I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you. 2 Timothy 1:5
and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 3:15
On this Mother’s Day I want to honor the two moms that have had a profound impact on our family – my own mom and the mom of my husband.
Billy’s mom had an intense love for the Word. Billy remembers her always pouring over the Scriptures. She was even my Sunday School teacher as a child.
One of my best memories of my mom is that she always prayed with me at night when she tucked me in. We prayed together for years for my dad to be saved until God miraculously answered and we saw Dad eventually become the men’s Bible teacher in our church!
Our being blessed with such Godly moms has had a profound impact on our family. Those of you who know my husband know what an intense love for the Word he has and how God has gifted him as a Bible teacher. His mom’s love for God has definitely been passed down to him.
My mom’s faithfully praying with me produced my desire for prayer and influenced me to have pray each night with our children and now our grandchildren.
And now we get to observe our moms’ legacies continue on in our adult children as they share the Word and pray with their children each night.
Our family has been extremely blessed by our mothers. If you did not have a mother like ours, let go of your hope of a better past and purpose to be the mom who has a far-reaching affect on your family for many years into the future.
Here are some previous Train Up the Child Mother’s Day blog posts. Take some time to read these and be encouraged in your awesome privilege and responsibility as Mom: