The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'Rejoice in hope'

Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. - Romans 12:12
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Prayer of the Day: Justice for Africa

Pray for justice for Africa, the world's poorest continent, where one in three people are malnourished, and for the 80 percent of people there that live on less than $2 a day.
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Voice of the Day: Rosa Parks

I had no idea that history was being made. I was just tired of giving in. - Rosa Parks
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Verse of the Day: 'Cease your evictions of my people'

Thus says the Lord God: Enough, O princes of Israel! Put away violence and oppression, and do what is just and right. Cease your evictions of my people, says the Lord God.
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Voice of the Day: Robert McAfee Brown

Reversal is the order of the day in the kingdom of God. - Robert McAfee Brown
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Verse of the Day: 'Not peace, but a sword'

Everyone therefore who acknowledges me before others, I also will acknowledge before my Father in heaven; but whoever denies me before others, I also will deny before my Father in heaven.
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Voice of the Day: Vaclav Havel

When a person tries to act in accordance with his [or her] conscience, when he tries to speak the truth, when he tries to behave like a citizen, even in conditions where citizenship is degraded, it
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Verse of the Day: 'Give liberally'

Give liberally and be ungrudging when you do so, for on this account the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake. - Deuteronomy 15:10
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Voice of the Day: Dorothee S

Bible texts are best read with a pair of glasses made out of today's newspaper.
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Verse of the Day: 'We do not wage war according to human standards'

Indeed, we live as human beings, but we do not wage war according to human standards; for the weapons of our warfare are not merely human, but they have divine power to destro
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