Tag Archives: The Eucharist

Bible 1 Yr – Day 262 – “… you will save both yourself and your hearers”

Paul is continuing to encourage Timothy in his new role as Bishop of Ephesus. He reminds him of how to address some of the false notions that are being advocated. Then Paul basically tells Timothy to go in and take … Continue reading

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Bible 1 yr – Day 252 – When is a symbol not a symbol?

Today we read Luke’s account of the Last Supper. I love how Jesus begins this episode of his ministry: 14 And when the hour came, he sat at table, and the apostles with him. 15 And he said to them, … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 242 – The Prodigal Son

Today, in Luke, we read three parables. The lost sheep, the lost coin and The Prodigal Son. All three touch on the joy in heaven when a sinner repents. I would like to focus the most famous of the three, … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 234 – Woe to you

In today’s reading Jesus has some not so good news for a few towns in Israel’s northern area. 13 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre … Continue reading

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Bible1 Yr – Day 232 – Luke’s Account of the Transfiguration

Today we read Luke’s account of the Transfiguration.  Luke provides several additional details that shed further light on the story. The account of the Transfiguration comes just after Jesus recitation of the conditions of discipleship.  Jesus says, “…If anyone wishes … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 229 – What makes a family?

Today we read the famous scene when Mary and Jesus’ relatives come to see Jesus but they can’t get to him because of the crowd. Jesus is told that they are there and then this famous exchange happens: 19 Then … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 227 – Enter Under My Roof

Today we are in Luke, Chapter 7 and the account of Jesus healing the slave of a Centurion. The first thing to notice is that this scene plays out in Capernaum. Recall from our discussions in Matthew that while Jesus … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 221 – Luke’s Account of the Temptation in the Desert

Today we read Luke’s account of the Temptation of Jesus. It’s a good opportunity to remind ourselves of some of the key lessons of the events. First, recall that the first temptation is for Jesus, who has fasted for forty … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 197 – If Paul is a Priest what Sacrifice is Acceptable…

Today in the Letter to the Romans, Paul is just wrapping up, making travel plans, etc and then he nonchalantly slips in this little nugget: 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of … Continue reading

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Bible 1 Yr – Day 180 – Super Apostles

As a Catholic, I can’t help but be blown away by some of the verses in today’s reading. Paul takes on directly some of the other preachers who have lead the Corinthians astray. This is what he says: 4 For … Continue reading

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