“Scripture places a lot of weight on a mother’s influence. Many Bible verses on mothers focus on listening to your parents’ instructions. This means that moms should focus on teaching their children — and likewise, children should take note of their mother’s wisdom.

‘Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.’ – Proverbs 22:6

Your childhood lessons tend to stick with you throughout your life. This Mother’s Day, tell your mom what childhood lessons still affect you today.

‘Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.’ – Proverbs 1:8-9

King Solomon compares a mother’s teaching to a beautiful piece of jewelry — noticeable and beautiful.

‘Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.’ – Titus 2:3-5

This passage reminds us that a mother’s lessons impact not only her own children, but others around her as well. Is there a woman you know who isn’t your mother, but still impacted you? Reach out to her with this encouragement this Mother’s Day.”

* Hartland, Sarah. “15 Bible Verses to Encourage Mothers on Mother’s Day & Beyond.” Pure Flix Insider – News, Movies and TV, Prayer and Faith, and More, Pure Flix Insider, 28 Feb. 2021, 7:00am, insider.pureflix.com/prayer-faith/15-bible-verses-to-encourage-mothers-on-mothers-day-beyond.