Mother’s Day, 2010:

May 10, 2010

“God’s Provision of—and Protection for—Mothers of Faith”

Revelation 12:1-6


Big Idea– Motherhood’s joy and pain joins believing mothers with Mary in how God brought mankind their Savior.

Backdrop– Revelation’s parallel women in the wilderness: the mothers of us all (see Genesis 3:15; John 1:12-13; 8:44)

(12:1-2) Each mother experiencing the pain of childbirth partially shares in God’s means to redeem mankind (see Genesis 37:9; 3:15-16a).

(12:3-4) The Devil does his worst to sabotage things when a believing mother gives birth to a child (see Matthew 2:16; Daniel 10:20).

(12:5-6) God has His ways of protecting the believing mother and her precious child from the Devil’s onslaught (see Ephesians 6:10-13).

Bottom Line– Let it sink in on you that every baby (except Jesus) is born a child of the Devil (John 8:44) until he or she is reborn in Christ.  That’s the tragedy of lost humanity (Romans 3:23; 6:23)… and the reason why we need to introduce each child to Christ as early as possible!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: