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Antioch, California, United States
John is the under-shepherd of Agape International Church & Ministries Inc, Antioch, California and the President of Agape International Ministries Foundation, Inc (www.agapebfm.net) John has been a Preacher, Bible Teacher, Counselor and a mission-minded servant of God from 1984 till the present time. Married to Alice since 1987, he enjoys being a father to 2 sons and 1 daughter. He is available to preach, participate in evangelistic crusades and revivals, lead or participate in a Marriage Enrichment program internationally. John preaches on a weekly radio broadcast called "KNOW THE TRUTH" (Based on John 8:32)and the broadcast is aired every Sunday at Radio KDIA 1640AM. The broadcast is also accessible through the website of the radio station: www.kdia.com. You can follow him on twitter @agapebfm

Sunday, May 10, 2015



MEMORY Verse: Exodus 20:12 (NKJV) — 12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

TEXT: John 19:26–27

John 19:26–27
 “God has given this walk of life, fatherhood and motherhood, a special position of honor, higher than that of any walk of life under it ... he distinguishes father and mother above all other persons on earth, and places them next to himself” –Martin Luther

Frank Damazio:
1.     A Jewish Proverb: ''God could not be everywhere, therefore He made mothers.''
2.     Every mother is like Moses. She does not enter the Promised Land. She prepares a world she will not see.

Mother is “the crowning jewel of God’s creation”--Anonymous

“You cannot be willfully wrong with your mother and be right with God.” Jerry Shirley

1. Express Your Love to her.
Romans 12:9
ILLUSTRAITON: Shared by Jerry Shirley

2. Practice what you say.
1 John 3:18

3. Give her the much needed attention.

4. Be Grateful to her
1 Thessalonians 5:18
 “Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” ~ Marcel Proust

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” ~ Cicero

5. Be generous to your mother.
1 Corinthians 13:3;
John 3:16

Illustration.— Math question

6. Honor your mother
Exodus 20:12; Ephesians 6:2

Conclusion:  Lord, help us never to be too busy for mom…