29 Encouraging Bible Verses for Mother's Day (2023)
Today I’m going to share with you 29 of the best Bible Verses for Mother’s Day.
Whether you’re wanting to:
Add a verse to the card you’re writing mom…
Or, you want to text your mom an encouraging verse on her special day.
Plus… don’t forget to check out our favorite Mother’s day gift ideas below.
Why It’s Important to Show Mom Some Appreciation
With Mother’s day just around the corner, it’s a good time to think about how you’ll show your mom how much she means to you.
You could take her out for lunch, send her a greeting card, or buy her a meaningful gift.
But, at the end of the day, what will likely mean the most to the woman who raised you are encouraging words from God’s Word.
The Bible has a lot to say about the role and traits of Godly mothers—and how we can show them our love.
God’s Word constantly reminds us to honor and love our mothers. A few examples of this can be found in Leviticus 19:3, “Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father,” and Exodus 20:12, “Honor your father and your mother.”
Feel free to scroll through our favorite verses about mothers below to find one to share.
Whether she’s your biological mom, your wife, or someone who has been like a mom to you, you’ll be sure to find a verse you love.
No matter how you use them, these verses are a great way to show some appreciation to the mom in your life.
29 Bible Verses for Mothers
Here are 29 encouraging Bible verses for mothers.
“Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”
“May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God.”
“May the Lord richly bless both you and your children. May you be blessed by the Lord, who made heaven and earth.”
“As a mother comforts her child,
So I will comfort you.”
“The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”
“She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”
“You should clothe yourselves instead with the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.”
“She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.”
“These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”
“Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.”
“For you created me in my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”
“Do not let these memories escape your mind as long as you live! And be sure to pass them on to your children and grandchildren.”
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.”
1 Corinthians 13:13
“Three things will last forever—faith, hope, and love—and the greatest of these is love.”
“This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you.”
1 John 4:19
“We love each other because he loved us first.”
“But as for me and my family, we will serve the Lord.”
“My son, obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. Keep their words always in your heart. Tie them around your neck. When you walk, their counsel will lead you. When you sleep, they will protect you. When you wake up, they will advise you”
“Listen to your father, who gave you life, and don’t despise your mother when she is old. Get the truth and never sell it; also get wisdom, discipline, and good judgment. The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure to have children who are wise. So give your father and mother joy! May she who gave you birth be happy.”
“A kindhearted woman gains honor.”
“Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.”
“Honor your father and mother, as the Lord your God commanded you. Then you will live a long, full life in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
“My child, listen when your father corrects you. Don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. What you learn from them will crown you with grace and be a chain of honor around your neck.”
“How joyful are those who fear the Lord—all who follow his ways! You will enjoy the fruit of your labor. How joyful and prosperous you will be!”
“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.”
“Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children.”
“Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father.”
“The Lord is my strength and shield. I trust him with all my heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out in songs of thanksgiving.”
“What is your mother? A lioness among lions! She lay down among the young lions and reared her cubs. She raised one of her cubs to become a strong young lion.”
9 Mother's Day Gift Ideas
If you’re wanting to pick up a gift for your mom this Mother’s day, consider giving the gift of God’s Word with Scripture Art.
Here are 9 premium scripture art prints that will encourage your mom’s faith this Mother’s day:
These small scripture art prints are a beautiful way to show your mom some love this Mother’s Day. Not only are they gorgeous, but they’re also practical: you can give them as greeting cards or as framed art prints. With 32 Tiny Verses to choose from, you get to mix and match 4 prints specifically tailored to your mom.
Our best-selling artwork—a unique gift for any mom who loves God’s Word. It has one verse from every book of the Bible, hand-drawn into a fingerprint.
“People look at the outward appearance, but God looks at the heart.” - 1 Samuel 16:7
“Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle and gracious kind that God delights in.” - 1 Peter 3:4
This bundle features 3 original artworks with watercolor and ink illustrations of flowers and accompanying verses. These art prints are a beautiful reminder to lean on the peace and joy that comes from Jesus.
“I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.” - Isaiah 46:4
“As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” - Colossians 3:12
This is a special rose gold foil edition of God’s Fingerprint. Each line includes one handwritten verse from every book of the Bible. It starts on the bottom with Genesis 1:1 (In the beginning..) and finishes with “Hallelujah!” in Revelation.
“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.” - Psalm 84:10
More Encouraging Resources for Mother’s Day
We hope these verses encourage your mom this Mother’s day.
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What about you? Is there a verse that you think we missed?
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