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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…

“I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me.” Psalms 16:8 Have you ever heard the saying “shaking in your boots”? Sometimes life can leave us feeling that way, whether from fear, shock or grief. We can be caught off guard by changing seasons, and left feeling anxious and worried about what tomorrow will hold. Scripture reminds us that the Lord is always with us, and that we won’t be shaken because he is right beside us. This isn’t a “I might not be shaken” situation, the verse is very…

“In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.” (Job 1:22) Job had everything he could ever want. Life was good. He had a wife, children, cattle, servants, wealth, friends and health. Job loved God and God loved him.  But, in a matter of a short time, Job lost his children, cattle, most of his servants, wealth, friends and even his health. Job could have blamed God for all that he was going through, yet he did not turn his back on God. All he said was, “…the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away: blessed be the…