She is Beautiful

P31 Bible Study Week 2 Part 1

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Hey ladies! Are you ready for Chapter 1 of our Bible study on ‘The 7 Virtues of a Proverbs 31 Woman?’ This week, our focus is on inner beauty. You see, true beauty isn’t about the latest trends or flawless skin. It’s about the beauty that God places within our hearts. Throughout the week, we’ll draw inspiration from the lives of remarkable Biblical figures, like Ruth and Esther, who exemplified this virtue in extraordinary ways. We’ll also turn to our Lord Jesus, the epitome of character and love, as a source of wisdom. Join me on this journey as we uncover the true meaning of inner beauty, according to God’s Word.

A Sweet Word from Karissa

It’s human nature to be drawn to beautiful things–at least it’s my nature. Whether it’s a must-have pair of shoes, a newly decorated farmhouse kitchen, or a fresh face on a magazine cover, we find ourselves captivated by society’s standard of beauty. What’s interesting about this mindset is that such beauty is fleeting. Remember Grandma’s old sofa back in the 1970s? Chances are, it was bold and flamboyant. The pattern was a combination of loud and clashing colors like mustard yellow, burnt orange, or deep brown. Grandpa’s pants matched the sofa perfectly, with his plaid trousers seeming to mirror the wild, vibrant patterns of the upholstery. The makeup was loud, the perfume was strong, and perms were all the rage.

You’ll find the odd person that still prefers that style, but for the majority of us, it’s more likely to induce a chuckle than admiration. Does this mean that our grandparents didn’t have good taste back then? Or could it be that our perception of beauty is as transient and fluid as the trends that dictate it?

The criterion for what is considered ‘beautiful’ or ‘stylish’ is not set in stone; it ebbs and flows like the tide, influenced by a myriad of social, cultural, and personal factors. The irony of this phenomenon is that, in our pursuit of beauty, we’re actually chasing an ever-moving target.

As believers, we’re wisely reminded that true beauty is not defined by outward appearances. The beauty that truly captivates others emanates from within and reflects the qualities of a heart transformed by God’s love.

When the prophet Samuel was sent to anoint the future king of Israel, he was drawn to the outward appearance of Jesse’s eldest son, Eliab. Samuel thought surely this must be the chosen one, but God’s perspective was different. The Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7).

This passage echoes 1 Peter 3:4, which states that ‘the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit is of great worth in God’s sight.’

Inner beauty transcends the limitations of age and cultural norms. Unlike the fleeting trends of societal standards, the enduring beauty of a virtuous woman is steadfast and firm. Her beauty lies in a noble character that stands the test of time.

You are loved by an Almighty God,

Darlene Schacht
The Time-Warp Wife

This Week’s Challenge

Focus on nurturing a ‘gentle and quiet spirit’ this week. Find a moment of solitude for prayer and meditation each day, asking God for His grace to embody tranquility and gentleness in your everyday interactions. Throughout the week, strive to handle any conflicts or stress with calmness and understanding, manifesting the peace God instills in you.

This Week’s Bible Verse

Week at a Glance

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Watch this week’s video at Time-Warp Wife.
Print off this week’s Bible verse at Time-Warp Wife.
Read Ruth Chapters 1-3 and Esther Chapter 2
Check in on the community at: facebook.com/groups/biblestudies. While you are there, maybe you could drop in a friendly message wishing others a blessed week, or share a prayer for the week ahead.


Read through Chapter 1 of “The 7 Virtues of a Proverbs 31 Woman” in your study guide.
Fill in the P31 Challenge at the end of the chapter.
Share your reflections in the Facebook group.
Respond to at least one other person’s post in the group to encourage others.


Look over the chapter again, answering the questions. (Answers will be posted on Friday, for those who don’t have a copy of the study guide.)


Visit Time-Warp Wife to read Darlene’s closing thoughts on the chapter.
Reflect on Darlene’s insights and how they align with or enhance your understanding of the week’s study.
Share your own closing thoughts or responses to Darlene’s reflections in the Facebook group.

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    Shared! Thank you for this Bible study…I am enjoying it! I just sent a request to join your study group on Facebook. I do share your daily bible verses on FB everyday! You are a blessing in my life & the lives of so many others. Keep on doing what you do! God bless you & keep you & may His favor always be upon you! These aprons are adorable…I’d love to have them!

  • Beth Stahl

    Love all of your posts and the Bible study Proverbs 31. I love to share your posts as well to encourage others.

  • Beth Stahl

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  • Jenny P.

    Thank you for sharing the Bible Study on inner beauty.. that was very well written, I highly enjoyed listening to it while trying to calm down and relax in the bathtub before going to bed and hopefully sleep better last night.. and I did!! First time in months actually that I stayed in bed (mostly for like 8 hours.. the last months it has been a whopping 4-6 hours.. so, I say, praise God!!!

    I did also share the giveaway post.

    Thank you! Have a lovely day!
    ~shining for Him(prayerfully)
    ~Jenny P.

  • Dana Tillman

    I really enjoy all the bible studies you have written. I spend every Saturday morning drawing closer to God as I study through one of the chapters. Thanks for reminding all of us that God didn’t come for the water, he came for me.

  • Amy

    Hi Darlene! I’m going to spend the summer reading through Proverbs. I just got your 2 new books on Amazon and started following you in IG. I was so thrilled to see you are doing the Bible Study on your blog! I’ll be a little behind but look forward to learning and growing as I study and journal. Just wanted to say thank you 🙂
    Love Amy