A Tribute to Mothers

A TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION – SO MANY TODAY DENIGRATE THE HIGH OFFICE OF MOTHERHOOD.   CAN YOU IMAGINE WHAT HER PEERS MIGHT SAY WHEN A YOUNG GIRL GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IS ASKED WHAT SHE WANTS TO BE AND RESPONDS:  I WANT TO GET MARRIED AND HAVE A FAMILY AND BE THE BEST WIFE AND MOTHER THAT I CAN BE.   I CAN HEAR THE SNICKERS AND THE LAUGHTER!  BUT, PERHAPS THAT IS BECAUSE THEY HAVE NOT HAD A GOOD MOTHER OR UNDERSTOOD THE DIFFERENCE A GOOD MOTHER CAN … [Read more...]

Wanted Role Models and Mentors

Wanted: Role Models & Mentors (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) INTRODUCTION – WE live in a culture in which being a mother has been greatly devalued.  if you don’t believe it ask most female HIGH AND college students what they would like to be in life.  few will say “i want to have a family and be a mother to my children and a good wife to my husband.” their friends would laugh at that.  it is only years later do they begin to change their mind - after years of dating guys that do not want … [Read more...]

Mothers, Gods Gift to All of Us

  MOTHERS, GOD’S GIFT TO ALL OF US (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)   INTRODUCTION – TODAY IS THE DAY WHEN WE PAUSE EACH YEAR TO REMEMBER OUR MOTHERS AND THE INSTITUTION OF MOTHERHOOD.   THE BIBLE HAS MUCH TO SAY ABOUT FAMILIES AND HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS AND WHY NOT?   IT WAS GOD WHO INSTITUTED THE FIRST FAMILY WHEN HE SAID “IT IS NOT GOOD FOR MAN TO LIVE ALONE, I WILL MAKE HIM A HELP MEET.”  “THEREFORE SHALL A MAN LEAVE HIS FATHER AND HIS MOTHER, AND SHALL CLEAVE UNTO HIS WIFE: AND THEY SHALL BE … [Read more...]

Seven Characteristics of a Godly Mother

SEVEN CHARACTERISTICS OF A GODLY MOTHER AS EXEMPLIFIED BY MARY THE MOTHER OF JESUS (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)     INTRODUCTION:  today we pause in our busy lives to celebrate mother’s day. the bible has a lot to say about wives and mothers AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS.  THE BIBLE TEACHES THAT MOTHERHOOD IS A NOBLE AND SACRED CALLING, TO BE HIGHLY ESTEEMED.  Proverbs 31:10, 11 A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and … [Read more...]

The Godly Woman

THE GODLY WOMAN  MENTOR AND ROLE MODEL IN THE CHURCH (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) I)       INTRODUCTION – THIS MORNING WE CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY AND THE GODLY WOMEN IN OUR CHURCH AND RECOGNIZE THE NECESSARY AND VALUABLE ROLE THEY PLAY, BUT WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY THAT DEMEANS, DEVALUES AND GENERALLY IGNORES THE ROLE OLDER PEOPLE AND WOMEN IN PARTICULAR, AND WE HAVE SUFFERED THE CONSEQUENCES.  THE 5TH COMMANDMENT TELLS US TO HONOR OUR FATHER AND MOTHER THAT OUR DAYS MAY BE PROLONGED ON THE EARTH. … [Read more...]

Women of Faith

WOMEN OF FAITH (Pastor Lee Jackson - FFWC) 1.  INTRODUCTION – IN 2 TIMOTHY WE HAVE THE GREAT APOSTLE PAUL WRITING TO YOUNG TIMOTHY FROM PRISION IN ROME.  PAUL WAS NOT WRITING TO COMPLAIN ABOUT HOW UNFAIRLY OR HARSHLY THE LORD WAS TREATING HIM BUT TO INSTRUCT AND ENCOURAGE YOUNG TIMOTHY.  TIMOTHY HAD A GREAT SPIRITUAL HERITAGE.  HIS GRANDMOTHER LOIS AND HIS MOTHER EUNICE WERE WOMEN OF GREAT FAITH AND PAUL WAS CONVINCED THAT THIS FAITH WAS ALSO IN TIMOTHY.  IN ACTS 16:1 PAUL FIRST MET TIMOTHY … [Read more...]