Monthly Archives: February 2013

bible blog 977

This blog is based on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: Pope says ship of faith’s been in stormy waters John 5:19-29 The Authority of the Son 19 Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, the Son can do nothing on his own, but only what he sees […]

bible blog 976

I’m off to a small country primary school shortly to talk with children, a great pleasure, so the blog has to be brief this morning. As usual it’s based on the Episcopal daily reading along with a headline from world news: Ghana pastor prophesies death of President (other pastors say he lies) John 5:1-18 Jesus […]

bible blog 975

Italy votes for new leader John 4:43-54 Jesus Returns to Galilee 43 When the two days were over, he went from that place to Galilee44(for Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honour in the prophet’s own country).45When he came to Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him, since they had seen all that he […]

bible blog 974

This Monday, my blog uses the daily readings of the Episcopal Church aong with a headline from world news: Priests accuse Scottish Cardinal of sexual impropriety John 4:27-42 27 Just then his disciples came. They were astonished that he was speaking with a woman, but no one said, ‘What do you want?’ or, ‘Why are […]

bible blog 973

This Saturday blog is based on the Episcopal daily readings along with aheadline from world news: FIRST CIVIL MARRIAGE IN LEBANON DISTURBS RELIGIOUS MONOPOLY John 4:1-26 Jesus and the Woman of Samaria Now when Jesus* learned that the Pharisees had heard, ‘Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John’—2 although it was not Jesus himself […]

bible blog 972

This blog uses the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: China tolerates Chrstian mission in Tibet as bulwark against Buddhism Hebrews 4:11-16 11Let us therefore make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fall through such disobedience as theirs. 12 Indeed, the word of God is living […]

bible blog 971

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news Burmese pythons rounded up in Florida  John 3:16-21   16 ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. 17 […]

bible blog 970

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with  a headline from world news: Infrared Camera gives new images of Lobster Nebula Hebrews 4 The Rest That God Promised 4Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest is still open, let us take care that none of you should seem to have […]

bible blog 969

Women and Young People have no voice in electing new Pope Hebrews 3 Moses a Servant, Christ a Son 3Therefore, brothers and sisters,* holy partners in a heavenly calling, consider that Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession,2was faithful to the one who appointed him, just as Moses also ‘was faithful in all* […]

bible blog 968

I’ve often enjoyed the disctinctive theology of the Letter to Hebrews. It provides the Episcopal daily readings this week. The headline reminds us of our human capacity to sacrifice another person or group as a scapegoat for our ills. Great Flamenco dancer Galvan shares Roma protest against French deportations Hebrews 2:11-18 11For the one who sanctifies and […]