Babies are blessings from God
Genesis 49:25 God … will bless you with blessings of … the womb.
Psalm 127:3 Children are a heritage of the Lord; the fruit of the womb is His reward. (KJV)
Psalm 113:9 He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. (KJV)
Psalm 127:4-5 As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man, so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them. (KJV)
Psalm 128:1,3 Blessed is every one who fears the Lord. Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine.
Proverbs 17:6 Children’s children are the crown of old men.
People do their part, but conception and a new life is still God’s doing
Genesis 4:1 Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, “I have gotten a man from the Lord.” (KJV)
Genesis 25:21 Now Isaac pleaded with the Lord for his wife, because she was barren; and the Lord granted his plea, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
Genesis 30:22-23 Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb. And she conceived and bore a son.
1 Samuel 1:19-20,27 And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the Lord remembered her. Wherefore it came to pass, when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bare a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, “Because I have asked him of the Lord.” For this child I prayed, and the Lord has given me my petition which I asked of Him.” (KJV)
Luke1:13 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son.”
God knows, loves, and cares for a baby in the womb
Job 33:4 The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life. (KJV)
Psalm 22:10 From my mother’s womb You have been my God.
Psalm 71:6 By You I have been upheld from birth; You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb.
Psalm 139:13-14,16 Thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb … I am fearfully and wonderfully made. … In Thy book all my members were written … when as yet there was none of them. (KJV)
Jeremiah 1:5 Before I [God] formed you in the womb I knew you; before you were born I sanctified you.
Isaiah 40:11 He will … gently lead those who are with young.
Isaiah 44:24a Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer, and He who formed you from the womb: I am the Lord, who makes all things.
Isaiah 49:1 The Lord hath called me from the womb; from the [womb] hath He made mention of my name. (KJV)
Acts 17:25b He gives to all life, breath, and all things.
God promises to take care of the baby of those that love Him
Psalm 37:25I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread.
Proverbs 11:21b The seed of the righteous shall be delivered. (KJV)
Isaiah 65:23b They are the seed of the blessed, and their offspring with them. (KJV)
Psalm 25:12-13 What man is he that feareth the Lord? Him shall He teach in the way that He shall choose. His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth. (KJV)
Psalm 102:28 The children of Your servants will continue, and their descendants will be established before You.
Proverbs 14:26 In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge.
Promises to claim during childbirth
Isaiah 40:29,31He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength. But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength.
Isaiah 41:10 Be not dismayed … I will strengthen you.
Isaiah 65:23 They shall not labor in vain, nor bring forth for trouble; for they are the seed of the blessed. (KJV)
Psalm 71:6 You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb.
Daniel 6:16b Your God, whom you serve continually, He will deliver you.
John 16:21 A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Hebrews 11:11 Through faith Sara … was delivered of a child … because she judged Him faithful who had promised. (KJV)
1 Timothy 2:15 She will be saved in childbearing if they continue in faith and love.
God cares for your baby and will help you
Matthew 18:10 Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I [Jesus] say to you that in Heaven their angels always see the face of My Father who is in Heaven.
Psalm 22:9b You made me trust while on my mother’s breasts.
Hebrews 2:13 I will put my trust in Him … I and the children whom God has given me.
Love and teach your baby about God
Psalm 78:6–7 Declare [God’s commandments] to [your] children: that they may set their hope in God.
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it
Ephesians 6:4b Bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.
Mark 10:14 Jesus … said to them, Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of God.