Guiding Scripture: Proverbs 31:25-26 ‘She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. ‘
Cross Reference: 1 Timothy 2:9, “likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire,
Strength & Dignity
written by: Torrie Slaughter
God put our bodies together; we are the one beings that behold His image. Humans are unique in that fact. From dust, God created man, and from the rib, God made woman. What God gave us was enough. However, after the fall of man into sin in Genesis 3, we desire to seize autonomy. Now our layers are ways to hide, conceal, and protect from the environment. Our choices trying to disguise our flaws and sin create a wearable character.
If we desire to become a person of strength, dignity, and honor, God must be our first choice of ‘clothing.’ He provides wisdom, self-control, beauty, and goodness when we allow Him to reign on the throne of our hearts.
Prayer: Lord, show us your goodness and mercy as we are led to pray. Please show us your loving-kindness as we spread the gospel of your Good news that it may encourage those who feel hopeless. By the Spirit, we desire to live and not provoke or envy one another. Help us to love ourselves in a manner that is pleasing to you. Amen
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Torrie is a media ministry consultant who works with churches and faith driven organizations to build their ministry team. She is the Blueprint Specialist uncovering root problems to construct solutions. Want to hear more? Tune in and listen to A Daily Purpose Bible Study & Devotional a podcast by Our Given Purpose and on Fridays to Talking on Purpose with Torrie the Podcast. Torrie also hosts a YouTube channel of the same name.