Encouragement during childbirth

Mar 2, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Encouragement during childbirth

The single most important ingredient for a woman planning to have a natural birth is encouragement. When she thinks she can’t go on, just hearing someone else tell her that she is doing great can quickly change her mood. It is not always easy to come up with the right words during labor. To increaseRead more …

Christian meditation for childbirth

Feb 28, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Christian meditation for childbirth

Meditation is a tool that God refers to in the Bible for gaining wisdom and understanding. Meditating on God’s word can help us to become mature Christians. Joshua 1:8 Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to doRead more …

Annointing with oil for childbirth

Feb 26, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Annointing with oil for childbirth

James 5:14-15 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. While I would be the firstRead more …

Laying on hands during labor

Feb 23, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Laying on hands during labor

When you step back from the mystical healing available from the laying on of hands,what you see is no more and no less than physical touch. One person touching the skin of another person. Touch is powerful. It can stimulate nerves and circulation. It can relax muscles and calm fear. It can also stimulate productionRead more …

Praise and Worship during Labor

Feb 21, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Praise and Worship during Labor

We all know that music helps us to establish a mood. Music can help us relax, give us energy and help us shut out external distractions. Music is allowed at most birthing places around the country, so why stop at relaxing music? Bring in some praise and worship to fill your birth place with theRead more …

Reading Scripture in Labor

Feb 19, 2018 | Posted by in Christian Disciplines | Comments Off on Reading Scripture in Labor

There are several ways you can incorporate the use of scripture reading into your birth. You can read the Bible yourself. You can have a coach or other assistant read the Bible to you. You can quote scripture you have memorized. You can have your coach or assistant repeat a few verses that have beenRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Trusting through problems

Feb 16, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Trusting through problems

1 Corinthians 12:7-11 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. To one there is given through the Spirit the message of wisdom, to another the message of knowledge by means of the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing byRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Some good thoughts for pregnancy

Feb 14, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Some good thoughts for pregnancy

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Whatever is true You have been entrusted with the care and nurturing of a child of God. Whatever is noble You are the only oneRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | My good and faithful servant

Feb 12, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | My good and faithful servant

Matthew 25:14-30 When God gives us a responsibility, He expects us to work diligently at the task. He expects us to make the best use of what we have been given, and treat the resources well. Teachers of the Bible call this principle “Stewardship”. Sometimes people think about these verses in relation to the moneyRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | The Report of Spies

Feb 9, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | The Report of Spies

Numbers 13:26 -14:11 I wonder what happened to the 10 spies who spread a bad report among the people. They had lived through the exodus. They had committed themselves to follow God’s laws. They had seen God provide food and water in the dessert. They had lived through such miracles that their lack of faithRead more …