Entries by Jill Beim

Scriptures for August 6, 2017

Philippians 3:1-14 3 Finally, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord. Breaking with the Past To write the same things to you is not troublesome to me, and for you it is a safeguard. 2 Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of those who mutilate the flesh! 3 For it is we who are the circumcision, […]

Scriptures for July 30, 2017

Philippians 2:19-30 Timothy and Epaphroditus 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, so that I may be cheered by news of you. 20 I have no one like him who will be genuinely concerned for your welfare. 21 All of them are seeking their own interests, not those of Jesus Christ. 22 But […]

Scriptures for July 23, 2017

Philippians 2:12-18 Shining as Lights in the World 12 Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13 for it is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and […]

Scriptures for July 16, 2017

Philippians 2:5-11 5 Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, 6 who, though he was in the form of God,     did not regard equality with God     as something to be exploited, 7 but emptied himself,     taking the form of a slave,     being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, 8     he humbled […]

Scriptures for July 9, 2017

Imitating Christ’s Humility 2 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2 make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. 3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility […]

Scriptures for July 2, 2017

Philippians 1:27-30 27 Only, live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or am absent and hear about you, I will know that you are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind for the faith of the gospel, 28 and […]

Scriptures for June 25, 2017

Philippians 1:19-26 19 for I know that through your prayers and the help of the Spirit of Jesus Christ this will turn out for my deliverance. 20 It is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be put to shame in any way, but that by my speaking with all boldness, Christ will be exalted […]

In Remembrance of Don Eckstrom

Central, Thanks be to God for the life and memory of Donald Lee Eckstrom. Don was born May 28, 1945 and died on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  Don is survived by wife Carole of Otsego; daughter Wendy (Clay) Lacey of Rockwall, TX; son Robert Eckstrom of St. Louis Park, MN; grandsons Hayden and Brennan Lacey […]

Scriptures for June 18, 2017

Philippians 1:12-18 Paul’s Present Circumstances 12 I want you to know, beloved, that what has happened to me has actually helped to spread the gospel, 13 so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to everyone else that my imprisonment is for Christ; 14 and most of the brothers and sisters, having been made confident in […]

Deepest Wounds

Central, Can your deepest wounds be healed? YES! NOTHING IS TOO HARD FOR GOD! In the Scriptures, there are countless stories of wounded people being restored by God. Sheila Walsh writes, “David had a child through adultery and had his lover’s husband murdered, yet he went on to become known as a man after God’s […]