“Do not let your adornment be merely outward-arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel-rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.” 1 Peter 3:3-4 NKJV
YOUR ABILITY OR INABILITY TO STAND REVEALS THE QUALITY OF YOUR FOUNDATION.
“Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, A tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; Whoever believes will not act hastily.” Isaiah 28:16 NKJV
BEAUTY ESSENTIALS THAT EVERY SPIRITUAL MAKE -UP BAG & DROP KIT SHOULD HAVE:
5 BEAUTY SECRETS THAT LAST A LIFETIME.
1. A HEART THAT REFLECTS SERVING.
As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. 1 Peter 4:10 NKJV
If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory
2. A HEART THAT REFLECTS PEACE.
“Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.” MATHEW 5:9 NKJV
3. A HEART THAT REFLECTS HUMILITY & DISCRETION.
“Before destruction the heart of a man is haughty, And before honor is humility.” PROVERBS 18:11 NKJV
“As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, So is a lovely woman who lacks discretion.” PROVERBS 11:22 NKJV
4. A HEART THAT REFLECTS MODESTY.
“I desire therefore that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting; in like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with propriety and moderation, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly clothing, but, which is proper for women professing godliness, with good works.” 1 TIMOTHY 2:8-10 NKJV
LIFE GROUP QUESTIONS:
What messages does the media usually send out about people and their physical appearances? How does the Word of God differ in the true meaning of beauty?
Do you spend greater time on your outer or inner beauty routine? What can you do to bring more balance to this area of your life?
What are some practical things you can do to increase your inner beauty?State measurable examples.
Has the world glamorized boldness and straightforwardness?What does the Bible say about a tongue unrestrained?Read & meditate on Proverbs 15:1-4