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Proverbs

Proverbs 4

  • How to Guard Your Heart
    Singleness Proverbs 4:20-23

    Singles are often told, "Guard your heart." But how do you actually do that? Carolyn McCulley explains what it means to guard your heart.
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Proverbs 7

  • A True Woman Chooses Wisdom
    Mary Kassian Womanhood Proverbs 7:1-27

    Would you be most accurately described as a wild woman or as a wise woman? Learn how to display godly wisdom in a world gone wild.
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  • A True Woman Chooses Wisdom
    Mary Kassian Discernment Proverbs 7:1-27

    Would you be most accurately described as a wild woman or as a wise woman? Mary Kassian takes you to Proverbs chapter 7 to contrast wildness and wisdom.
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  • Where Do You Get Your Counsel?
    Technology Proverbs 7

    The average woman is exposed to 70 hours of mass media per week, according to Mary Kassian. She’ll help you figure out how to sort out all the media options.
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  • The Danger of Immodesty
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    The book of Proverbs tells us about a foolish woman who lured a man into her snare, in part through her attire.
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  • A Restless, Foolish Heart
    Time Management, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    "I’m busy." We all say that to each other frequently. But sometimes busyness is a mark of a full life lived for God’s glory, and sometimes it's not.
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  • Great Joy in Righteousness
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    Through cultural and media pressures, women are tempted to throw out modesty and purity as outdated ideas.
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  • Is the River of Your Life Calm?
    Womanhood Proverbs 7

    The Bible says women are to show a gentle and quiet spirit. Does that mean you have to fit today’s stereotypes of femininity?
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  • What Your Sexual Conduct Says About the Gospel
    Proverbs 7

    Your relationships are not primarily about you. The way a woman relates to a man says a lot about her belief in God. Learn to glorify Him in your relationships.
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  • Who Directs Your Love Story?
    Singleness, Surrender Proverbs 7

    Who directs your love story? Are you trying to manipulate people and situations? Or are you trusting your relationships to the only One you can really trust?
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  • Taking the Gospel into the Dressing Room
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty Proverbs 7

    When you’re shopping, how do you know what’s acceptable? Does the Bible tell us how short or long, loose or tight things should be?
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  • The Power to Tear Down or Build Up
    Hope & Encouragement, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    The tearing down of a building can draw crowds as engineers demonstrate their power to reduce a large, stable structure to a pile of rubble. We can do the same.
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  • The Value of Boundaries
    Marriage, Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Singleness Proverbs 7

    Mary Kassian says that when it comes to their relationships with men, women need firm hedges before temptation comes; otherwise, wise decisions will be harder.
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  • A Long View of Relationships
    Hospitality & Home, Marriage Proverbs 7

    A wise woman looks at relationships with the big picture in mind.
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  • Warning: Wild Women Ahead
    Feminism Proverbs 7

    If you were flipping through TV channels, you’d find many examples of girls gone wild. The type of wild behavior you see in popular culture.
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  • Wild vs. Wise
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    Women have always faced temptation. It goes all the way back to the Garden of Eden.
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  • A Woman's Weapon
    Hope & Encouragement, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    As a woman, you can underestimate the power that your words have on the men around you.
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  • Valuing Purity in a Hostile World
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 7

    Dressing modestly is a huge challenge for any woman looking through racks at the store. Mary Kassian says make the effort to value modesty.
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Proverbs 8

  • My Personal Petitions, Day 8
    Prayer Proverbs 8:12-36

    Nancy defines wisdom as the ability to see all of life from a godly perspective and to act accordingly. Doesn’t that sound like something all of us need?
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Proverbs 9

Proverbs 14

  • Becoming a Woman of Virtue
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth Womanhood Proverbs 14:1

    Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands (Prov. 14:1). Am I building up my house or tearing it down? Am I investing ... read more

  • Building Your Home
    Womanhood Proverbs 14:1

    The Book of Proverbs says that a wise woman builds her home. It's not talking about a floor plan, fixtures, or furniture. There's a far more to it than that.
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  • Are You a Wall or a Door?
    Marriage Proverbs 14:1

