When the waves of life threaten to come crashing in around you, dear mother, are you steadfast?
Are you steadfast in your marriage?
Are you steadfast in your parenting?
Are you steadfast with your walk in the Lord?
Do you allow others to control your emotions, to hit your buttons, and determine the course of your day?
Allowing your emotions to to be like a rollercoaster and/or easily deceived by the enemy?
"...so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. " Ephesians 4:14
As Christian mothers it is imperative that we close the door to all sorts of evilness, sin and false accusations whether it is against us, Our God, or our convictions, or our way of life. The things that can rob us of our focus and have us stray from the Lord.
Here are some verses to help you as a reminder:
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music.
My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul.
The works of his hands are faithful and just; all his precepts are trustworthy. They are steadfast for ever and ever, done in faithfulness and uprightness.
Surely he will never be shaken; a righteous man will be remembered forever. He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. His heart is secure, he will have no fear; in the end he will look in triumph on his foes.
You have laid down precepts that are to be fully obeyed. Oh, that my ways were steadfast in obeying your decrees! Then I would not be put to shame when I consider all your commands.
You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal.
1 Peter 5:9-11
Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers throughout the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferings. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.
Don't allow yourselves to be shaken.
Be strong for the task, dear mothers, for it is the Lord Jesus you are serving.