We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
The Excellent Wife Audiobook

The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective

Regular Price:$17.49
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Here is a scripturally based blueprint for the woman who truly desires to be the wife God intended her to be.

This book is 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.

©1999 Martha Peace; (P)2009 christianaudio.com

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.4 (78 )
5 star
 (55)
4 star
 (10)
3 star
 (5)
2 star
 (3)
1 star
 (5)
Overall
4.4 (55 )
5 star
 (36)
4 star
 (12)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (1)
1 star
 (2)
Story
4.2 (52 )
5 star
 (28)
4 star
 (13)
3 star
 (5)
2 star
 (3)
1 star
 (3)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    meryl 11-01-10
    meryl 11-01-10 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    17
    2
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    "Sounded too clinical and unfeeling"

    While I agree with the premise of this book and truly believe most of her teachings are based on what God intended for husbands and wives, I found her verbage and tone to read (or listen) more like a 1950's etiquette book. I finished about 3/4 of the book and finally put it down.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Crystal Thompson 03-30-17 Member Since 2017
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    2
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Wow!"

    This book is the most comprehensive, biblical, and practical book I have ever read on any subject EVER! I am so grateful to have found it. I will be using it the rest of my life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Valerie Robinson 01-28-17 Member Since 2016
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "The best book for any Christian Wife"

    The best book for any Christian wife to become the excellent wife God intended for you to be. Please be prayed up before reading this book because it is truly heavy hitting but oh what a blessing. I am getting ready to listen to it again and I am reading the. Ok as well and taking notes. The scripture reference makes it easy to grasp because the author points you straight to the Word of God for everything. Thank you so much.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Richard Morris Plains, NJ 11-05-16
    Richard Morris Plains, NJ 11-05-16 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    18
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    59
    5
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Excellent indeed"

    I read this in preparation for teaching Sunday School to better teach on both roles. I found this to be the best resource I read on the topic. It was informative, thoroughly scriptural, convicting, applicable, and direct even for me as a man who hopes to be a husband. Seeing the caliber of calling upon the wife was challenging for husband's responsibility.

    One of my new favorites on Christian life and growth.

    The narrator wasn't the best but passable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    YoMar4 09-15-16
    YoMar4 09-15-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Appreciated"

    I enjoyed the content. I was convicted and disagreed with somethings. It felt as though there was no room give to process through the raw emotions to then turn back to the hope we have on Christ. Almost like feelings are wrong and not "allowed". Overall, I've recommended this book to many since reading it and I will read it again.
    95% winning, 5% hmmm.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Michelle 09-02-16
    Michelle 09-02-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    "Excellent Book!"

    I loved this book ...it was highly recommended and so I tried it out. I see why. A single parent christian. I desire to be an excellent christian wife...although this book is not talking about becoming the "perfect wife" , but it lays out many biblical principles about the role of being a wife...and her role in submission. I plan to order this book and keep it in my arsenal as a reference through out my walk and future marriage to come. Happy Reading! You wont regret it!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Erika 09-01-16
    Erika 09-01-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    6
    4
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "A new perspective"

    This story really helped me take the words of the Bible and my future place as someone's wife and combine them together to make better sense. Being a feminist it was hard to take some of the submission but knowing that you are doing it for God and that when you get married you become one...really helped me to see it differently.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    MT 03-16-16
    MT 03-16-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Time for an update!"

    The content of the book is good. The delivery is awful. It's so stale and does nothing to make what is often difficult content relatable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Anne-Marie Martin DULUTH, GA, US 05-28-13
    Anne-Marie Martin DULUTH, GA, US 05-28-13 Member Since 2013
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Amazing!"
    What did you love best about The Excellent Wife?

    Did this as a Bible Study group...... Amazing! I'm a better wife because of it!


    What about Tamara Adams’s performance did you like?

    Loved her narration. Very well spoken.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Amazon Customer 10-20-12
    HELPFUL VOTES
    29
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    212
    10
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Those who have ears to hear...."
    Where does The Excellent Wife rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    This book helped me become a more excellent wife in practical ways. I like books like this one that give you actual scripture, then apply it to multiple situations that you may deal with.


    Have you listened to any of Tamara Adams’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    The reader is very professional. An easy listen.


    Any additional comments?

    If you have an open heart, this book can teach you a lot. I have listened to it at least three times. I find something new every time, and it deepens my commitment to my husband and to Christ. This book is real spiritual food--not easy to swallow, but very filling.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.