What is Beauty? • We can’t separate beauty from goodness. • Standards of beauty lead to comparisons and evaluations. • Our view of beauty shapes our personal identity.
Beauty and the Bible • The Bible talks about physical beauty. (see Gen 12:14; 1 Sam 16:12; Luke 21:5) • Beauty and goodness are inseparable. • 1 Peter 3:3-4 (p.935) • Focus on eternal beauty.
Beauty and the Bible • Beauty is about God. • Psalm 27:1, 4 (p.425) The closer we get to God, the more beautiful we become, for He is true beauty.
Virtuous Beauty • Proverbs 31:10-31 (p.504) Women of Covenant Grove: You are beautiful!