As I was laying in bed, reading my Chronological One Year Bible last night, God began to pour something into my heart about what I've been lacking in my journey thus far. I've been concentrating on verse 25 still:
and she laughs without fear of the future.
hum·ble[huhm-buhl, uhm-] Show IPA adjective, -bler, -blest, verb, -bled, -bling.
in·se·cure[in-si-kyoor] Show IPA
All humanity finds shelter
in the shadow of your wings.
He is a mighty savior.
He will take delight in you with gladness.
With his love, he will calm all your fears.
He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”
dig·ni·ty[dig-ni-tee] Show IPA
char·ac·ter[kar-ik-ter] Show IPA
Wow, we've really covered a lot of ground today. A humble woman understands her self-worth, but excludes pride from entering her heart. An insecure woman feels she's worthless. And God has made it clear to us that we are not worthless. He loved us enough to sacrifice His own son to spend eternity with us. Why would He do that for someone He considers worthless? But a woman who encompasses dignity holds characters of honesty, courage, and integrity. And most likely I would dare to guess God includes humility in there. Paul tells us what the fruit, the characteristics, of living a life controlled by God looks like: