The Character of a Holy Woman 1 Peter 3:1-6. Happy Mother’s Day! We express our sincere appreciation to our Mom’s on this special day. Mother’s Day is not always a joyful time. Today : Consider a mother in Scripture who also suffered with a heavy heart for many years. But she lived in hope!.
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Happy Mother’s Day!
We express our sincere appreciation to our Mom’s on this special day.
Mother’s Day is not always a joyful time.
Today: Consider a mother in Scripture who also suffered with a heavy heart for many years.
But she lived in hope!
v.5 – “…this is how the holy women who hoped in God…”
What set Sarah apart was her hope in God.
Sarah experienced a number of hardships in life that presented huge obstacles to her faith and could have caused her to lose all hope.
She never showed any reluctance to follow her husband to this new land.
The presence of hope drives away fear. The daughters of Sarah do not fear anything but displeasing God. Or to be more accurate, the daughters of Sarah fight the anxiety that rises in their hearts. They wage war on fear, and they defeat it with the promises of God. They know that following Christ will mean suffering. But they believe the promises – like in 1 Peter 3:14 – But even if you do suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them nor be troubled, but in your heart reverence Christ as Lord.
1 Peter 3: 3-6 - Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.
Peter is urging Christian women to regard external appearance as secondary
Peter is speaking to Christian wives with unbelieving husbands and he calls these women to