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Friday, April 12, 2013

What is a godly Mother look like to you?



What is a godly mother?  What characteristics does a godly mother have? I came up with a rough list of what I think a godly mother possesses.  Then I referenced the bible for most of them. 

Some characteristics of A GODLY MOTHER…

Loves her children
1 Corinthians 13:4-7;

Teaches her child to walk in on God’s path
Proverbs 22:6; II Timothy 3:15; Deuteronomy 6:7

Teachers her children the truth of God’s word
Deuteronomy 11:19; Proverbs 1:8; II Timothy 3:15; Proverbs 22:6; John 14:6; Deuteronomy 6:7

Teaches her child to obey God and all of his commandments
II Timothy 3:15; Proverbs 22:6

Honorable
Proverbs 31; 2 Corinthians 8:21; Philippians 4:8-9

Blesses her children daily
1 Peter 4:8; Psalm 5:12; Luke 6:38

Encourages her child
 Proverbs 12:18; Proverbs 18:21

Prays for and with her children
1 Samuel 1:9-16; James 1:2-4

Leads by example
1 Timothy 4:12; Titus 2:7

Protective
Exodus 2:1-9; Ephesians 6:11

Loyal
 John 19:25

Keeps her promises
1 Samuel 1:21-28

Praises the Lord
1 Samuel 2:1-2; Psalm 150:1-6; Psalm 100:1-5; Psalm 136:1-26

Provides the needs of her children, not just physical but emotional and spiritual 2 Corinthians 12:14; Psalm 127:3-5

Shows unconditional love
1 Corinthians 13:4-8; Psalm 113:9; Titus 2:4; John 15:13; Galatians 5:22-23

Disciplines them
Proverbs 23:13-14; Proverbs 19:18; Proverbs 29:15; Ephesians 6:4

Involves her children in God’s ministry
Hebrews 10:25

Trustworthy
Proverbs 31; Psalm 15:1, 4

Confident
2 Corinthians 5:8

Respectful and worthy of respect
Matthew 7:21; Romans 12:10; Philippians 2:3; 1 Peter 2:17

Puts her hope, faith and future in God’s hands
Luke 1:38; 2 Corinthians 12:9

Speaks with love and truth
Proverbs 31:26; Ephesians 4:29; 1 John 4:1; James 1:19; Galatians 5:22-23

Not selfish but sacrificial
Proverbs 31; 1 Kings 3:16-18; Galatians 5:22-23

Will not allow her family step on the path of wickedness

Loves and respects her Husband
Ephesians 5:22-33; Proverbs 31; 1 Corinthians 14:35

Submit to their husbands by being pure and respectful
1 Peter 3:1-2; Titus 2:5; Proverbs 31; Ephesians 5:22-24

Surrounds herself around positive and Godly woman but that doesn’t stop her from reaching out to the lost
Proverbs 17:17

Opens heart and home to others
1 Timothy 5:10

Does not show favoritism
Proverbs 28:21

Knows her children are a gift and treats them as one
Psalm 127:3-5; Deut. 7:14; 33:24; 127:3

Grateful
Proverbs 11:16; Luke 6:35

Fears the Lord
2 Corinthians 7:1; Luke 1:50; Deuteronomy 5:29; Proverbs 28:14

Shows mercy
James 2:13; Matthew 5:7; Hebrews 4:16

Faces problems head on
1 Samuel 1:1-8; John 16:33; 2 Timothy 3:12

Shows grace
Colossians 4:6; 1 Peter 4:10; Romans 11:6

Self control and modesty
1 Timothy 2:9; Titus 2:5; Proverbs 31; Galatians 5:22-23

Builds her home on wisdom Proverbs 14:1; James 1:5; James 3:17

Speaks wisdom
Proverbs 31:26; 1 Corinthians 2:1-16; James 1:5

Faithful
Proverbs 31; Galatians 5:22-23

Hardworking
Proverbs 31:15; 2 Timothy 2:1-26; Matthew 28:19; Revelation 1:4

Generous
Proverbs 31; Luke 6:35; Luke 12:33; Acts 20:35

Nurturing
1 Thessalonians 2:7; Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 6:4; Colossians 3:21

Caring and Compassionate
Proverbs 31:20; Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 4:32; Galatians 6:2


What are your thoughts?  What am I missing?