    Are you more like a wall or a door? Nancy will explore this question, looking to the books of Song of Solomon and Proverbs to help women make wise decisions.
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Proverbs 18

  • The Power of Words, Day 2
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    Did you know that the doctor will sometimes look at your tongue to gauge your overall health? That can serve as a picture of your spiritual health as well.
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  • The Power of Words, Day 3
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    So what’s the big deal? I don’t lie! Even if you don’t tell out and out lies, there’s always a temptation to stretch the truth, to exaggerate.
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  • The Power of Words, Day 4
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    Satan is sometimes called "the accuser." When we accuse others, we are acting just like him. Find out more as Nancy describes evil twins: gossip and slander.
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  • The Power of Words, Day 5
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    Recognizing the power of words can be sobering. Sometimes we need to simply speak less, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t speak at all.
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  • The Power of Words, Day 6
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    Do you ever have the feeling that if you don't yell, your kids aren't going to get it? Listen today to find out the importance of having a soft answer.
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  • The Power of Words, Day 7
    Words & The Tongue Proverbs 18:21

    Have you ever spoken to your husband with friendly persistent "suggestions" hoping to persuade him to do things your way?
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Proverbs 19

  • The Rope of Boundaries
    Motherhood Proverbs 19:18

    If you set no boundaries for your children, you are not showing them love. Denise Glenn helps you give a gift to your children. She calls it discipline.
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Proverbs 20

  • Gratitude for God's Grace
    Gratitude, Women of the Bible Ruth 2, Proverbs 20:5

    Everything we have is a gift from God. As long as we keep this perspective, our hearts are humble, and we are sensitive to the Lord.
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Proverbs 22

  • How to Truly Know Your Child
    Motherhood Proverbs 22:6

    As a young dad, Tom Elliff realized his children needed more than just discipline. He needed to get to know their unique gifts and callings.
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Proverbs 24

Proverbs 31

  • Counter-Cultural Women
    Friendships & Mentoring, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    God doesn’t just teach you things for your benefit. He wants you to pass on what you’ve learned to the next generation.
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  • Defying Defeat
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    In Proverbs 31 we get a true picture of a Christian woman clothed with godly strength and honor.
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  • Focused on the Eternal
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Nancy Leigh DeMoss explains how to cultivate beauty that won't fade with age.
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  • A Godly Woman's Work
    Hospitality & Home, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Do you realize that the work you do today is important to God? Join Nancy to hear how we can glorify God in the way we work.
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  • The Heart of Compassion
    Missional Living, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    The poor and needy are all around us. God sees them and moves toward them, not away from them.
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  • Call Her Blessed
    Motherhood, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    What are the fruits of a godly woman? One prays it will be godly children!
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  • The Fruit of Her Hands
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Do you want to become a woman of virtue? Your future will in many ways be affected by the choices you make today.
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  • A High Calling
    Motherhood Proverbs 31

    When someone compliments your work, it makes you want to do even better. When's the last time you complimented your kids?
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  • High and Holy Calling
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    In Proverbs 31, we read about a woman who gives and gives and gives. How does she keep giving?
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  • What Does Your Home Communicate?
    Hospitality & Home, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    What is your home saying to your neighbors or the salesman who stopped in last week? Discover how having an orderly home can bring glory to God.
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  • Working Joyfully
    Hospitality & Home, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    If you’re a mom, it probably seems like your work is never done, but there is a way to make the work lighter.
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  • What Keeps You Going?
    Bible Reading & Memorization, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    No matter what the demands on your life may be, it’s vital to give priority to your personal walk with God.
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  • A Godly Legacy
    Motherhood, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    It’s easy to think of the Proverbs 31 woman as a wife, but our kids and their friends are watching too. What kind of memories are we making.
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  • Committed to Marriage
    Marriage, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Marriage is a life-long commitment--a covenant, really. Nancy reminds us what goes into that responsibility.
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  • Measured Words
    Womanhood, Words & The Tongue Proverbs 31

