Tag Archives: hypocrisy

bible blog 1638

This blog offers a daily reading of Genesis and the Gospel of Mark. This series began on 1st January 2015 and can be accessed from my archives. I normally use the Schocken Bible translation for Genesis. SERBIA & CROATIA DID NOT COMMIT GENOCIDE ON EACH OTHER-JUST KILLED CIVILIANS, SAYS UN COURT God said to Avram: […]

bible blog 1153

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline from world news: CHRISTIAN NETWORKS TELL POPE: LISTEN TO THE CHURCH, NOT JUST CARDINALS Matthew 6:1-18 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS) 6 “Beware of doing your good deeds conspicuously to catch men’s eyes or you will miss the reward of […]

bible blog 1107

This blog offers a meditation on the Common Lectionary daily readings along with a headline form world news: FOR BUDDHIST MONK WIRATHU OPPOSING ISLAM IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN NON-VIOLENCE 2 Samuel 4:1-12 New English Translation (NET) Ish-bosheth is killed 4 When Ish-bosheth the son of Saul heard that Abner had died in Hebron, he was very […]

bible blog 933

I’m at my desk inDundee, Scotland, trying to make sense of the Episcopal reading for today, while reminding myself of world news from which I choose a headline: Followers of Jesus (Protestant and Catholic) fight over flag Isaiah 59:15-21 15 Truth is lacking,    and whoever turns from evil is despoiled. The Lord saw it, and […]

bible blog 604

This blog provides a meditation on the Episcopal daily readings along with a headline from world news: AMOS 9: 5-10 PUTIN SAYS ALL CRITICISM OF HIS PARTY COMES FROM FOREIGNERS  The Lord sees all nations Are you not the same to me, says the Lord, As the Ethiopians, you men of Israel? Was it not […]