1 Sam. 1:20-2:2        What did Hannah do with her first and only child?

 

What did Hannah do after she gave away her only child to serve God for his whole life?

Do you think that you could give away your only child to serve the Lord, and have a good attitude of praising God in prayer right after that?

Why?

 

1 Sam. 25:2-42             What good qualities did Abigail have?

 

Do you have any of the following qualities: humility (1 Sam. 25:23-24, 41)?

Self-sacrificing (1 Sam. 25:24)?

Wise (1 Sam. 25:18-19, 26-33, 36-37)?

If not, how could you develop/obtain them?

When will you start?

 

2 Ki. 4:8-37     What good qualities did the Shunammite woman have?

 

Do you have any of the following qualities: hospitality to godly authorities (2 Ki. 4:8-10)?

Humble and content (2 Ki. 4:13)?

Great faith in God (2 Ki. 4:20-26)?

Recognition of and appreciation to God and His ministers for favors granted you (2 Ki. 4:37)?

How did you determine your answers to the above?

 

If you answered “no” to any of the above, what could you do to change?

 

When?              Will you work on obtaining these qualities?

 

Esther 3:13; 4:11-16     What good qualities did Esther have, even though she was a queen?

 

Would you consider yourself humble, courageous, and/or self-sacrificing (Esther 4:16)?

Why?

 

Prov. 11:16     What kind of woman gains respect?

 

Would you consider yourself kindhearted?

How does a person become kindhearted (Eph. 5:18; 1 Jn. 5:14-15; Col. 3:12-14)?

 

Lk. 1:26-38, 45-55      What good qualities did Mary have?

 

Are you humble/having a servant attitude (Lk. 1:38, 48)?

Obedient to God/wanting God’s will to be done (Lk. 1:38)?

Do you believe God for seemingly impossible things, but for which He said He’d do (Lk. 1:31, 45)?

Will you be a virgin until you’re married (Lk. 1:27, 34)?

And, do you have a right concept of God (Lk. 1:47-55)?

How did you determine the above?

 

Lk. 1:5-6, 41-43         What good qualities did Elizabeth have?

 

Are you upright/righteous in obeying all of God’s Word, the Bible (not that you’re sinless, but rather faithful and sincere in obeying God’s Word, so that no one could charge you with any open sin – Lk. 1:6)?

Are you filled/controlled with the Holy Spirit (Lk. 1:41)?

And, are you humble, not jealous of others being blessed (Lk. 1:42-43)?

 

What will you do, so that you can answer “yes” to all the above?

 

Would applying Ephesians 5:18 help?           If so, explain.

 

Lk. 2:36-38     What good qualities did Anna the prophetess have?

 

Do you think you could ever be as dedicated and self-sacrificing as Anna?

Could you pray and fast as often and for as long as she?

 

Mk. 12:41-44    What good qualities did this poor widow have?

 

Do you have this kind of generosity and trust in God to take care of you?

 

Lk. 10:38-42   What good qualities do Martha and Mary have?

 

Do you have any of the following qualities: hospitality (Lk. 10:38)?

Eager to learn, spiritual hunger/teachable (Lk. 10:39, 42)?

 

If you’re striving to be a godly woman, do you think you should have these traits?

Why?

 

Lk. 8:1-3; Mk. 16:1; Jn. 20:1-2, 11-16        What good qualities does Mary Magdalene have?

 

Are you generous by supporting Christians involved in evangelism and training other believers (Lk. 8:3)?

In what way do you show your love for Christ?

 

Acts 9:36-39   What good qualities did Tabitha/Dorcas have?

 

Are you always doing good and helping the poor?       If not, why?

 

If so, how, and how often?

 

Acts 18:1-4, 18-19, 24-26; Rom. 16:3-5; 1 Cor. 16:19         What good qualities did Priscilla have?

Do you have any of the following qualities:

Hospitable (Acts 18:3, 26)?

Eager to learn and available to serve God wherever (Acts 18:18-19)?

Tactful, teacher of God’s word, and concern for its entirety and accuracy being taught (Acts 18:24-26)?

A Christian worker (Rom. 16:3, 5)?

Courageous (Rom. 16:4)?

Caring (1 Cor. 16:19)?

Are you willing to be taught and trained and then teach and train others anywhere in the world, and why?

 

1 Cor. 11:3     Who is the head of the woman/wife?

 

Will you find it hard to see your husband as your God-appointed head (authority to be honored and obeyed)?

Why?

 

[Since God commands you to submit/obey your husband as the head, then you’d better make sure that you marry a godly/spiritually mature man, so that it will be easier to submit to him.].

 

Rom. 16:1-2   What good qualities does Phoebe have?

 

Are you willing and actually serving your fellow Christians in anyway that you can?

How?

 

Are you known as a great helper to your fellow Christians and spiritual leaders?

 

Eph. 5:22-24, 33         What are the wife’s responsibilities to her husband?

 

Will you find it hard to submit in everything to your husband and respect him?

Why?

 

1 Tim. 2:9-14     How should women dress?

 

How should a woman learn?

What are women not permitted to do, and why?

 

How do you feel about your God-given role as expressed here, and why?

