“These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”
Message Notes: Hope for Broken Mothers
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Hope for Broken Mothers
Psalm 34 : 18
The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Part 1: The Search for Identity
1. Our identity determines our behavior.
Proverbs 4:23 (NIV)
” Above all else, guard your heart for everything you do flows from it.”
2. Because we belong to Christ we have a God that wants to help us grow and overcome ourweaknesses.
16 Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Part 2: Broken Mothers in the Bible
1. The Converted Mother: Rahab
Joshua 2, Joshua 6:12-25; Hebrew 11:31
Hope Message: Because she trusted God, generational curses were broken.
Application: Pray for the strength and the wisdom to overcome generational curses
2. The unloved Mother: Leah
Hope Message: God sees our suffering and intervenes.
Application: Pray to understand God’s purpose for your suffering.
Bonus Application: Pray to ask God to turn your focus off what you are not getting, and on to how He is still blessing you in the midst of your suffering.
3. Mother’s of broken children: Mary
John 19: 25-27
Hope Message: God provides comforters in the midst of suffering.
Application: Pray for comforters.