When God gets ready to do a mighty work on the earth, more often than not, He sends a baby. When God wanted to do His great work of redemption, He sent a baby who was born in Bethlehem's manger. When God sees a wrong that needs righting or a truth that needs declaring, more often than not, He will do it through a baby. Many times those babies are born to little-known women.
Probably you do not know about Mary who lived in Seattle, Washington. She had a boy named Bill who was having difficulty in school, so they put him in a school for exceptional children. He seemed to have a certain technical aptitude and ability. Even though, in those days it was rather expensive, they bought their son a computer and urged him to go into his own business. So, at the age of 31, he became the youngest billionaire in the world. You probably don't know Mary, but I'm sure you have heard of her son, the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates.
Probably you have not heard about Myrtle. Myrtle was the wife of an evangelist and her son was James. Of course, her husband was gone many, many times preaching so she had to spend a great deal of time with the son. She taught her boy and had long talks with him about the Lord and the things of the Lord. Probably you do not know Myrtle, but most of you have heard of her son, the founder of Focus on the Family, James Dobson.
Maybe many of you have never heard about Jochebed. Or maybe you got up this morning and said, ''I hope the preacher talks about Jochebed. I've really wanted to hear something about her.'' You're in luck this morning. But you may not have heard much about Jochebed. She was living in a slave hut in an Egyptian ghetto. But probably you know about here son who was the great lawgiver, the author of the first five books of the Bible. Probably you don't know about Jochebed, but you have surely heard about her famous son, Moses.
I have a preacher friend, Dr. Ed Young, down in Houston, T ...
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