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What Does the Bible Say About Miscarriages?



Perhaps the most common question asked after a miscarriage is, "Why did this happen?" Or "Why did God do this to me?" There are no easy answers to these questions. Indeed, there is no satisfactory conclusion we can ever come to as to why bad things happen to people, especially with regard to innocent children who are not even born. We need to understand that God does not take our loved ones away from us to cruelly punish us. The Bible tells us: "So there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus" (Romans 8: 1).

Miscarriages are mostly caused by abnormal chromosome patterns in the fetus. When this abnormality is detected in the body, growth stops and a miscarriage occurs. In other cases, miscarriages are caused by uterine deformities, hormonal problems, a weak immune system, chronic infection, or illness. After thousands of years of sin, death, and personal destruction, it should come as no surprise to us that genetic defects would eventually become commonplace.

The Bible does not specifically comment on spontaneous miscarriages. But we can be sure that God has compassion for those who suffer from it. He carries and suffers everything with us, simply because he loves us and feels our pain. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, promised to send his Spirit to all believers so that we would never face problems alone again (John 14:16). Jesus said in Matthew 28:20: "And, behold, I am with you every day until the end of the world."

All believers who have suffered a miscarriage should place trust in the glorious hope of one day seeing their children. An unborn child is not just a fetus or "tissue" to God, it is one of His children. Jeremiah 1: 5 says that God already knows us while we are still in the womb. Lamentations 3:33 tells us about God: β€œHe does not plague and grieve people from the heart.” Jesus promised to leave us a gift of peace that the world cannot give (John 14:27).

Romans 11:36 reminds us that everything exists by God's power and is destined for His glory. Although he does not inflict suffering on us as punishment, he will allow certain things so that we may bring glory to him through this. Jesus said: β€œI have spoken this to you, so that you may have peace in me. In the world you are afraid; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world ”(John 16:33).

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What Does the Bible Say About Miscarriages?
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