The Common Good

Verse And Voice

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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Verse of the Day: Father of Mercies

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction with the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled by God.

- 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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Verse of the Day: 'do not despise one of these little ones'

"Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones; for, I tell you, in heaven their angels continually see the face of my Father in heaven. What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of your Father in heaven that [...]

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Verse of the Day: 'do not despise one of these little ones'

"Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones; for, I tell you, in heaven their angels continually see the face of my Father in heaven. What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of your Father in heaven that [...]

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