100 Favorite Bible Verses for Mommy and Me

100 Favorite Bible Verses for Mommy and Me

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What better way to bless a mother and child than with uplifting, comforting thoughts from God’s Word?

This collection offers 100 Bible verses from the International Children’s Bible® and New King James Version®, each accompanied with a reflective writing. Fifty verses encourage mom during both her

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What better way to bless a mother and child than with uplifting, comforting thoughts from God’s Word?

This collection offers 100 Bible verses from the International Children’s Bible® and New King James Version®, each accompanied with a reflective writing. Fifty verses encourage mom during both her sweetest and her most challenging moments and 50 verses plant God’s words in the heart of her precious child.

Motherhood—there are no days more delightful, more difficult, or more in need of a dose of inspiration and guidance from God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400318148
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
497,466
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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100 Favorite Bible Verses for Mommy & Me


By Jack Countryman

Thomas Nelson

Copyright © 2011 Jack Countryman
All right reserved.

ISBN: 978-1-4003-1814-8


Chapter One

Mommy

The Lord of Comfort

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

God has promised in this passage that He will comfort you. When life is wonderful and the excitement of your new child is fresh, He will celebrate with you the joy that you are experiencing. When sickness comes to your precious child, God will comfort you and guide your every step. The love that God has for you and your child is both unconditional and everlasting; therefore, embrace His love and share it with the precious gift God has given you.

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The love that God has for you is never going to change.

Me

God Has Promised to Always Be with You

I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10

God's Word is strong and true. He has promised to be with you in all that you do. What you do with His promises is what matters most. Claim your position as God's child, and do not be afraid. You have the power to overcome every challenge in life when you apply His Word. He will protect you and sustain you.

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What God has given, no one can take away.

Mommy

Jesus Loves Your Child

Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them.... And He took them up in His arms, laid His hands on them, and blessed them. Mark 10:13, 16

You can rest assured that your child is loved beyond your imagination. Jesus cares about you and the child you have been given. Daily come to Him in prayer to seek guidance and wisdom. Let the love Jesus has for you flow through you to your child. You will be blessed, and so will your child. Someone has said, "Children are not things to be molded but people to be unfolded."

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As your child depends on you, learn to depend on your Creator.

Me

God's Love Never Changes

The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. Psalm 138:8

The one thing that is certain and will never change is that God loves you with an everlasting love. Speak to Him daily, share His precious Word, and pray daily for His divine guidance. God will come to you when you humbly seek Him, because He has promised to be with you always. His Spirit will help you.

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God's gifts put your best dreams to shame.

Mommy

The Lord Will Not Forget You

Can a woman forget her nursing child, and not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, yet I will not forget you. Isaiah 49:15

God has sealed you in His heart. You have been chosen by Him to be His daughter. The love that He has for you is the very love He wishes for you to have for your child. It is never changing, unconditional, and everlasting. Take time each day to thank God for His eternal love, and let your heart overflow with His love to the one you have been given to cherish.

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Love your child as God loves you.

Me

You Are Precious

Since you were precious in My sight, you have been honored, and I have loved you. Isaiah 43:4

Because God created you in His image, you are precious to Him. Because God created you for His glory, He wants the world to see some of His majesty and goodness through you, and He wants to crown you with His own splendor. He has not promised to keep you out of the wilderness or away from the desert, but if you belong to Him, He does promise to sustain you and renew your life when times are difficult.

* * *

You can always count on God.

Mommy

We All Need a Shepherd

For the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Revelation 7:17

Sometimes it may be hard for you to accept the fact that you need a shepherd. You may think you can manage your life without the help of anyone. It is true that God has given you the ability to think for yourself and know what is right and wrong. But you will find that when you wander through life on your own, your selfish desires lead you into pitfalls. You can rest assured that God waits patiently to comfort you and wipe away your tears.

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Let God handle your sorrow and tears.

Me

God Will Take Care of You

I will sing to the Lord, Because He has dealt bountifully with me. Psalm 13:6

Jesus loves you and promises to be with you from the very moment you were born. Everything about you is very special to God, and He wants you to grow and become someone who will reflect who He is and bring Him glory. Since the Lord is righteous, He wants you to grow and act in a righteous way. Through His Spirit, He will give you exactly what you need.

