Monthly Archives: February 2013

bible blog 967

Today’s blog is written as I prepare for the first Sunday in Lent, the season before Easter when the church asks me to test my faith and my life against the way of Jesus. I’m using the Episcopal daily  readings along with a headline from world news: Gaza Child Victim Photo wins Press prize John […]

bible blog 966

Todays blog is offered in haste. It uses one of the Episcopal daily readings. John 1:35-42 The First Disciples of Jesus 35 The next day John again was standing with two of his disciples,36and as he watched Jesus walk by, he exclaimed, ‘Look, here is the Lamb of God!’37The two disciples heard him say this, […]

bible blog 965

Today I’m taking my wife and daughter to Edinburgh as a Valentine’s day gift. Today’s blog which uses the Episcopal daily reading, reflects on a different aspect of love. Deuteronomy 7:6-11 6For you are a people holy to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on […]

bible blog 964

As Scotland gets the tail-end of the snowstorm which covered Eastern USA, this morning’s blog picks up the Episcopal daily reading along with a headline from world news: Mystery prisoner who died alone in Israeli prison was Australian and former Mossad spy HEBREWS 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of […]

bible blog 963

This blog reflects on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news Korea says, You have nuclear bombs-why not us? Hebrews 2:1-10 Therefore we must pay greater attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.2For if the message declared through angels was valid, and every […]

bible blog 962

This Monday’s blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: Pope Benedict announces retirement (Not a good institution, I believe, but a good man) Hebrews 1:1-14 God Has Spoken by His Son 1Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets,2but in […]

bible blog 961

This blog provids a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news Tunisians protest aganist rule by religion Galatians 5:25-6:10 25If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit.26Let us not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another. Bear One Another’s Burdens 6My […]

bible blog 960

Today’s blog stumbles  across some teaching of St. Paul which is much more relevant than it initially appears. Daily headline Young man writes “AE911” on Delacroix’s “Freedom leading the People” Galatians 5:16-24 The Works of the Flesh 16 Live by the Spirit, I say, and do not gratify the desires of the flesh.17For what the […]

bible blog 959

The Episcopal daily readings which I use every day, offer today a couple of passages that express the heart of Christianity Daily Headline: The Obama enigma: seeker for justice, user of drones Galatians 5:1-15 51For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. The […]

bible blog 958

There are all sorts of Christian blogs. This one takes the view that Christianity is not really a religion; and that much of what’s wrong with it comes from those who think it is. Each daily blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news, which is there […]