Bible Verses To Celebrate Mothers
Every human apart of Adam and Eve was brought to this world through a woman that is why today’s post is dedicated to all mothers all over the world; the importance of mothers cannot be overstated, and just one day is not enough to appreciate the works these women are doing in our lives. No matter the race, continent, or country, mother’s love is unique; it reflects the love our Heavenly Father has for us-it shows selflessness, endurance, and forgiveness. We benefit more when we honor our parents;
Exodus 20:12 “Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.”
Ephesians 6:1-3 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.”
The Bible warned us not to take our parents for granted; one of the secrets of longevity is respect and honor for our parents. No matter what you think they have done or not done, they deserve our respect.
Proverbs 23:22 “Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.”
Proverbs 1:8-9 “My son, hear the instruction of your father,
And do not forsake the law of your mother; For they will be a graceful ornament on your head, and chains about your neck.”
Who is a mother?
On the contrary, a mother must not necessarily be your birth mom; it is someone who possesses the character of a mother. So, whether you have a birth mother or not, there is someone in your life who loves you irrespective of your shortcomings, who is selfless, dedicated to seeing your growth.
A mother is a pastor, a teacher, a judge, a doctor, a singer, a friend, a maid, and not just the female version of a human being.
Furthermore, the Bible shows us many women who are excellent examples of a mother’s sacrifice and hard work, and if you look around you, I believe you can count up to 10 women who are blessings to their family. Below are Bible verses that celebrate mothers, and show them the way to becoming great women of faith.
Proverbs 31:10-30 “10 who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies. The heart of her husband safely trusts her; So he will have no lack of gain. She does him good and not evil. All the days of her life. She seeks wool and flax, and willingly works with her hands. She is like the merchant ships; she brings her food from afar. She also rises while it is yet night, and provides food for her household and a portion for her maidservants. She considers a field and buys it; From her profits, she plants a vineyard.
She girds herself with strength and strengthens her arms. She perceives that her merchandise is good, and her lamp does not go out by night. She stretches out her hands to the distaff, And her hand holds the spindle. She extends her hand to the poor. Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy.
She is not afraid of snow for her household, For all her household is clothed with scarlet. She makes tapestry for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple. Her husband is known in the gates.
When he sits among the elders of the land, she makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies sashes for the merchants. Strength and honor are her clothing; She shall rejoice in time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness. She watches over the ways of her household And does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: “Many daughters have done well, but you excel them all.” Charm is deceitful, and beauty is passing, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.”
The above scripture shows the secret to a wonderful recipe for a happy home; a good mother holds power to turn her home into heaven on earth or hell. That is why as a woman and a potential mother, be mindful of what you say to your husband, and children because words are powerful, whatever you speak into their lives they become. Speak peace, love, joy, into their lives and not evil.
Encourage Yourself In the Lord
Some might think it’s a little too late to give recognition to mothers today, but it isn’t I tell you. If I would have had the type of relationship I longed for with my mother, I promise you I would cherish her everyday. I would not allow a day to go by and not call or see her. A good mother is few and far between these days.
So if you have a decent mother, one with morals and integrity, one who loves Jesus, one that would put God first, and than family. One who is virtuous, and wise in all her dealings. You have been blessed. Love and cherish her like no other. Let her know just how important she is.
Grow up and be mature, do not allow anger to overcome you, if she says something you don’t quite agree with. A good mother only has your best interest at heart.
Aim to do the right thing, considering her before your self. Remember to pray for each other!