Sharon Wilharm Bible Storyteller

Bible Women Who Dealt With Infertility

It’s hard when all you want in life is a baby, and yet, for reasons you don’t understand, God doesn’t allow you to conceive. Find comfort in these stories of Bible women who dealt with infertility.

Dealing with miscarriage and fertility issues can be devastating, and yet, God often uses infertility to produce miracles. If you’re suffering from infertility, may you be encouraged by these stories of women in the Bible who struggled with the same things you’re dealing with.

Mary and Elizabeth

Elizabeth was a daughter of a priest, married to Zacharias, a priest. Luke tells us “…they were both righteous before…

Hannah’s Answered Prayer

Once Hannah poured out her heart to the Lord and petitioned for a son who would help draw the Israelites…

Hannah’s Prayer

Hannah’s heart was heavy because she had no children. Though her husband Elkanah tried to comfort her, it wasn’t enough. …

Naomi, Orpah, and Ruth

During the days of the judges a famine hit Bethlehem. A certain man named Elimelech, his wife Naomi, and their…

Hebrew Women in Egypt

Yesterday we concluded our time in Genesis, and today we move into Exodus. The book opens with a review of…

Bilhah

Bilhah, remember her? We first met Bilhah in Genesis 29:29 when Rachel married Jacob, and Laban gave her Bilhah as…

Rachel and Leah Compete

When Leah realized that she’d stopped bearing children, she forgot about praising God and instead followed Rachel’s lead, giving her…

Rachel Wants Children

Rachel was the beautiful one, loved and adored by her husband Jacob. But when she saw that Leah was bearing…

Sarah and Isaac

For a quarter of a century Abraham and Sarah waited for their promised son. At times they lost hope. They…

Sarah in Gerar

After the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Abraham and Sarah moved from Mamre to Gerar. Upon their arrival in the…

Sarah Laughs

Hagar bore Ishmael, but Sarai remained barren. Another decade passed. Abram and Sarai grew older. Then one day God appeared…

Hagar and Sarai

As Sarai’s maidservant, Hagar held a position of honor among the servants. She was in a position of authority, perhaps…

Sarai Devises a Plan

Despite God’s promise to Abram, his wife Sarai remained barren. Ten years they’d resided in Canaan, their promised land, and…

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