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#LifeHacks - Praise God for Wise Women

#LifeHacks - Praise God for Wise Women

May 13, 2018

Preacher: John Welborn

Series: #Lifehacks

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May 13, 2018
Pastor John Welborn
#LifeHacks: Proverbs for Wise Living Praise God for Wise Women
Proverbs 31:28-31
 
“All that I am and all that I shall be, I owe to my mother.”
Timothy Dwight, Former President of Yale University
 
“My Mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my Mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual, and physical education I received from her.”
George Washington
 
“Behind every good man is both a good woman & a greatly surprised mother- in-law.”
Unknown
 
There are few assignments in human experience that require the array of skills & wisdom needed by a Mom in fulfilling her everyday duties. She must be a resident psychologist, physician, theologian, educator, nurse, chef, taxi driver, fire marshal, & occasional police officer. And if she succeeds in each of these responsibilities, she gets to do it all again tomorrow.”
James Dobson
 
“The words of King Lemuel. An oracle that his mother taught him...An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.” Proverbs 31:1, 10
 
“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: ‘Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.’ Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Give her the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates.”
Proverbs 31:28-31
 
Main Idea: A wise woman knows and honors God.
 
I. The Godly Woman Blesses those Around Her All the Time
“Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: ‘Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.’”
Proverbs 31:28-29
 
“He who finds a wife finds a good thing & obtains favor from the LORD.”
Proverbs 18:22
 
“A gracious woman gets honor...”
Proverbs 11:16
 
“It is better to live in a corner of the housetop than in a house shared with a quarrelsome wife.”
Proverbs 21:9
 
“House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.”
Proverbs 19:14
 
Two-Way Blessings:
She Blesses Others
Others Bless Her
 
II. The Godly Woman’s Beauty Stands the Test of Time
“Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.”
Proverbs 31:30
 
“The end of the matter: all has been heard. Fear God & keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.”
Ecclesiastes 12:13
 
“For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.”
1 Samuel 16:7b
 
“Do not let your adorning be external – the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear – but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.”
1 Peter 3:3-4
 
III. The Godly Woman’s Legacy will be Revealed Over Time
“Give her the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates.”
Proverbs 31:31
 
“I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well.”
2 Timothy 1:5
 
Jesus Honored, Elevated & Treasured Women
• Women Were Among Jesus’ Disciples (Luke 8)
• Jesus told Mary to sit/study rather than stand/serve (Luke 10)
• 1st Word out of Jesus’ Resurrected Mouth was ‘Woman’ (John 20)
• Mary was the 1st Evangelist to preach the Resurrection (John 20)
• Lydia was a charter Member of the Philippian Church (Acts 16)
 
No Matter What You’ve been told, how you’ve been treated or what you may feel...GOD LOVES YOU!!! God says:
 
• You are His Masterpiece – Ephesians 2:10
• You are His Daughter – 2 Corinthians 6:18
• You Are Infinitely Loved – 1 John 3:1
• He Made You in His Image – Genesis 1:27
• He Forgave All Your Sins – Ephesians 1:7
• He Adopted You into His Family – Romans 8:15
 
We Thank God for Wise Women & Wise Women are Thankful for Jesus!
 
 
Sources and Further Reading Opportunities:
• Strong’s Concordance – James Strong (1890)• Tony Evans Book of Illustrations – Tony Evans (2009)• Swindoll’s Ultimate Book of Illustrations & Quotes – Charles Swindoll (1998)• Be Skillful – Warren Wiersbe (1996)• New American Commentary: Prov, Ecc, Song of Solomon – Duane Garrett (1993) • My Sermon Notes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon (2009)• Preaching the Word: Proverbs – Raymond C. Ortland (2012)