Hope for the Mom Letting Go

“Live in anticipation of what our loving, merciful, and sovereign God in heaven can accomplish.” Today we continue our Moms in the Bible series talking about a very inspirational woman, Moses’ mom, Jochebed. Stacy’s special guest is our very own Cathi Armitage, mom of four, international speaker, and Moms in Prayer Global Ministry Director. Listen in as she points us all to the hope we have in praying and holding on to God’s Word. Our God can be trusted to keep all of His promises!

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SCRIPTURES: (NIV unless noted)

The midwives, however, feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them to do; they let the boys live. Exodus 1:17

The LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as one speaks to a friend. Then Moses would return to the camp, but his young aide Joshua son of Nun did not leave the tent. Exodus 33:11

Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. Psalm 91:1-2

For every house has a builder, but the one who built everything is God. Moses was certainly faithful in God’s house as a servant. His work was an illustration of the truths God would reveal later. But Christ, as the Son, is in charge of God’s entire house. And we are God’s house, if we keep our courage and remain confident in our hope in Christ. Hebrews 3:4-6

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be known as the son of Pharaoh’s daughter. He chose to be mistreated along with the people of God rather than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. He regarded disgrace for the sake of Christ as of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward. By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the king’s anger; he persevered because he saw him who is invisible. Hebrews 11:24-27 NLT

About our Guest:

Cathi Armitage is the Global Ministry Director for Moms in Prayer International and has been involved in the ministry for over twenty-five years. Cathi and her team oversee the ministry in more than 160 countries and counting. She and her high school sweetheart, Matt, have been married for thirty-five years and have three sons and one daughter who know and love Jesus. Cathi and Matt live in Southern California where she enjoys cooking with and for her family. She also enjoys hiking in the local canyons and standup paddle boarding in the Pacific where she watches the rest of her family surf. It is during those times that they all experience God’s glorious creation up close and personal.

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