Ok I have to share what has been happening to me as I’ve been praying for a study:
First, the naturally inclined Traci immediately took over and… need I say more? After I finished exhausting and frustrating myself, I repented and asked the Lord to give me the patience to wait on Him and thanked Him for the blessing it would be when He revealed HIS will for us. And 2 days later without any exhaustion or frustration on my part, I was reading my daily bible reading and it happened to be Titus chapter 2. This passage has been kinda stuck in my head for a few months. I just figured it’s bc it is such a key passage for Christian living. As I was reading, a casual thought just kinda passed thru my little mind that it would be really cool if we could study that. This thought wouldn’t leave me. So I just googled- Titus 2 women’s bible study. As I scrolled down at the results I was almost knocked over. The ONLY one that came up was one by Martha Peace. Now I need to give some history about me and Martha Peace so that you can see why this is such a big deal. About 2ish years ago, I was looking for yet another marriage book and ran across ‘The Excellent Wife‘ by Martha Peace on audio. I downloaded it and a couple of others. It took a while before I got around to listening to the Martha Peace book, but once I did I was blown away!! She used so much scripture and taught so differently than anything I had ever known. She didn’t teach things to make me feel good, or things that sounded good but you had no idea how to implement them. She taught things God said. One I struggled with a lot was, it doesn’t really matter if I think my husband’s following God or not, my duty was to be kind and respond to him in a gentle way. I didn’t think it possible until I had it right in front of me with the choice staring at me. Thru much prayer and surrender I said, “Ok Jesus You will almost have to form my words for me and hold my attitude with Your hand, but I desire to do it Your way.” And I did it….or rather He did it. It changed something. Slowly but surely “the dance” that Jeff and I had been doing became more fluid and fulfilling. I have struggled with what a good wife is all my grown life I think. And thru this book and God’s grace I was just beginning to really know what that was. I tell you all of that to let you see that Martha Peace’s teachings were so instrumental in the marriage I have today, I feel she is trustworthy enough to study. AND I don’t think it was a coincidence that she was the only one to have a study on the passage that has been on my mind for some time. It isn’t a DVD study however. It has some audio to go with it. I ordered the book and the audio…the book was only like $10. I don’t have it yet but I am anxiously awaiting it. I am including a link for you to go check it out yourself. I pray we all come together in choosing a study and it blesses us with growth in our womanhood!! Read Titus 2 and then go look at this and see what you think?