Chelsea Crockett

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What it Means to be a Proverbs 31 Woman

Growing up a Christian, I always heard that women should strive to be “Proverbs 31 women.” What is Proverbs 31? It outlines what a woman of God should strive to…

Growing up a Christian, I always heard that women should strive to be “Proverbs 31 women.” What is Proverbs 31? It outlines what a woman of God should strive to be. It is a pretty long verse packed with a lot of great advice, and it can be pretty intimidating! I am going to break the verse down to help explain it to both you and myself! We can work on being Proverbs 31 women together.

Proverbs 31:15: She rises also while it is still night and gives food to her household and portions to her maidens.

  • What it means to us: Get up early enough to spend time with God. This helps prepare yourself for the day ahead.

Proverbs 31:16: She considers a field and buys it; From her earnings she plants a vineyard.

  • What this means to us: Spend your money wisely! Don’t waste it all on clothes and material things. Use it wisely and to further the Kingdom of God.keep-calm-and-be-a-proverbs-31-woman

Proverbs 31:17: She girds herself with strength and makes her arms strong.

  • What this means to us: Keep yourself physically strong and healthy, but also spiritually healthy.

Proverbs 31:20: She extends her hand to the poor, and she stretches out her hands to the needy

  • What this means to us: Have a servant’s heart and give your time and money to others.

Proverbs 31:25: Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she smiles at the future.

  • What this means to us: Have a positive attitude and be optimistic about the future!

Proverbs 31:27: She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness.

  • What this means to us: Keep your stuff clean! AKA your room, car etc. Don’t be lazy!

Proverbs 31:26:  She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.

  • What this means to us: Don’t gossip, encourage others with your words!

Proverbs 31:13: She looks for wool and flax and works with her hands in delight.

  • What this means to us: Work hard without complaining.

Proverbs 31:22:  She makes coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple.

  • What this means to us: Take care of your appearance.

Proverbs 31:30: Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.

  • What this means to us: Live in a way that honors God and take care of your heart and spiritual life!

Being a Proverbs 31 woman is a challenge, but is one I am willing to accept!

XOXO, Chels

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How To Be A Proverbs 31 Woman

As a young woman growing up in church, you always hear about growing up to be a “Proverbs 31 woman.” Proverbs 31 tells us all of the qualities that a…

As a young woman growing up in church, you always hear about growing up to be a “Proverbs 31 woman.” Proverbs 31 tells us all of the qualities that a good wife/mother/woman should have. It is like a handy dandy life guidebook for girls! When you break down Proverbs 31 and translate it into 2014 teen girl language, there is some really useful advice in there! Here are a few helpful verses broken down into our language.

Proverbs 31:15- “She rises also while it is still night and gives food to her household and portions to her maidens.” proverbs31_2Interpretation: Get up early and have morning time with God. This gives you time to prepare yourself spiritually but also physically.

Proverbs 31:20- “She extends her hand to the poor, and she stretches out her hands to the needy.” Interpretation-
have a servant’s heart. Give your time and energy and finances to others.

Proverbs 31:25- “She clothes herself in strength and dignity and smiles at the future.” Interpretation- Be positive! All the time J

Proverbs 31: “She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teachings of kindnesses on her tongue.” Interpretation- Don’t gossip or waste time speaking unkind things to others. Use your words to encourage people.

I strive to be a Proverbs 31 woman, and I hope you will too!

XOXO, Chels

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