Monthly Archives: February 2014

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: NIGERIA MAKES GAY-HATE LEGAL John 8:33-47 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 33 “But we are descendants of Abraham,” they replied, “and we have never in our lives been any man’s slaves. How can you say to us, ‘You […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: STORM AND FLOOD BATTER UK John 8:21-32 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 21 Later, Jesus spoke to them again and said, “I am going away and you will try to find me, but you will die in your […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline form world news: “CHRISTIANS” MASSACRE MUSLIMS IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, AMNESTY REPORTS  John 8:12-20 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 12 Yeshua spoke to them again: “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: PERSONAL SCANDALS OF M. HOLLANDE OVERSHADOW U.S. VISIT  John 7:53-8:11 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 53 Then they all left, each one to his own home. 8 But Yeshua went to the Mount of Olives. 2 At daybreak, he appeared again […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Letionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: DESPERATION AT POVERTY AND CORRUPTION INFLAMES BOSNIA John 7:37-52 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 37 Now on the last day of the festival, Hoshana Rabbah, Yeshua stood and cried out, “If anyone is thirsty, let him keep coming to […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: THE TALIBAN EXHIBIT A CAPTURED U.S. DOG   This is a long extract, but a marvellous story. Genesis 24 Good News Translation (GNT) A Wife for Isaac 24 Abraham was now very old, and the Lord had blessed […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: SODA STREAM SHARES DROP IN WAKE OF CONTROVERSY OVER ITS FACTORY IN OCCUPIED PALESTINE IN SPITE OF HELP FROM SCARLETT JOHANSON Genesis 23:1-20 Good News Translation (GNT) Sarah Dies and Abraham Buys a Burial Ground 23 Sarah lived […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: THE TWO KOREAS AGREE TERMS FOR FAMILY REUNIONS Genesis 22:1-18 Good News Translation (GNT) God Commands Abraham to Offer Isaac 22 Some time later God tested Abraham; he called to him, “Abraham!” And Abraham answered, “Yes, here I […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: BOTH SIDES IN UKRAINE LOOK TO PARLIAMENT TO RESOLVE CRISIS Genesis 21:1-21 Good News Translation (GNT) The Birth of Isaac 21 The Lord blessed Sarah, as he had promised, 2 and she became pregnant and bore a son to […]

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  This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: KERRY WARNS ISRAEL OF INTERNATIONAL BOYCOTT IF IT PERSISTS IN REFUSING PEACE   Genesis 19:1-29 Good News Translation (GNT) The Sinfulness of Sodom 19 When the two angels came to Sodom that evening, Lot was sitting at […]