Great Mothers of the Bible

Genesis 3:20

"And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living." Ge. 3:20

I believe it was Gypsy Smith that said, “If we are to ever beat the Devil, we must beat him with the cradle. How true! And since the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand of Motherhood, therefore mothers hold in their hands the supreme opportunity of moving the world for God.

Another said, "Give me a generation of Christian mothers, and I will undertake to change the face of English society in twelve months."

I can remember as a child that my mother urged me to never drink liquor, gamble, use tobacco (I failed her in these for many years.) And yet now I see that she was much wiser than I was. She knew the heartache that each of these would bring to my life. All of that can be accredited to a mother’s concern for her son.

We are celebrating Mother’s Day today. This day should be more than just recognizing all the mothers present. It should be more than having a dinner in honor of the mothers. It must be more than giving flowers and cards to the mothers. We must understand that it is more than saying, “Mom, I love you.” It must be realized and recognized that Motherhood is at the top of God’s list of importance.

Motherhood is an office appointed from God. It is a responsibility that each mother must take with all seriousness. To look at Motherhood with any other objective is to lower the position that God has given it. There are many mothers in the Bible. We can learn from each story that has to do with Motherhood. I have chosen a few of the more familiar reports for our message today. I trust that each of you will benefit from God’s word to us today, not just mothers only, but each person present.



III. Hannah - A Godly Mother cf 1 Sam. 1:9-23.

IV. Jochebed - A Trusting Mother Ex. 1:22-2:3.

V. Mary - A Rejoicing Mother

Because Mary had something to rejoice about allows you and I also to rejoice about the same thing. We can rejoice that our names are written in heaven. Is your name written down in heaven?

Are there any mothers here who are not going to heaven? Are there any homes here today that will be separated when the rapture occurs?

Won’t you come to Christ today?