and kindness because she feeds on wisdom and kindness from the Bible, good books and godly sources.
May your words bring warmth to the heart, hope to the hopeless and wisdom to the simple.
A WIFE OR A WOMAN? PART I – http://wp.me/p5K5Gh-2n
It is a revelation you can not go without. Read and be blessed…
At first they said women should stay home, men will work to cater for the home. Then women decided to work to support the financial needs of the home. Great idea! But over time it seems some women have grown to love working for income so much that some have overlooked their primary role.
Let me announce to you that the success of a wife or a mother is measured first from the SUCCESS OF HER HOME. Get ready to work on your mindset my lady and let the young men learn how to discover a virtuous wife.
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“THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A VIRTUOUS WOMAN “.