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Encouraging Women

Proverbs 31:25 NLT
25 She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future.
Confession of Faith
I am not moved by what I see or by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. I believe the WORD of God! The victory is mine! I have it now! I can see it through the eyes of my faith!
Proverbs 31:25 NKJV
25 Strength and honor are her clothing; She shall rejoice in time to come.
She is also clothed with strength and honor or dignity (v. 25a). These qualities are… the substance of her inner character. They originate in her spirit and radiate through her countenance and demeanor the core of her reputation.
Strength and Honor are observed and attributed to her by others.
She is considered by others as a woman with a strong character that reflects the powerful presence of God in her life the product of her wisdom
Luke 1:45 NLT
45 You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what he said.”
This is the woman that believes the Word of God sent to her! Women encouraging women
Luke 1:45–50 NLT
45 You are blessed because you believed that the Lord would do what he said.” 46 Mary responded, “Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. 47 How my spirit rejoices in God my Savior! 48 For he took notice of his lowly servant girl, and from now on all generations will call me blessed. 49 For the Mighty One is holy, and he has done great things for me. 50 He shows mercy from generation to generation to all who fear him.
Encouraging Women
Psalm 28:7 NLT
7 The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.
Sometimes it feels like you are going to God a lot , about the same thing: Though frequent and fervent, Your prayers and cries to God are not faithless.
You do not cry out to God in doubt, but in full faith that God would be true to Word
Encouraging Women
1 Corinthians 15:10 NKJV
10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all, yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
1 Corinthians 15:10 NLT
10 But whatever I am now, it is all because God poured out his special favor on me—and not without results. For I have worked harder than any of the other apostles; yet it was not I but God who was working through me by his grace.
What ever you were - what ever you did before - you were converted and changed against all odds!
Encouraging Women
1 Peter 3:3–4 NLT
3 Don’t be concerned about the outward beauty of fancy hairstyles, expensive jewelry, or beautiful clothes. 4 You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.
You bring honor to the Lord and to your testimony—
That testimony that says - how you love the Lord and has committed your life...
• to help people, not to seduce them.
• to serve people, not to destroy them. • to point people to Jesus, not to attract them to herself.
• to teach people righteous behavior, not fleshly and worldly behavior.
Encouraging Women
Proverbs 31:26 NLT
26 When she speaks, her words are wise, and she gives instructions with kindness.
You should offer only wise counsel to other women
Titus 2:3–4 NLT
3 Similarly, teach the older women to live in a way that honors God. They must not slander others or be heavy drinkers. Instead, they should teach others what is good. 4 These older women must train the younger women to love their husbands and their children,
Colossians 4:6 NLT
6 Let your conversation be gracious and attractive so that you will have the right response for everyone.
Ephesians 4:29 NLT
29 Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you say be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who hear them.
Encouraging Women
Colossians 2:10 NKJV
10 and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.
Colossians 2:10 NLT
10 So you also are complete through your union with Christ, who is the head over every ruler and authority.
Song of Solomon 4:7 NLT
7 You are altogether beautiful, my darling, beautiful in every way.
Next time you're feeling discouraged or weak, come back to these verses and use them to give you the strength and power that you need to conquer your battles.
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