Monday, December 30, 2019

The Book Spiritual Mothering The Titus 2 Model For...

Introduction Today there are many Christians that do not know how to develop and strengthen their faith. Their faith can be shaky because most times when hard circumstances and trials come their way then they lose faith that God will bring them through. The way to help people strengthen their faith is mentor them. Mentoring is a way to spend time consistently with someone to keep them accountable in their walk with the Lord and understanding what time with the Lord looks like. The book Spiritual Mothering: The Titus 2 Model for Mentoring Women is a book that helps Biblical women know their role in mentoring other women. It helps women to understand the model that they should use in mentoring other women. This book focuses†¦show more content†¦After describing the reference point of spiritual mothering Susan Hunt then describes the fact that it is a life purpose. The author describes a Biblical woman’s life purpose as glorifying God. A Biblical woman should be living their life to glorify God in everything that they do, which includes when they mentor other women. In order for a Biblical woman to follow the mandate of mentoring based on Titus 2:3-5, she must be obedient to God throughout her life. That does not mean it will be easy, but obedience to God is essential for any older woman who is trying to mentor other women. It is essential because there would be no reason for women to mentor others if they are not following God and being obedient to what He has called them to do. After describing the life purpose, Susan Hunt then goes to tackle the importance of sound doctrine. Sound doctrine refers to teaching that is in ling with Scripture and God’s commands. After covering the mandate, the author moves next to the model. The Model The very first aspect of spiritual mothering that Susan Hunt addresses is that of nurturing and building the relationship. She writes that, â€Å"Spiritual mothering is impossible apart from a relationship.† Building a relationship with someone that an older woman is mentoring will not always be easy because it requires work. The work of building the relationship is necessary though

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