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HONOR MOTHERS BY ROBERT C. ARCHER. EPHESIANS 6:2-3 2 “HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER," WHICH IS THE FIRST COMMANDMENT WITH PROMISE: 3 “THAT IT MAY BE WELL.

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1 HONOR MOTHERS BY ROBERT C. ARCHER

2 EPHESIANS 6:2-3 2 “HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER," WHICH IS THE FIRST COMMANDMENT WITH PROMISE: 3 “THAT IT MAY BE WELL WITH YOU AND YOU MAY LIVE LONG ON THE EARTH.”

3 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO HONOR HER? Word “honor” means  To "esteem and value as precious" (Amplified NT); to show respect, reverence, kindness, courtesy, and obedience (Wuest)

4 WHY HONOR HER WHY HONOR HER Because of her teaching  Good mothers teach their children God’s word  Timothy was a blessing to his mother and to the church.  Paul said that he had no one “likeminded” (Phil. 2:19)  Why? Because Timothy was taught (2 Tim. 3:14-15)

5 WHY HONOR HER Because of her example  But good mothers don’t just teach by reading, but by their lives.  Two men were arguing over Bible translations… A third man jumped in and said that he liked his mother’s – she lived it.

6 WHY HONOR HER Because of her dedication to God (1 Sam. 1)  She has right values  Matthew 6:21 (NKJV) “ For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

7 WHY HONOR HER Because of her courage to discipline  “The rod and rebuke give wisdom, But a child left to himself brings shame to his mother” (Prov. 29:15)  Discipline includes teaching, training and correction.

8 WHY HONOR HER Because of her dedication to her home Titus 2:3-5 3 the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things-- 4 that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

9 WHY HONOR HER Because of her beauty  Inwardly  1 Peter 3:2-4 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear. 3 Do not let your adornment be merely outward--arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine apparel-- 4 rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.

10 WHY HONOR HER Because of her love, confidence and trust  “O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me.” (Psalm 131:1-2)

11 CONCLUSION Proverbs 31: Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praises her: 29 "Many daughters have done well, But you excel them all." 30 Charm is deceitful and beauty is passing, But a woman who fears the LORD, she shall be praised. 31 Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates.


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