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True Beauty


Read Proverbs 30:1 through 31:31

Published: Apr 29, 2017

Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate (Proverbs 31:31).

The Proverbs 31 woman challenges all Christians to live a life of service. This woman displayed her inner beauty rather than seeking attention using her outer beauty. Beauty catches another’s attention, but kind deeds are remembered forever. Look at the example of Tabitha (see Acts 9:36–42) from Joppa. The people sent for Peter, asking him to raise her from the dead. Her deeds held that kind of importance to the people of that town.

Whether you are a man or woman, your acts of kindness bring honor to God and to yourself. These acts should begin with your family, extend to the body of Christ, and reach into your community. In all places, your service acts as an example of a God who loves and honors people and provides for them. Do what God has called you to do, and you will be praised for a job well done.

Challenge for Today: Be a Proverbs 31 person, and serve people well.

Quicklook: Proverbs 31:20–31


Prayer is our link with God, an awesome avenue through which we can express praise and adoration to Him for His goodness, love, and mercy; and an avenue through which we can voice our petitions and concerns. God's Word assures us that we can "come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need" (Hebrews 4:16).

Prayer also moves the hand of God on behalf of needs and circumstances in our church, our families, our community, nation, and world. Take time to pray and intercede for these areas as God leads you. Become part of a prayer group and intercede with others in times of corporate prayer. As you seek God's help, expect reports of great victory to follow as God answers prayer.

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