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At the risk of offending mother’s everywhere…

Al Mohler posted a great article on Why Mother’s Day is a Bad Idea — describing the history of the holiday and thoughts on how to truly honor a mother.  Here’s a brief quote:Mothers Day

Mother’s Day is a bad idea because it subverts the reality of faithful mothering and robs faithful mothers of their true glory.  Mothers deserving of honor are handed cards and taken to lunch, when songs of praise should instead be offered to the glory of God.  Undeserving mothers, who abdicate their true responsibility, are honored just because they are mothers.  Children, young and old, who ignore and dishonor their mothers by word and by life throughout the year, assuage their guilt by making a big deal of Mother’s Day.

Author: John Pleasnick

John serves as a pastor and elder at Faith Bible Church

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