31 Days of Song: “Something Beautiful”

Well, here we are at the end of this series.  Thank you if you’ve stuck with me throughout.  I hope you’ve enjoyed it and the length of the posts has been about right, but if you’ve got any ideas on how I could do another 31 Days series differently, please comment.


Proverbs 31:30 says:  “Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised”, and in her latest devotional, Gwen Smith hits the spot when she says:  “True beauty begins when we hold tightly to the truth of God and allow the truth of God to hold tightly to us.”  When a woman pours very expensive perfume on Jesus, one translation words His response this way:  “She has done a beautiful thing to Me. …  Truly I tell you, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her” (Matthew 26:10, 13).


You will have gathered by now that I like story-songs, and this tells the story of the woman with the perfume.  Gwen has written quite a few songs, but this was the one that impressed me from the first time I heard it, and I thought it would be a nice end to the series.  Let’s go into November, and the rest of our lives, looking for opportunities to do something meaningful for Jesus.


2 thoughts on “31 Days of Song: “Something Beautiful”

  1. Thanks for the song and devotion feature! What a lovely and meaningful surprise. Hope each song I write and sing points to the One who makes all of our broken beautiful.

    Blessings and Grace in Christ,
    Gwen Smith

    • Wow – it’s quite an honour when you feature someone’s song and they take the time to comment. Thank you, and for the devotionals that you, Mary and Sharon consistently write for us. I really appreciate them.

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