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May 7, 2019

9 Bible Verses for Your Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up soon, which means it’s time to celebrate our moms. From the moment we’re born, our moms care for us, support us, and nurture our hearts. Most of all, moms reflect God’s unconditional love and constant patience. And just like God, moms never stop their work. In fact, by the time a mother’s child turns 18 years old, she has spent more than 150,000 hours being their mom!

It would take a lifetime to tell our moms how thankful we are for them, and on Mother’s Day, we can give them a glimpse of our appreciation. Send your mom these Bible verses to show her your love and remind her how good she is at being a mom.

1. Motherhood is honored by God.

Proverbs 31:28-31 (NLT)

Her children stand and bless her.

Her husband praises her:

“There are many virtuous and capable women in the world,

but you surpass them all!”

Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last;

but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised.

Reward her for all she has done.

Let her deeds publicly declare her praise.

2. A mom’s investment in her children bears fruit for the rest of their lives.

Proverbs 22:6 (NLT)

Direct your children onto the right path,

and when they are older, they will not leave it.

3. God carefully creates each child in their mother’s womb.

Psalm 139:13-14 (NLT)

You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body

and knit me together in my mother’s womb.

Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex!

Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it.

4. When a mom perseveres in loving her child, she shows God’s love.

1 Corinthians 13:7 (NLT)

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

5. A mom’s prayers for her child are powerful.

James 5:16 (NLT)

The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

6. God gives moms shelter from the anxieties of parenting.

Psalm 31:19 (NLT)

How great is the goodness

you have stored up for those who fear you.

You lavish it on those who come to you for protection,

blessing them before the watching world.

7. A mom fulfills her mission when she teaches her children how to follow God.

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (NLT)

And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up.

8. A mom’s relationship with God impacts future generations.

2 Timothy 1:5 (NLT)

I remember your genuine faith, for you share the faith that first filled your grandmother Lois and your mother, Eunice. And I know that same faith continues strong in you.

9. God gives strength to moms through His presence.

Matthew 28:20 (NLT)

And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.

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Content from The One Year Bible for Women and Women’s Sanctuary Devotional Bible.