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Mother's Day 2015 Quotes: Ten Best Bible Verses to Encourage Mom on Sunday

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(Photo : Kanko/Flickr/CC) Photo of a bouquet of flowers taken on May 2005.

Flowers, candy, cards, and presents are gifts mothers receive on Mother’s Day. Every year, children and spouses have a day set apart to honor, celebrate, and thank mothers for who they are and what they do. This year, the special day falls on Sunday, May 10. The day has been celebrated since 1908, when the creator of the holiday, Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her passing mother. Jarvis stated that a mother is “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world.” Christianity Daily compiled a list of the ten best Bible verses to share with mom on Mother’s Day. These words are sure to encourage her when written down or spoken with love.

List of 10 Best Bible Verses on Mothers:

1)“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. "Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise-- "that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth." –Ephesians 6:1-3

2) “Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: "Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all."Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” –Proverbs 31:28-30]

3) “Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.” - Proverbs‬ ‭31‬:‭28‬‬‬

4) “He who robs his father and drives out his mother is a son who brings shame and disgrace. Stop listening to instruction, my son, and you will stray from the words of knowledge.” – Proverbs 19:26-27

5) "Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.” –Exodus 20:12

6) “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.” – Proverbs 22:6

7) “Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old. Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding. The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him.” –Proverbs 23:22-24

8) “Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. –Proverbs 1:8-9

9) “ Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” –Proverbs 22:6

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

Top 10 Quotes for Mom:

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

2) “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” -George Washington

3) Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.” - George Eliot

4) “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” - Stevie Wonder

5) “I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” - Abraham Lincoln

6) “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” - Theodore Hesburgh

7) “A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.” - Victor Hugo

8) “Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?” - Donald E. Westlake

9) “Men are what their mothers made them.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

10) “Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.” - Harriot Beecher Stowe

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