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God is ever by your side.

Mommy

God's Reward

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Psalm 127:3

In ancient times, having many children was regarded as a symbol of strength. This was particularly true in an agricultural economy, since the helpful hands of children increased productivity. In today's culture electronic technology is prominent. Guard carefully the things you wish your children to learn and become involved with. The care and training you give them will reflect on the adults they become.

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Cover your children with love; they are your heritage.

Me

God's Commitment Is Everlasting

I have loved you with an everlasting love. Jeremiah 31:3

God's love is so wonderful because it is everlasting. From the very first moment you were conceived, you were loved; when your mother carried you in her womb, you were loved. When you were born and you entered into the world, you were loved. As you grow and begin to talk, you will be loved. God has pledged His love to you. He walks with you in every circumstance. He has finished your portrait. Through Christ, you can and will be successful.

* * *

God's love is unconditional.

Mommy

A Mother's Blessing

Blessed is she who believed, for there will be a fulfillment of those things which were told her from the Lord. Luke 1:45

Mary was blessed because she accepted by faith that she was to be the mother of Jesus. The child that has been given by God to you will fill your life with wonder, happiness, challenges, and a certain sense of accomplishment. As you raise and nurture your child, seek God's guidance. He will give you His wisdom and help you in countless ways. May you be filled with blessings that come from being a mother.

* * *

Blessings are a gift; cherish each one.

Me

You Are a Blessing

I will cause showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing. Ezekiel 34:26

You are a blessing to those who love you and want the very best for you. Enjoy the precious moments of your childhood, because these memories will seem to fade as you grow older.

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Your early years are to be remembered, recorded, and enjoyed.

Mommy

God Is with You

My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest. Exodus 33:14

God desires to be ever present in your life as a mother. He only asks for an invitation to be included in everything you do. When decisions are to be made about your child, He wants to be included. When your family has a crisis, He wants to be included. Your life will be filled with many choices; let His presence guide you, and may you find rest in the One who loves you.

* * *

God will always be with you.

Me

God Lives in You

I will dwell in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they shall be My people. 2 Corinthians 6:16

When Jesus comes into your heart, He lives there through the Holy Spirit. You need to know how important it is to have a personal relationship with God and what it means to live each day with Jesus in your heart.

* * *

God has promised to live with you and walk with you.

Mommy

A Mother's Delight

Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

When you choose to walk with God every day, you become His delight. He takes pleasure in placing His love and joy within your heart. As you fulfill the many responsibilities of motherhood, He wants you to spend time living in His unconditional love. Be content with what you have and who you are. Let the love you have for Jesus be contagious to your child.

* * *

God delights in blessing you.

Me

You Can Always Come to God

You are my hiding place. Psalm 32:7

You can come to God for safety and comfort. God's goodness is waiting for you. Let each step you take be filled with His guidance and love. You have been created for a special purpose. May each day bring you closer to the One who has given you life. He has promised to bless you when you trust Him with all your heart.

* * *

Jesus is waiting for you.

Mommy

God Wants to Be Included

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. Proverbs 3:6

God's guidance is more than sufficient for the tests and trials you will face as a mother. God has blessed you by giving you the gift of a child. Include Him in all you do; look expectantly for Him to direct your path. Do not hesitate to ask God for the little things that would help you become the mother He wishes for you to be.

* * *

Let God have His perfect way, and you will be blessed.

Me

A Lesson for Every Child

The fear of man brings a snare, But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe. Proverbs 29:25

One of the hardest lessons you will need to learn is how and when to trust in the Lord. This is one of God's greatest desires for you. When you walk with God and learn to trust Him, He will bless you beyond all that you can imagine and give you all the confidence you will ever need.

* * *

God-given wisdom begins with trust.

