I don’t know about you, but I don’t have any servants, I don’t hold a distaff, and my husband doesn’t sit at the city gate. So what would the Proverbs 31 woman look like today?How can we apply this passage and make it applicable to our generation? I had help from the commentaries at Bible Hub for interpreting some of the historical context.I’ve been to enough open mic nights in my day, specifically since my move to Seattle, to develop some concrete thoughts on what elements can make or break the event.I’d like to have some sort of defined rubric to judge them – especially in future blog posts.The music is the reason for getting together, and the performances make up the content, but it’s the overall feeling of community that separates a good Open Mic from a great one.2) Host: The host of an open mic plays a huge role in setting the tone, especially around Purpose as discussed above.I’ve always loved the woman described in Proverbs 31 in the Bible, and at the same time been intimidated by her.She’s amazing because she gives us clear-cut examples of what God describes as a righteous woman, wife and mother.
Add the torn bread cubes to the butter, and let the croutons sit for a few minutes so they can get golden brown on the bottom.Homemade croutons are very easy to make, and I’m going to show you how to make them via two different methods. The cubes have a more robust crunch, whereas the craggy torn bread is more delicate. Toss everything together until the bread cubes are well coated.To start, you have a couple of texture options for your croutons. The torn bread is my favorite for eating, but I think the cubes are prettier. To make croutons via the oven method, preheat the oven to 375ºF. (This is the point where you may decide to sneak a piece of bread, because it’s coated in yummy goodness).(if you cannot see the video click here – and if you are wondering what passage I am referring to in the video – with a list for noble men – go to I Timothy 3:1-13.) Materials needed for this series: Proverbs31 Reading Plan Proverbs 31 Study Guide (FREE ebook) The Proverbs 31 Woman: One Virtue at a Time by Courtney Joseph (must subscribe to the Women Living Well blog) Now flip open your Bible and read Proverbs chapter 31 for a brief overview of this passage. What are some of your thoughts about the Proverbs 31 Woman? On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that he doesn’t know why Special Counsel Bob Mueller is needed and Donald Trump Jr.Many of the points made here describe any woman, not just married ones.