7 Short Prayers for Mothers

Woman praying by a lake. Short prayers for mothers at Hope Filled Faith.

Whether it’s Mother’s Day or any other day of the year, it’s always a good idea to be praying for your mom or the woman who is like a mother to you. These 7 short prayers for mothers can be helpful to inspire your own prayer for your mother, or someone like a mom in your life. There are also quick prayers for you to pray for yourself if you are a mom. Choose one or more of these short prayers for mothers to help you focus on motherhood today. Also enjoy these encouraging verses for moms.

Short Prayers for Mothers: Praying for Your Mom and Your Relationship

God bless my mom prayer

Dear Lord, Thank You for my mom. She is such a blessing in my life! 

I thank You that you chose her for me and that You used her in my life to teach me, guide me, and nurture me. 

I pray that I will be able to honor my mother well. I pray that You will bless her today. 

I pray that she will grow closer to You each day. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

A prayer to bless my mom: God bless my mom prayer

Dear Lord, Thank You for my mom. She is such a blessing in my life! 
I thank You that you chose her for me and that You used her in my life to teach me, guide me, and nurture me. 
I pray that I will be able to honor my mother well. I pray that You will bless her today. 
I pray that she will grow closer to You each day. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
at Hope Filled Faith, short prayers for mothers

Help me forgive my mom

Dear Lord, Only You are perfect! Only by You can we become righteous. Please forgive me where I have failed.

I pray that You will help me to forgive my mom. Whether it’s something recent or something as old as I am, I pray that You would help me release it to You. 

Help me to forgive as You forgave me (Colossians 3:13.) Help me not to keep a record of wrongs (1 Corinthians 13:5.) Help me to be wise and loving with my mom.

I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

A prayer to forgive my mom at Hope Filled Faith: Short prayers for mothers. Dear Lord, Only You are perfect! Only by You can we become righteous. Please forgive me where I have failed. I pray that You will help me to forgive my mom. Whether it’s something recent or something as old as I am, I pray that You would help me release it to You.  Help me to forgive as You forgave me (Colossians 3:13.) Help me not to keep a record of wrongs (1 Corinthians 13:5.) Help me to be wise and loving with my mom. I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short Prayers for Mothers: Praying for yourself

A prayer for mother’s strength

Dear Lord, I need Your wisdom, Your strength, and Your peace to navigate the joys and challenges of each day. 

I pray that I would look to You for what I need, that I would be “equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:17.) 

I pray that I would show love (1 Corinthians 13) as I do what You called me to do each day. 

I pray that You would help me reflect You well everyday.

I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short prayers for mothers at Hope Filled Faith: A prayer for mother's strength. Dear Lord, I need Your wisdom, Your strength, and Your peace to navigate the joys and challenges of each day.  I pray that I would look to You for what I need, that I would be “equipped for every good work” (2 Timothy 3:17.)  I pray that I would show love (1 Corinthians 13) as I do what You called me to do each day.  I pray that You would help me reflect You well everyday. I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

A prayer of a mother for her family

Dear Lord, Thank You for each member of my family. You know what they are facing today. I can’t always be with them, and I am so thankful that You are. Please give them strength for what they need to do today. Please draw them close to You. Help them to grow in love for You today! In Jesus’ Name, Amen

Hope Filled Faith, Short Prayers for Mothers. A prayer of a mother for her family
Dear Lord, Thank You for each member of my family. You know what they are facing today. I can’t always be with them, and I am so thankful that You are. Please give them strength for what they need to do today. Please draw them close to You. Help them to grow in love for You today! In Jesus’ Name, Amen

Short Prayer for Mothers: A prayer for mothers everywhere

Dear Lord, I want to lift up all the moms everywhere. I don’t know what challenges they are facing today, but I thank You that You are with them. I pray that You will give them strength (Isaiah 40:29), joy (Galatians 5:22), and wisdom (James 1:5.)

I pray that You will help them to be blessed as they serve You today. I pray that they will feel Your love and presence. Draw them closer to You everyday!

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Hope Filled Faith: Short Prayers for Mothers. A Prayer for Mothers everywhere. Dear Lord, I want to lift up all the moms everywhere. I don’t know what challenges they are facing today, but I thank You that You are with them. I pray that You will give them strength (Isaiah 40:29), joy (Galatians 5:22), and wisdom (James 1:5.) I pray that You will help them to be blessed as they serve You today. I pray that they will feel Your love and presence. Draw them closer to You everyday! In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short Prayers for Mothers: A prayer for someone like a mom

Dear Lord, I thank You for this woman who has been like a mom to me. You knew that I needed someone like this, and I thank You for providing her.

I pray that You will bless her today. I pray that You will help her see the joy that she has put into other’s lives.

I pray that You will encourage her today and give her peace.

In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short Prayers for Mothers at Hope Filled Faith.  A prayer for someone like a mom

Dear Lord, I thank You for this woman who has been like a mom to me. You knew that I needed someone like this, and I thank You for providing her.
I pray that You will bless her today. I pray that You will help her see the joy that she has put into other’s lives.
I pray that You will encourage her today and give her peace. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short Mother’s Day Prayer

Dear Lord, I thank you for this day, and this occasion to honor mothers. I pray that You would bless the mothers and those who are like mothers. I pray that You would give them joy and happiness today. 

I pray for those who, for a variety of reasons, struggle on Mother’s Day. I pray that You would give them the peace they need for today. I pray that You would bring special encouragement to them today.

I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Short prayers for mothers at hopefilledfaith.com. A mother's day prayer. Dear Lord, I thank you for this day, and this occasion to honor mothers. I pray that You would bless the mothers and those who are like mothers. I pray that You would give them joy and happiness today. 
I pray for those who, for a variety of reasons, struggle on Mother’s Day. I pray that You would give them the peace they need for today. I pray that You would bring special encouragement to them today.
I ask these things in Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Bible Verses for Moms

“Honor your father and mother,” which is the first commandment with a promise. Ephesians 6:2

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also love one another. John 13:34

Her children rise up and call her blessed. Her husband also praises her: “Many women do noble things, but you excel them all.” Proverbs 31:28-29

And whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men. Colossians 3:23

There are video versions of some of these prayers and the Bible verses in this post. Visit this playlist on Youtube to watch.

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