November 2, 2014
Matthew 5:1-12
1 John 3:1-3
Revelation 7:9-17
Psalm 34:1-10, 22

Hagar

Mother's Day

from the book
Mothers Of The Bible
A Worship Service For Mother's Day Or Other Special Occasions


Lynda Pujadó



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I am Hagar, mother of Ishmael. (Bows) Perhaps you have never heard of me because throughout my life I had little value and was so unknown. I was a slave purchased by Abraham to be used along with the rest of his personal property. My master Abraham is a famous man of God. You know about Abraham and how God commanded him to leave his home and all he had ever known and go to the land of Canaan. He spoke with God and received special blessings from him. I did not know his God, nor had I any interest. As a slave, I had no human rights whatsoever. I could think, reason, feel pain and joy but I had no hope for any type of future for myself. I don't think I even considered myself a human being. I was purchased to be used by Abraham for whatever he desired. I was Hagar, a creature of the earth with...

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