Devotion

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 …

Pregnancy Devotion | How to be Healthy

Feb 7, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | How to be Healthy

Proverbs 3:7-8 Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the Lord and turn your back on evil. Then you will gain renewed health and vitality. I struggle sometimes with what is known as “prosperity preaching,” where the teacher says that because God blesses his people, Christians should be healthy, wealthy and wise. Overall,Read more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Where are you going?

Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Where are you going?

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD , “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. I recently drove a friend to an airport 180 miles away in a very large city. We had directions from the internet andRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Search my Heart, O God

Jan 6, 2017 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Search my Heart, O God

Isaiah 31:1 Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the multitude of their chariots and in the great strength of their horsemen, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel, or seek help from the Lord God was angry when the Israelites, threatenedRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Lord, you know my baby

Dec 12, 2016 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Lord, you know my baby

Psalm 22:9-10 Yet you brought me out of the womb; you made me trust in you even at my mother’s breast. From birth I was cast upon you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.   What a strange feeling to have a baby growing inside you. You can feel the little legsRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Life in the Desert

Dec 7, 2016 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Life in the Desert

I can’t imagine how difficult it must have been for the Israelites to live in the desert for 40 years. Never knowing when they would have to pick up and move. Living out of bags, they had no place to call home. Walking in the extreme heat of the desert. Sometimes being pregnant can feelRead more …

Pregnancy Devotion | Who is in control?

Dec 1, 2016 | Posted by in Devotion | Comments Off on Pregnancy Devotion | Who is in control?

Jeremiah 27:8-15 As I read this passage while pregnant for my second child I wrote this note on the side:“You must go through birth not in control, just like Israel and Babylon.” As a childbirth educator I have seen that a common concern among women is that during labor they will be “out of control.”Read more …