WHEN MOTHERS PRAY by Abidan Paul Shah
History is replete with examples of the prayers of women, especially mothers. God delights in their prayers and wants to answer them. One such example is found in the Old Testament – the prayer of Hannah (1 Samuel 1). As you know she couldn’t have any children and she prayed before God earnestly and her prayers were answered.
How did she pray?
- SHE PRAYED FROM THE HEART.
Verse 10 And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to the LORD and wept in anguish.
- SHE PRAYED VERY SPECIFICALLY.
Verse 11 Then she made a vow and said, “O LORD of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your maidservant and remember me, and not forget Your maidservant, but will give Your maidservant a male child…”
- SHE PRAYED SACRIFICIALLY.
Verse 11 –If You “will give Your maidservant a male child…
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