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Scriptures + Truths for Mamas

There was a season in my life that felt so heavy I couldn’t physically open my Bible. I remember sitting at a Bible study and confessing to my friends that I hadn’t read Scripture in months and that I felt like I couldn’t. We had just walked through our third miscarriage and I was too discouraged and angry to open my Bible. My friends tended to me and read Scripture over me in a way that I will never forget. The truths were healing to me and the biggest encouragement I needed in that season.

Maybe you find yourself in a season where you are angry or frustrated, or anxious or worried. Or, maybe you are in a season of joy and fulfillment. Whether you open your Bible regularly, or cannot remember the last time its pages were turned. I pray that these verses would be an encouragement to you.

Consider this me reading Scripture over you today much like my friends did over me years ago.


I have the power of Christ in me

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” -Acts 1:8

I receive the peace available to me through Christ. I choose to reject fear in the name of Jesus

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” -John 14:27

I have the Holy Spirit in me and He imparts patience, joy and peace

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” -Galatians 5:22-23

Because of Jesus, my cup is overflowing with God’s blessings

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.” -Psalm 23:5

When I feel weak I remember that Christ is my strength

“But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” -2 Corinthians 12:9

Fear does not hold me captive. Instead, the Lord is my stronghold

“The Lord is my light and my salvation—

whom shall I fear?

The Lord is the stronghold of my life—

of whom shall I be afraid?” -Psalm 27:1

There is no time of the day or night when God’s word is not relevant to my life

“My eyes stay open through the watches of the night,

that I may meditate on your promises.” -Psalm 119:148

God is able to give me the grace that I need for the exact time that I need it

“And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” -2 Corinthians 9:8

God is with me at all times- even in the messy and mundane moments of my day

...and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”-Matthew 28:20

When my feet feel like they are slipping, I can hold onto Jesus. He is my stability and will never lose His grip on me

“My flesh and my heart may fail,

but God is the strength of my heart

and my portion forever.” -Psalm 73:26

I can put all of my trust in Jesus

“Trust in the Lord forever,

for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.” -Isaiah 26:4

His power in me can do more than I could ever imagine for myself alone

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us…” -Ephesians 3:20

I can overflow with joy and peace and hope in Christ

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” -Romans 15:13

I can release all fears and worries to Christ. His shoulders were designed to carry the weight of the burdens to heavy for me to carry alone

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” -1 Peter 5:7

Because of who Jesus is, I can release all that I am not

“He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.” -Colossians 1:17

I am in the exact season God has planned for my life… even when it doesn't’ feel like it

“There is a time for everything,

and a season for every activity under the heavens:” -Ecclesiastes 3:1

My ministry is shaping and molding little disciples for the kingdom

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” -Ephesians 2:10

I can ask God for wisdom in my motherhood journey and trust he will guide me

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” -James 1:5

Christ has given me the power to speak calmly and gently… even when my child acts out

“A gentle answer turns away wrath,

but a harsh word stirs up anger.” -Proverbs 15:1

My voice is heard by God

“I love the Lord, for he heard my voice;

he heard my cry for mercy.

Because he turned his ear to me,

I will call on him as long as I live.” -Psalm 116:1-2

I can do hard things today because Christ is my strength

“God is our refuge and strength,

an ever-present help in trouble.” -Psalm 46:1

God knows all that this day holds- the unexpected, the hard, the ordinary, and the joy-filling. This day was written in His books before I ever woke to it

“Your eyes saw my unformed body;

all the days ordained for me were written in your book

before one of them came to be.” -Psalm 139:16

God has given me every spiritual tool I need to overcome the enemy’s arrows of discouragement, discord, and disbelief

“Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.” -Ephesians 6:11

God knows my needs for this day and has the perfect sufficiency to meet my needs

“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” -Philippians 4:19

I can be content today no matter what because Christ alone grounds me, satisfies me, and blesses me

“For he satisfies the thirsty

and fills the hungry with good things.” -Psalm 107:9

God chose me to parent my children and God has the wisdom, insight, love and patience I need to parent my child well

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” -2 Timothy 3:16-17

God doesn’t demand perfection from me today. I will let myself off the hook of perfection because God has given me His

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” -Matthew 11:28-30

You have the opportunity to be Christ’s shining light in your child’s life

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” -Matthew 5:16


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