Encouraging Quotes For Biblical Motherhood
I am honoured to be a mom.
To be a wife and a mom were my greatest desires as a child and young woman.
The example that was set for me was that the role of a mother was a high calling and not to be taken lightly.
Motherhood is a mixture of beauty, awe and chaos. We are shaping future generations, which is a privilege and a great responsibility.
Being a mother is a blessing, but it can also be discouraging, frustrating and mundane at times. I love coming across quotes that encourage me in the trenches of motherhood and I thought I would share some of my favourite motherhood quotes with you.
The Best Quotes For Biblical Motherhood
Motherhood is a million little moments that God weaves together with grace, redemption, laughter, tears, and most of all love.
I know it’s not always easy, but trust Him. Hold tightly to Him. And be brave enough to let God write the story of your child's life. Lysa TerKeurst
As parents we need to keep the big picture in mind because when everything is said and done, what matters is that we raise people who love the Lord, are givers, not takers. We want them to find their passions and fulfill the purposes for which they were made. Durenda Wilson
I know it’s hard mama. I know it can be hard to get up every day and have these little people rely on you. I know it's hard to feel like sometimes your world is so small. I want to remind you; you are the world. You are the world that those little ones revolve around. You are their nurture, their home, and their comfort. You are everything to them, and I hope even on your hard days you know how special you are. Especially to your little people. Anonymous
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. Linda Wooten
Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work. C.S. Lewis
Our children are only ever lent to us. We never know how long we will be able to keep them for. So kiss them, cuddle them, praise them, and hold them tightly. But most of all…tell them you love them every single day. The Mom Life
God gave those little children to you, Mama -- to you. No one else can mother them like you can. You may have your work cut out for you, but you're the one cut out to accomplish it. Erin Odom
Motherhood is not a hobby; it is a calling. It is not something to do if you can squeeze the time in. It is what God gave you time for. Neil Anderson
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. Mother Teresa
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. Billy Graham
A joyous and meaningful life is not found in what we get, but in what we give. Joyce Meyer
Motherhood is a hallowed place because children aren't commonplace. Co-laboring over the sculpting of souls is a sacred vocation, a humbling experience. Never forget. Ann Voskamp
Your greatest contribution to the Kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise. Andy Stanley
Being a mom isn’t a job, a hobby or a task. It’s a calling. A calling to love well. A calling to instruct hearts. A calling to be present. A calling to give them Jesus. Unknown
A mother's love is whole no matter how many times it's divided. Unknown
Motherhood is messy. And challenging. And crazy. And sleepless. And giving. And still unbelievably beautiful. Rachel Martin
Joy comes to us in ordinary moments. We risk missing out when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. Brene Brown
Motherhood is just the beginning of God’s great adventure for you. Heidi St. John
Successful mothers are not the ones that never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles. Sharon Jaynes
We need to have eyes to see a view of God that is so big and glorious that it transforms our perspective on motherhood. Gloria Furman
As a mother, my job is to take care of the possible and trust God with the impossible. Ruth Bell Graham
God designed motherhood to be a deeply meaningful role. We mothers have the opportunity to influence eternity by building a spiritual legacy in the lives of our children. Sally Clarkson
It’s faithfulness that He wants. God is good! He isn’t going to let us pour out our hearts for our children only to be left choking on the dust of our mistakes. Sarah Mackenzie
Mama, we need to stop focusing on how stressed we are and remember just how blessed we truly are. Grace Peters
If you are a mother, you don’t need to worry about looking elsewhere for service to God. Motherhood is your service. Elisabeth Elliot
You will never have this day with your children again. Tomorrow they’ll be a little older than they were today. This day is a gift. Jen Hatmaker
The process of shaping the child...shapes also the mother herself. Reverence for her sacred burden calls her to all that is pure and good, that she may teach primarily by her own humble, daily example. Elisabeth Elliot
A good mom has bad days and great days, normal days and overwhelming days, perfect days and trying days, supermom days and just being mom days and a whole lot of love and real crazy motherhood days. Rachel Marie Martin
Raising children is one of the greatest callings and accomplishments in life. Durenda Wilson
How I respond as a mother usually has more to do with how I’m feeling than what my child is doing. Bridgett Miller
Emotional, yet the rock. Tired, but keeps going. Worried, but full of hope. Impatient, yet patient. Overwhelmed, but never quits. Amazing, even though doubted. Wonderful, even in the chaos. Life changer, every single day. Rachel Martin
Even on the days you feel like you are failing, look around, I promise your kids still think you are the best mom in the whole universe. Today’s The Best Day
Being a mother is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you’ve gained from having one. Unknown
The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children. Unknown
My kids won’t remember what I bought them, but they will remember that I was there, spending quality time with them. Allison Banfield
This job has been given to me to do. Therefore, it is a privilege. Therefore, it is a gift. Therefore, it is an offering I may make to God. Therefore, it is to be done gladly, if it is done for Him. Here, not somewhere else. I may learn God’s way. In this job, not in some other. God looks for faithfulness. Elisabeth Elliot
There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to be a good one. Jill Churchhill
A mother is someone who can take the place of all others, but whose place no one else can take. Unknown
Motherhood is a choice you make every day, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong. Donna Bell
I believe that trust in God, love for one’s children, and prayer for wisdom are a recipe for successful parenthood far more reliable than all other books and seminars in the world. Elisabeth Elliot
40 Of The Best Motherhood Quotes
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