The Pursuit of a Godly Life
The Folly of an Expended Adolescence
Our culture encourages the children to hang onto their childhood, the Bible says reach on to maturity.
The Importance of Self Examination
You must continually look into your heart and examine yourself in light of Gods word if you are to grow.
Wisdom cries out, but you must choose to follow her example. Wisdom does not happen on its own.
Being Who God Made You to be
Don’t try to be something or someone you’re not just to impress others
Developing Character on Purpose
Being aware of what you are specifically lacking and actively working on those characteristics
The Righteous Will Stand Alone
Standing up for what is right means you will be unpopular, sometimes even among Christians
The Myth of Rights
Although our country guarantees rights, the Bible makes no promises of life, liberty, etc.
Preparing for Womanhood
Deciding kind of woman you want to be an working to become that.
How Does One Mature?
Becoming an adult by spending time with adults -apprenticship.
Learning by Watching
Making a list of women you admire and listing why; then trying to emulate those characteristic.
A Girls Heart Belongs to Her Father
A girl’s place is submission to her father until he gives that authority to her husband at her
Learning to Follow
In our sinful state women want to lead, but Eve showed that this was not our place and unwise.
Choosing Good Friends
One rotten egg in omelet ruins the whole, even if the good eggs think they can make the bad one good.
The Portrait of a Godly Woman
The Proverbs 31 woman was considered Godly because she was selfless and put her family first.
Submission to Gods Will
Mary and Esther are wonderful examples of an attitude of obedience no matter how difficult the times.
Don’t Give Your Heart Away
“Crushes”, as the world calls them, causes the hardening of the heart toward others.
Do Not Arouse of Awaken Love
Advice from Song of Sol. : keep your passions in check until the proper time ( marriage).
Avoiding Temptation or Creating Temptation
Bathshebah and Tamar made choices that led men near them to lust and fall into sin.
The Portrait of a Godly Courtship
Ruth followed th advice of the authority in her life (Naomi) in regard to Boaz.
The True Meaning of Love
3 kinds : our heart (emotional), mind (commitment), body (hormones). Lasting love= commitment.
Becoming wife material
You will have to be the kind of woman a godly man would want to marry– are you?
Choosing a Husband
3 areas of compatibility: spiritual (maturity), mental (personality), emotional (sensitivity)
The Prudence of a Short Engagement
God didn’t put Eve in the garden with Adam, then say “oh, but you have to wait a year to get married.”
Career vs. Child rearing
Career or family, not both: The job of a married woman is to care for her children and husband.
The Pattern for a Happy Marriage
The husband in command, the wife aligning herself under his authority.
The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Husband
Your submission: only you can choose to give it. It makes all the difference for a peaceful marriage.
Saved Through Child Bearing
Saved from what? Slandering Christ’s name by idleness. Children give a woman purpose.
Pursuing Spiritual Gifts Within the Bounds of Marriage.
Our gifts are intended to be used in the church, but our 1st responsibility is to our family
The Portrait of a Practical Life
Give me neither poverty nor riches, Proverbs 30
The Road Less Traveled: Your Decision Determine Your Destiny
At the end of life I want to be able to look back and say, my choices made all the difference.
The Pursuit of a Godly Life
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.
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