The Influence of a Mother

By   •   May 8   •   Topics: ,

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. Someone has said, “Like mother, like children.” Most of the noble characters and fine leaders of history have had good, God-fearing mothers. We are told that George Washington’s mother was pious, and that Sir Walter Scott’s mother was a lover of poetry and music. On the other hand, we are told that Nero’s mother was a murderess and that the dissolute Lord Byron’s mother was a proud and violent woman. The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.

Read Billy Graham’s tribute to his mother and the lessons she taught him.

Prayer for the day

Thank You, Lord, for mothers who love You. Their influence is felt around the world.

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  1. Gerry says:

    So true …..I’ve had the pleasure of witnessing over many years the positive influence my wife has had on our daughter. As a believer , she has tried her best to instill her Christian values and beliefs in our daughter. She discovered , one of the best ways of trying to set a positive example is by living them in her own life . The result is , a wonderful daughter and now our daughter is sharing them with our beautiful granddaughters. God is good.

  2. Max says:

    Mothers are Gods special gift to us (I love Proverbs 31). When children are hurt either physically or mentally they go to their Mother for comfort. Two things a wounded soldier in battle cries for are his Mother and God.

  3. Joe says:

    Thank you Lord for your blessings.

  4. Melissa Swetnam Thompson says:

    I love my daughters Payton, Katie and Kristen 💜

  5. Joyce Paul says:

    Because of God’s Love, we are never truly alone. My loving mother is with Lord now.we miss her but Lord is With us! Praise The Lord! Amen.

  6. Gerry says:

    Moms are very special. Many set Godly examples. When they fail to do so we must remember to forgive them and Love them all the more. Thank you Lord for our spirit filled Mothers.

  7. Ndudi Samuel Nwanaga says:

    Hum!! happy are those who have a God fearing mother. wonderful message

  8. Rick Wilson says:

    Let us always honour our fathers and mothers (parents) as we are commanded, knowing first, that we will have longer lives as is promised, and secondly, because YHWH God is love; and, it was with love that He offered up His only begotten Son for the removal of our sinful record; therefore, let us always raise our children in righteousness, in the TRUTH of YHWH God, distancing ourselves from false traditions and apostasy.

  9. Lucky Gapare says:

    Hi, this was an excellent topic. God bless.