This is a list of verses that reference mothers. The list isn’t exhaustive, but it does represent ways “mother” is used or how mothers are perceived in the Bible. We have grouped the verses and have provided some brief commentary that may be helpful.
Activities Considered Appropriate for Non-Readers
Kids vary in their abilities to do certain types of activities as well as in their interests. We've tried to identify activities based on a child's reading ability. The activities below should be appropriate for non-readers or children typically in preschool. Keep in mind that many of these activities will also be appropriate for readers. Some activities, like Bible story summaries, assume the parent is able to read the story to the child.
This Scripture page, based on Psalm 69:30-31, is a Bible verse you can have fun with. The text says, “I will… exalt Him with thanksgiving. That will please Yahweh more than an ox.” Ask your kids if they know where you can get an ox for God. 🙂
At one point, Elisha was hosted generously in the home of a gracious Shunammite couple. This illustration will help kids learn that hospitality and generosity please the Lord.
This Stephen Was Brave Coloring Page shows Stephen just before he was stoned by the crowd. Stephen’s story will help kids understand that faith has a cost but the presence of Jesus gives courage in any circumstance.
This Stephen Was Brave Teaching Picture shows Stephen just before he was stoned by the crowd. Stephen’s story will help kids understand that faith has a cost but the presence of Jesus always gives courage.
This Philip Told About Jesus Coloring Page will help children better understand what happened in this story and encourage kids to be obedient to Jesus just like Philip was. This coloring page can be used in a Sunday School, classroom or homeschool setting.
This Peter Preached with Boldness Coloring Page shows Peter and John before the Sanhedrin proclaiming Jesus, based on the story found in Acts3 & 4. This free coloring page can be used at home or in a class setting like Sunday School.
This Peter Preached with Boldness Teaching Picture shows Peter and John before the Sanhedrin proclaiming Jesus, based on the story in Acts 3 & 4. This teaching picture can be used at home or in a class setting like Sunday School.
Paul was one of the major figures in the New Testament. Not only was he instrumental in expanding the early church, he also wrote many of the books of the New Testament. You can read an article about Paul or download that article here as a printable PDF.
In John 13–17 we read that Jesus shared the Passover meal with his disciples the night before his crucifixion. This free Jesus Prayed for His Followers Teaching Picture shows Jesus with his disciples at this meal and will remind kids that Jesus prayed for His disciples.