Advent Book Club Day 13

1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3     he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; your rod and […]

Advent Book Club Day 12

34 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35 and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36 “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37 He said to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and […]

Advent Book Club Day 11

12 As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. 13 Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as The Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds everything […]

Advent – a musical interlude

Some of you may have spotted by now that music is a big part of my Advent preparations. Somehow it sets the soul and soothes away the general background hubbub of my commute and lets me start to focus. I posted at the start of the #adventbookclub about our church Advent Procession and the melding […]

Advent Book Club Day 6

41 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called,2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. 4 There is one body and one […]

Advent Book Club Day 5

12 But we appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to respect those who labor among you, and have charge of you in the Lord and admonish you; 13 esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. 14 And we urge you, beloved, to admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with […]

Advent Book Club Day 4

25“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?…32For it is the Gentiles who strive for all these things; and indeed your heavenly Father knows […]

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