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The Ministry of Motherhood (2 of 4)
Series: God's Blueprint for His Church
As I read the text at the beginning of the sermon I asked the audience to pay special attention to the instructions Titus received in what he was to teach each specific group in this passage - Titus 2:1-10).
Have you ever seen a child with lots of freckles on their face? I read the story about one little boy whose face was just covered with bright freckles. He was spending the day at the zoo with his grandmother and they were standing in line with dozens of other children waiting to get their cheeks painted by a local artist who was decorating them with tiger paws.
A little girl in front of him turned around and smirked and said ''You've got so many freckles, there's no place to paint!''
Embarrassed, the little boy dropped his head.
Then his grandmother knelt down next to him. ''I love your freckles. When I was a little girl I always wanted freckles, ''She traced his cheek with her finger and said. ''You know, freckles are beautiful.
The boy looked up in amazement, ''Really?''
''Of course,'' said the grandmother. ''Just name me one thing that's prettier than freckles.''
The little boy thought for a moment, peered intensely into his grandma's face, and softly whispered,
They say ''Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.''
And to that little boy, nothing was as beautiful as his grandmother's wrinkles.
Today we want to look thru the eyes of God at beauty.
God doesn't look at us the same way others do.
Last week we talked about the kind of men and that impress God and found that they are those who are good fathers/husbands, who have a good reputation, and who stand in the gap encouraging others in their faith, and rebuking those who try to teach false doctrine.
Those are the kinds of men who impress God.
Today we're looking at the women who impress God.
Titus is told to ''teach the older wom ...
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