Mother's Day The Hub Eight mothers in the Bible played key roles in the coming of Jesus Christ. None of them was perfect, yet each showed strong faith in God. God, in turn, rewarded them for their confidence in him.

These mothers lived in an age when women were often treated as second class citizens, yet God appreciated their true worth, just as he does today. Motherhood is one of life’s highest callings. Learn how these eight mothers in the Bible put their hope in the God of the Impossible, and how he proved that such hope is always well-placed.

Eve – Mother of All the Living

Genesis 2:18-4:26; 2 Corinthians 11:3; 1 Timothy 2:13

Sarah – Wife of Abraham

Genesis chapters 11 through 25; Isaiah 51:2; Romans 4:19, 9:9; Hebrews 11:11; and 1 Peter 3:6.

Rebekah – Wife of Isaac

Genesis 22:23: Chapter 24; 25:20-28; 26:7-8, 35; 27:5-15, 42-46; 28:5; 29:12; 35:8; 49:31; Romans 9:10

Jochebed – Mother of Moses

Exodus 6:20, Numbers 26:59

Hannah – Mother of Samuel the Prophet

The first and second chapters of 1 Samuel

Bathsheba – Wife of David

2 Samuel 11:1-3, 12:24; 1 Kings 1:11-31, 2:13-19; 1 Chronicles 3:5; Psalm 51:1

Elizabeth – Mother of John the Baptist

Luke Chapter 1

Mary – Mother of Jesus

Mentioned throughout the Gospels and in Acts 1:14

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