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,