Ten Characteristics of a Woman who Fears the Lord
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” (Proverbs 31:30)
- She knows the Lord.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10)
- She loves the Lord deeply.
“My hearts says of you, ‘Seek his face.’ Your face, Lord, I will seek.” (Psalm 27:8 )
“As the deer pants for streams of water so my soul pants for you, O God.” (Psalm 42:1)
- She is wise.
“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” (Proverbs 1:7)
“The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom.” (Proverbs 15:33)
- She has a tender heart towards the things of God.
“Blessed is the man who always fears the Lord, but he who hardens his heart falls into trouble.” (Proverbs 28:14)
- She repents of her sin.
“For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against you only have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight.” (Psalm 51:3)
- She seeks to walk upright and in full integrity.
“He whose walk is upright fears the Lord.” (Proverbs 14:2)
- She can laugh at the days to come.
“I know, O Lord, that man’s life is not his own; it is not for man to direct his steps.” (Jeremiah 10:23)
“The fear of the Lord leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied.” (Proverbs 19:23)
“In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence.” (Proverbs 14:26)
“Fear the Lord, you his holy people, for those who fear him lack nothing.” (Psalm 34:9)
- She seeks to serve God’s Kingdom.
“Serve the Lord with reverent fear.” (Psalm 2:11)
“Now fear the Lord and serve Him with faithfulness.” (Joshua 24:14)
“They will still bear fruit in old age; they will stay fresh and green.” (Psalm 92:14)
- She has a passion for God’s Word and his ways.
“What does the Lord God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all his ways, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.” (Deuteronomy 10:12)
- She seeks to do God’s will.
“Through the fear of the Lord a man avoids evil.” (Proverbs 16:6)
“As for me and my house we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15)
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