Deuteronomy 6:6, 7; Proverbs 14:1; 31:10-31; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13; Philippians 2:14, 15; 1 Timothy 3:11,12; Titus 2:1-5.
Add to this list other Bible passages you find helpful for instruction in being a godly wife and mother. You might each week choose an area of your life that needs improvement, and then put into practice the godly principles you learn from Scripture.
If you feel you are not living as the Word instructs in an area of your life, PRAY. Ask the Lord to help you – He certainly will answer! A wife may also want to talk with her husband about the things in her life she wants God to change. She can ask her husband to pray with and for her. There is immense power when a husband and wife agree together in prayer (see Matthew 18:19). Prayer together also promotes unity and a heightened sensitivity to each other’s needs.
Remember, God has provided all the strength, grace, wisdom and help you need to be a godly wife and mother. If you feel weary or discouraged, remind yourself of these truths: “I can do all things through Christ Who strengthens me” (Phil 4:13) and “Let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart” (Gal 6:9).
FULFILLING GOD’S PLAN FOR YOU
For both men and women, their relationship to God is their first priority. If they choose to be married, their spouse becomes their next priority. If they choose to have children, taking the time to care for and train their children becomes their next priority. A man must also provide for his family by consistently working. A husband, wife and older children must also be available to serve in the church and to share the Gospel. All other things in a married couple’s life must come behind these important priorities established by God in His Word.
Do you want to fulfill God’s highest plan for you? Do you want to be sure you are fulfilling God’ will? Then live your life according to God’s priorities – which He has already revealed in His Word and you will be set on a pathway to fulfill all that God has planned for you!