Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Open English Bible » Read // This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: AIDS DRUGS WILL BECOME INEFFECTIVE THE MORE THEY ARE USED-REPORT  MATTHEW 17: 1-21 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter, and the brothers James and John, and led them up […]

bible blog 1352

This blog offers a meditation on the CommonLectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: JESUS SUPPORTS ITALY IN CUP?  Matthew 16:21-28 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 21 From that time on, Jesus began making it clear to his disciples that he had to go to Jerusalem and endure much suffering at the hands […]

bible blog 1351

This blog offers a mediation on  the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: MILITANTS TAKE MOSUL: TRIUMPH FOR USA /UK POLICY IN IRAQ   Matthew 16:13-20 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) 13 When Jesus came into the territory around Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who are people saying the Son […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: ARCHBISHOP ROBERT CARLSON SAYS HE WASN’T SURE IF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE WAS A CRIME   Matthew 16:1-12 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA) The Demand for a Sign 16 The Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test Jesus[a] they […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: TALIBAN ATTACK KARACHI AIRPORT   Matthew 15: 21-28 A gentile’s faith in Jesus 21-22 Jesus left that place and retired into the Tyre and Sidon district. There a Canaanite woman from those parts came to him crying at […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: FREED USA POW REJECTED BY COMPATRIOTS   Matthew 9:9-17 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 9 Jesus left there and as he passed on he saw a man called Matthew sitting at his desk in the tax-collector’s office. […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headine from world news: POLES REMEMBER SOLIDARITY VICTORY OVER COMMUNISTS IN 1989  Matthew 9:1-8 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) Jesus heals in his own town 9 1-2 So Jesus re-embarked on the boat, crossed the lake, and came to his own town. Immediately […]

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Matthew 8:28-34 This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily radings along with a headline from world news: ARREST OF GODFATHER POLITICIAN IN LONDON CAUSES CHAOS IN KARACHI J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 28-29 When he arrived on the other side (which is the Gadarenes’ country) he was met by two devil-possessed men who […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: ANNIVERSARY OF TIANANMEN SQUARE  MASSACRE   Matthew 8:18-27 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 18-19 When Jesus had seen the great crowds around him he gave orders for departure to the other side of the lake. But before […]

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This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectinary daily readings along with a headline from world news: WOMEN CHALLENGE BAN ON FEMALE PRIESTS BY GETTING ORDAINED  Matthew 8:5-17 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 5-6 Then as he was coming into Capernaum a centurion approached. “Sir,” he implored him, “my servant is in bed at […]