You Can Have Children
As a believer in Jesus Christ there are Bible promises about having children you can claim.
2 CORINTHIANS 1:20 NKJ
20 For all the promises of God in Him are Yes, and in Him Amen, to the glory of God through us.
All the blessings of God are yours because of your faith in Christ Jesus.
DEUTERONOMY 7:14 NKJ
14 "You shall be blessed above all peoples; there shall not be a male or female barren among you or among your livestock.
EXODUS 23:25-26 NKJ
25 . . . I will take sickness away from . . . you.
26 "No one shall suffer miscarriage or be barren in your land; I will fulfill the number of your days.
PSALM 113:9 NRSV
9 He gives the barren woman a home, making her the joyous mother of children. Praise the Lord!
PSALM 128:3 NKJ
3 Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine in the very heart of your house, your children like olive plants all around your table.
Children Are A Blessing From God
PSALM 127:3 NKJ
3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is His reward.
RUTH 4:13 NKJ
13 So Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife; and when he went in to her, the Lord gave her conception, and she bore a son.
PSALM 107:38 NKJ
38 He also blesses them, and they multiply greatly; and He does not let their cattle decrease.
GENESIS 17:16 NKJ
16 "And I will bless her and also give you a son by her; then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be from her."
Barren people were healed in answer to prayer several times in Scripture. Remember God does not play favorites. If you seek Him, He will answer your prayer also. He did for Sarah, Rebekah, Leah, Rachel, Hannah, and Elizabeth.
ACTS 10:34 NKJ
34 Then Peter opened his mouth and said: "In truth I perceive that God shows no partiality.
GENESIS 15:3-5 NKJ
3 Then Abram said, "Look, You have given me no offspring; indeed one born in my house is my heir!"
4 . . . the word of the Lord came to him, saying, "This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir."
5 Then He brought him outside and said, "Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them." And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be."
GENESIS 21:1-2 NKJ
1 And the Lord visited Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah as He had spoken.
2 For Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age . . . .
GALATIANS 3:13-14 NKJ
13 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us . . .
14 that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.
Abraham's blessing -- including being fruitful -- is for us who are in Christ Jesus.
GENESIS 25:21 NKJ
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 29:31-32,35 NKJ
31 When the Lord saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren.
32 So Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben; for she said, "The Lord has surely looked on my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me."
35 And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, "Now I will praise the Lord." Therefore she called his name Judah. Then she stopped bearing.
GENESIS 30:17 NKJ
17 And God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
GENESIS 29:31 NKJ
31 . . . but Rachel was barren.
GENESIS 30:1-2,22-23 NKJ
1 Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister, and said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die!"
2 And Jacob's anger was aroused against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?"
22 Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb.
23 And she conceived and bore a son, and said, "God has taken away my reproach."
1 SAMUEL 1:5,9-11,13,17,19,20 NKJ
5 But to Hannah he would give a double portion, for he loved Hannah, although the Lord had closed her womb.
9 So Hannah arose after they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh. Now Eli the priest was . . . by the doorpost of the tabernacle of the Lord.
10 And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed to the Lord and wept in anguish.
11 Then she made a vow and said, "O Lord of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of your maidservant and remember me, and not forget your maidservant, but will give your maidservant a male child, then I will give him to the Lord all the days of his life, and no razor shall come upon his head."
13 Now Hannah spoke in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard. . . .
17 Then Eli answered and said, "Go in peace, and the God of Israel grant your petition which you have asked of Him."
19 . . . And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the Lord remembered her.
20 So it came to pass in the process of time that Hannah conceived and bore a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, "Because I have asked for him from the Lord."
LUKE 1:7,13 NKJ
7 But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both well advanced in years.
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, and you shall call his name John.
All Things Are Possible
LUKE 1:37 NKJ
37 "For with God nothing will be impossible."
MARK 9:23 NKJ
23 Jesus said to him, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes."
MATTHEW 17:20 NKJ
20 . . . if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, `Move from here to there,' and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.
MARK 11:24 NKJ
24 "Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them.
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