What lesson’s can we learn from the lives of mothers of the Bible? How did they inspire their children to follow Jehovah? For insightful comments, click here Reference: and check box called “Expanded Biblical Comments,” then click on the “Refresh” button. Do this each time you look up a verse for comments.
SARAH (Gen 21:9, 10; 24:67; Heb 11:11; 1 Pet 3:6)
What does Sarah’s reaction to Ishmael’s behavior toward Isaac say about her as a mother?
How do we know Isaac learned love from his mother? What kind of example did she set for Isaac from her life?
REBEKAH (Gen 25:28; 27:41-45)
How did Rebecca put Jacob’s interests ahead of her own? Was this difficult?
HANNAH (1 Sam 1 & 2)
Hannah gave her son away to Eli. How could a mother do that? How do we know she loved Samuel? What example of spiritual priorities did she set for her son?
MARY (Luke 1:29, 46-55; 2:19, 42-52)
What do we know about Mary’s character and faith that help us to see why should was the ideal choice for the mother of the Messiah?
OTHER MOTHERS: Elisabeth, Naomi, Leah, Bathsheba, Jochebed, Salome
What lessons can we learn from other mothers of the Bible?
How can mothers pass on faith to their children?
(11 Tim 1:5; Duet 4:10; 6:6, 7; Prov 22:6; 15; 29:15-17
How can fathers be examples to their children? (Col 3:21; Eph 6:4)