Ben Witherington III, another Beliefnet blogger and who writes more books than most people read in a lifetime, has put his mind to a big project and volume one is now out: The Indelible Image: The Theological and Ethical World of the New Testament, Vol. 1: The Individual Witnesses . It is a two-volume work [...]
From Psalm 48… Mount Zion rejoices; the towns of Judah are happy, because of your acts of judgment. Walk around Zion! Encircle it! Count its towers! Consider its defenses! Walk through its fortresses, so you can tell the next generation about it! For God, our God, is our defender forever! He guides us!
O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.