Psalm 113 – Praise the Lord for Mothers

Today is Mothers’ Day. The gift of motherhood is one of the greatest God can give to a woman, and the gift of a mother is one of the greatest gifts God has given to children. The love of a mother for her child is rivaled only by the love of God for His creation.

I chose this Psalm for this Sunday because of verse 9. It is a Psalm of praise, and the Lord is to be praised for the blessing of motherhood. But in verse 9, this Psalm says that He blesses even the childless woman “as a happy mother of children.” It doesn’t get much better than that.

To all the mothers reading this, I pray you have a wonderful Mothers’ Day!

Psalm 113

 1 Praise the LORD.

   Praise the LORD, you his servants;
   praise the name of the LORD.
2 Let the name of the LORD be praised,
   both now and forevermore.
3 From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets,
   the name of the LORD is to be praised.

 4 The LORD is exalted over all the nations,
   his glory above the heavens.
5 Who is like the LORD our God,
   the One who sits enthroned on high,
6 who stoops down to look
   on the heavens and the earth?

 7 He raises the poor from the dust
   and lifts the needy from the ash heap;
8 he seats them with princes,
   with the princes of his people.
9 He settles the childless woman in her home
   as a happy mother of children.

   Praise the LORD.

About Linda Kruschke

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.
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7 Responses to Psalm 113 – Praise the Lord for Mothers

  1. bendedspoon says:

    Happy mother’s day sweet mom! 🙂


  2. Thank you for this post and that beautiful psalm. It encouraged my heart this morning.



  3. Debbie says:

    God bless you and many wishes for you a sweet Mother’s Day. Thank you for thinking of moms everywhere and posting such a beautiful Psalm. Did the company time go well? Pray so!
    love, deb


    • Deb, We had a wonderful visit with our company. They are still here today and we’re looking forward to a great day. Hope you had a terrific Mothers’ Day! Peace, Linda


  4. Ann says:

    Thanks Linda,

    “From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets,
    the name of the LORD is to be praised.”
    Praising alongside you 🙂

    Hope you have a restful and relaxing Mother’s Day.



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