Marriage and the Wise Wife – Rachel Zwayne, Part 1
Yvette Hampton and Rachel Zwayne discuss the four areas of wisdom that contribute to a God-Honoring marriage.
A WISE WIFE FEARS THE LORD
A WISE WIFE CHOOSES HUMILITY
A WISE WIFE CONTROLS HER WORDS
A WISE WIFE SEEKS ACCOUNTABILITY
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Episode Notes and Scripture References:
#1. A WISE WIFE FEARS THE LORD
- Proverbs 8:13 NKJV – “The fear of the Lord is to hate evil.”
- Proverbs 14:26 – “In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge.”
- Proverbs 31:30 – “Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.”
#2. A WISE WIFE CHOOSES HUMILITY
- Proverbs 28:25 NKJV – “He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the Lord will be prospered.
- Proverbs 28:26 – “He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, but whoever walks wisely will be delivered.”
- Proverbs 26:11-12 – “As a dog returns to his own vomit, so a fool repeats his folly. Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.”
- Proverbs 28:13 – “He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.”
#3. A WISE WIFE CONTROLS HER WORDS:
- Proverbs 17:27 NKJV – “He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.”
- Proverbs 29:11 – “A fool vents all his feelings, but a wise man holds them back.”
- We see in Proverbs 12:25 NKJV – “Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, but a good word makes it glad.”
- Proverbs 16:24 – “Pleasant words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the bones.”
- Proverbs 15:1 NKJV – “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”
- Proverbs 31:26 NKJV – “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness.”
Thought-out and studied words
- Proverbs 15:28 NKJV – “The heart of the righteous studies how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours forth evil.”
- Proverbs 18:13 NKJV – “He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him.”
#4. A WISE WIFE SEEKS ACCOUNTABILITY
Proverbs 13:20 NKJV – “He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will be destroyed.”
Proverbs 18:1 – “A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; he rages against all wise judgment.”
Proverbs 15:31 – “The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding.”
Proverbs 12 – “Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.”
Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
- DON’T GIVE UP! ~ The grass is always greener when you water it.
- HANG OUT WITH PEOPLE WHO ENCOURAGE YOU IN YOUR MARRIAGE…not bring you down. Don’t gossip about your husband.
- SHOW HIM APPRECIATION AND RESPECT – MAKE HIM A PRIORITY
Titus 2:3-5 ESV
“Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.”
The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
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