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Mothers' Day - The Noble Man - Ptra. Menchu Espeleta - 10am Morning Service

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Mothers' Day - The Noble Man - Ptra. Menchu Espeleta - 10am Morning Service

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Mothers' Day - The Noble Man - Ptra. Menchu Espeleta - 10am Morning Service

  1. 1. The Noble Woman (Proverbs 31:1-31)
  2. 2. Earliest History of Mothers Day Greeks and Romans ancient annual spring festival giving honor Rhea, wife of Cronus and the mother of many deities of Greek mythology.
  3. 3. American Wars Women go to war to take care of wounded soldier.
  4. 4. History of Mother's Day: Julia Ward Howe The idea of official annual celebration of Mothers day in US was first suggested by a activist, writer and poet - Julia Ward Howe in 1872 on June 2. She wrote a passionate appeal to women and urged them to rise against war in her famous Mothers Day Proclamation, written in Boston in 1870. She also initiated a Mothers' Peace Day observance on the second Sunday in June in Boston and held the meeting for a number of years.
  5. 5. History of Mother's Day: Julia Ward Howe When her mother died in 1905, she resolved to fulfill her mothers desire of having a mothers day especially young americans have that growing negligent attitude of adult Americans towards their mothers. To begin with Anna, send her Mom's favorite flower Carnations in the church service in Grafton, West Virginia to honor her mother. And Anna felt that they symbolised a mothers pure love. She lobbied for the official declaration of Mothers Day holiday.
  6. 6. President Woodrow Wilson Proclaimed the 2nd Sunday in May as Mother's Day - May 8, 1914 He established the day as a time for "public expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country." By then it had become customary to wear : White carnations to honor departed mothers Red to honor the living mothers
  7. 7. Mother's Day @ USA Julia Ward Howe and Anna Jarvis that the day came into existence. Today the festival of Mothers day is celebrated across 46 countries (though on different dates) and is a hugely popular affair. Millions of people across the globe take the day as an opportunity to honor their mothers, thank them for their efforts in giving them life, raising them and being their constant support and well wisher.
  8. 8. Significance : Honors mothers and motherhood Today is the celebration of Mother’s Day and whenever this topic will be discussed / preached, we have the tendency to become too sentimental about motherhood because: for some, motherhood is an accident, and not always a welcome one; for some, biological motherhood isn’t possible;
  9. 9. Significance : Honors mothers and motherhood Today is the celebration of Mother’s Day and whenever this topic will be discussed / preached, we have the tendency to become too sentimental about motherhood because: for some, mothers weren’t all that nice; for some, motherhood under the very best of circumstances is still less than a bed of roses and a primrose path.
  10. 10. Motherhood is a constant demand for the gift of love and caring
  11. 11. Proverbs 31:1-31 Sayings of King Lemuel an inspired utterance his mother taught him
  12. 12. In scripture, the Church is often called “The Bride of Christ.”
  13. 13. The same qualities God considers noble in a wife are the qualities He would want to see in His beloved Church.
  14. 14. 1. God wants Husbands and Wives to enjoy a relationship infused with: trust, sharing of everything, transparent honesty, and the giving and receiving of good will throughout all their days.
  15. 15. We harm the reputation of Jesus Christ every time we gossip and complain.
  16. 16. 2. She was Industrious.
  17. 17. Serving the Lord usually takes EXTRA effort.
  18. 18. Every one of us is called to be INDUSTRIOUS for the cause of Christ.
  19. 19. 3. She was inclusive.
  20. 20. 4. She was influential.
  21. 21. 5. She knew her identity.
  22. 22. Instead, Jesus often spoke in Proverbs and Parables such as the ones we’ve studied in this sermon series.
  23. 23. A Beautiful Woman (Bride) In Christ
  24. 24. Sometimes we as Christian women misunderstand God's concept of us, becoming beautiful in Christ.
  25. 25. There is nothing wrong with working on our outward beauty in itself.
  26. 26. We are children of the King so why not look the part?
  27. 27. We should always do our best and look our best but many times we forget about the inside and the way we project ourselves.
  28. 28. Sometimes we just concentrate only on one feature or area of our Christian life but not the whole and our beauty in Christ becomes skewed / distorted.
  29. 29. Being beautiful in Christ involves more than just the outside or just one part of us.
  30. 30. "...a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.” That is the beauty that transcends time and doesn't fade away.
  31. 31. One thing about beauty that we all know as women is that it is a daily thing.
  32. 32. Now, I might be able to do it, but I have no desire to shame you into spending more time with Christ. Shame is never a good motivator … not in the long run. When you read the Gospels, you find Jesus did not spend much time criticizing and shaming the crowds that came to hear Him. Do not spend our time shaming and criticizing each other. Conclusion
  33. 33. And as we hear the Words of Jesus and get to know Him, we can’t help but be drawn to Him! When you see the beauty of Jesus for yourself, you will naturally want to be in His presence. You will look forward with great enjoyment to every minute you can spend in communion with Him. He is the One who loved you long before you ever noticed him He is the One who paid the price for your sins long before you knew you needed to be saved.
  34. 34. Today we’ve seen the picture of the Noble Wife who is the pride and joy of her husband. Like her we can be pleasing to our heavenly Bridegroom as we live a life of Integrity, Industry, Inclusiveness, Godly Influence … and as we find our full Identity in Jesus Christ.
  35. 35. The Items Needed to Make Women More Beautiful : Cleanser Moisturizer Foundation Eye Shadow Eye Liner Lipstick Blush On Hand Lotion Foot Therapy
  36. 36. A Noble Woman is the Crown of Her Husband!

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