Monthly Archives: May 2014

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This blog offers a meditaton on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: FILM SHOWN AT CANNES IS HARD TO FORGET   Matthew 7:22-27 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 22-23 “In ‘that day’ many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, didn’t we preach in your name, didn’t we cast out […]

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ASCENSION DAY This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: IRISH PASTOR SAYS ISLAM IS A DOCTRINE FROM HELL   Hebrews 2:5-18 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 5 For though in past ages God did grant authority to angels, yet he did not put the […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: INCLUSIVE CAPITALISM CONFERENCE IN LONDON Leviticus 26:1-20 Common English Bible (CEB) Covenant blessings 26 You must not make any idols, and do not set up any divine image or sacred pillar. You must not place any carved[a] […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news Leviticus 25:35-55 SLAVERY COMMON IN EUROPE TODAY   New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) 35 If any of your kin fall into difficulty and become dependent on you,[a] you shall support them; they shall live with you […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: NATIONALIST / RACIST PARTIES DO WELL IN EU ELECTIONS RUTH CHAPTER 4 The Marriage of Boaz and Ruth 4 No sooner had Boaz gone up to the gate and sat down there than the next-of-kin,[a] of whom […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news BRITISH EU ELECTIONS TODAY- DANGER FROM RACISM RUTH CHAPTER 3 Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing-Floor 3 Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, ‘My daughter, I need to seek some security for you, so that it may […]

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This bog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: “PEACEFUL” RUSSIAN VOLUNTEERS IN UKRAINE Ruth 1:19-2:13 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) 19 So the two of them went on until they came to Bethlehem. When they came to Bethlehem, the whole town was stirred because of […]

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  This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: ANTI-IMMIGRATION PARTY AHEAD IN UK ELECTION POLLS Ruth 1:1-18 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) Elimelech’s Family Goes to Moab 1 In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land, and a […]

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  This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily reading Ezekiel 18 Ezekiel 18 (New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised) 18 The word of the Lord came to me: 2 What do you mean by repeating this proverb concerning the land of Israel, ‘The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge’? […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: WOMAN WHO CONVERTED TO CHRISTIANITY THREATENED WITH DEATH PENALTY IN KHARTOUM    Ezekiel 11:14-25 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) God Will Restore Israel 14 Then the word of the Lord came to me: 15 Mortal, your […]