The range of emotions that can flood one's mind in the planning and anticipation of a precious newborn can tire a woman. The desire to be pregnant, the disappointment of becoming pregnant only to miscarry or somewhere in succeeding with complications can take a toll on the woman and marriage. Whatever stage you or a loved one face, our trust in God before, during and after is essential in facing the challenges of each trimester and beyond. God is truly our help, comfort, strength and health through it all. May these Scriptures empower you to believe God is present to walk you through good and tough days.
(S) “Is anything too difficult or too wonderful for the Lord? At the appointed time, when the season [for her delivery] comes, I will return to you and Sarah will have a son.”
Genesis 18:14 AMP
(P) There is not a thing that’s too difficult for You Father. I know that in Your perfect time, You will deliver ___ and give them a child.
(S) “Your own fertility, your soil’s produce, and your livestock’s offspring—the young of both cattle and flocks—will be blessed.”
Deuteronomy 28:4 CEB
(P) Lord, you put your blessings upon fertility not only of your people but even their livestock’s fertility. May You show that same blessing upon ___.
(S) “God nests the once barren woman at home— now a joyful mother with children! Praise the Lord!”
Psalm 113:9 CEB
(P) Thank You God for carrying for the barren womb and causing ___ to conceive a healthy child. I praise You for a smooth delivery.
(S) “You shall serve the Lord your God; He shall bless your bread and water, and I will take sickness from your midst. 26 None shall lose her young by miscarriage or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.”
Exodus 23:25-26 ESV
(P) Out of ___ following Your leading in obedience, thank You Lord for taking any sickness from me/them so that no miscarriage or barrenness will take place over me/them.
(S) “9 You know that the Lord your God is the only true God. So love him and obey his commands, and he will faithfully keep his agreement with you and your descendants for a thousand generations. 10 But if you turn against the Lord, he will quickly destroy you. 11 So be sure to obey his laws and teachings I am giving you today. 12 If you completely obey these laws, the Lord your God will be loyal and keep the agreement he made with you, just as he promised our ancestors. 13 The Lord will love you and bless you by giving you many children and plenty of food, wine, and olive oil. Your herds of cattle will have many calves, and your flocks of sheep will have many lambs. 14 God will bless you more than any other nation—your families will grow and your livestock increase.”
Deuteronomy 7:9-14 CEV
(P) God, we know that as we obey your commandments, You promise to be loyal to us and keep Your word with us. Thank You for loving and blessing ___ and blessing ___ with children and provision for all of their needs.
(S) “Sing, O childless woman, you who have never given birth! Break into loud and joyful song, O Jerusalem, you who have never been in labor. For the desolate woman now has more children than the woman who lives with her husband,” says the LORD.
Isaiah 54:1 NLT
(P) I praise You God for ___ who is about to see a shift happen over ___’s life and body from desolate to having healthy children.
(S) “Are any of you sick? You should call for the elders of the church to come and pray over you, anointing you with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 Such a prayer offered in faith will heal the sick, and the Lord will make you well. And if you have committed any sins, you will be forgiven.”
James 1:14-15 NLT
(P) Lord I call on You to anoint ___ with Your oil of healing. I speak in faith that ___ receives healing and I/they will testify of Your healing power and walk with a heart of repentance.
(S) “7 They had no children because Elizabeth was unable to conceive, and they were both very old. 12 Zechariah was shaken and overwhelmed with fear when he saw him. 13 But the angel said, “Don’t be afraid, Zechariah! God has heard your prayer. Your wife, Elizabeth, will give you a son, and you are to name him John. 14 You will have great joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth, 37 For nothing is impossible with God.”
Luke 1:7, 12-14, 37 NLT
(P) Thank You Lord for Your mercies and goodness to give Elizabeth and John when there was no way. You have no favorites according to Your word so I ask that You show Your mercies once again and allow ___ to conceive and give birth to a healthy child, praising You for the impossible in Jesus’ name!
(S) “Isaac prayed to the Eternal One on behalf of his wife because she wasn’t becoming pregnant. The Eternal granted his prayer, and Rebekah conceived after 20 years.”
Genesis 25:21 Voice
(P) Even as You heavenly Father heard Isaac’s prayer for his wife, may You hear ___’s cry to be pregnant and have a child/ren.
(S) “You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the dark of the womb. You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them; they outnumber the grains of sand! And when I wake up, you are still with me.”
Psalm 139:13-18 NLT
(P) You are amazing God in how You formed our inner most parts from the start. How complex, yet wonderful is Your workmanship. May You do the same within ___’s womb, creating a healthy, precious child to grow and go through a safe, healthy birth experience.
(S) Your wife will bear children as a vine bears grapes, your household lush as a vineyard, The children around your table as fresh and promising as young olive shoots. Stand in awe of God’s Yes. Oh, how he blesses the one who fears God!
Psalm 128:3-4 MSG
(P) May ___ give birth to many healthy children as they desire in their heart. May ___ stand in awe of Your yes to me/her. You indeed bless those who fear and reverence You.