Mommy

The Lord Is Your Best Teacher

Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go; Keep her, for she is your life. Proverbs 4:13

The Lord is your Teacher, Friend, Adviser, and the One who cares for you more than anyone else ever could. He has promised to never leave you nor forsake you. Seek His help often; turn to Him when being a mother becomes a great challenge. Let Him give you the peace that only God can give. He will bless you with His presence and show you how precious you are in His sight.

* * *

Knowledge, wisdom, and understanding of God are your keys to life.

Me

God Is the Great Comforter

You, Lord, have helped me and comforted me. Psalm 86:17

God has promised to be your Comforter. He will lift you up. He is there to listen and to comfort you. He is the One who will stick closer than a brother. Come to God, and He will give you all the comfort you will ever need.

* * *

God is waiting just for you.

Mommy

Take the First Step

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. James 4:8

God will always give you all the space you want. He has never been known to be an intruder in anyone's life. He gives you an invitation to draw near to Him. When you choose to do that, everything in life changes. God has promised to give you the peace that passes all understanding. Let each day be filled with His presence.

* * *

He is waiting just for you.

Me

God Is Your Best Cheerleader

May He grant you according to your heart's desire, And fulfill all your purpose. We will rejoice in your salvation, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners! Psalm 20:4–5

God has one great desire for you, and that is for you to succeed in everything you choose to do. You have been created for a special purpose. He will love you with a love that outlasts all human love. He has promised a love that will endure every test and a love that will be loyal to you through a lifetime of success and failure.

* * *

You can count on God in every way.

Mommy

Godly Exercise Has Many Benefits

For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. 1 Timothy 4:8

It has been said that bodily exercise strengthens your heart and improves your health. When you spend time with God each day, He will strengthen your spiritual heart and give you the confidence to live in His presence. You only need to let go and allow God to be the essential part of your life. When you do this, you will experience all the joys of motherhood, and your relationship with God will have a richer, fuller meaning.

* * *

A strong spiritual heart has many benefits.

Me

Your Life Should Be Filled with Love

And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him. Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness in the day of judgment. 1 John 4:16–17

You were created with the love of God in your heart. It is a gift that He gives everyone. Let the love you have been given shine brightly for others to see. When you let the light of God's love flow to those around you, He will bless you and give you the confidence to live each day for His glory.

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There is nothing more important than God's love for you.

Mommy

Your Eyes Are the Windows to Your Soul

The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, And a good report makes the bones healthy. Proverbs 15:30

What you choose to see, read, and enjoy with your eyes will become a road map to your life. Spend time enjoying the gifts that God has given you, and thank Him for His generosity. The attitude and gratitude of your life will begin to blossom. The Bible encourages you to be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and acceptable will of God. Everything begins with what we choose to see with our eyes.

* * *

Feast your eyes on the child God has given you.

Me

God Is Constantly Watching

When you lie down, you will not be afraid ... For the Lord will be your confidence Proverbs 3:24, 26

There is a God who is watching over you; do not be afraid. His love will surround you and comfort you wherever you go and whatever you do. You are precious to God, and He always wants the very best for you. Learn early to come to Him daily; look for God's guidance and comfort, for He is your confidence.

* * *

"Little ones to Him belong. They are weak but He is strong."

Mommy

Focus on God's Love

Now may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ. 2 Thessalonians 3:5

Directing your heart into the love of God will only happen when the Lord becomes your priority and you choose to spend time with Him daily. The patience of Christ is a part of growing closer to Him moment by moment. As a mother, you will face times when patience is necessary. Let the love of Jesus fill your heart as you walk closely with Him.

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Spiritual growth happens when you meditate on God's love. (Continues...)



Excerpted from 100 Favorite Bible Verses for Mommy & Me by Jack Countryman Copyright © 2011 by Jack Countryman. Excerpted by permission of Thomas Nelson. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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Meet the Author

Jack Countryman is the founder of JCountryman® Gift Books, a division of Thomas Nelson Publishers, and the recipient of the ECPA Jordan Lifetime Achievement Award. Over the past 30 years he has developed bestselling gift books such as God’s Promises® for Your Every Need, God’s Promises® for Men, God’s Promises® for Women, and God Listens. Countryman’s books have sold more than 20 million units.

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