Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Wed, 09/12/2009 – 10:17Chapter: 7Verse: 24 – 30Mark 7:24-30 In this story we read how Jesus, the Jew, went to a gentile country. However, this was not meant to be the first missionary journey to the gentiles. That would happen later – after the crucifixion, resurrection and outpouring of […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Wed, 09/12/2009 – 15:44Chapter: 14Verse: 1 -12Written by Romans 14:1-12 [Lectionary readings (Lesson 2) September 14, 2008, Proper 19: Revised Common (Romans 14:1-12); Roman Catholic (Romans 14:7, 9) and Episcopal (Romans 14:5-12)] Only the Lord has the right to judge Recently the newspapers in my country sold like hot […]

Submitted by Jan on Tue, 05/01/2016 – 12:10 In the liturgical year, this is the first Sunday of Epiphany, the time when we commemorate the revelation of Jesus to the world as Lord and King. In the Western tradition, Epiphany is celebrated on the 6th of January. Reading the texts for this Sunday and commentaries […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Wed, 09/12/2009 – 12:38 Chapter: 13 Verse: 1 – 54 Years ago, when computers had few graphic qualities, it took quite a bit of imagination to visualize how the formatting in your document will be handled by the printer. Fortunately computers as well as the programmes improved, and the […]

Submitted by Jan on Mon, 26/10/2015 – 19:22 Year B (2014-2015) Chapter: 21 Verse: 1 – 6 Revelation 21: 1-6 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new […]

Submitted by Jan on Tue, 19/07/2016 – 10:0317th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 11th after Pentecost, Proper 12 Year C (2015-2016) This week’s ‘Bible message’ is a bit different. As you receive this, more than 18 000 people are meeting in Durban for the International AIDS Conference. The discussions and reports make it very clear that […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Wed, 18/04/2012 – 11:00Year B (2011-2012)Bible Book: Acts / HandelingeChapter: 3Verse: 12-19 When I first read the different texts for this Sunday, I was struck by the thread running through the different readings. In Luke we read about an incident in the 40 days between Easter and Pentecost. The […]

Submitted by Visitor (not verified) on Fri, 18/11/2011 – 12:07 Year A (2010-2011) Bible Book: Acts / Handelinge Chapter: 16 Verse: 9-15 Teks: Handelinge 16:9-15 Ons Hemelse Vader skep nuwe lewensmoontlikhede uit doodloopstrate. Vigs herdenkingsondag vestig ons aandag op die werklikheid dat ons in vigs te make het met ’n epidemie wat mense se lewens […]

Submitted by Jan on Tue, 28/07/2015 – 10:38 Year B (2014-2015) Bible Book: 2 Samuel Chapter: 11 Verse: 12-26 Annoyance, fear, anger, denial, blame, indifference, tears? When confronted with unpleasant truth, how do you respond? Like King David when confronted with his own serious moral failings, do we fall on our knees in contrition before […]