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Conception and Pregnancy:

  • Genesis 1:28 – “And God blessed them. And God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth…'”
  • Genesis 17:16 – “I will bless her, and moreover, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.”
  • Genesis 25:21 – “And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the LORD granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.”
  • Genesis 30:22 – “Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb.”
  • 1 Samuel 1:27 – “For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him.”
  • Psalm 127:3 – “Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.”
  • Psalm 139:13 – “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.”

Blessings and Promises Towards Pregnancy

  • Genesis 9:7 – “And you, be fruitful and multiply, increase greatly on the earth and multiply in it.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:14 – “You shall be blessed above all peoples. There shall not be male or female barren among you or among your livestock.”
  • Job 42:12 – “And the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning. And he had 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.”
  • Luke 1:42 – “And she exclaimed with a loud cry, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!'”
  • Luke 1:45 – “And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what was spoken to her from the Lord.”
  • Psalm 128:3 – “Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table.”

God’s Sovereignty Over Pregnancy

  • Genesis 20:17 – “Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and also healed his wife and female slaves so that they bore children.”
  • Genesis 30:2 – “Jacob’s anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, ‘Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?'”
  • Genesis 33:5 – “And when Esau lifted up his eyes and saw the women and children, he said, ‘Who are these with you?’ Jacob said, ‘The children whom God has graciously given your servant.'”

Protection and Care Through Pregnancy

  • Isaiah 40:11 – “He will tend his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms; he will carry them in his bosom, and gently lead those that are with young.”
  • Hosea 13:13 – “The pangs of childbirth come for him, but he is an unwise son, for at the right time he does not present himself at the opening of the womb.”

Miraculous Births:

  • Genesis 18:10 – “The LORD said, ‘I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife shall have a son.'”
  • Genesis 21:2 – “And Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age at the time of which God had spoken to him.”
  • Luke 1:13 – “But the angel said to him, ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.'”
  • Luke 1:24 – “After these days his wife Elizabeth conceived, and for five months she kept herself hidden, saying…”

Acknowledging God’s Role:

  • Genesis 30:6 – “Then Rachel said, ‘God has judged me, and has also heard my voice and given me a son.’ Therefore she called his name Dan.”
  • Luke 1:38 – “And Mary said, ‘Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.’ And the angel departed from her.”
  • Luke 1:46-47 – “And Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior…'”
  • Psalm 22:9-10 – “Yet you are he who took me from the womb; you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts. On you was I cast from my birth, and from my mother’s womb you have been my God.”

Trusting in God’s Plan:

  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”
  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
  • Romans 8:28 – “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Motherhood and Faith:

  • 1 Timothy 2:15 – “Yet she will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control.”
  • Psalm 113:9 – “He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the LORD!”
  • Proverbs 31:28 – “Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.”

God’s Knowledge:

  • Job 10:8-12 – “Your hands fashioned and made me, and now you have destroyed me altogether. Remember that you have made me like clay; and will you return me to the dust? Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese? You clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews.”
  • Psalm 139:16 – “Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them.”

Protection and Comfort:

  • Isaiah 66:13 – “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”
  • Matthew 19:14 – “But Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.'”

Rejoicing in New Life:

  • Luke 1:57 – “Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son.”
  • Luke 2:10-12 – “And the angel said to them, ‘Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.'”
  • Psalm 113:7 – “He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap.”

God’s Faithfulness:

  • Genesis 30:23 – “She conceived and bore a son and said, ‘God has taken away my reproach.'”
  • Genesis 49:25 – “By the God of your father who will help you, by the Almighty who will bless you with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that crouches beneath, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.”

Prayers for Pregnancy:

  • Genesis 25:21 – “And Isaac prayed to the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. And the LORD granted his prayer, and Rebekah his wife conceived.”
  • 1 Samuel 1:27 – “For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him.”
  • Luke 1:13 – “But the angel said to him, ‘Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.'”

Celebrating Life:

  • Psalm 127:3-5 – “Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth. Blessed is the man who fills his quiver with them! He shall not be put to shame when he speaks with his enemies in the gate.”
  • Proverbs 17:6 – “Grandchildren are the crown of the aged, and the glory of children is their fathers.”
  • Luke 1:41-42 – “And when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, and she exclaimed with a loud cry, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!'”
  • Luke 1:57 – “Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son.”

Motherly Love:

  • Isaiah 66:13 – “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 2:7 – “But we were gentle among you, like a nursing mother taking care of her own children.”

God’s Timing:

  • Ecclesiastes 3:1 – “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.”
  • Habakkuk 2:3 – “For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.”
  • Galatians 4:4 – “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law.”

Promises to Descendants:

  • Genesis 15:5 – “And he brought him outside and said, ‘Look toward heaven, and number the stars, if you are able to number them.’ Then he said to him, ‘So shall your offspring be.'”
  • Genesis 17:16 – “I will bless her, and moreover, I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall become nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.”
  • Psalm 22:30 – “Posterity shall serve him; it shall be told of the Lord to the coming generation…”
  • Psalm 102:18 – “Let this be recorded for a generation to come, so that a people yet to be created may praise the LORD.”
  • Isaiah 44:3 – “For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground; I will pour my Spirit upon your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.”
  • Isaiah 49:20 – “The children of your bereavement will yet say in your ears: ‘The place is too narrow for me; make room for me to dwell in.'”

The Gift of Children:

  • Psalm 113:9 – “He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the LORD!”
  • Psalm 127:4 – “Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the children of one’s youth.”
  • Proverbs 22:6 – “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

Nurturing Life:

  • Psalm 139:13-14 – “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my womb”