A Minute for Moms – Making Vows to God

 

Feb,09 014

Dear Mom,

In desperation, we often make quick promises to God. Please God do “this” and I promise I’ll do “that”. Hannah of old vowed as well; “if you give me a child, I’ll give him back to you”. To her that meant, as soon as her child was weaned (I’m not sure what age that was – quite young for sure) she would bring him to the temple to serve God … and leave him there. She kept her promise, her vow to God. Can you imagine?

Lovingly ~ Mama

“It is better not to make a vow than to make one and not fulfill it”. Ecclesiastes 5:5

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