Contributed on Apr 25, 2020
If Timothy could have sent his mother, Eunice, a nice Mother's Day card, he might have said something like this.
(Note: this edited message is intentionally somewhat brief, in order to provide time for honoring mothers on Mother’s Day such as flowers, other awards, and so forth.) Introduction: Timothy was one of Paul’s co-workers. He traveled with Paul to many places, assisting in Paul’s ministry, and even ...read more
Contributed on May 9, 2020
She got the message that when she came back home, her son would die. What mother wanted to hear that kind of message? The wife of Jeroboam, first king of the Ten Tribes of Israel, experienced this very thing.
Introduction: many Mother’s Day messages focus on the positive. Some sermons focus on any number of good mothers, those like Eunice (Timothy’s mother) who is only mentioned once in Scripture by name, but the deeds of her son speak volumes. Other good mothers come to mind, like Hannah, Leah, ...read more
Contributed on May 17, 2020
She wanted a child and promised the Lord she would give that child to the Lord's service. Hannah gives us a classic example of a faithful mother.
Introduction: The story of Hannah is a beautiful story. She was a genuine believer in the LORD, God of Israel, first and foremost, and also the mother of Samuel, one of Israel’s greatest leaders. She was also one of a few women who, unable to have a child by any other means, bore a child as a ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2020
Ahab, king of the Ten Northern Tribes of Israel, married Jezebel, a pagan woman. When she came to town, things went from bad to worse.
Introduction: Scripture records the names of many mothers. Some of these mothers were good, raising their children for good and for God. Eunice, Timothy’s mother; and Elisabeth, mother of John the Baptist; are two mentioned in the New Testament. The Old Testament also has the names of many mothers ...read more