Barrenness in the Bible: Curse or Blessing?

A study of the barren women of the Bible makes it clear that infertility was NOT a curse among the matriarchs; rather it was a great blessing because of the caliber of sons God would bring forth in His appointed time. Through the prolonged season of sadness and shame, each of the mothers-in-waiting learned to trust the infinite wisdom of the Almighty as He prepared them for motherhood. In the interim, God heard their lament, bore their desperation, and extended His unlimited grace.

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