Birth Classes in Colorado Springs
I have had many mothers request this, so I am sharing my list here. These are from my lists that I personally used. You may find something different that is helpful for you. Here you go!
"Be anxious for NOTHING but in prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God and the peace, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Phiippians 4:6,7
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength ♥
You will keep her in peace, perfect peace whose mind is stayed in You. Isaiah 26.3 modified
For God did not give us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-control. 2Tim. 1.7
Stand still and consider all the wondrous works of God. Job 37.14
I sought the Lord and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears; the Lord is my deliverer! Psalm 34.4
Be truly glad! There is a wonderful joy ahead. 1Peter 1.16
Children are a blessing from the Lord; the fruit of the womb, a reward. Psalm 127.3
Be confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion! Philippians 1.6
Cast all your cares upon him, for he cares for you. 1Peter 5.7
I will sustain you, and I will rescue you. Isaiah 46.4
Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear! ...Blessed is she who has believed what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished! Lk. 1.42-45
My grace is sufficient for you. My power works best in your weakness. 2Cor. 12.9
I am your God; I will strengthen and help you!
I will uphold you with my righteous hand. Is. 41.10
I am leaving you with a gift--peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give isn't like the peace the world gives. So don't be troubled or afraid. John 14.27
To everything is a season a time for every purpose under Heaven...a time to be born. Ecc. 3.1
"I prayed for this child, and the Lord granted me what I asked of him. So now I give him to the Lord. For his whole life he will be given over to the Lord." 1Sam. 1.27&28
...You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring where waters never fail. Is. 58.11
Two are better than one; because they have a good return for their work labor; for if they fall, one will lift his companion. ...Again, if two lie down together they will keep warm...Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. A threefold cord cannot be broken. Ecc. 4.9-12
Perfect love drives out fear. 1John 4.18
Jesus said, "Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke fits perfectly , and the burden I give you is light." Matt. 11.28-30
Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Prov. 4.25
...And the Lord God formed a man's body from the dust of the ground and breathed into it the breath of life. ...And the man became a living person...and the Lord God said, "It is not good for a man to be alone. I will make a companion who will help him..." "At last!" Adam exclaimed. "She is part of my own flesh and bone!" ...This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.
And Eve said, "With the Lord's help, I have brought forth a man!" Gen. 4.1
Those who love your law have great peace and do not stumble. Ps. 119.165
Faith is the confidence of that what we hope for will actually happen, it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Heb. 11.1
Let us therefore draw near with confidence to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and may find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4.16
But when we ask, we must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed about by the wind. James 1.6
They will not be doomed to misfortune. For they are people blessed by the Lord, and their children, too, will be blessed. I will answer them before they even call to me. While they are still talking I will go ahead and answer their needs.
"I tell you the Truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore, I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." Mk. 11.23-24
Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word. Ps. 119.37
They will not work in vain, and their children will not be doomed to misfortune. For they are people blessed by the Lord, and their children, too, will be blessed. I will answer them before they even call to me. While they are still talking, I will go ahead and answer their needs. Isaiah 65.23-24
For you formed my inward parts; You covered me in my mother's womb. I will praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are your works, and [that] my soul knows very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was made in secret [and] skillfully wrought in the lowest parts...Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me, when [as yet there were] none of them. Ps. 139.13-16
By you I have been upheld from birth; you are He who took me out of my mother's womb. My praise [shall be] continually of you. Ps. 71.6
Seek his path in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Prov. 3.6
No wonder my heart is glad, and I rejoice. My body rests in safety. Ps. 16.9
"The midwives answered Pharaoh, 'Hebrew women (God-fearing women) are not like Egyptian women, they are vigorous and give birth before the midwives arrive." Ex. 1.19
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. 1Cor. 6.19-20
No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8.37
It is God who arms me with strength, and makes my way perfect. 2Sam 22.83
I wrote these down at a time when I did not yet appreciate the importance of noting the version of the Bible. If you have comments or corrections or even a hymn you'd like to add, please leave comments below. Thank you!
Marcia prepares new parents through birth classes in Colorado Springs and is an advocate for moms and babies during the childbearing year. She also supports parenthood journeys in other ways through her sleep support group for parents. She is an artist, seamstress, Lemongrass Spa consultant, and CAPPA certified childbirth educator. Marcia lives in Colorado with her husband, three children, and their dog, Calamity Jane.