Mother's Day Bible Verses To Celebrate Mom This Year

Encourage Mama with these beautiful words of faith.

Flowers on a Bible
Photo: Getty Images

Even though Mama deserves to be celebrated more than one day a year, we love that Mother's Day gives us a reason to let her know how much she means to us. While gifts, flowers, and desserts are a great way to celebrate Mama this Mother's Day, we know that sharing meaningful words in a card or letter would also mean the world to her. Mother's Day bible verses are a great way to remind her just how much she is loved as well as inspire her with words of faith.

We've rounded up a collection of bible verses about motherhood, bible verses to encourage moms, and bible verses about love that will help you express just how much she means to you. These beautiful bible verses are great to write in a Mother's Day card, to use for Instagram tributes, or just to read through for inspiration.

Bible Verses About Motherhood

Proverbs 31:28–29

Mother's Day Bible Verse Proverbs 31:28–29
Southern Living

Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: 'Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.'

3 John 1:4

Mother's Day Bible Verse 3 John 1:4
Southern Living

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

2 Kings 4:30

Mother's Day Bible Verse 2 Kings 4:30
Southern Living

But the child's mother said, "As surely as the Lord lives and as you live, I will not leave you." So he got up and followed her.

Psalm 127:3

Mother's Day Bible Verse Psalm 127:3
Southern Living

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Mother's Day Bible Verses Deuteronomy 4:9
Southern Living

Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.

Proverbs 22:6

Mother's Day Bible Verse Proverbs 11:6
Southern Living

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.

Acts 16:31

Mother's Day Bible Verse Acts 16:31
Southern Living

They replied, "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household."

Exodus 20:12

Mother's Day Bible Verse Exodus 20:12
Southern Living

Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Encouraging Bible Verses for Mom

Proverbs 11:16

Mother's Day Bible Verse Proverbs 11:16
Getty Images

A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth.

Proverbs 31:25

Mother's Day Bible Verse Proverbs 31:25
Southern Living

She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.

Deuteronomy 6:6–7

Mother's Day Bible Verse Deuteronomy 6:6–7
Southern Living

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.

Proverbs 31:31

Mother's Day Bible Verse Proverbs 31:31
Southern Living

Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.

1 Peter 3:4

Mother's Day Bible Verse 1 Peter 3:4
Southern Living

Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God's sight.

Philippians 1:3

Mother's Day Bible Verse Philippians 1:3
Southern Living

I thank my God every time I remember you.

Isaiah 66:13

Mother's Day Bible Verse Isaiah 66:13
Southern Living

As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.

John 16:21

Mother's Day Bible Verse John 16:21
Southern Living

A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

Bible Verses About Love

1 Corinthians 16:14

Mother's Day Bible Verses 1 Corinthians 16:`4
Southern Living

Do everything in love.

1 John 4:19

Mother's Day Bible Verses 1 John 4:19
Southern Living

We love because he first loved us.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7

Mother's Day Bible Verse 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Southern Living

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 Peter 4:8

Mother's Day Bible Verses 1 Peter 4:8
Southern Living

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

Romans 12:10

Mother's Day Bible Verse Romans 12:10
Southern Living

Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.

Was this page helpful?
Related Articles