10 Encouraging Verses for Labor and Delivery

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 10 Encouraging Bible Verses for Labor and Delivery

As I come to the final weeks of this pregnancy I’m attempting to prepare myself physically, mentally and spiritually for labor. One of the things that I feel will help me is using scripture as a means of comfort and strength.

I have no idea when or how things will play out, but I do know that God is in control and I have to trust in His promises. 

 I put together this set of verses to review and meditate on as the time for labor draws near. I thought I would share them here just in case anyone else is looking for some encouragement in this area as well.

You can read the verses below and then download these free printable scripture memory cards for you to use during pregnancy, labor and delivery.

Scripture memory verse cards for labor and delivery. Want more memory verse lists by topic? Here are some of my favorites:

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10 Encouraging Verses for Labor and Delivery

 

“You keep him in perfect peace 

whose mind is stayed on you, 

because he trusts in you.” 

-Isaiah 26:3

 

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.”

-Philippians 4:13

 

“But you, take courage! 

Do not let your hands be weak, 

for your work shall be rewarded.”

-2 Chronicles 15:7

 

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”

-James 4:8

 

“Cast your burden on the Lord,

and He will sustain you;

He will never permit 

the righteous to be moved.”

-Psalm 55:22

 

“I have set the Lord always before me;

because He is at my right hand,

I shall not be shaken.

Therefore my heart is glad,

and my whole being rejoices;

my flesh also dwells secure.”

-Psalm 16:8-9

 

“God is our refuge and strength,

a very present help in trouble.

Therefore we will not fear

though the earth gives way,

though the mountains be moved 

into the heart of the sea,

though it’s waters roar and foam,

though the mountains tremble at it’s swelling.”

-Psalm 46:1-3

 

“I lift my eyes up to the hills.

From where does my help come?

My help comes from the Lord,

who made heaven and earth.”

-Psalm 121:1-2

 

“The fear of man lays a snare,

but whoever trust in the Lord is safe.”

-Proverbs 29:25

 

“Fear not, for I am with you;

be not dismayed, for I am your God;

I will strengthen you, I will help you,

I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

-Isaiah 41:10

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33 Comments

  1. I have another friend who is due in a couple weeks, a sister-in-law that is due in a couple of months ~ I'm praying for all of you for your health and the comfortable, safe arrival of your little ones! Thanks for this encouragement for labor ~ how beautiful.

    John 14:27 :)

    Blessings to you~
    Katie
  2. Hey Missy, I stumbled across this as I was surfing Pinterest! I'm so glad I did! These verses are great! I'm excited I found your blog and look forward to reading more.
  3. Wow - my niece just told me about wanting a labor board - she is due in mid July 2015 - thanks for sharing.
  4. I've read a couple pins about labor cards but I really enjoyed these scriptures the best. Thank you :)
  5. Thank you, Missy for this post. I am still in my 2nd trimester but fear has been a constant irritant in the back of my mind for delivery and labor. I literally teared up reading this out of a thankful heart. I'm going to write these out and keep them with me. Thanks again.
  6. Waahu, nice n really encouraging bible verses.I'm due in two weeks time n u av really changed my attitude. God bless u
  7. Prayer for all the expecting mother.I am here sitting outside the labor room though my wife inside is trying her best.All this verses are helpfull to boost you with energy.Bless u all.Waiting for the miracle.
  8. Please pray for my daughter and her unborn baby. Today she will go to the hospital to be induced because of high bile acid in the mother's blood. May God bless them both with good health. Amen.
  9. Thank you for these! I plan to use now and during labor as a source of strength! Also, just wanted to point out a typo on the printable version- first verse is written as being Psalm 55:22 rather than Isaiah 26:3.
  10. My lovely sister she is in the favor room I know God is right there with her she delivered safe like the Hebrew woman Amen šŸ™

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