“Don’t Mess with Mama Bear!” Mother’s Day MessageMay 10, 2020
Hosea 13:1-8 (NLT); When the tribe of Ephraim spoke, the people shook with fear, for that tribe was important in Israel. But the people of Ephraim sinned by worshiping Baal and thus sealed their
2 Now they continue to by making silver idols, images shaped skillfully with hands.
“Sacrifice to these,” they cry, “and the calf idols!” 3 Therefore, they will disappear like the morning mist, like in the morning sun, like chaff blown by the wind, like smoke from a chimney.
4 “I have been the Lord your God ever since I brought you out of Egypt. You must acknowledge no God but me, for there is no other . 5 I took care of you in the wilderness, in that dry and thirsty land.
6 But when you had eaten and were satisfied, you became and Me.
7 So now I will attack you like a lion, like a leopard that lurks along the road. 8 Like a bear whose cubs have been taken away, I will tear out your heart. I will devour you like a hungry lioness and mangle you like a wild animal.
The lioness hunts for the food and provides for the They are no vegetarians They fight to provide for their .
A bear will often attack the This is what’s being referred to here.
Women are ! My wife has carried since the of our childrenbecause she was willing to do so in order that our children could be
There is One who endured unimaginable and gave His life, taking scars, upon Himself in order that you and I could have new
My daughter gave birth to our granddaughter on January 5th. The speed at which and complications, Henley was born almost cost Hannah and Henley their lives.
Yet just about a month or so ago, Hannah placed a picture on social media of her holding on to Henley and it said something to the effect; “I would give anything up for you.”
That’s , that’s being strong! That’s like someone else I know, who gave up His life and He died.
thanks be to God, He again, so that we could know new
Then there is this lady named Doris, (my MOM). Just last year alone, she survived breast In the last two or three years she has survived her husband (my Father) being in long term care and going to see him daily until the outbreak. Now she makes arrangements to see him via . They have been married 60 years.
Before she was 22 years old, she had given birth to 3 children. All three weighed over 9 pounds each. I am the 2nd child and I was born 11Ibs and 6 oz. Henley is not that heavy yet after 4 months. My Mother had C-Sections. My Mom is
Just try to a Mother or as I have just begun to see, a Grandmother from their child or grandchild; it will go well with you!
God compares the of His anger to the power of the protective ; He has given to certain animals.
The nature, He has placed in Mothers is a whole different because, unlike the animals; human beings and in particular today, Mothers, are made in His image and His likeness.
We have an incredible connection to our Moms, the ones who gave us birth.
Why did God use this comparison? Because God was angry with Ephraim. Ephraim was one of the 12 tribes of Israel and God was telling them they had to worshipping idols. Just like a Mother, God had brought them out of Egypt, fed them and cared for the but now, they had rejected Him.
God is indeed a God of mercy but you and I can never tread upon the justice of God. Mercy indeed triumph over the Bible says in the New Testament but it does say; mercy triumphs over . God’s justice and mercy are perfect, they are held in perfect .
Every single one of us is called to live out our relationship with God, with looking for Him to us in every relationship
Do you have any in your life, that you need to get rid of? If so, you need to come to God today. If it make any difference to you Mom or to you Dad, it will make difference to your children. You are the example they have.
Mothers, you have an incredible ; be about it! The old saying is true; “The hand that the cradle, rules the world.”
Thank you, Mom! Thank you to every Mom!