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 13 Psalms for Moms to Pray Over + For Mother’s Day or Birthday

The book of Psalms has so many beautiful verses that are encouraging to mothers. Whether you are looking for scripture to pray over or to write in a card, there are many different Psalms for moms.

Being a momma myself, I find that I turn to the book of Psalms often. It’s a place where I seek wisdom and find comfort, no matter what stage of motherhood I’m in.

I’ve compiled 13 of my favorite Psalms for moms. These can be meditated on daily and will encourage you in your walk. Or maybe you’ve stumbled on this post for inspiration of what to write in a Mothers Day or birthday card.

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No matter what you are searching for, these Bible Verses for moms will bring joy, truth, and encouragement to her.

The Sweetest Psalms for Mothers

Before we get into the list of Psalms for moms, I want to encourage you to take a minute to be with the Lord and ask Him to let one of these verses speak to you. It’s important that we are going to Him in prayer first because this is what brings the Bible alive. It allows the Lord to work and speak through it!!

1. Psalm 5:11

"But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. 
Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you."

2. Psalm 20:4

"May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed."

3. Psalm 23:6

“Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, 
and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

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4. Psalm 25:4-5

“Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths.
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior,
and my hope is in you all day long.”

5. Psalm 36:5

"Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies."

6. Psalm 61:2

"From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I."

7. Psalm 78:4

"We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has done."

8. Psalm 118:24

"The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad."

9. Psalm 127:3-4

"Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth."

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10. Psalm 139:14

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

11. Psalm 143:8

“Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.”

12. Psalm 121:1

"I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from?"

13. Psalm 128:1-2

"Blessed are all who fear the Lord, who walk in obedience to him. You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours."

My Thoughts…

Every mom needs to be prayed for and encouraged with scripture. Whether you are looking for Psalms for yourself or are in need of a verse for a special occasion, I hope the Lord was able to speak to you through this list.

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