More Than a Mom
"She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and bless her; her husband also, and he praises her saying: 'Many daughters have done nobly, but you excel them all.'" (Prov. 31:26-29)
- Rahab: Gift of REDEMPTION.
"The men said to her, 'This oath you made us swear will not be binding on us unless, when we enter the land, you have tied this scarlet cord in the window through which you let us down ...'" (Josh. 2:17-18)
"Therefore remember that ... you were at that time separate from Christ ... having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who formerly were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ." (Eph. 2:11-13) "And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." (Rom. 8:28)
Hannah: Gift of COMMITMENT.
"She made a vow and said, "O Lord of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your maidservant ... and not forget Your maidservant, but will give Your maidservant a son, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life." (1 Sam. 1:11)
"For this boy I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him. So I have also dedicated him to the Lord; as long as he lives he is dedicated to the Lord." (1 Sam. 1:27-28)
Widow of Zarephath: The gift of FAITH.
"So she went and did according to the word of Elijah, and she and he and her household ate for many days. The bowl of flour was not exhausted nor did the jar of oil become empty, according to the word of the Lord which He spoke through Elijah." (1 Kin. 17:15-16)
"Elijah took the child and ... gave him to his mother; and ... said, 'See, your son is alive.' Then the woman said to Elijah, 'Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the Lord in your mouth is truth.'" (1 Kin. 17:23-24)