A. Mothers: significance and influence.
B. Poem by Baroness Van Hutton by title of “Mothers.”
C. Several qualities of a mother’s love.
I. A godly mother loves her children and has a desire for them to be dedicated to the
A. Story about Hannah, a mother who dedicated her son to the Lord. 1 Samuel 1:10-18
B. What about it mothers? Have you:__________________________________________
Proverbs 22:6 (498)
II. A godly mother has the desire to protect her children, even to sacrificing herself
for their welfare.
A. There is a story in 1 Kings 3 (277) about a mother love for her baby. 1 Kings 3:23-27
III. A godly mother is compassionate.
A. Her compassion and love are manifested in the training of her children.
1. Mothers have the responsibility to teach their faith to their children. 2 Timothy 1:5
B. A mother’s love is seen in other ways. Proverbs 31:10-31 (504)
____________________; ______________ and ______________; ________________
____________. A godly mother should be praised. Vv 28,31
IV. Several passages that teach respect for our mothers:
Proverbs 6:20-22 (489)
Isaiah 66:13 (555)
John 19:25-27 (798)
1 Timothy 5:2 (878)
Luke 18:20 (770)
Conclusion: Review; Poem: “A Mother’s Love” by Helen Steiner Rice