Contributed on May 10, 2009
We see through this Mother: 1) The Setting for Great Faith, 2) The Qualities of Great Faith and 3) The Lord’s Response to Great Faith.
If you look throughout history to those who had the greatest influences, you most often find that they possessed mother’s of great faith. They had mothers who prayed for them and did whatever possible regardless of the obstacles. Jesus told of only two people that had “great faith”. He said that ...read more
Contributed on May 11, 2012
A Mother’s 1) Gentleness (1 Thessalonians 2:7), 2) Intimate affection (1 Thessalonians 2:8a) and 3) Sacrificial love (1 Thessalonians 2:8b)
Jamie Lynne Grumet has become the poster mom of attachment parenting. With her almost-four-year-old son, Aram, at her breast, the 26 year old Los Angeles mother’s turn as a Time cover model has given the world a lingering visual of what so-called extended breastfeeding looks like. Although the ...read more
Contributed on May 15, 2018
Paul proclaims The Value of a Woman, as specific women are identified and 1) Commended as an Excellent Helper (Romans 16:1–2), 2) Commended for Excellent Hospitality (Romans 16:3-5a) and 3) Commended for Excellent Hard Work (Romans 16:6-7, 12-13).
It’s not uncommon on Mother’s Day, to thank moms for all they do. We praise them for their hard work, attentiveness, thoughtfulness, compassion and care. As appreciative as we may be, the unfortunate inference is that we just value them for what they do. Naturally, with God, His valuation is much ...read more
Contributed on May 10, 2019
In showing how submission can be a godly force for revolutionary love, in Colossians 3, the Apostle Paul explains: 1) How should a Mother Act? (Colossians 3:18a), 2) To Whom should a Mother Act this Way? (Colossians 3:18b) and 3) Why should a Mother Act this Way? (Colossians 3:18c)
Colossians 3:18–24 18 Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. 19 Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them. 20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. 21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. 22 ...read more