Monthly Archives: December 2012

bible blog 926

This is a daily bible blog and many readers have accompanied me on this year’s journey. I’m grateful for your interest, support, comments and prayers. May God bless you in the new year. Today’s passage is taken as usual from the Episcopal daily readings. Daily Headline: Caddy Adzuba voice for justice in Congo Isaiah 26:1-9 […]

bible blog 925

Again this week due to light duties I’ve time for a Sunday blog which provides a meditation on one of the readngs for today from the Episcopal Lectionary. Daily Headline: World looks ahead to 2013 Hebrews 2:10-18 10 It was fitting that God,* for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many children […]

bible blog 924

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: Another Bhutto to rescue Pakistan? Isaiah 12:1-6 Thanksgiving and Praise 12You will say on that day: I will give thanks to you, O Lord,    for though you were angry with me, your anger turned away,    and […]

bible blog 923

Today’s blog follows the Episcopal daily readings in the light of a headline from world news Scratching for gold in Burkina Faso  Isaiah 54:1-13 The Eternal Covenant of Peace 54Sing, O barren one who did not bear;    burst into song and shout,    you who have not been in labour! For the children of […]

bible blog 922

The daily bible readings of the Episcopal Church are helpful i this season because the direct us away from the all-too-familiar Christmas story, to other passages which can refresh us. As always I choose a headline from world news to provide a point of reference for biblical truth. Daily Headline: Allah has no compassion for […]

bible blog 921

On a beautiful clear Boxing Day in Dundee, Scotland, I’m at my desk looking at the Episcopal reading for the day. Headline of the day: Egyptian women cut their hair as protest against imposition of Islamic law Acts 7:59-8:8 59While they were stoning Stephen, he prayed, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.’60Then he knelt down and […]

bible blog 920

This blog provides a daily meditation on the episcopal bible readings along with a headline from world news. Daily Headline: Bethlehem Church celebrates first Christmas since UN recognition of Palestine. A bit different from a stable 1 John 4:7-16 God Is Love 7 Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone […]

bible blog 919

This blog is written in the hope that the Christian Bible can provide daily wisdom. It uses the daily readings of the Episcopal Church, along with a daily headline from world news. Daily headline: New flowering or new strife in Egypt Isaiah 35:1-10 The Return of the Redeemed to Zion The wilderness and the dry […]

bible blog 918

Can the Christian Bible provide wisdom for every day? This blog uses the Episcopal daily readings to check this out, along with a headline from world news. NRA solution to evil: “good guys with guns”  Luke 3:1-9 The Proclamation of John the Baptist 3In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate […]

bible blog 917

Can the Christian Bible provide daily wisdom in 2012? This blog uses the Episcopal daily readings along with a daily headline from world news to check this out. Daily Headline: Respect for former rulers of North Korea Matthew 11:2-15 Messengers from John the Baptist 2 When John heard in prison what the Messiah* was doing, […]