by Stan Coffey

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Series: Restoring Your Passion for Life
Stan Coffey
Acts 7:17-22

Turn if you would, in your Bible to Acts 7:17. Today we are going to talk about "Passionate Parenting" in this series of messages called "Renewing Your Passion For Life." We have been talking about the fact that everything in life that accomplishes is motivated by passion. Great art, great literature, great achievements, great goals, all are motivated by a passion, even in your work, your daily life, your home. Great marriages, great families are built out of a passion. Good parenting is dependent upon your passion to be a good parent. To be a good mom, to be a good dad, you have to be passionate about being the best mom, the best dad that God can help you to be. And if God has entrusted into your hands a life of a young boy, a young girl, then you need to be passionate about that because God has given you the most precious gift that He can give anyone. In Acts 7 verse 17 is the story of Moses. Moses had one of the greatest mothers that we find in all the Bible.

Acts 7:17-22 "But when the time of the promise drew nigh, which God had sworn to Abraham, the people grew and multiplied in Egypt, till another king arose, which knew not Joseph. The same dealt subtilly with our kindred, and evil entreated our fathers, so that they cast out their young children, to the end they might not live. In which time Moses was born, and was exceeding fair, and nourished up in his father's house three months: And when he was cast out, Pharaoh's daughter took him up, and nourished him for her own son. And Moses was learned in all the wisdom of the Egyptians, and was mighty in words and in deeds."

Now this is just a brief thumbnail sketch of the life of Moses from the sermon that Stephen preached to the Sanhedrin Council. Moses was one of the greatest men, one of the greatest prophets in all the Bible. Next to the Lord Jesus himself there is not a greater ma ...

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