Category Archives: Bible Verse Poll

Favorite Bible Verse

The favorite Bible verse, as chosen by a four-round, three-way elimination format is Matthew 11:28: Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. How scientific is this result? Not very. 1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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FBV 40: An All-Gospel Final

Our final. Two Luke passages have emerged, one from the Passion, the other post-Resurrection: Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom. (Luke 23:42b) “Were not our hearts burning [within us] while he spoke to us on the way … Continue reading

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FBV 39

Bible verses seven, eight, and nine: line up: The second of two entries from the Psalms: Be still and know that I am God! The second of two entries from Saint Paul: So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but … Continue reading

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FBV 38

Our second match-up of the Numinous Nine features our second consecutive Luke-John pairing. The wild card today is Galatians. Saint Paul has only four poll successes out of twenty so far, so we’ll see if our equality before God has any legs: … Continue reading

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FBV 37

The Numinous Nine are set. Over the next three days, we’ll get a chance to whittle nine Scripture verses into a final Trinity. The pairings include Saturday’s: 1 Cor 13:13/Ps 46:11a/Mt 11:28 and tomorrow’s Jn 1:1/Lk 24:32b/Gal 3:28 Today’s trio … Continue reading

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FBV 36

Let’s wrap up the Twilling Twenty-Seven with this matchup of two Old Testament passages with another of the Lord’s “I am” declarations. Jesus first: I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will … Continue reading

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FBV 35

In today’s Twilling Twenty-Seven matchup, a difficult dilemma for us Catholics. How do you choose between the seed of the Our Father and the first half of the Hail Mary? From the Annunciation in Luke: And coming to her, he … Continue reading

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