Monthly Archives: June 2010

bible blog 175

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  2 Kings 2:1, 6-14 1 This is what happened when the Lord took Elijah up to heaven in the whirlwind: Elijah and Elisha set out from Gilgal, 6 Elijah said, ‘Elisha, you stay here, the Lord is only sending me to the […]

bible blog 174

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  1 Kings 21:17-29 17 Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite, 18 ‘Up! Go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, in Samaria. You will find him in Naboth’s vineyard; he has gone down to take possession of […]

bible blog 173

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  1 Kings 21:1-16 1 This is what happened next: Naboth of Jezreel had a vineyard close by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria, 2 and Ahab said to Naboth, ‘Give me your vineyard to be my vegetable garden, since it adjoins […]

bible blog 172

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  1 Kings 19:19-21 19 Leaving there, he came on Elisha son of Shaphat as he was ploughing behind twelve yoke of oxen, he himself being with the twelfth. Elijah passed near to him and threw his cloak over him. 20 Elisha left […]

bible blog 171

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  Ezekiel 34:11-16 11 “For the Lord says this: Look, I myself shall take care of my flock and look after it. 12 As a shepherd looks after his flock when he is with his scattered sheep, so shall I look after my […]

bible blog 170

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1, 1 Kings 18:41-46 41 Elijah said to Ahab, ‘Go back now, eat and drink; for I hear the approaching sound of rain.’ 42 While Ahab went back to eat and drink, Elijah climbed to the top of Carmel and bowed down to […]

bible blog 169

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  1 Kings 18:20-39 20 Ahab called all Israel together and assembled the prophets on Mount Carmel. 21 Elijah stepped out in front of all the people. ‘How long’, he said, ‘do you mean to hobble first on one leg then on the […]

bible blog 168

This blog follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church Reading 1,  1 Kings 17:7-16 7 But after a while the stream dried up, for the country had had no rain. 8 And then the word of the Lord came to him, 9 ‘Up and go to Zarephath in Sidonia, and stay there. I […]

bible blog 167

GOD’S BOYCOTT OF ISRAEL Welcome back to Bible Blog, which follows the daily bible readings of the Catholic Church. Today the blogger resumes after a week’s absence on holiday. Reading 1,  1 Kings 17:1-6 1 Elijah the Tishbite, of Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, ‘By the life of Yahweh, God of Israel, whom I […]