What difference can one woman make? The answer is: all the difference in the world. Whether you are a single or married woman, your life can impact generations to come. Furthermore, if you are a devoted follower of Jesus Christ your life can have a great impact, not only in this life but in the life to come. With that in mind, I would like to suggest to you that a godly woman is a spiritual mother. By this I mean the responsibility of every godly woman is to be a spiritual mother. There are no exceptions. Every woman ought to be seeking to spiritually impact at least one other woman.
Before some of you tune me out, please recognize that this message is relevant to every person. If you are a married woman with children or if you are a single mom, you will see very specific clear-cut applications. If you are married and have no children or single, you will be challenged to consider your own responsibilities before God. If you are a single man, I believe this text has something to say on the type of woman that you need to be looking for. If you are married man, this passage lays out what to affirm in your wife. I'm telling you, this passage is for everyone. You'll also be excited to know that a lot of ladies helped me with this sermon. Although I tore apart the text, a number of our women provided me insight and applications that are priceless. There is something to be said for going to the authorities, especially on Mother's Day.
Please turn to Titus 2. The book of Titus was written by the apostle Paul to his coworker, Titus. Paul wrote this letter to instruct Titus in how to properly establish the churches in Crete. Much of what Paul writes deals with how to face opposition and dissension (see 2:15; 3:1-15) and deal with false teachers
(1:5, 10-11; 2:1-8, 15; 3:1-11). Smack dab in the middle of the book, Paul argues that a godly woman is a spiritual mother. In Titus 2:3-5, Paul writes these words: "Older wo ...
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