After this sermon on Proverbs That is a simple, factual truth that we have a really hard time accepting. It is important that you can cherish your wife, that you can look at her and see her as an incredible gift.
It is important that you can love her sacrificially Ephesians 5: Monica is the standard of beauty to me. She has become even more beautiful than when I first met her. However, when we're staying up all night with sick kids, getting thrown up on, and being on mission in an increasingly hostile world, her "good looks" are her least important qualities.
However, you do want to look for a wife who is "priceless," and who is the prize the Scripture defines. Can you be confident she is going to do what she commits to do? Fearing God means you are more concerned about what He thinks and says than what people think or say.
A woman who fears God would dress modestly rather than show extra skin to get attention from the wrong kind of men. A peaceful woman is not about drama, or picking fights, but about pursuing and preserving unity.
That is actually what much of Proverbs 31 is about: Does she care for those in need?
It has been said that whereas women need love, men need respect. What should you look for in a girl is displayed in the way she talks to and about others.
Women, before you get upset and start talking about equal partnerships, go back and look at 1 on the list of things to look for in a man.
Does she plan ahead? Does she handle resources wisely? This idea is all throughout Scripture referring to a wife from The Lord.
A wise person makes good decisions and gives good instruction. Christ should be the focus of her life. This looks like yielding to His word, being prayerful, living in community, and being committed to a body of believers. If this is there, will be there, too. She is worth far more than rubies. Single men, if you are pursuing God yourself and are ready for marriage, find the most godly woman you know and ask her out.
Single girls, if a godly man asks you out and you are open to dating, say yes. If you say no, be honest as to why.
Men, be intentional; women, be honest. If you are walking closely with Jesus and dating a girl you can cherish who exemplifies the above, "put a ring on it.
Marry a girl who is: Demonic Oppression and Halloween Jonathan Pokluda True Freedom Jonathan Pokluda How Will You Be Remembered? Keep me informed about other events at The Porch! It's an easy question; what qualities do you look at before/when you askied someone you met, out for a date?
Be it looks, behaviour or even life. When you work out, you look healthier and radiant, and clothes look oh-so-sexy on you. If you want to attract a girl at first sight, you have to remember that. Your partner should respect you for who you are and what you do, not how good you look or how big your bank balance is.
She should treat you like an equal.
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