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Summary: The LORD has preserved for us the portrait of a godly mother who left a sacred legacy of faith for her son even as God intervened in her life through Elijah.

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“The Portrait Of A Godly Mother”

1 Kings 17:8-16

1. She was CHOSEN by God for this particular task. (vv. 8-9) appointed, selected Hebrews 5:4; Deuteronomy 7:6-8; John 15:16; Matthew 11:27; 1 Thessalonians 5:9; Romans 8:29; Matthew 22:14; Acts 9:15; Galatians 1:15-16; 1 Peter 2:9

2. She was a CARING mother. (vv. 10-11) considerate of others’ needs Philippians 2:3-5; Matthew 20:28; Luke 19:10; 1 Corinthians 12:25; 1 Peter 5:7

3. She carefully examined her CURRENT situation. (v. 12) practical, pragmatic Matthew 15:33-34; Numbers 11:21-22; 2 Kings 4:42-44

4. She COMMITTED herself in faith towards God. (vv. 13-14) believing, confident Hebrews 11:6; Romans 10:17; Habakkuk 2:4; Romans 1:17; 3:28; 5:1; Galatians 2:16

5. She COMPLIED with Elijah’s request. (v. 15) obedient 1 Samuel 15:22; John 14:15; Acts 5:29; Ephesians 6:1-3; Colossians 3:20; Hebrews 13:17; 1 John 5:2-3

6. She was COMPENSATED by the LORD’s sustaining. (v. 16) rewarded; attended to her needs; cared for Psalm 55:22; Matthew 6:33; Mark 10:27; Psalm 23:1; 34:9-10; 37:25; Proverbs 30:7-9


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