Bible Verses

Bible verses which may encourage you during your journey to parenthood.  All verses are from the NLT unless otherwise noted.  If a verse has helped you, and you would like to see it listed here, please email me at

"For He does great works too marvelous to understand.  He performs miracles without number."  (Job 5:9)

"His great works are too marvelous to understand.  He performs miracles without number." (Job 9:10)

"But in my distress, I cried out to the Lord, yes I prayed to my God for help.  He heard me from his sanctuary, my cry reached his ears."  (Psalm 18:6)

"For you are my hiding place; You protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory." (Psalm 32:7)

"I cried out to the Lord in my suffering, and He heard me." (Psalm 34:6)

"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those who are crushed in spirit." (Psalm 34:18)

"The righteous face many troubles, but the Lord rescues them from each and every one." (Psalm 34: 19)

"You keep track of all my sorrows.  You have collected all my tears in Your bottle.  You have recorded each one in Your book."  (Psalms 56:8)

"He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds."  (Psalm 147:3)

"He has made everything beautiful in its time." (Ecclesiastes 3:11)

"Don't you know that the Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of all the earth?  He never grows faint or weary.  No one can measure the depths of his understanding.  He gives power to those who are tired and worn out; he offers strength to the weak.    Even youths will become exhausted, and young men will give up.  But those who wait on the LORD will find new strength.  They will fly high on wings like eagles.  They will run and not grow weary.  They will walk and not faint."  (Isaiah 40:28-31)

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart." (Jeremiah 29:11-13)

"Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest."  (Matthew 11:28)

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours."  (Mark 11:24)

"And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren (childless). For with God nothing shall be impossible."  (Luke 1:36-37)

"No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us."  (Romans 8:37)

"That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.  For when I am weak, then I am strong."
(2 Corinthians 12:10)

"Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything.  Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.  If you do this, you will experience God's peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand."  (Philippians 4:6-7)

"Not that I speak in respect of want: For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content." (Philippians 4:11, KJV)

"For I can do everything with the help of Christ, who gives me the strength I need." (Philippians 4:13)

"No matter what happens, always be thankful, for this is God's will for you who belong to Christ Jesus."  (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline."  (2 Timonthy 1:7)

"Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised."
(Hebrews 11:11)

"And we can be confident that He will listen to us whenever we ask Him for anything in line with His will.  And if we know He is listening when we make our requests, we can be sure that He will give us what we ask for."  (1 John 5:14-15)