A Prudent Woman

Prudent? It sounds so old-fashioned… but what a wonderful attribute for any woman to have. Prudent is exactly what Proverbs 19:14 calls the wife who is from the Lord: “Houses and riches are an inheritance from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the Lord.”

This wife is in a special category. She’s a blessing to her husband directly from the hand of God. With a wife like this, a husband is set for life! Replace the word prudent with disciplinedreasonedpracticaldelightful… and you begin to get the full picture of the meaning of prudence. You are one of the Lord’s greatest gifts to your husband!

And you don’t have to be married to reap the rewards of being a prudent woman. You’ll be blessed… and you’ll be a delight to everyone around you. You’ll be a gift—”from the Lord.”

Lord, teach me to be prudent, to be disciplined. Help me exercise diligence, wisdom, and self-control in all I do. Though living prudently requires some daily effort on my part, I know the blessings to me and others make it worthwhile. Amen.

Read A Prudent Woman on Elizabeth & Jim George.

Jim and Elizabeth George

Jim and Elizabeth George are bestselling authors and national speakers dedicated to helping people live a life after God’s own heart. Together, they have written over 150 books with more than 14 million copies sold around the world. For over 35 years, the teachings and steadfast example of Elizabeth and Jim have helped countless men and women:

  • Simplify life by focusing on God’s priorities.
  • Appreciate God’s Word and apply it to everyday situations.
  • Respond to circumstances with confidence by seeing yourself through God’s loving eyes.
  • Increase closeness in marriage by serving and honoring each other.
  • Powerfully shape the hearts of children and teenagers.
  • Enjoy greater intimacy with God.

Learn more about Jim and Elizabeth George here.

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