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May 13, 2018

The Graced Mother

Passage: 1 Samuel 1

Speaker: Jim Ferguson

What makes a Godly mother? Her character? Her actions? Those are measures of her Godliness. But what causes or motivates mothers to be Godly? The answer is implied by the actions of Hannah, a Godly mother.

Action 1: THE PRAYER OF HANNAH

A. "Hannah... prayed to the LORD"

  1. Q1: Why pray? Need
  2. Q2: Why pray? Faith

B. Pt: Godly mothers: grace to Seek God

 

Action 2: THE TRUST OF HANNAH

A. "She... was no longer downcast"

  1. Q1: Why trust? Words
  2. Q2: How trust? WORD

B. Pt: Godly mothers: graced to Believe God

 

Action 3: THE PRAISE OF HANNAH

A. "I asked the LORD for him"

  1. Q1: How praise? Name
  2. Q2: How praise? Reminder

B. Pt: Godly mothers: graced to Honor God

 

Action 4: THE OBEDIENCE OF HANNAH

A. " Now I give him to the LORD"

  1. Why give Samuel? Duty
  2. How give Samuel? Gratitude

B. Pt: Godly mothers: graced to Obey God

 

Conclusion: ONLY GRACE => HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

A. Praise God for grace

B. Ask God for grace

C. Honor God by grace