 

2 Tim. 1:5       What commendable quality was found in both Lois and Eunice?

 

Are you known for your sincere faith?

If not, what can you do to change that?

 

Titus 2:3-5; 1 Tim. 3:11         What are godly women to be like?

 

Do you plan to meet these qualities?                How, and when?

 

Gen. 3:2-6       What bad qualities did Eve have?

 

Do you ever yield to Satan’s temptations or to the lust of your flesh or eyes or to the pride of life (Gen. 3:6)?

And, would you ever try to drag down your boyfriend/husband by having him commit a sin that you’ve done because you don’t want to bear the guilt alone (Gen. 3:6)?

Why?

 

Gen. 19:15-26             What bad quality did Lot’s wife have?

 

Do you ever rebel/disobey God or His word through His spiritual messengers (Gen. 19:17, 26), and why?

 

Gen. 30:1-4     What bad quality did Rachel have?

 

Do you ever get jealous of your sister, brother, or Christian friends?

If so, does it ever lead to your committing other sins?

 

Gen. 31:19, 34-35      What other bad qualities did Rachel have?

 

Have you ever stolen from your own father and then lied to him to cover up your first sin?

Or, stolen from anyone and then lied to cover up your sin?

Why do people steal?

 

Is it worth it to offend God?               Why?

 

Gen. 39:6-19   What bad qualities did Potiphar’s wife have?

 

Have you ever lusted after a man to the point of tempting him to commit sexual sin with you (answer to yourself)?

Or, have you ever falsely accused a guy of having sex with you?

 

Num. 12:1-15              What bad quality did Miriam have (Num. 12:1, 8)?

 

Have you ever committed the sin of sedition (insurrection against lawful authority or stirring up rebellious attitudes in others toward rightful authority)?

Why?

 

Num. 25:1-3; 31:15-16; Rev. 2:14    What sins did the Midianite/Moabite women commit?

 

Have you ever tried to draw away a Christian guy from God (i.e., serving God in evangelism, building up believers spiritually, and holy living) and get involved with you sexually (answer to yourself), and why?

 

2 Sam. 6:16-23           What bad quality did David’s wife, Michal, have?

 

Have you ever despised/been envious of your boyfriend/husband’s love/zeal for God?

Why?

 

2 Ki. 11:1-3     What bad qualities did king Ahaziah’s mother have?

 

Has your lust for power, authority, or position ever led you to commit other sins (i.e., murder, gossip, slander, envy, hate, etc.)?

Why?

 

Neh. 6:14        What bad quality did the corrupt prophetess Noadiah have?

 

Do you ever try to use your religious position, influence, or popularity to intimidate truly spiritual leaders who are trying to carry out God’s will?

Why?

 

Job 2:8-10       What bad qualities did Job’s wife have?

 

Do you ever have rebellious attitudes toward God, or do you ever encourage your boy­friend/husband to sin against God, because things aren’t going the way you’d like?

 

Acts 5:1-10     What bad qualities did Sapphira have (Acts 5:2-3, 8)?

 

Have you ever failed to confront your boyfriend/husband of his wrong doing?                Why?

 

Have you ever lied to hide selfish desires?

 

Prov. 11:22     What is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion like?

 

Prov. 19:13; 27:15     What is a quarrelsome wife like?

 

Prov. 21:9; 25:24       What is better?

 

How can you become a woman who doesn’t quarrel/nag?

 

Prov. 19:14     Who is from the Lord?

 

Eccles. 7:26     Who does this Bible author find more bitter than death?

 

What kind of woman is like this (list her traits as found in Prov. 7:10-21)?

 

Do others see you as more bitter than death because you dress sensually, have crafty intentions (Prov. 7:10), are loud and defiant, never stay at home (Prov. 7:11), are physically/sexually aggressive and loose (Prov. 7:13), tempt with food and sexual romance (Prov. 7:14-18), and are verbally persuasive and seductive (Prov. 7:21)?

 

Prov. 12:4       What is a disgraceful wife like?

 

Who is a husband’s crown?

What qualities does a wife of noble character have (see Prov. 31:10-30)?

 

Do you plan to bring your husband good, not harm, all the days of your life (Prov. 31:12)?

Are you hard-working and diligent (Prov. 31:13, 17, 27)?

Responsible and providing food for your family (Prov. 31:14-15)?

A wise shopper, money-manager, and investor (Prov. 31:16)?

Generous and compassionate (Prov. 31:20)?

Thinking ahead and providing clothes for your family (Prov. 31:21)?

Neat and conscientious about yourself and your home (Prov. 31:22)?

A good businesswoman (Prov. 31:24)?

Strong and dignified (Prov. 31:25)?

Wise and faithfully instructive (Prov. 31:26)?

Are you a good supervisor (Prov. 31:27)?

 

If you’re not a wife/married, what are you doing now as a single woman to build these qualities into your life, so that you will have them, if and when you get married?

 

What will you start doing, so that these qualities become a part of your life?

 

Would being trained help (Phil. 4:9; 3:17; 1 Cor. 11:1; 4:16; 2 Tim. 3:10; Heb. 13:7)?

How?

 

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