Dedicated to mothers, who, like Hannah, Samuel’s mother, “poured out their souls to the Lord,” for their children and promised. “I give [my child] to the Lord” I Sam 1:15, 28.
“Honor your mother as the Lord has commanded you” (Deut 5:16). Honor is respect and submission to, and reverence for, one’s mother.”
Scripture fingerprints from mothers:
- From my Memoir, “With a third-grade education, I saw my mother daily reading her Bible.”
- Rebecca, a godly friend said, “My mother’s regular Bible reading gave her a quiet strength.”
- A dear friend Barbara shared, “Because of my mother, I’m always in a Bible study group.”
Susanna Wesley’s devotion to Scripture and prayer:
She set aside an hour each day for herself for Scripture reading and prayer. She scheduled a private appointment with each of her ten living children once a week for encouragement. She started a daily school in her home for her children for the purpose of “the saving of their souls.”
For your special day with the scripture, “Hannah was praying in her heart [for a son], pouring out her soul to the Lord” (1 Samuel 1:13, 15).
A mother prays, then
watches her prayed-for butterfly
soar on fragile wings. dlp
Let’s Make a Memory:
Sing or read your mother’s favorite hymn.
Read a favorite Psalm of your mother’s to your child.
Mothers, this is YOUR day, so celebrate it to the fullest in the Lord.