7 Encouraging Verses for Moms

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Here are 7 encouraging verses for moms. After all, there’s nothing like a life-changing, thought-guiding, power-packed Bible Verse.

Let’s investigate the many golden nuggets God’s word holds in store for us, regardless of whether we were ushered into motherhood biologically, through adoption, as a spiritual mama, or through mentoring.

1. What Bible Verses Honor Moms?

Both the Old Testament and New Testament contain Bible verses that honor moms. Use the below verse from Exodus to encourage children. Don’t forget to remind those kiddos that there’s a promise fueling this one from the One who truly loves them. And moms reap a benefit, too.

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.”

Exodus 10:12 WEB

2. What Is a Powerful Encouraging Verse?

There’s more than one powerful, encouraging verse in the Bible. There’s not enough room here, though, to list ’em all. Instead, let’s hone in on one mothers worldwide can wield whenever fear attempts to silence God’s daughters or detour their faith. Use it on those tough parenting days, for relationships, endeavors, and more.

For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

2 Timothy 1:7 WEB

3. Bible Verses About a Mother’s Love for Her Children

Here’s a bonus section with two Bible verses about a mother’s love for her children. Soak ’em up and hold them close–the Bible verses and those beautiful kiddos.

But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother cherishes her own children.

1 Thess. 2:7 WEB

Then the woman whose the living child was spoke to the king, for her heart yearned over her son, and she said, “Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and in no way kill him!”

But the other said, “He shall be neither mine nor yours. Divide him.”

1 Kings 3:26 WEB

4. What Does Proverbs Say About Parenting?

Proverbs is a treasure of Bible verses applicable to daily life. It contains encouraging verses for moms everywhere, but not just moms. For kids. For men. For women. For all. Here’s one verse that displays the importance of teaching and our words, mommas. There’s deep importance attached to it.

My son, listen to your father’s instruction,
    and don’t forsake your mother’s teaching:

Proverbs 1:8 WEB

Here are a few other encouraging verses from Proverbs to help moms.

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5. Short Bible Verse About A Mother’s Love

Here’s a short Bible verse that correlates a mother’s love with the lavish love of our Father.

As one whom his mother comforts,
    so I will comfort you.
    You will be comforted in Jerusalem.”

IS 66:13 WEB

6. Bible Verses for Struggling Moms

Some days as a mother prove harder than others. Let’s not allow shame, fear, or discouragement to isolate us. Everyone struggles from time to time. That’s okay. It’s real.

Let’s also encourage one another to not give up–whether we’re parent a prodigal or littles, find ourselves as a single mom, or land in a difficult parenting situation. Press into the One who is our true help, take practical steps, and keep running the race, mama.

Let’s not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don’t give up.

Gal. 6:9 WEB
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7. Bible Verses about Mother’s Prayers

Mother’s prayers are included throughout the Bible. We’re afforded the opportunity to hold the words of these mothers close. In them are comfort, praise, adoration of God, submission to the Holy One, and depth for our daily needs and struggles. Here’s a snippet from Hannah’s prayer. Consider studying Mary’s, Elizabeth’s, and Jochebed’s as well.

Hannah prayed, and said:

“My heart exults in Yahweh!
    My horn is exalted in Yahweh.
My mouth is enlarged over my enemies,
    because I rejoice in your salvation.
There is no one as holy as Yahweh,
    for there is no one besides you,
    nor is there any rock like our God.”

1 Samuel 2:1-2 WEB

Whichever verse or verses you cling to, mama, it’s my prayer that you and I are strong in the Lord and in His mighty power. (Eph. 6:10) May we find depth, challenge, hope, love, and security in these 7 encouraging verses for moms.

Take on the day, momma! God’s got you, and He’s worthy of our praise.

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