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Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day: 'do not let the sun go down on your anger'

Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and do not make room for the devil.

- Ephesians 4:26-27

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Voice of the Day: Oscar Romero

Social sin is the crystallization ... of individuals' sins into permanent structures that keeps sin in being and makes its force to be felt by the majority of people.

- Oscar Romero
Salvadoran archbishop, assassinated in 1980

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Verse of the Day: Rest a While

The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, "Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest awhile." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves. Now many saw them going and recognized them, and they hurried there on foot from all the towns and arrived ahead of them. As he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, [...]

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Voice of the Day: Choan-Seng Song

The cross is a symbol reminding the world that God is at God's strongest when God seems to be at God's weakest.

- Choan-Seng Song
Taiwanese theologian

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Verse of the Day: 'by grace you have been saved'

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God - not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.

- Ephesians 2:8-10
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Verse of the Day: 'by grace you have been saved'

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God - not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.

- Ephesians 2:8-10
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Verse of the Day: 'keep to the paths of the just'

Therefore walk in the way of the good,
and keep to the paths of the just.
For the upright will abide in the land,
and the innocent will remain in it.

- Proverbs 2:20-21

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Verse of the Day: 'keep to the paths of the just'

Therefore walk in the way of the good,
and keep to the paths of the just.
For the upright will abide in the land,
and the innocent will remain in it.

- Proverbs 2:20-21

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Voice of the Day: Ren

What is the value of a Christianity in which Jesus is worshipped as Lord, but Christian discipleship--"the way of Jesus"--is regarded as largely irrelevant to life in the modern world?

- René Padilla
Argentine Baptist theologian

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Voice of the Day: Allan Boesak

Because God does not expect blind obedience from God's children, Christians cannot even think of giving unconditional obedience to a worldly sovereignty.

- Allan Boesak
South African minister

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