Monthly Archives: December 2009

Bible Blog 49

This blog has followed the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church in 2009. In 2010 it will continue to do so, but with a more personal note.   Reading 1, 1 John 2:18-21 18 Children, this is the final hour; you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, and now many Antichrists have already […]

Bible Blog 48

This blog follows the Catholic daily bible readings  1st Letter of John 2: 12-17   I am writing to you, children, because your sins have been forgiven through his name. 13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you have come to know the One who has existed since the beginning. I am writing to you, […]

Bible Blog 47

The blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1, 1 John 2:3-11 3 In this way we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. 4 Whoever says, ‘I know him’ without keeping his commandments, is a liar, and truth has no place in him. 5 […]

Bible Blog 46

Reading 1, 1 John 1:5—2:2 5 This is what we have heard from him and are declaring to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at all. 6 If we say that we share in God’s life while we are living in darkness, we are lying, because we are not living […]

Bible Blog 45

This blog continues to follow the Catholic daily bible readings. Today is St. Stephen’s day.  Reading 1, Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59 8 Stephen was filled with grace and power and began to work miracles and great signs among the people. 9 Then certain people came forward to debate with Stephen, some from Cyrene and Alexandria who […]

Bible Blog 44

CHRISTMAS DAY 2009 The blog uses the Catholic readings for today Reading 1, Isaiah 52:7-10 7 How beautiful on the mountains, are the feet of the messenger announcing peace, of the messenger of good news, who proclaims salvation and says to Zion, ‘Your God is king!’ 8 The voices of your watchmen! Now they raise […]

Bible Blog 43

This blog uses the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1, 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 1 The men of Kiriath-Jearim came and, taking up the ark of the Lord, brought it to the house of Abinadab on the hill, and consecrated his son Eleazar to guard the ark of the Lord. 2 From […]

Bible Blog 42

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the catholic church Reading 1, Malachi 3:1-4, 23-24 1 ‘Look, I shall send my messenger to clear a way before me. And suddenly the Lord whom you seek will come to his Temple; yes, the angel of the covenant, for whom you long, is on his way, […]

Bible Blog 41

The blog gives reflections on the Catholic daily bible readings Reading 1, 1 Samuel 1:24-28 24 When she had weaned him, she took him up with her, as well as a three-year-old bull, an ephah of flour and a skin of wine, and took him into the temple of the Lord at Shiloh; the child […]

Bible Blog 40

In the week ebfore Christmas, this blog follows the daily readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1, Song of Songs 2:8-14 8 BELOVED: I hear my love. See how he comes leaping on the mountains, bounding over the hills. 9 My love is like a gazelle, like a young stag. See where he stands behind […]