Monthly Archives: March 2014

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Tony Benn, champion of radical community, dies  1 Corinthians 3:16-23 Contemporary English Version (CEV) 16 All of you surely know that you are God’s temple and that his Spirit lives in you. 17 Together you are God’s holy temple, […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: KIEV SEES RUSSIANS AS NAZIS 1 Corinthians 2:14-3:15 Good News Translation (GNT) 14 Whoever does not have the Spirit cannot receive the gifts that come from God’s Spirit. Such a person really does not understand them, and they […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Vigil of relatives of Malaysian plane passengers continues  1 Corinthians 2:1-13 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) I came to you in God’s strength not my own 2 1-5 In the same way, my brothers, when I came to proclaim […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: CHILEAN PRESIDENT RECEIVES SYMBOL OF POWER FROM DAUGHTER OF MURDERED PRESIDENT  ALLENDE IST CORINTHIANS 1: 20-31 The message of the cross is daftness to those who are dying, but to those who are being rescued; it is […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a healine from world news: ASHTON AND ROHANI SEEK PEACE FOR IRAN 1 Corinthians 1:1-19 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 1 1-3 Paul, commissioned by the will of God as a messenger of Jesus Christ, and Sosthenes, a Christian brother, to the church of […]

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This blog offers a meditation on  the Common lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: VITALI KLITSCHKO STAYS SANE AND BIDS FOR POWER IN UKRAINE Philippians 4:1-19 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) 4 1 Therefore, my brothers and sisters,[a] whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: SYRIAN CHEMICAL ARSENAL GONE BY END OF APRIL Philippians 3:12-21 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 12-14 Yet, my brothers, I do not consider myself to have “arrived”, spiritually, nor do I consider myself already perfect. But I keep […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: LE PEN CANDIDATE CALLS ROMA “LEPERS”    ASH WEDNESDAY: THE BEGINNING OF LENT Luke 18:9-14 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax-Collector 9 He also told this parable to some who […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: ADVICE TO U.K. PM – SANCTIONS v RUSSIA BAD FOR THE CITY    John 18:28-39 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) Jesus is taken before the Roman authority 28 Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas’ presence into the palace. […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: PUTIN’S INVASION OF UKRAINE DENOUNCED BY U.S. AS ACT OF WAR   John 18:15-27 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) Peter follows Jesus, only to deny him 12-17 Then the guard, with their captain and the Jewish officers, took […]