The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Jorge Pixley

In the Bible, we discover the prophets and Jesus struggling against the same idols that dominate many of our churches.
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Voice of the Day: Martin Luther

A Christian is a perfectly free lord of all, subject to none. A Christian is a perfectly dutiful servant of all, subject to all.

- Martin Luther

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Verse of the Day: 'never avenge yourselves'

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave room for the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord." No, "if your enemies are hungry, feed them; if they are thirsty, give them something to drink; for by doing this you will heap burning coals on their heads." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

- Romans 12:19-21

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Verse of the Day: 'never avenge yourselves'

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave room for the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord." No, "if your enemies are hungry, feed them; if they are thirsty, give them something to drink; for by doing this you will heap burning coals on their heads." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

- Romans 12:19-21

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Verse of the Day: 'never avenge yourselves'

Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave room for the wrath of God; for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord." No, "if your enemies are hungry, feed them; if they are thirsty, give them something to drink; for by doing this you will heap burning coals on their heads." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

- Romans 12:19-21

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Voice of the Day: Christopher J.H. Wright

It is not a matter of engaging in both the gospel and social action, as if Christian social action was something separate from the gospel itself. The gospel has to be demonstrated in word and deed. Biblically, the gospel includes the totality of all that is good news from God for all that is bad news in human life--in every sphere. So like Jesus, authentic Christian mission has included good news for the poor, compassion for the sick and suffering justice for the oppressed, liberation for the [...]

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Voice of the Day: Desmond Tutu

The good news is that God loves me long before I could have done anything to deserve it.

- Desmond Tutu

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Verse of the Day: "All things are lawful"

"All things are lawful," but not all things are beneficial. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up. Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other.

- 1 Corinthians 10:23-24

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Verse of the Day: "All things are lawful"

"All things are lawful," but not all things are beneficial. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up. Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other.

- 1 Corinthians 10:23-24

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Verse of the Day: "All things are lawful"

"All things are lawful," but not all things are beneficial. "All things are lawful," but not all things build up. Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other.

- 1 Corinthians 10:23-24

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