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bible blog 1657

Back from holiday today and able to resume this blog in an orderly way. I am reading Genesis and Mark’s gospel in tandem, using the Schocken Bible for Genesis and the Darby translation for mark, both of which are very literal. The headlines are chosen to remind me that I don’t live in the bible. […]

Bible Blog 1359

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news ONE ISIS RECRUIT IS FROM SCOTLAND  MATTHEW 18 21 “If you wish to be perfect,” answered Jesus, “go and sell your property, and give to the poor, and you will have wealth in heaven; then come and […]

bible blog 1205

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: Scottish Government sets out plan for Independence  Matthew 19:23-30 New English Translation (NET) 23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “I tell you the truth, it will be hard for a rich person to enter the kingdom of […]

bible blog 697

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: MIGRANTS LEFT TO DIE ON BOAT IN MED. Exodus 7:25-8:19 25 Seven days passed after the Lord had struck the Nile. The Second Plague: Frogs 8*Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘Go to Pharaoh and say to him, […]

bible blog 592

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: UNLIKE CHINESES AUTHORITIES WEIWEI’S SUPPORTERS HAVE NOTHING TO HIDE 1 Peter 2:1-10 2Rid yourselves, therefore, of all malice, and all guile, insincerity, envy, and all slander. 2Like newborn infants, long for the pure, spiritual milk, so that by […]