Monthly Archives: March 2014

bible blog 1305

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: “WE CAN DISPOSE OF WASTE BUT NOT OF ITS EFFECTS” UN Global Warming Report   1 Corinthians 10:14-11:1 New English Translation (NET) Avoid Idol Feasts 14 So then, my dear friends, flee from idolatry. 15 I am speaking to […]

bible blog 1304

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: SWEDEN ADMITS PREJUDICE AGAINST GYPSIES   Corinthians 9:16-27 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) 16 If I proclaim the gospel, this gives me no ground for boasting, for an obligation is laid on me, and woe betide me […]

bible blog 1303

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Emmanuel Jal, former boy soldier in Sudan, now raps for peace   1 Corinthians 9:1-15 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) The Rights of an Apostle 9 Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I […]

bible blog 1302

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: DANISH ZOO KILLS SURPLUS LION FAMILY  1 Corinthians 8:1-13 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Food Offered to Idols 8 Now concerning food sacrificed to idols: we know that ‘all of us possess knowledge.’ Knowledge puffs up, but […]

bible blog 1301

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: FAMILIES ANGUISHED AS PLANE IS DECLARED SUNK   1 Corinthians 7:25-40 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) The Unmarried and the Widows 25 Now concerning virgins, I have no command of the Lord, but I give my opinion […]

bible blog 1300

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: GULABI GANG-WOMEN FIGHT FOR THEIR RIGHTS IN INDIA  1 Corinthians 7:1-9 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Directions concerning Marriage 7 Now concerning the matters about which you wrote: ‘It is well for a man not to touch […]

bible blog 1299

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: HUMAN SENSE OF SMELL CAN DETECT A BILLION ODOURS -NEW RESEARCH  1 Corinthians 6:12-20- New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Glorify God in Body and Spirit 12 ‘All things are lawful for me’, but not all things are […]

bible blog 1298

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news “Disappeared” girl was given by Mexican care officials to dangerous Christian sect Corinthians 5:9-6:11 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Sexual Immorality Must Be Judged 9 I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually […]

bible blog 1297

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: AURORA BOREALIS NEAR TROMSO, NORWAY   1 Corinthians 5:1-8 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) 5 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not found even among pagans; […]

bible blog 1296

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: SYRIAN REFUGEES NEED NEW CAMP IN JORDAN I CORINTHIANS 4: 6-15 I’ve illustrated this argument for you, brothers, with the example of myself and Apollos, so that you may learn through us, that nobody should inflate the […]