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Mother’s Day 2023 - Mother’s Day 2023

SPEAKER: Pastor Charlie Riley
April 15, 2023

Mother’s Day 2023
The Wonder Woman
May 13, 2023

Mother’s Day History
Anna Jarvis In 1908

In 1914 Became A U.S. Holiday
Methodist Episcopal Church
Grafton, West Virginia

Mother’s Day Facts
3rd Largest Card Day – 139 Million Cards
2nd Largest Gift-Giving Day

What Does A Godly Biblical Mother Look Like?
Proverbs 31:1
The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him:

Advice From A Mother
About A Godly Mother and Wife of A King

Proverbs 31 Is An Acrostic
Each Letter of The Hebrew Alphabet
A-Z Look At An Awesome Mother

1. Godly Mothers Are Priceless and Rare
Proverbs 31:10-12
Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies.

The Two Greatest Decisions In Life
The Lord You Serve
The Lady You Marry

2. Godly Mothers Are Trustworthy
Proverbs 31:11-12
The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil all the days of her life.

86% of Marriage Failures Have Deficient Communication

Trust and Communication

Forgiveness Is Given By Grace
Trust Is Proven By Faithfulness

3. Godly Mothers Have A Willing Heart
Proverbs 31:13-15
She seeks wool and flax, And willingly works with her hands. She is like the merchant ships, She brings her food from afar. She also rises while it is yet night, And provides food for her household, And a portion for her maidservants.

4. Godly Mothers Are Girded With Strength
Proverbs 31:17-18
She girds herself with strength, And strengthens her arms. She perceives that her merchandise is good, And her lamp does not go out by night.

Judges 4:4-9
Prophetess, Wife, Mother, Judge
Only Female Judge of 12
Only Samuel and Deborah Were Both Prophets and Judges Over Israel

Judges 2:16-18
Nevertheless, the Lord raised up judges who delivered them out of the hand of those who plundered them. Yet they would not listen to their judges, but they played the harlot with other gods, and bowed down to them. They turned quickly from the way in which their fathers walked, in obeying the commandments of the Lord; they did not do so. And when the Lord raised up judges for them, the Lord was with the judge and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; for the Lord was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who oppressed them and harassed them.

5. Godly Mothers Have Wisdom On Their Tongue
Proverbs 31:26-28
She opens her mouth with wisdom, And on her tongue is the law of kindness. She watches over the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praises her:

American Culture
90% of Homes Women Run The Money
80% of Homes Women Make The Health Decisions
75% of Homes Women Shop For The Needs In The Home
68% of Homes Women Pick The New Car

6. Godly Mothers Are Beautiful Inside and Out
Proverbs 31:29-31
“Many daughters have done well, But you excel them all.” Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates.

I Am Priceless and Rare
I Am Trustworthy
I Love My Family
I Have A Willing Heart
I Am Clothed With Strength
I Am Full of Wisdom
I Am Beautiful Inside and Out

Ephesians 6:1-3
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with promise: “that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.”

We Are Commanded To Honor Our Mothers

1. Love Her Unconditionally
2.Hug Her Affectionately
3.Understand Her Sympathetically
4.Listen To Her Attentively
5.Help Her Cheerfully
6.Speak To Her Lovingly
7.Reminder Her, She Is Needed Constantly