The Virtuous Woman
By Patrice Garvey
Member, Mt Airy church of Christ
Who is consider a Virtuous woman and what does the bible say about a virtual woman?
What does the dictionary say about a virtuous woman? According to the Merriam webster dictionary the word Virtuous: having or showing high moral standards. Example she considered herself very virtuous because she neither drank nor smoked. To be consider a virtuous person is having or exhibiting virtue. b: morally excellent: righteous a virtuous decision. 2: chaste. 3:
potent, efficacious. The word virtuous is an adjective which is. conforming to moral and
ethical principles; morally excellent; upright: Lead a virtuous life. chaste: a virtuous young person. Examples: Honesty, courage, compassion, generosity, fidelity, integrity, fairness, self-control,
and prudence are all examples of virtues. The virtuous person is an ethical person.
What does the bible said about virtue has been defined as “conformity of life and conduct with the principles of morality?” The virtues are thus the practical attitudes and habits adopted in obedience to those principles. ... To these four, Christianity added the three theological virtues of faith, hope, and love.
What does the bible say about a virtuous woman and how she should behave? “Proverbs 31 defines a virtuous woman as one who leads her home with integrity, discipline, and more. All the virtues she practices are aimed at making her husband's life better, teaching her children, and serving God” As Christian women we should have and demonstrate these characters wherever we go. We are the salt and light of the word and so we should let our light shine through these traits that the bible
In the book of Ruth, we learn about Ruth and her mother-in-law Naomi and how they were loyal and obedient to Gods word, even after the death of her son and Ruth’s husband. According to Ruth 3:11 – “And now, my daughter, fear not; I will do to thee all that thou require: for all the city of my people doth know that thou art a virtuous woman”. Proverbs 3:15 - She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. As Christian
women we should always be consider more than rubies, because of our devotion to God and the lives we live and the role we play in out homes and at work. When an individual who is not a Christian sees us, that individual should know that we are a virtuous woman because of
Proverbs 8:11 - For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. Proverbs 12:4 - A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones. Proverbs 31:10-31 - Who can find a
virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. Proverbs 31:11 - The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. Philippians 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever
things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these Titus 2:3-5 - The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things.
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