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Are you trying to have a baby or do you want to conceive a child? The proceeding prayer for a baby will help you in this season of frustration and helplessness.

God’s original intent is for man to have an intimate relationship with Him and to procreate and subdue the earth. As such, deep into a man’s heart and spirit is the desire, yearning, and longing to have a partner and build a family together through their children. Father God put this built-in propensity of mankind to relate, commune, love, be loved, and multiply.

For the majority of the population since the beginning of time, there is a desire to find a spouse, marry, and bear children. However, statistics show that a number of married couples are incapable of procreation thereby denying them of the enjoyment of having their own kids.




The Scriptures is replete with many examples of parents particularly women who were barren, infertile or unable to have a child. Like for instance, Sarah, the wife of Abraham way back in the Genesis account. God spoke and promised to Abraham that he will become the father of many nations and his descendants will be as numerous as the stars in the skies and the sands on the seashores. Many years have gone by but the promise seemed elusive. Out of desperation and frustration, the couple devised their own scheme to bear a child, Ishmael through Hagar, Sarah’s maidservant. But, God’s promise of a child (Isaac) happened when they least expected it.

Then there’s Rebecca, the lady who agreed to marry someone (Isaac) whom she has never seen nor met initially. She was infertile for twenty (20) years until Isaac declared a prayer for a baby for her and she was able to bear the twins—two nations — Esau and Jacob.

Rachel, the second wife of Jacob also was barren but God opened the womb of her older sister Leah, Jacob’s first wife when Leah was not loved. Later on, Rachel bore Joseph and Benjamin.

Who have not heard of the beautiful story of Hannah? His husband Elkanah had another wife Peninnah with children and year after year when they worship God and sacrifice at Shiloh, Peninnah will irritate and insult Hannah for being barren. Until one day, Eli the high priest saw her thinking she was drunk for being down in heart and whispering to herself. In reality, Hannah was uttering a prayer to have a child. It happened and the child became the Prophet Samuel who anointed King Saul and King David.

In the New Testament, Elizabeth the cousin of Mary, the earthly mother of Jesus was also well advanced in age without any child. God granted her desire and gave her John the Baptist, the preparer for the way of the Lord Jesus Christ.

These women are much like you and me longing to have a child. Many years passed by and it seemed that God has forgotten them and His promises to each one of them. They never wavered nor faltered and better yet, they persevered in faith believing and trusting in God.

You may be married right now and you may have known the Lord for many years or decades. Day by day, you and your spouse are constantly and consistently praying to God for a baby and yet nothing is still happening despite all efforts, sacrifices, and untainted devotion.

Do not lose hope, keep on asking, knocking, believing. Do not just hope but expect things from God.

Do not pray wishes, do not pray dreams. Pray the word of God as exemplified by the characters in the Bible who waited patiently for not only years but decades and God came through for them in due time.

God’s ways are not our ways and His thoughts are higher than our thoughts. (Isaiah 55.8) Sometimes, God moves in mysterious ways but be assured that He makes all things beautiful in His time. (Ecclesiastes 3.11)

For couples praying and trying to have a baby, it is best to allow God to cleanse you from all unconfessed sins. If we cherish sin in our hearts, the Lord will not hear or listen to our prayers. Do a spiritual inventory of thoughts, meditations of the heart, words, actions, habits and even sins of omission. God will be pleased if we come clean, pure, and holy before Him in love in all areas of our lives. Here’s a prayer for removing generational sins.

Begin thanking the Lord for the child. We can call on things that are not as though they were. (Romans 4.17) Faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not yet seen. (Hebrew 11.1) Bless the Lord for all His goodness, attributes, and character. Declare, believe and live out the promises of God for you and your family. Meditate on the passages of Scriptures or the stories where God was true to His word and delivered His promises.

Bless your life, your bodies, and everything concerning you and your spouse. Bless your reproductive and sexual organs to be able to conceive or bear a child. Lay hands on your womb and continue to believe God for a miracle. By faith and in the supernatural, cancel all the diagnosis of the medical professionals that you or your partner were barren or sexually dysfunctional. God can turn around all those negative pronouncements and make His power real in your life.

For the practical side of it, maintain and achieve a healthy diet and lifestyle. Eat healthy foods, exercise, sleep, wake up, and eat on time. Do a research on the sexual and reproductive aspects. Lessen, if not remove, stress and pressures in your life. Put everything in balance, rhythm, and harmony – intimacy with God, spouse, career, business, ministry, finances, time, relationships.

You may pray this prayer to have a child

“Abba Father, thank You for giving me hope and expectation that one day I will conceive and bear my own child. Your ears are not closed to my prayers and you know the deepest desires and intentions of my heart. I love You, Lord and it is You who put this longing to be a mother/father and consummate our marriage through the gift of a child. I repent for the many times that I almost gave up and felt frustrated, lonely, and miserable… for doubting your promises, power, and wisdom in the dark days of our lives. I let go of all the stress, pressures, fears, pains, shame, and grief associated with this yearning to have a child and I put this in Your hands.




I bless You Lord for You are in full control and dominion over everything great and small. Nothing is hidden from Your sight and You have the ability, authority, and majestic power to do what I cannot do for myself, my spouse, and our future and destiny. I completely entrust our lives in Your hands knowing that You know what is best for us. I come to You now reminding You of Your wonderful promises to me and my family. No good thing will You withhold from those whose walk is blameless. Those who put their hope and trust in You will never be put to shame nor disappointed. That if I abide You and Your Words abide in Me, I can ask for whatever I wish and it will be granted to me.

