A Mother Who Brought Her Child to Jesus (Mother's Day) by Stan Coffey

A Mother Who Brought Her Child to Jesus (Mother's Day)
Stan Coffey
Matthew 15:21-28

I. SHE WAS A SORROWFUL MOTHER

II. SHE WAS A SEEKING MOTHER

A. She Came To Jesus Tearfully
B. She Came To Jesus Humbly

III. SHE WAS A SATISFIED MOTHER

A. The Desperate Request
B. The Disciples Rebuke
C. The Dilemma Resolved

The ''Mother'' of Mother's Day is Anna Jarvis who spent forty years developing the concept. Her passion to create the special day of recognition resulted in a presidential proclamation by Woodrow Wilson in 1914. As a result of her efforts Mother's Day

has become a sacred celebration in our country. Sons and daughters shower their mothers with cards, gifts, and flowers. Many attend church on mothers day who do not usually attend because their mothers request them to do so. Next to Easter mothers day is the most well attended church service in the year. Most everyone desires to honor the one who gave them physical life. Men also want to honor their wives on this special day. Many of us feel like Abraham Lincoln who said ''all that I am or ever will be I owe to my mother.'' There is nothing like a mother's love. She not only is the giver of life but she is the protector and nurturer of her children. I want us to look today at a mother who is like many of our mothers. She is a mother who desperately sought Jesus because of her child's affliction.

I. SHE WAS A SORROWFUL MOTHER

We read in verse 21, ''Then Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon. '' on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon possessed.'

She indeed was a troubled mother. I heard of woman who telephoned a friend and asked how she was feeling. Terrible, came the reply over the phone. My head's splitting. My back and legs are killing me, the house is a mess, and the children are driving me crazy.

Very sympathetically the caller said, Listen go and lie down and I'll come over and cook the meal and clean up for you while you g ...


There are 14128 characters in the full content. This excerpt only shows a 2000 character sample of the full content.

Price:  $4.99 or 1 credit
Sign up for a Free Trial with SermonSearch.com and download this sermon free today!