Category Archives: Guidance for mothers

Sarah’s Handmaid, Hagar

“ I must leave” said Hagar in desperation to herself.  Expecting a child by her master Abraham, Hagar had wrongfully shown an open attitude of contempt toward her mistress, Sarah.  Thus the mistress-servant relationship has been broken and Hagar was treated … Continue reading

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Eve: The First Mother

Genesis 3:20  ” And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.”         Eve is fascinating to study because she was the first woman on earth and all her experiences were “firsts.”  We … Continue reading

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The Mother of Shem, Ham and Japheth, Noah’s Wife

Genesis 7:13 “On the very same day Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons with them, entered the ark.”      While writing the devotion, The Rainbow Promise, I … Continue reading

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The Self-Sacrificing Unnamed Mother

  I Kings 3:27b “She is his mother.” “Oh, my lord, give her the living child and by no means kill him,” cried the unnamed mother the moment King Solomon gave the command to bring his sword and divide the … Continue reading

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Hannah, Full of Grace

I Samuel 1:2 “The name of one was Hannah.”     As we study the women of the Bible, we are drawn to I Samuel, and a woman named Hannah, who exemplifies many attributes of a wife and mother that … Continue reading

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Search The Scriptures

Ephesians 4:14  “So that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves, and carried about with every wind of doctrine….”      Fall comes late in the South and over the past two months, the … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Purpose

Psalm 119:11 “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against Thee.” Psalm 119:105  “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.”   God’s Word is precious, and in this … Continue reading

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Mary, The Mother of the Lord Jesus Christ

Luke 2:19 “But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart.”       How I love to read the wonderful story of Mary, the mother of the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a young humble virtuous Jewish woman betrothed to … Continue reading

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The Obedient Unnamed Mother

Psalm 37:25 “I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his descendants begging bread.”          A cry for help!  A determined cry for help!  This mother in II … Continue reading

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Joy in Work

Ephesians 2:10 “For we are his workmanship created in Christ Jesus unto good works…“        Lord, let me meditate on that verse a few more minutes. As a wife and mother, I’ve been so busy with my everyday … Continue reading

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Training Children

“Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old, he won’t depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6   What a wonderful promise in God’s Word!  It’s so very encouraging to know that the Lord will … Continue reading

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Commitment For The New Year

Daniel 1:8 “Daniel purposed in his heart….“  Three years ago I made a two year commitment to read through the Bible using a Two Year Bible Reading Plan.  When I started, two years seemed like a long time but now … Continue reading

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Apple of God’s Eye

Zechariah 2:8b “….for He that toucheth you toucheth the apple of His eye.”        A round shiny apple!  Doesn’t it make you smile just picturing a little boy proudly presenting such a gift to his favorite teacher?  The … Continue reading

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A Christian Mother’s Virtues

Isaiah 49 :15 “Can a woman forget her nursing child that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I WILL NOT FORGET YOU.”   As Mother’s Day approaches my thoughts turn toward … Continue reading

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Lois and Eunice, Timothy’s Grandmother and Mother

Paul wrote to Timothy in II Timothy 1:5 “For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and you mother Eunice and I am sure that it is in you as well.” … Continue reading

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Guiding Children In God’s Way

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 “These word, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.  You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the … Continue reading

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Women In The Bible

Proverbs 11:16 “A gracious woman attains honor..” Eve, The First Mother Martha, The Anxious Homemaker Sarah’s Handmaid, Hagar Two Faithful Women Samson’s Mother Esther, A Woman Used By God Hannah, Full of Grace Mary, The Mother of Jesus Elizabeth, The Mother … Continue reading

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Mother’s In The Bible

Eve: The First Mother The Self-Sacrificing Unnamed Mother Sarah’s Handmaid, Hagar A Christian Mother’s Virtues Samson’s Mother Hannah, Full of Grace Mary, The Mother of Jesus Elizabeth, The Mother of John the Baptist A Woman of Virtue The Obedient Unnamed … Continue reading

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A Woman of Virtue

Ruth 3:11  “For all the city of my people know that thou art a virtuous woman.”      This devotion is in honor of a faithful servant of the Lord, my mother-in-law, my other mother, (for she was truly a … Continue reading

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