Monthly Archives: November 2009

Bible Blog 22

In this season of Advent, this blog will continue to follow the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church. I would welcome comment.  Reading 1, Romans 10:9-18 9 If you declare with your mouth that Jesus is Lord, and if you believe with your heart that God raised him from the dead, then you will be […]

Bible Blog 21

Jeremiah 33:14-16 33:14 The days are surely coming, says the LORD, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 33:15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness […]

Bible Blog 20

These blogs have reflected on the daily readings of the Catholic Church in the last weeks of the Christian year. Tomorrow, Sunday, is the Christian New Year, the beginning of Advent.  Daniel 7 15-27  ‘I, Daniel, was deeply disturbed and the visions that passed through my head alarmed me. 16 So I approached one of […]


This blog uses the Catholic daily bible readings as material for reflection Reading 1, Daniel 7:2-14 2 Daniel said, ‘I have been seeing visions in the night. I saw that the four winds of heaven were stirring up the Great Sea; 3 four great beasts emerged from the sea, each different from the others. 4 […]


This blog is a reflection on the Catholic bible readings for today Reading 1, Daniel 6:12-28 12 These men came along in a body and found Daniel praying and pleading with God. 13 They then went to the king and reminded him of the royal edict, ‘Have you not signed an edict forbidding anyone for […]


A reflection on the Roman Catholic bible readings for today Reading 1, Daniel 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28   1 King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for his noblemen, a thousand of them, and, in the presence of this thousand, he drank his wine. 2 Having tasted the wine, Belshazzar gave orders for the gold and silver […]


This is the last week of the Christian year. The bible readings are to do with ultimate justice. Reading 1, Daniel 2:31-45 31  ‘You have had a vision, Your Majesty; this is what you saw: a statue, a great statue of extreme brightness, stood before you, terrible to see. 32 The head of this statue […]


Reading 1, Daniel 1:1-6, 8-20 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon marched on Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 The Lord let Jehoiakim king of Judah fall into his power, as well as some of the vessels belonging to the Temple of God. These he […]


Reading 1, 1 Macabbees 6:1-13 1 King Antiochus, meanwhile, was making his way through the Upper Provinces; he had heard that in Persia there was a city called Elymais, renowned for its riches, its silver and gold, 2 and its very wealthy temple containing golden armour, breastplates and weapons, left there by Alexander son of […]


This blog uses the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church, to discover wisdom for the life of faith. Reading 1, 1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 36 Judas and his brothers then said, ‘Now that our enemies have been defeated, let us go up to purify the sanctuary and dedicate it.’ 37 So they marshalled the […]