The Marks of a Great Woman

Scripture’s revelation and reminder of who we were created to be

Teachable: A woman of greatness is one who not only is willing to plant seeds of wisdom and knowledge into others' lives but one who welcomes insight, nourishment and wisdom imparted from other great women (Esther 2:15) and (Ruth 3:5).

Loving: A great woman gives and receives love from others without limitations. She sees the best in all people, flaws and all! For she realizes that all of us are imperfect people, and we need to exemplify love towards each other (Esther 4:4), (Ruth 4:15), and (Genesis 24:18–20).

Wise: "Wisdom is Her Head Covering"—she walks in it, eats it, digests it, and allows it to work fully in all areas of her life (Proverbs 31:26).

Humble: Regardless of what condition she finds herself in life and what accomplishment she has acquired, she realizes the importance of staying humble. Realizing that with a "gentle and quiet spirit" (1 Peter 3:4), you can go a long way in life, but with pride and arrogance, what awaits her along the way is "a great fall" (Proverbs 29:23).

Modestly Dressed: A woman who is marked by greatness loves God and seeks to represent herself in a way that is appropriate and pleasing to God (1 Timothy 2:9).

Trustworthy/Honest: A women of greatness is one who makes it her aim to speak the truth. She isn't trying to be deceptive or misleading, and her purpose isn't to intentionally cause anyone to fall because of her actions (Proverbs 7:5, 21–23 and Proverbs 31:11–12). She is a sister that you can come to and know that she is going to tell you the truth, even "openly rebuke you" if necessary, with love and a desire to see you mature and go forward.

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