A MOTHER'S IDEALS FOR HER CHILD
LUKE 2: 51, 52
JESUS CHRIST with the sin of the world on His heart still
had the welfare of His mother on His mind.
Tormented by physical pain, humiliated by public derision,
traumatized by emotional stress He still spoke from the cross
instruction regarding the care for His earthly mother.
"When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple
whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, 'Woman,
behold your son! Then He said to the disciple, 'Behold your
mother!' And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home."
(John 19: 26, 27).
Children, Christ established the standard for regarding your
JESUS CHRIST, who came to fulfill the law, set an example
for each of us regarding honoring His mother. Even amid the agony
of the cross He provided for His mother.
There are few natural forces on earth as powerful as the
love of a godly mother.
Reputedly an attentive angel watching God in a creative
moment asked what He was creating with such care. "It's a
mother," said the Lord, have a look at the spec sheet. She has to...
run on black coffee and leftovers;
have a lap that holds three children at one time and
disappears when she stands up;
have a kiss that can cure anything from strawberries on the
knees to a broken heart;
and she must have three pairs of eyes."
"Three pairs of eyes," the puzzled angel exclaimed.
"Yes, one pair that sees through closed doors as she asks
her children what they are doing even though she knows. Another
pair in the back of her head to see what she needs to know even
though no one thinks she is looking. Then the regular pair that can
look at her beloved child and say she understands and loves the
child without even saying a word."
"Can she think?" asked the angel. "Not only can she think,
she is able to reason and negotiate. She can feed a family of six on
a pound of h ...
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