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15 Mother’s Day Prayer To Celebrate and Honor Moms 15 Mother’s Day Prayer To Celebrate and Honor Moms

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15 Mother’s Day Prayer To Celebrate and Honor Moms

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A mother's love is indeed unconditional and sacrificial. Let us use a mother's day prayer to celebrate and honor them this mother's day.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Motherhood is indeed a special gift from God. It is a role that requires strength, courage, and selflessness. Mothers are a vital part of our lives and play an essential role in shaping us into the people we become. This Mother’s Day, let’s take the time to celebrate all of the amazing mothers out there. For those of us looking for a way to bless our moms or someone we know who is a mother this Mother’s Day, why don’t we gift them with a Mother’s day prayer? We can also send them loving card messages to let them know how much we appreciate them. 

Here are some encouraging Bible verses about mothers, Mother’s day prayers, and quotes, to celebrate and encourage all moms on this very special day. Whether your mother is still with you or has passed on, may these prayers bring peace and joy this Mother’s Day. Let’s honor our mothers for their dedication, brilliance, and love today.

1. A Mother’s Day Prayer

Today let us take a moment to say a special Mother’s Day prayer for all mothers everywhere.

Dear Heavenly Father, I come to You today lifting up mothers everywhere in the world. I pray that You would give them the strength to meet the demands of motherhood. May You give them the wisdom to raise their children according to Your Word. Father, give them the courage to stand up for what is right, even when it’s hard. Most of all, I pray that they would know Your love for them. May they experience the joys of being a mother and that Mother’s Day would be a memorable day for them. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Proverbs 31:26 “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.”

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2. A Prayer of Blessing and Thanksgiving for All Moms

Today, let’s come before the Lord to express our gratitude for our beautiful moms and mothers everywhere through this prayer.

Dear Lord, we humbly come before You today giving thanks for the gift of motherhood. Thank You for the special role that mothers play in our lives. Today, we want to celebrate them and all they do for us. Thank You, Lord, for their unconditional, faithful love and sacrifice. We pray that they will be blessed with good health, happiness, and peace of mind. We ask that You would grant them wisdom, strength, and courage as they meet the unique challenges of motherhood. Father, bless them abundantly for all they do. May they feel Your nearness and know Your peace. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Proverbs 31:31 “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.”

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3. Mother’s Day Prayer of Blessing for New Mothers

Here is a Mother’s day prayer that we can lift to God to bless the new moms, those recently pregnant, and those who just gave birth.

Lord, today we lift the new moms to You. We ask that You keep both the mothers and the babies in their wombs in good health. Protect them from any harm and bless them with safe delivery. We also pray for those who have just given birth. May You give them strength as their bodies heal and wisdom as they learn to breastfeed and care for their new little ones. We pray that they will be surrounded by loving partners, family, and friends who can help them through this period of time. Father, may You also give all new mothers confidence and peace, knowing that with You by their sides, they can be great mothers. Teach them to love unconditionally as You have first loved us. We lift them up to you today, in Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.

Psalm 139:13-14 “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. 

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4. Prayer of Blessing for Single Moms

This Mother’s Day, let’s also take a moment to lift a Mother’s day prayer for all the single mothers everywhere who are doing their best to raise their children.

Heavenly Father, today, we thank You for loving all single mothers. We know that being a single mom is not easy and they are doing their best to provide all they can for their children. May You be their strength when they are weak, comfort when hurting, and wisdom when they don’t know what to do. We pray that You would bless them abundantly and give them everything they need to care for their children. Fill them with Your peace that surpasses all understanding and calm their fears. Clothe them with strength and dignity, so that these mothers may find joy and laughter in their lives. Touch the hearts of the people around these mothers so that they will shower them with acts of kindness and prayers. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.

Proverbs 31:25 “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”

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5. A Daughter’s Prayer for Her Mother  on Mother’s Day

Another way we could say “I love you, mom” is through prayers. Here is a special Mother’s Day prayer is from a daughter to her mother.

Dear God, I lift this prayer for mom to You today. Thank you for blessing me with a mother who is a remarkable role model. She has shown me the strength, beauty, grace, and courage of a woman. Today, I want to bless her with this prayer. May You strengthen, protect, and keep her in good health always. I pray that she will be surrounded by love on this special day. May she feel loved and appreciated by those around her. I ask that my mother will also choose to focus on the unfading beauty of the gentle and quiet spirit that You’ve given her, and not on her physical appearance. Remind her daily that she is beautiful and You love her unconditionally. I ask that You bless this day that she be filled with joy and happiness. Thank You, Lord. Amen.

1 Peter 3:4 “You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God.”

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6. A Son’s Prayer for His Mother on Mother’s Day

Here is a heartwarming prayer of gratitude and Mother’s day blessings of a son to his mother.

