Godly Spouse Analysis

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That is a good and relevant question. Some marry in haste and live to regret it later. We want to seek out a godly spouse. More importantly what does the Bible teach us about a godly woman and who will be a godly spouse in God's eyes? There are many thoughts that I have but the following are the salient pointers that I trust will be relevant to your question. A godly woman has the following characteristics. 1. She knows the Lord Jesus as her personal Lord and Saviour and loves God and carries herself well in a gracious manner (Proverbs 11:16). Always marry a Christian who fears God and be not unequally yoked with unbelievers (2 Corinthians 6:14-18). 2. She has a loving, caring concern for both young and old including children (Psalm 113:9,…show more content…
She is a prayerful, prudent and discreet lady in her conduct and speech (Proverbs 31:26). Wisdom can be acquired when we know and practice the Word of God. 4. Her beauty is more than an external façade. She has godly wisdom and good character including meekness and patience (Proverbs 11:22, 1 Peter 3:3-4). 5. She is a dependable and faithful spouse and she is loved and trusted by loved ones (Proverbs 31:11), friends and family. How do people relate to you and your family? 6. She is a covenant companion and can be a confidant (Malachi 2:14) and a good example and testimony to others (Psalm 113:9, Romans 12:11). 7. She is a capable and hardworking person and can manage the house well (under her parents now) (Proverbs 31:27, Titus 2:5, 1 Timothy 5:14). While the man is the head of the house, the wife is the heart of the home. 8. She cares for others including strangers and friends (Proverbs 31:13, 1 Timothy 5:10) and is a good witness for the Lord in the saving and succour of souls (Mark 5:19). 9. She has sound biblical convictions and is able to communicate to other women biblical truths through her example and godly instruction (Titus 2:4, 5). A mature godly woman helping other younger women is the biblical…show more content…
She supports the leadership of men in their families and churches and serves God with her talents and she does not usurps authority but humbly respects leaders in the fear of God (Isaiah 3:12, Ephesians 5:23-25, Titus 1:5-6, 1 Corinthians 14:34-35, Ephesians 5:33). Humility and meekness are important attributes of a godly Christian. 11. She commits her time, talent and energy to edify and build up a vibrant and closely knit home (Proverbs 14:1) and helps out in the local church (Romans 12:11-12). 12. She is committed to raising godly children (if any) in the fear and knowledge of the Lord (Deuteronomy 7:14, 33:24, Psalm 127:3) and is prayerful (Acts 16:13) and is a faithful steward (1 Corinthians 4:2). Like Eunice, the mother of Timothy, we may be used of God to raise up a pastor (not just an Olympian) one day (2 Timothy
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