- Pain of Mothers
Physical childbirth is a trial, but that is only the beginning of the pain of having children.
Look at the pain of Naomi in the loss of her children.
Would she have had the children if she had known?
Naomi is praising God because in his grace, he gave her Ruth.
When you have a wayward child the grief is continuous.
- Peacefulness of Mothers
God is related as a loving mother.
God turns to an illustration of a child being comforted by his mother as an example of compassionate love.
- Persistence of Mothers
Jesus said that he didn’t come for this woman, but for the children of Israel. Her constant asking helped her child heal.
The mother of the disciples asked Jesus for favors for her sons.
- Protection of Mothers
Mothers will give themselves to save the kids.
- Patience of Mothers
Jesus’ mother was there for him.
- Power of Mothers
2 Timothy 1:5, 3:14-15
The apostle Paul praises these women for their influence on Timothy.
What could be greater than a Mother?
Jesus Christ is greater than all.
—Robert Lee, 5-8-05, p.m.