This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: “THE WORST FIRE EVER IN VALPARAISO”  Mark 12:1-11 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) Jesus tells a story, with a pointed application 12 1a Then he began to talk to them in parables. 1b-11 “A man once planted […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news MORE THAN 27 MILLION CHILDREN BELOW POVERTY LINE IN EUROPE THIS YEAR Mark 11:27-33 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) Jesus’ authority is directly challenged 27-28 So they came once more to Jerusalem, and while Jesus was walking […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: GLAXOSMITHKLINE PAID DOCTORS TO PRESCRIBE DRUG -ALLEGATION  Mark 11:12-26 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 12-14 On the following day, when they had left Bethany, Jesus felt hungry. He noticed a fig-tree in the distance covered with leaves, […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Comon Lectonary daily readings along with a headline form world news: IN TWO DAYS ITALIAN NAVY RESCUES 4000 AFRICANS FLEEING POVERTY   Mark 10:46-52 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 46-47 Then they came to Jericho, and as he was leaving it accompanied by his disciples and a large crowd, […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news JUDGEMENT DAY FOR BERLUSCONI, THE FALL AFTER THE PRIDE Mark 10:32-45 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) The last journey to Jerusalem begins 32 They were now on their way up to Jerusalem and Jesus walked on ahead. The […]

This blog offers a meditation on te Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: UK MINISTER RESIGNS FOR CLAIMING EXCESSIVE EXPENSES 2 Corinthians 2:14-3:6 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 14 But thanks be to God, who in the Messiah constantly leads us in a triumphal procession and through us spreads everywhere the fragrance […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: INDIAN WOMEN PROTESTING RAPES AND VIOLATIONS 1 Corinthians 14:20-40 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) You must use your minds in this matter of tongues 20-21 My brothers, don’t be like excitable children but use your intelligence! By all […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along witb a headline from world news: AUTHOR PETER MATTHIESSEN DIES AT 86    1 Corinthians 14:1-19 (J.B. Phillips New Testament Tongues are not the greatest gift 14 1a Follow, then, the way of love, while you set your heart on the gifts of the Spirit. 1b-4 The […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily  readings along with a headline from world news: 6 MILLION GYPSIES LIVE ON THE MARGINS OF EUROPE   Paul’s First Letter to the Church in Corinth Chapter 13 If I speak in all human and angelic languages, but have no love, I am merely a […]

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: GOVERNMENT TO BLAME FOR VIOLENCE IN VENEZUELA, SAY BISHOPS 1 Corinthians 12 New English Translation (NET) Spiritual Gifts 12 With regard to spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2 You know that […]

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