    You can spend days cultivating a close relationship with someone, but it can all be destroyed by a few sinful words.
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  • You Can be a Mentor
    Friendships & Mentoring Proverbs 31

    A lot of women read Proverbs 31 . . . a description of a godly woman . . . and they feel lowly by comparison.
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  • Modeling Humility
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Does being a virtuous woman mean you’re perfect? Hardly! Nancy points out that a virtuous woman is simply different from most.
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  • A Mom's Mission
    Time Management Proverbs 31

    A mom gets pulled in so many directions. How do you prioritize?
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  • The Most Important Lesson
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Did you have a favorite teacher growing up? If you're a mom, will your children remember you as one of their best teachers?
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  • God Will Meet Your Needs
    Bible Reading & Memorization, Hospitality & Home, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    If you don’t eat and are weak physically, it’s hard to serve others. The same is true spiritually.
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  • Extending Our Hands
    Time Management Proverbs 31

    Is the world attracted to perfection? Guest Sharon Jaynes maintains that people want us to be authentic about our needs and struggles.
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  • Choosing Joy over Fear
    Fear & Anxiety Proverbs 31:21-25

    Fear is destructive. It will keep you from enjoying the full life God has for you. Learn how to say no to fear and yes to joy.
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  • A Mom's Perseverance
    Motherhood Proverbs 31

    If you face crying toddlers or somber teenagers all day, you might not feel very blessed.
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  • A Picture of Eternity
    Hospitality & Home, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Did you know that right now Jesus is preparing a place for you if you have received Him?
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  • A Praiseworthy Wife
    Marriage, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Every wife wants her husband to be respected, but she may not realize how much she contributes to him becoming a man worthy of respect.
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  • Be Prepared
    Modesty, Purity & Beauty, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    We don’t like to think about suffering and hardship, and we certainly don’t like to think about our children having to suffer.
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  • Ordering Life Around God's Priorities
    Time Management Proverbs 31

    Does your life ever seem disorganized or out of control? Nancy Leigh DeMoss welcomes special guest Sharon Jaynes who offers some helpful advice.
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  • Love, Honor, and Respect
    Marriage Proverbs 31

    When a woman is close to God, she'll not only worship in church, she'll also love her husband at home regardless of how hard it might be.
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  • The Reward
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Proverbs 31 says that the husband of a virtuous wife will rise up and call her blessed.
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  • Smiling at the Future
    Aging, Fear & Anxiety, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Do you look to the future with fear? Thinking about the future with peace is one mark of a godly woman.
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  • How to Show Strength and Dignity
    Fear & Anxiety Proverbs 31:21-25

    If you head into a day without asking for God's strength, it's like being unclothed. You will be vulnerable and ashamed if you're not leaning on God's power.
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  • No Mundane Tasks
    Hospitality & Home, Motherhood, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    What will your sons and daughters say about you in twenty or thirty years? What do you say about your mom?
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  • Teaching By Example
    Motherhood, Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Children learn many things simply by watching.
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  • Laughing at the Time to Come
    Fear & Anxiety Proverbs 31:21-25

    When you think about the future, what do you feel? Prov. 31 teaches women to face the future without fear. Learn to experience the full life God has for you.
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  • Rest Through Turmoil
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Sometimes you just want a little peace and quiet. Too much noise and too much activity can make you restless, grumpy and tired. But we don’
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  • A Biblical View of Womanhood
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    Where does a woman get her ideas about what it means to be a woman? Who has the most influence on her behavior and attitudes?
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  • A Virtuous Woman
    Womanhood Proverbs 31

    When you hear the description "a godly woman," does an actual person come to mind? Better yet, do you think that could ever describe you?
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  • A Warm and Loving Environment
    Hospitality & Home Proverbs 31

    Every mom knows what it's like to clean the thirty-fifth spill of the day.
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