September 3: My One Sentence Bible

What is My One Sentence Bible?


Even with our best intentions proclaimed, we can still turn away from God in the heat of the moment. Matthew 26:69-75

No matter how spontaneous or well thought out a decision is, we all have to take ownership of them and live with the outcome. Matthew 27:1-5

Sometimes there is just no need to answer your critics because no matter what you say it won’t be good enough for them. Matthew 27:12-14

It’s not that hard for those who don’t like you to drum up bandwagon support on their behalf. How easily some people are swayed… Matthew 27:20

Much love.

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About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation ( He is author of the award winning book Love Is an Orientation (2009), its interactive DVD curriculum (2011), and recently an academic ebook titled Our Last Option: How a New Approach to Civility can Save the Public Square (2013). Andrew is a regular contributor to a variety of media outlets and frequently lectures at universities around the world. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. For twelve years he lived in the LGBT Boystown neighborhood of Chicago, and is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland, where he is teaching and researching at the University of St. Andrews earning his PhD in Constructive Theology with a focus on the Theology of Culture. Andrew's research centers on the cultural, political, and religious dynamics of reconciliation. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

  • Seth

    Sometimes God finds a way to redeem the harshest decisions, especially when his purpose is on the line. Matthew 27:5-10

    Leaders can be cowards, preferring what is expedient over what they know is right, and the crowd follows along without realizing it. Matthew 27:15-25

    It is simply amazing to me that your trip through scripture, one sentence at a time, is so timely with all the conflict you have experienced these days. Surely God is at work here!