Mother’s Day has always been a time to recognize and honour the moms in our lives. From birth mothers to step-mothers, mothers-in-law and grandmothers, to even spiritual mothers. These are the women who nurture us, care for us, and aid our walk with Christ.
Mothers not only play an essential role in our lives, but also in the Word itself. The Bible consistently asks followers to honour and love their mothers. Exodus 20:12, for example, says, “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.”
Whether you are looking for a quotable Scripture for a card or simply want to take them in as a mom yourself, here is our list of Bible verses to inspire your Mother’s Day.
Considering the historical timeline for the holiday itself, the Bible does not directly address Mother’s Day by name. But it often addresses the celebration of motherhood and mothers, such as in the following passages.
Of course, exploring motherhood itself requires a much deeper conversation. For that, we definitely recommend checking out “What Motherhood Can Teach Us About God,” a recent episode of Grow on the Go podcast.