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“Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.” Proverbs 31:29 We have been looking at the virtuous woman in Proverbs 31. I hope that we no longer see her as a paragon on a pedestal far above us and unreachable, but as someone you can be. Let’s look at the final verses in this passage in the NLT: “Her children stand and bless her. Her husband praises her. There are many virtuous and capable women in the world, but you surpass them all!” “Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord…

Confidence has a negative connotation and almost seems like a taboo word to say out loud (or even write). Why is this? Is it because confidence is associated with pride? When we put our confidence in our flesh, it is most definitely pride. However, when we put our confidence in God, it exhibits that we trust Him and have faith. Proverbs 3:26, “The LORD will be your confidence.” This scripture is weighted with promise and evicts insecurities. This verse gives a person the freedom to discard their doubt and accept God’s covering of confidence. God encourages us to lay down our uncertainties and…

“And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 NLT This has always been one of my favourite scriptures, and one that I stand upon many times, knowing that God is always there for me, and that He will continue to work on me until the day He calls me home. Paul had great confidence in the church in Philippi that they would continue in the teachings he had given them when He was with them.  In verse…