The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Verse of the Day:'honor the King of heaven'

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, for all his works are truth, and his ways are justice; and he is able to bring low those who walk in pride.

- Daniel 4:37

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Verse of the Day: Long Robes and Long Prayers

As [Jesus] taught, he said, "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets! They devour widows' houses and for the sake of appearance say long prayers.

- Mark 12:38-40

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Voice of the Day: Mother Jones

Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living.

- Mother Jones

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Verse of the Day: "created in Christ Jesus for good works"

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

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Voice of the Day: Pandita Ramabai

People must not only hear about the kingdom of God, but must see it in actual operation, on a small scale perhaps and in imperfect form, but a real demonstration nevertheless.

- Pandita Ramabai
Indian Christian and reformer (1858-1922)

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Voice of the Day: Joseph G. Donders

Jesus sowed his seed in our hearts, then off he went.... He knew things would not be ideal. There were the birds and the droughts, the weeds and the insects, the parasites and the blights. But there was also the power of the seed itself.

- Joseph G. Donders
Teacher and chaplain at the University of Nairobi, Kenya

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Verse of the Day: Stand Firm

For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery.

- Galatians 5:1

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Verse of the Day: One Heart

I will give them one heart, and put a new spirit within them; I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh, so that they may follow my statutes and keep my ordinances and obey them. Then they shall be my people, and I will be their God.

- Ezekiel 11:19

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Voice of the Day: Catherine of Siena

The pearl of justice is found in the heart of mercy.

- Catherine of Siena

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Voice of the Day: Thomas H. Green

It is a cardinal principle of discernment that the Lord always speaks in peace, even if he is rebuking or chastising those he loves.

- Thomas H. Green

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