Monthly Archives: July 2013

bible blog 1086

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Medicins Sans Frontieres opens clinic for victims of sexual violence in Papua New Guinea 1 Samuel 13:19-14:15 New English Translation (NET) 19 A blacksmith could not be found in all the land of Israel, for the Philistines had […]

bible blog 1085

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: MORSI ACTED UNCONSTITUTIONALLY SAYS ARMY 1 Samuel 13:1-18 New English Translation (NET) 13 Saul was [thirty] years old when he began to reign; he ruled over Israel for [forty] years. 2 Saul selected for himself three thousand men from […]

bible blog 1084

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Egypt on the brink 1 Samuel 12:1-25 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 12 Sh’mu’el said to all Isra’el, “Here, I have done everything you asked me to do — I have made a king over you. 2 There is the […]

bible blog 1083

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: AFRICAN LEADERS PLEDGE END TO MALNUTRITION BY 2025: GOAL OR DREAM? Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 11 Then Nachash the ‘Amoni came up and set up camp to fight Yavesh-Gil‘ad. All the men of Yavesh said to Nachash, “If you […]

bible blog 1082

Today’s blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: MACHO PUTIN TARGETS GAYS 1 Samuel 10:17-27 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 17 Sh’mu’el summoned the people to Adonai in Mitzpah. 18 He said to the people of Isra’el, “Here is what Adonai the God of Isra’el says: ‘I brought […]