Lord, on this Mother’s Day, I lift to You, my mother. I would like to express my gratitude for having her in my life. Thank You for blessing us with such a remarkable woman, as she is the bedrock of our family and the glue that holds us all together. Lord, thank You for giving her patience, grace, and love even when I haven’t been the best son. Thank You for the wisdom You gave her as she raised me, for I wouldn’t be the man I am today without her love, support, and guidance. I pray that I will be able to create more memories with her that she can treasure and cherish in her heart. May You continue to bless her abundantly and keep her in good health. May You strengthen, guard, and protect my mother. Amen.

Luke 2:51 “And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.”

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7. Mother’s Day Prayer for My Wife

For the husbands, you can bless your wives by taking a moment to pray for them through this Mother’s Day prayer.

Lord, today I want to thank You for my wife. Thank You for blessing me with a best friend, a confidant, and a beautiful companion that I can live my life with. Thank you for entrusting her with the beautiful gift of motherhood. Motherhood is not easy, and I thank You for Your strength that has helped her overcome the obstacles. This Mother’s Day, I ask that You remind her once again to pray that she is never alone in this journey; You are always with her. Give her strength when she is tired, wisdom when faced with difficult decisions, and patience when our kids are being challenging. Help her cherish the big and small moments that make up this beautiful thing we call life.

And as a husband, I pray that I will be more sensitive to her emotions, and show my love for her through my actions and words. Lord, I ask that you help me become an even more loving and caring husband for my wife. May I become the person that she can trust, as well as the support she can rely on. Thank You, God, Amen.

Proverbs 31:28–29 “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.’ “

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8. Prayer for Moms Who are Tired and Hurting

Let’s also lift to the Lord this prayer for mothers who are struggling today. This is a Mother’s day prayer for the tired moms hurting and battling their emotions. 

Dear Lord, there are days when motherhood just seems too hard to carry on. There are days when we struggle to be there for our children as we fight our own fears and battles. But, we thank You for never abandoning us. At every turn of doubt and fear, You’ve always met us and guided us.

You are truly a wonderful and loving God, the source of our strength and hope for each new day, as you care for other mothers. We pray for the moms struggling to hold on. Father, please provide them with Your strength and mercy this Mother’s Day. To mothers who feel like they’re failing, we ask for Your grace and mercy to be upon them. For mothers who are suffering, we pray that Your comfort surrounds them.  Lord, only You can give these mothers Your peace that surpasses all understanding. Remind these mothers that they can lay down before You every burden, every fear, and every hurt. 

We also pray for those struggling with grief from losing a child. No matter how broken a heart may be, God, You can mend every wound. So, we lift their broken hearts to You today and ask for Your comfort and peace. Help them know that they are not alone in this fight, that You are always with them, and that there is hope for better days ahead. May they find healing and rest in Your presence. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Isaiah 49:15 “Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne?”

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9. A Prayer for Loss of Mother

Here is a prayer for all those who are grieving the loss of their mothers.

Heavenly Father, we come to You today in prayer and lift those who are grieving the loss of their mothers. The pain of losing a mother is a pain like no other. The hurt in their hearts remains and can feel unbearable at times. But Father, You are the God of hope and comfort. You are the one that can lift us up no matter how broken we are. You are the light even in the darkest of valleys.

This Mother’s Day, we pray that You will be with them. We ask that Your peace surround them and Your healing hand touch their broken hearts. We ask that You would give them strength for each day and hope for the future. Even though their mothers are no longer with them physically, they are safe in Your arms and will one day be reunited with them again. We pray this in Jesus’ name, Amen.

Isaiah 66:13 “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you.”

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10. Prayer for Those Waiting to be a Mom

Today let us also lift up a prayer for all the women who are waiting to be mothers.

Lord, today I pray for those who are still waiting to conceive and become mothers. We pray that You would grant these women the desires of their hearts – whether that is to become mothers through traditional means, adoption, or foster care. I pray that You would surround them with Your love, peace, and comfort. We know that the wait can be long and difficult. Therefore, we pray that You give them strength for another day of waiting. May they know that You are with them and that You love them. Strengthen and increase their faith as they wait on You. Help them know that You know their hearts’ desires and You will answer in Your perfect timing.

I pray that You also help keep their hope alive and trust in Your plans and Your pleasing and perfect will. We know that You have a plan for their lives and we trust that Your plan is good. Strengthen them for the journey ahead, Lord, and may they find community and support along the way. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Psalm 113:9 “He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the Lord.”

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Short Mothers Day Quotes

Let’s send some happy Mother’s Day blessings with encouraging Mother’s Day quotes to let the moms in our lives know how much we appreciate them. 

“A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.” – Cardinal Mermillod

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“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother.” – Abraham Lincoln

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“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” – Honore de Balzac

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“There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill 

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“When you are a Mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A Mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren

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