A Day to express our love for our mothers and grandmothers
A day to show our appreciation for our mothers
A day to celebrate motherhood
1 Timothy 5:14
We want to have Godly mothers who are not ashamed of Jesus
Hannah – 1 Samuel 1:5-6
Hannah could not have children. She went to the temple and prayed for God to give her a child.
She would give Him to God if God granted her prayer.
God gave her a child who she named Samuel.
Samuel lived and grew at the temple and became a prophet for God.
Ruth – Grandmother of King David
Ruth wanted to stay with Naomi, her mother in-law, out of love and devotion for her
Ruth was rewarded for her devotion. She had a son named Obed, who was a direct descendant of King David
Mary of Bethany – Luke 10:39
Mary wanted to do good by listening to Jesus at his feet in meekness
John 11 – Mary was also blessed when Jesus raised her brother Lazarus from the dead.
Rebecca – Wife of Issac and mother of Jacob
Genesis 24 – Rebecca becomes Isaac’s wife
Queen of Sheba – Mother of a Nation
She came to see Solomon in his wealth and wisdom
She had heard of the fame of God concerning Solomon
1 Kings 10 – Visit to Solomon
She was an example of faith.
Lydia – a God-fearing woman
Woman of Canaan – A Gentile mother who had faith
Pray for your family in need and other families in need
We need to be examples
Mothers need to be examples of God’s love and devotion