CELEBRATE MOTHER’S DAY: Best Bishop Blake Quotes on Wives & Mothers, Part I
During the month of May and in celebration of Mother’s Day, West Angeles honors wives and mothers. We’ve compiled a great selection of quotes by our Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., who thanks “mothers and wives everywhere for their strength, courage, and resilience, and for their ability to do the extraordinary!”
“Brethren, I am prone to say that one of the greatest things that God ever did was to create women.”
“The word of God tells us that the last item on God’s agenda of creation was woman. God looked at Adam and then found that none of the things that already existed could provide Adam with the…added aspects of existence that he needed.”
“Nothing in creation was sufficient for Adam except Eve.”
“Woman was made out of man, so that man would esteem her and seek her welfare as he esteemed himself.”
“Within her being is that which correlates itself of the being of God” – Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
“If he abased her and disrespected her, then he abased and disrespected himself. If he abused her, then he abused himself.”
“In taking woman out of man, God implied that woman was a part of man.”
“They are placed on earth as helpers, not as inferior beings…not as mere tools or instruments, but as partners in the matter of life.”
“Men have an understanding of the head. Women have an understanding of the heart.”
“A mother’s love is unconditional. God’s love is unconditional” – Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
“Within her being is that which correlates itself of the being of God and that which responds to a presence of God and that which cries out for communion with Almighty God.”
“Within her being is that which shall never die, that which is of inestimable value, that for which Jesus Christ died.”
“A man who does not understand and appreciate women cannot understand and appreciate a wife.”
“I don’t care what men say, I don’t care how foolish and old-fashioned the moral codes may seem to be…God’s plan is still the only right plan for regulating the relationships between men and women.”
“If we’re to overcome evil, it’s because women and mothers unanimously stand to oppose the tide of evil that’s sweeping across our world.” – Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
“The Bible says, ‘Let every man have his own wife – not somebody else’s wife – and let every woman have her own husband.’”
“Along the road of life, there is no greater privilege that one can find than having a wife.”
“(Jules) Michelet says, ‘To be a man in the true sense is, in the first place, and above all things is to have a wife.'” 1
“The man who has the greatest vision and fulfills the greatest dream is the man whose wife has and sees his vision and dreams his dream with him.”
“The man who enjoys life most is the man who shares it with a lifetime partner.”
Excerpted from the sermons, “A Woman, A Wife, A Mother” and “Invite Jesus To Your Wedding and Into Your Marriage” by Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. at West Angeles Church of God In Christ.
SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES – Genesis 2:20, 3:20, Proverbs 31:30; Genesis 1:27; Romans 12:2, Matthew 19:5; Ephesians 5:25, 28; Hosea 11:1; John 3:16; Matthew 11:28-29.