A MODEL MOM (PARENT)
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
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
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!