Holidays: Mother’s Day
A day set aside to honor mothers.
Key passages
1 Sa 1:9–20

Then Hannah got up after eating and drinking at Shiloh. (Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the temple of Yahweh.) She was deeply troubled, so she prayed to Yahweh and wept bitterly. She made a vow and said: “O Yahweh of hosts, if you will look with compassion …

Ps 22:9–11

Yet you took me from the belly; you made me trust while on my mother’s breasts. On you I was cast from the womb. From my mother’s belly you have been my God. Do not be far from me because trouble is near; because there is no helper.

Pr 6:20–22

My child, keep the commandment of your father, and do not disregard the instruction of your mother. Bind them on your heart continually; tie them upon your neck. When you walk, she will lead you, When you lie down, she will watch over you, …

Is 49:14–15

But Zion said, “Yahweh has forsaken me, and the Lord has forgotten me!” Can a woman forget her suckling, refrain from having compassion on the child of her womb? Indeed, these may forget, but I, I will not forget you!

2 Ti 1:5

remembering the sincere faith in you, which lived first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am convinced that is in you also,

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