Monthly Archives: January 2013

bible blog 943

Today this blog provides a meditation on one of the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: Ultra Orthodox Jews demand no surrender of illegal settlements Ephesians 3:14-21 Prayer for the Readers 14 For this reason I bow my knees before the Father,*15from whom every family* in heaven and on earth takes […]

bible blog 942

Today’s blog uses the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: HOSTAGES MURDERED BY TERRORISTS AT GAS FACILITY EPHESIANS 3: 1-11 This is the reason that I Paul am a prisoner for* Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—2for surely you have already heard of the commission of God’s grace that was […]

bible blog 941

Today the blog looks at two great bible passages from the Episcopal lectionary, along with a headline from world news: A house in space: inflatable dwelling to be tested Ephesians 2:11-22 One in Christ 11 So then, remember that at one time you Gentiles by birth,* called ‘the uncircumcision’ by those who are called ‘the circumcision’—a […]

bible blog 940

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news WAR AND PEACE IN MALI Ephesians 2:1-10 From Death to Life 2You were dead through the trespasses and sins2in which you once lived, following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, […]

bible blog 939

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: The fruit of war: French soldier killed by Somali terrorists   Ephesians 1:15-23 Paul’s Prayer 15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love* towards all the saints, and for this reason16I do not […]

bible blog 938

This blog begins the week with a reflection on the Episcopal daily readings, along with a headline from world news Kichwa Indians of Ecuador defend land against petrochemical giants Ephesians 1:1-14 THE LETTER OF PAUL TO THE Ephesians Salutation 1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are […]

bible blog 937

Day by day this blog follows the daily bible readings of the Episcopal Church, usually adding a headline from world news: Justin Welby, New Archbihop of Canterbury,  hails local jobs scheme for young people Isaiah 66:1-2, 66Thus says the Lord: Heaven is my throne    and the earth is my footstool; what is the house […]

bible blog 936

Today’s blog turned into a kind of rant about how to use scrpiture. Maybe this seems irrelevant? Maybe, but in a world menaced by fundamentalists of several religions, it might save lives. Isaiah 65:13-16 13 Therefore thus says the Lord God:My servants shall eat,    but you shall be hungry;my servants shall drink,    but […]

bible blog 935Isaiah 65:1-9

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings  along with a headline from world news: China softens censorship of the press after protests Isaiah 65:1-9 The Righteousness of God’s Judgement I was ready to be sought out by those who did not ask,    to be found by those who did not seek me.I said, […]

bible blog 934

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with aheadline from world news: China and Japan step up drone race  Isaiah 63:1-5 Vengeance on Edom 63‘Who is this that comes from Edom,    from Bozrah in garments stained crimson? Who is this so splendidly robed,    marching in his great might?’ ‘It […]