Disciplines of a Godly Woman – Barbara Hughes [REVIEW]

If you are looking for a book that compliments what you already know about how to be a modern Proverbs 31 woman, look no farther, Disciplines of a Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes may just be that book.

A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar. She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants. She considers a field and buys it; out of her earnings she plants a vineyard. She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. She sees that her trading is profitable, and her lamp does not go out at night. In her hand she holds the distaff and grasps the spindle with her fingers. She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy. When it snows, she has no fear for her household; for all of them are clothed in scarlet. She makes coverings for her bed; she is clothed in fine linen and purple. Her husband is respected at the city gate, where he takes his seat among the elders of the land. She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes. She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her:“Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. – Proverbs 31:10-31 NIV

Within the pages of this book you will find chapters on a variety of topics. It also includes discussion questions, practical applications and a plethora of additional resources.

Topics Covered

Godliness – The Gospel – Submission – Prayer – Worship – Mind – Contentment – Propriety – Perseverance – Church – Singleness – Marriage – Nurturing – Good Deeds – Witness – Giving – Grace


The eBook has great content but at times, entire paragraphs are repeated on the subsequent page.

*I received this eBook free from Crossway as part of Crossway Blog Review Program.  I am able to read & review up to 12 free books per year. My only obligation is to write an honest review.


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