A MODEL MOM (PARENT)

Selected Scriptures

 

Introduction - Titus 2:3-5 teaches that older women are to be good teachers and models for younger women.

Mary, the mother of our Lord, was not perfect or sinless, but she was a good example of sound parenting for moms and dads alike. Consider:

 

1. HER CHARACTER

   Highly Favored, or "Full of Grace" - She was a saved woman. Luke

   1:26-28

 

2. HER COURAGE  1:30-38

   She accepted what the angel had to say, realizing she would be falsely accused of immorality.

 

3. HER CONTEMPLATION Luke 2:19, 51

   Mary meditated on what was said about and by her son.

   She attempted to understand. Understanding is something all

   ourchildren need.

 

4. HER CONFIDENCE John 2:1-11

   Mary believed in her son. See Vs. 5

 

5. HER COMMITMENT  John19:25

   Mary stayed committed to her son right up to the cross!

 

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