The Common Good

Verse And Voice

Voice of the Day: Eleanor Roosevelt

The trouble is that not enough people have come together with the firm determination to live the things which they say they believe. - Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Verse of the Day: Psalm 95:1-3

O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! Let us come into [God's] presence with thanksgiving; let us make a joyful noise to [God] with songs of praise! For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. - Psalm 95:1-3 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Honoring the Memory of Martyrs

God of justice, grant us the wisdom and the courage to speak up for the truth and to do good, trusting inyour Son to show the way. May we continue to honor the memory of martyrs of the faith, keeping in mind that many of them continue to live and die for faith this day. We pray for courage to speak up for injustice, trusting in God's goodness and truth to prevail. Amen.
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Verse of the Day: John 4:23-24

But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship [God] must worship in spirit and truth." - John 4:23-24 + Sign up to receive our social justice verse of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: Promise of Your Eternal Love

Dear God, grant us the trust and courage to say our definite "yes" to you, and to find rest in the promise of your eternal love. May the Holy Spirit help us remain steadfast in faith, to share the good news with all. Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Beah Richards

Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people? - Beah Richards Beah Richards + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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Prayer of the Day: A Loving and Eternal Relationship

God of all faithfulness, your Son Jesus Christ reminds us that your invitation to a loving and eternal relationship is the most important truth of our faith. May all that we say and do in your Son's name reflect this essential truth. Amen.
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Voice of the Day: Fannie Lou Hamer

"With the people, for the people, by the people, I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, 'cause that's what really happens." - Fannie Lou Hamer Fannie Lou Hamer + Sign up to receive our quote of the day via e-mail
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