Entries by Jill Beim

Scriptures for February 4, 2018

1 John 4:16-21  16 So we have known and believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. 17 Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness on the day of judgment, because as he is, so […]

Scriptures for January 28, 2018

Deuteronomy 6:3-9 3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe them diligently, so that it may go well with you, and so that you may multiply greatly in a land flowing with milk and honey, as the Lord, the God of your ancestors, has promised you. 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. 5 You shall love the Lord your God with […]

Scriptures for January 21, 2018

Matthew 18:15-20 Reproving Another Who Sins 15 “If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16 But if you are not listened to, take one or two others along with you, so that every word […]

Scriptures for January 7, 2018

Matthew 2:1-12 The Visit of the Wise Men 2 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.” 3 When […]

Scriptures for December 31, 2017

Lamentations 3:21-24 21 But this I call to mind,     and therefore I have hope: 22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases,     his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning;     great is your faithfulness. 24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,     “therefore I will hope in him.”

Boxing Day and Giving

Central, The day after Christmas, in British tradition, is called “boxing day.” Originally, it was a day on which a Christmas box, with a small gift or gratuity, would be given to the servants and other poorer people who worked all year but go largely unnoticed – and may not have received much for Christmas. […]

Come let us Adore Him

“And the Angel said to them, ‘Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.’” – Luke 2:10-11 I invite you to take a few […]

Scriptures for Christmas 2017

Luke 2:1-20 The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 All went to their own towns to be registered. 4 Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, […]