The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: Isaiah 25:6-8

On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wines, of rich food filled with marrow, of well-aged wines strained clear. And [God] will destroy on this mountain the shroud that is cast over all peoples, the sheet that is spread over all nations; [God] will swallow up death forever. Then the Lord God will wipe away the tears from all faces, and the disgrace of [God's] people [God] will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken. - Isaiah 25:6-8 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Your Image on Us

Lord, we long to be your people in this world where other powers claim our allegiance. You have stamped your image on us. Guide us by your light that we might see clearly who we are and what it means to give ourselves to you. Amen. - Adapted from Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals
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Voice of the Day: Charles Crowe

“Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless.” - Charles Crowe Charles Crowe + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Voice of the Day: Henry Knox Sherrill

"The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice." - Henry Knox Sherrill Henry Knox Sherrill + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: 1 Corinthians 5:7-8

Clean out the old yeast so that you may be a new batch, as you really are unleavened. For our paschal lamb, Christ, has been sacrificed. Therefore, let us celebrate the festival, not with the old yeast, the yeast of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. - 1 Corinthians 5:7-8 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: God of Life

God of life, the Resurrection of your Son is our greatest consolation, and our truest source of joy. Let this mystery imbue our lives, as we perceive signs of your life-giving grace everywhere we turn. Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Henry Knox Sherrill

"This is the Easter message, that awakening is possible, to the goodness of God, the sacredness of human life, the sisterhood and brotherhood of all."  - Anne Lamott  Anne Lamott + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: 1 Corinthians 5:7-8

While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, "Peace be with you." They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, "Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I myself. Touch me and see; for a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have." - Luke 24:36-39 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Your Risen Son

God of all wisdom, in our life of faith, we see you dimly but continue to hope for the clear vision of your face in your eternal presence. illuminate our path to you, as we strive to follow in the footsteps of your risen Son. Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Paul Robeson

"The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice." - Paul Robeson Paul Robeson + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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