From Psalm 116:1-2 in the Message Bible comes the Verse of the Day for August 24, 2016:
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I love God because he listened to me, listened as I begged for mercy.
In 1709 Isaac Watts writes a two-part sermon on Christian courage. To illustrate the first section he writes a still popular hymn.
Where the life or the estate of our neighbour is in danger, we must venture something to secure it, as well as to defend his good name. 6,893 more words