We cringe when we hear about the heir who inherited a fortune and squandered it all, or the person who was entrusted to carry on a famous legacy, only to soil the family name in disgrace. Sometimes people can literally be surrounded by things that others only dream of, yet fail to do anything worthwhile with them. Today we see a young man who grew up in the presence of God’s covenant promises, but he chose to mock it and walk away from it all.
Throughout history, God has used certain individuals in powerful ways for the furtherance of his Kingdom. In this message, we review the stories of 5 men and how the Lord used the influence of their mothers to shape them in their ministries.