Sunday, February 4, 2018

E-Newspaper in the Works






Hello Ladies,

I'm sorry I haven't been on much.  I'm disabled and have a son doing almost all of his school work on the computer.  It doesn't give me much time to work on my blog.  Then I also got bronchitis for a month then the flu.  So it hasn't been very much fun.

I need ladies to pray often for this ministry as you well know, nothing works to good without our Lord Jesus Christ in attendance. 

I've been wanting to create a newspaper for many years.  I just couldn't figure out what sections to have. 

Then God sent me to a website.  AVirtuousWoman.org.  Now I haven't been throughout her website so I  can not say I agree with her on all she teaches.  But she did come up with a simple outline of a virtuous woman.  She got the info from proverbs 31:10.  One thing I really did like about what she said is this.  We have to be very careful to not want total perfection.  She discussed about ladies getting burned out and depressed because they couldn't be a perfect proverbs 31:10 woman.  I think it is wise to understand that only God is perfect.  We are the saints working hard to follow after Christ and hopefully with a lot of grace we may become what Christ has in mind for us. 

THE PROVERBS 31 WOMAN TODAY

Often women believe that Proverbs 31 doesn’t really apply to our modern lives. Here at A Virtuous Woman, we believe that God’s Word stands the test of time. I wrote the 10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman as the mission statement for A Virtuous Woman, but soon realized that it was more than a mission statement. The 10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman demonstrates how, as Christian women today, we can all be Proverbs 31 Women.

THE 10 VIRTUES OF THE PROVERBS 31 WOMAN

1. Faith – A Virtuous Woman serves God with all of her heart, mind, and soul. She seeks His will for her life and follows His ways. (Proverbs 31: 26, Proverbs 31: 29 – 31, Matthew 22: 37, John 14: 15, Psalm 119: 15
2. Marriage – A Virtuous Woman respects her husband. She does him good all the days of her life. She is trustworthy and a helpmeet. (Proverbs 31: 11- 12, Proverbs 31: 23, Proverbs 31: 28, 1 Peter 3, Ephesians 5, Genesis2: 18)
3.  Mothering – A Virtuous Woman teaches her children the ways of her Father in heaven. She nurtures her children with the love of Christ, disciplines them with care and wisdom, and trains them in the way they should go. (Proverbs 31: 28, Proverbs 31: 26, Proverbs 22: 6, Deuteronomy 6, Luke 18: 16)
4. Health – A Virtuous Woman cares for her body. She prepares healthy food for her family. (Proverbs 31: 14 – 15, Proverbs 31: 17, 1 Corinthians 6: 19, Genesis 1: 29, Daniel 1, Leviticus 11)
5. Service – A Virtuous Woman serves her husband, her family, her friends, and her neighbors with a gentle and loving spirit. She is charitable. (Proverbs 31: 12, Proverbs 31: 15, Proverbs 31: 20, 1 Corinthians 13: 13)
6. Finances – A Virtuous Woman spends money wisely. She is careful to purchase quality items which her family needs. (Proverbs 31: 14, Proverbs 31: 16, Proverbs 31: 18, 1 Timothy 6: 10, Ephesians 5: 23, Deuteronomy 14: 22, Numbers 18: 26)

Here are the categories she came up with in a simpler form.  Notice how she backed everything up with the Bible.  

So these are the categories I will be using in the Newspaper:  Faith, Marriage, Mothering, Health, Service, Finances, Industry, Homemaking, Time, Beauty.

I will get back with all of you as soon as I am over this flu.  I want ladies to send in articles for these categories and yes you will get a by-line.
Ladies will have to sign up for the newspaper online and it will be delivered to your email address.  

Please pray for me and all the ladies out there that Jesus will make this a useful ministry for all.