The Excellent Wife
A Biblical Perspective
This is the most biblical blueprint for the woman who truly desires to be the wife God intended her to be, written in the last 100 years. A book based on Proverbs 31:10: “An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.”
Thousands of women have already discovered the worth of this volume and testify to lives and marriages changed because of a commitment to the principles presented here. If this is a commitment you have made, or want to make, The Excellent Wife answers the difficult questions facing you today.
Who is an excellent wife? What is she like? Using the woman in Proverbs 31 as a model, trusted Christian counselor Peace offers detailed practical answers to questions most often asked by Christian wives. Her proven principles and scripturally based insights will encourage you to become the wife God wants you to be. This is a must-read for every Christian wife.
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The book is divided into four parts:
- Foundational Truths for the Excellent Wife: A wife’s understanding, covering the Biblical concepts of God’s authority, sin, relationships, marriage and the wife’s role Biblically.
- Faithful Commitments of the Excellent Wife: A wife’s responsibility: A deep analysis of the role of women in marriage from a Christian perspective. The author reminds the reader of the different roles of a wife – loving Jesus; loving, respecting and being submissive to her husband; taking care of her home; being united to her husband through the gift of intimacy.
- Fulfillment of the Excellent Wife: A wife’s submission: the author gives practical advice on how a wife should effectively communicate with her husband and how to resolve conflicts in her marriage.
- Sin Problems of the Excellent Wife: A wife’s special concerns: the author presents practical tools that can be used by a wife to overcome impatience, anxiety, loneliness and sorrow.
About the Author
Martha Peace is a biblical counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. She is the author of many books and speaks and teaches nationally and internationally. She and her husband Sanford reside in Atlanta, Georgia. Martha’s other books include Modesty: More than a Change of Clothes and Attitudes of a Transformed Heart.
“The Excellent Wife is an absolute must for women today. Within its pages is a detailed portrait of a godly wife. Not only is the standard high and holy, but Martha demonstrates that by God’s grace, it is attainable.”
— Stuart W. Scott, Associate Pastor Biblical Counseling & Family Ministries Grace Community Church Sun Valley, California