Monthly Archives: January 2014

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This blog offers a meditation on the common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: OBAMA PLACES LIMITS ON SURVEILLANCE   Genesis 6:1-8 Good News Translation (GNT) Human Wickedness 6 When people had spread all over the world, and daughters were being born, 2 some of the heavenly beings[a] saw that these young women […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: EUROPE UNBLOCKS RELATIONSHIP WITH CUBA Genesis 4:17-26 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Beginnings of Civilization 17 Cain knew his wife, and she conceived and bore Enoch; and he built a city, and named it Enoch after his […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: EXILED TURKISH PREACHER OF PROGRESSIVE ISLAM IS THREAT TO ERDOGAN Genesis 4:1-16 New English Translation (NET) The Story of Cain and Abel 4 Now the man had marital relations with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary along with a headline from world news: HOLLANDE IN INFIDELITY SCANDAL Genesis 3:1-24 New English Translation (NET) 3 Now the serpent was more shrewd than any of the wild animals that the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Is it really true that God […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news SURVIVOR OF THE SHATILA MASSACRE SAYS GOD WILL PUNISH SHARON John 1:1-18 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2     He was with God […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: 15 YEAR OLD MUSLIM BOY DIES TACKLING SUICIDE BOMBER TO PROTECT FRIENDS Colossians 2:8-23 Good News Translation (GNT) 8 See to it, then, that no one enslaves you by means of the worthless deceit of human wisdom, which […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: COURT CONFIRMS SALVADOR ALLENDE, CHILEAN “MESSIAH”, KILLED HIMSELF Colossians 1:24-2:7 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 24 I rejoice in my present sufferings on your behalf! Yes, I am completing in my own flesh what has been lacking of the […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: CLIMATE CHANGE IN CHICAGO: 34 BELOW ZERO   Colossians 1:15-23 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 15 He is the visible image of the invisible God. He is supreme over all creation, 16 because in connection with him were created all things […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with headline from world news: U.K. ADVOCATES DEMONSTRATE AGAINST CUTS TO LEGAL AID Colossians 1:1-14 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 1 From: Paul, by God’s will an emissary of the Messiah  Jesus, and brother Timothy 2 To: God’s people in Colosse, faithful brothers in the Messiah: […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news BULGARIANS ARRIVE IN “UNFRIENDLY” UK Matthew 12:14-21 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 14 But the Pharisees went out and held a meeting against Jesus and discussed how they could get rid of him altogether. Jesus retires to continue […]