I bless our bodies that we can produce and conceive a child. I bless our sexual and reproductive organs to function to the way God originally intended for them to function. I bless my intimacy and union with my spouse to be clean and pure before the eyes of God and that out of our love for God and love for each other, a child will be formed and this child will bind our love for each other and he/she will be used by God for his kingdom.

Thank You Father God for giving us your Son, Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit to save, heal, deliver, and restore us. Jesus Himself was born to an earthly mother and it was such a joy for Mary to conceive and bear Him, the Savior of the world. Grant me this same privilege and joy to conceive and bear a child in Your own perfect time. My sorrows will turn into joy (John 16.20), my wailing into dancing. (Psalm 30.11) This is my prayer for a baby, In Jesus’ precious name. Amen.”    

There is a story of one young lady trying to have a baby and cannot conceive a child properly. She became pregnant but after 6-8 weeks of conception her body will produce anti-bodies killing the baby in her womb. It happened twice. So, for the third baby, the ob-gyn advised her to inject in her stomach daily for nine months of conception so that the baby will live. She did not heed the doctor’s prescription but just believed God for the baby to conceive well. She visited a local Christian Healing Rooms for prayer and the baby was formed and born normally without any injections whatsoever. Right now, she has two children aged 3 and 6 months both healthy and without any disability or deformation.  Not that we are against medicines because sometimes you will need the medicine but always remember that it is the Lord that does it!

If God can give a child to Sarah, Rebecca, Hannah, Rachel, and Elizabeth, He can do the same for you. Every time you feel frustrated and losing hope, return to this prayer for a baby and you will find encouragement.  It is God’s will.  Always remember that EVERY story in the bible of barrenness where prayer was applied it was answered with conception.  Did we say EVERY?  Yes, EVERY person in the bible who prayed for a child received it.  We serve a God who is no respecter of persons which means if He will do it for those women in the bible He will also do it for you. Be patient, have faith and believe God.

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117 Comments

  1. Cynthia
    November 23, 2017 at 2:40 am — Reply

    Please pray for me & my husband for God to Bless us with a child.. we are longing for years.. Jesus & Mother mary we trust & beleive in you.. Bless us..

  2. Rozz
    November 21, 2017 at 5:00 am — Reply

    I am encouraged in reading of this article. My husband and I are married for three years now. We are so much desiring for a baby. Pls. Include us in your prayers. I believe God will grant our desires and He will perform miracles in our lives. In His time, we will have a family.

  3. Carol
    November 15, 2017 at 12:33 am — Reply

    Kindly pray for the following intentions.
    1. For my husband & myself to be blessed with the gift of children. We are childless for more than 11 years.
    2. For my husband to find a good job.
    3. For my Dad’s health. He has 80% – 100% of heart blockages.

    Thank you & God bless you!

    Kind regards,

    Carol
    UAE

  4. Grace
    October 27, 2017 at 10:43 pm — Reply

    Greetings in the name of God

    My.name is Grace Makombe Date of birth 12/04/1985.Please pray for.God to touch my womb and bless me and my husband with a baby,Lord you know our heartsdesires father god,Lord im pleading with you to make my womb fruitfull as to conceive a baby in the name of jesus in the name of jesus Amen

  5. Helen
    October 25, 2017 at 3:15 am — Reply

    Please pray that me and my husband will be able to have conceive, got married 2015 we have bee trying almost year the doctor told me that I have 5 eggs, my life history just like Elizabeth the cousin of Mary, I am older and believe that god will granted my prayers in Jesus name.

  6. Anonymous
    October 20, 2017 at 8:27 am — Reply

    Lord i thank you because am. A. Joyful mother of children. I know that you will. Take glory in Jesus name and i. Will testify. Amen.
    My family is blessd wit godly children

  7. Tony
    September 16, 2017 at 5:11 am — Reply

    Please pray for me to have baby with my wife, and pray for me to stop smoking and watching porn video. I need your help deeply.

  8. Rose
    August 22, 2017 at 7:13 am — Reply

    Please pray that my husband and I will conceive and carry the baby to full term. I pray that I will have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. After years of trying we finally conceived unfortunately, it turned out to be an ectopic pregnancy. This is so emotional I just want to have one healthy child that I can raise to be a child of God! Please pray for us. Amen.

  9. Gina
    August 13, 2017 at 11:38 am — Reply

    I came on this website for other issues I was trying to overcome, and thought this website was amazing, so I started researching more on this site, and found this page and am so thankful for the words of wisdom and prayer. My husband and I have been praying for a little girl for years now. My tubes were supposedly blocked but I pray against that report and I’m believing in healing without surgery or IVF. Please pray that God allow for us to have a healthy little girl and to conceive soon. My heart desires a daughter so deeply.

  10. Lise
    June 14, 2017 at 11:15 am — Reply

    God definitely answers prayers. I appreciate this post so much. I have not had a child in 19 1/2 years! I felt worthless, less than a woman, I felt cursed, I felt barren, etc. The Devil is a liar! This post has helped me go closer to God and helped to change my thoughts and how I began praying. I prayed that my endometrin lining was perfect, I prayed that I would have perfect size eggs, and he blessed me. I know he’s not going to stop there, I can not wait until life lives inside of me. God is a caring God!

  11. raquel alibaya
    June 5, 2017 at 7:59 am — Reply

    Please pray that me and my husband will be able to have a child soon I’m 38 and i hope i still have time,we have been trying along time, i am believe that god is good and he always listening too us. please pray ud too. godbless us.

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