2014-05-04 - Traits of the Virtuous Wife
Ruth ~ Part 35 ~ Dependence on God and Modesty
Trait 5: The virtuous wife is dependent on God. This is, of course, a quality which all believers must exercise. We cannot live a meaningful life without dependency on God. But in order to be able to live with a husband and children, youd better be dependent on God.
May the Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have come to take refuge.
Trait 6: The virtuous wife dressed with care. Modesty is sadly missing from out culture. In reality, a woman who is immodest doesnt respect herself. I would think a woman would want a husband who loves her for more than just her looks. After all, once one turns old, ones looks arent up to Britney Spears standards. Also, a man respects a woman who respects herself.
Wash and perfume yourself, and put on your best clothes. Then go down to the threshing floor, but dont let him know you are there until he has finished eating and drinking.
To be continued.
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