The Upward Look
© Copyright 2005, Max D. Hutto,

“As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, ‘Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.’”
Luke 11:27 NIV

A woman in the crowd was impressed with Jesus as He performed miracles and taught the crowd. In her excitement and enthusiasm, she interrupted Jesus by yelling out a blessing on His mother. A truth can be learned from this experience – what a person does reflects upon his parents. If you do good with your life, you will bring blessings upon your mother and father.

Lord Jesus, I thank You for my godly parents who taught me about You and how to live for You. Help me to be that kind of parent for my children.


May 6, 2005


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