Devotionals for Mom

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A Mother’s Love: Scripture, Praise, and Pearls of Wisdom for Moms

If you tune in when someone says, “Mom,” these encouraging words and Bible verses are for you. The best scriptures for women offer rich insights, strength, and timeless truths about mothers and motherhood.

After all, it’s one of life’s most revered and challenging roles. Whether you’re wearing running shoes, sandals, boots, flats, or heels, if you’re a mom, you have big shoes to fill.

You carry on the wisdom of the faithful, including mothers and grandmothers before you (2 Timothy 1:5, NIV). You teach, guide, encourage, cheer, and pray for your children through happy and troubling times. You share and instill lifelong knowledge, virtues, character, and love.

Those who love you don’t always think to say, “thanks, Mom!” for all you do. Even so, you can rest assured their love for you is in their heart and in God’s heart, too.

Scriptures for moms through sleepless nights

God never sleeps. When you’re nodding off, He still has His eye on the smallest sparrow, the sleepiest or most restless child, and the weariest mom.

While you take care of everyone else, God will take care of you. Unlike His children – especially busy parents – God does not grow faint (Isaiah 42:4, ESV). You can call on Him at any hour. Pray, trust, follow the light of His word (Psalm 119:105, NASB), and leave the rest to God. He loves you and your family even more than you do.

Bible verses for mothers to lean on

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God has hope-filled plans for you and your family (Jeremiah 29:11, NET). His ways are often mysterious, but you can trust in His providence, love, and timing. Those the world may see as weak or less significant can be powerful servants (Luke 22:26, NIV) and spiritual warriors (Ephesians 6:10-11, NIV).

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)
“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart.”
Psalm 73:26 (NIV)
“As a mother consoles her child, so I will console you.”
Isaiah 66:13 (NET)
"The Lord your God is with you wherever you go."
“The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”
Exodus 14:14 (ESV)
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.”
Isaiah 26:3 (ASV)

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.” – Psalm 139:13 (ESV)

Bible verses about mothers and other encouraging quotes

Children of all ages have a special place in their hearts for their mothers. You’ll see it in small toddlers who say, “Hey, Mom! Watch this!” and big athletes who say, “Hi, Mom!” during nationally televised events.

Kids of all ages appreciate a thumbs-up from Mom. A mother’s work might seem unfruitful at times, and outcomes aren’t evident right away. However, with persistent prayer, God’s blessings can prevail in time:


“Give all your worries and cares to God for He cares about you.”
1 Peter 5:7 (NLT)
“Strength and dignity are her clothing.”
Proverbs 31:25 (ESV)
“Love covers a multitude of sins.”
1 Peter, 4:8 (NLT)
“Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children.”
Billy Graham
“It is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened, and maintained.”
Winston Churchill
“I remember my mother’s prayers, and they have always followed me.”
Abraham Lincoln
“During all those years of struggle and heartache, my mother never worried. She took all her troubles to God in prayer.”
Dale Carnegie
“The impression that a praying mother leaves upon her children is life-long. Perhaps when you are dead and gone your prayer will be answered.”
Dwight L. Moody
"All I am I owe to my mother.”
George Washington


A mother’s love endures

"You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around and why his parents will always wave back."– William D. Tammeus

Most moms experience mixed emotions during life’s milestone moments: A baby’s first steps. A child’s first day at school. A boy’s first bike ride. A teen’s first time behind the wheel. A graduate’s first apartment. The newlyweds’ first home.

Every independent step involves a little more “letting go.” You may feel pride, joy, worry, and a little sadness … sometimes all at once. A special mother-child bond remains through any age or season. It models your love for your family and God’s tender love for His children:

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.”
Psalm 139:13 (ESV)
“He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart.”
Isaiah 40:11 (NIV)
“How often I wanted to gather your children together, just as a hen gathers her young under her wings.”
Luke 13:34 (NASB)
“Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.”
Psalm 139:16 (NLV)
“A mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.”
Author unknown
“Do not ignore your mother’s teaching.”
Proverbs 1:8 (NASB)
“Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”
1 Corinthians: 7 (NIV)

Devotionals for Mom

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