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Daily Bible

Daily Bible: Well Done Good Servant!

Daily Bible: I Was Afraid

Read Today’s Readings In our first reading from Revelation 4:1-11 Saint John has a vision of entering the throne room of God. The 24 elders represent the 12 tribe of Israel and the 12 Apostles – the Old Covenant and the New Covenant. When they worship God they throw down their crowns, indicating…

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Daily Bible: Whoever Has Ears

Daily Bible: Whoever Has Ears

Read Today’s Readings Today’s first reading from Revelation 3:1-6,14-22 continues Jesus’ messages to seven Churches (dioceses). He tells the Church in Sardis that they have a reputation for being alive, but in the eyes of God they are really dead. Their appearance of piety is not matched by the love of their hearts.…

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Daily Bible: No One Knows the Day

Daily Bible: No One Knows the Day

Read Today’s Readings As the liturgical year draws to a close, the readings encourage us to think about the final days, the second coming of Jesus, and the General Judgment. The first reading from Daniel 12:1-3 describes a message Daniel received from God, foretelling a time of great distress when the Archangel Michael…

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Daily Bible: Testified to Love

Daily Bible: Testified to Love

Read Today’s Readings In 3John 5-8 Saint John celebrates another local church that is showing its love by supporting others. I think it shows a lot about how we need conversion of heart when we see how parishes and dioceses tend to compete with each other rather than loving and supporting each other…

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Daily Bible: Let Us Love One Another

Daily Bible: Let Us Love One Another

Read Today’s Readings Saint John addresses his second letter (2 John 4-9) to the “chosen Lady.” While there seems to be a bit of debate about whether Saint John was addressing a specific lady (a title used for Roman citizens) or to a local church that he was bishop over. Either way, his…

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Daily Bible: The Lord Secures Justice

Daily Bible: The Lord Secures Justice

Read Today’s Readings In Philemon 7-20 we see Saint Paul navigating the challenges that the Gospel poses to human culture. The slave Onesimus escapes from Philemon, who is a Christian, and runs to Saint Paul, apparently seeking sanctuary. Saint Paul’s response is to send Onesimus back to Philemon with this letter. In the letter…

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Daily Bible: Your Faith Has Saved You

Daily Bible: Your Faith Has Saved You

Read Today’s Readings A constant theme in the Old Testament and the New Testament is that we are to offer to others what God has offered to us. The Hebrew people were called on to free slaves, forgive debt and to care for the widow, the orphan and the foreigner because God did…

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Daily Bible: Be Blameless

Daily Bible: Be Blameless

Read Today’s Readings Today’s first reading is from Saint Paul’s letter to Titus 1:1-9. Saint Paul has ordained Titus as a bishop, and has instructed Titus to in turn raise up bishops in each city where he starts a local church. In the time of the apostles, the term for bishop and priest…

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