Saturday, April 14, 2012

Oh Dear Mothers...

<3 O dear mothers <3

by Patte Smith on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 9:26am ·

O dear mothers, you have a very sacred trust reposed in you by God! He hath in effect said to you, “Take this child and nurse it for Me, and I will give thee thy wages.” You are called to equip the future man of God, that he may be thoroughly furnished unto every good work. If God spares you, you may live to hear that pretty boy speak to thousands, and you will have the sweet reflection in your heart that the quiet teachings of the nursery led the man to love his God and serve Him. Those who think that a woman detained at home by her little family is doing nothing, think the reverse of what is true. Scarcely can the godly mother quit her home for a place of worship; but dream not that she is lost to the work of the church; far from it, she is doing the best possible service for her Lord.
Mothers, the godly training of your offspring is your first and most pressing duty.

~ Charles Spurgeon

Speak thou the things which become sound doctrine...Teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,  
to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands,
that the Word of God be not blasphemed.

For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,  teaching us that,
denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;  
looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;  Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from all iniquity,
and purify unto Himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority.

~ Titus 2

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