Category Archives: Bible Verse Poll

FBV 27

We complete the first round, the Ethereal-Eighty-One, with today’s choices. Polling will remain open for seventy-two hours, more or less, and we’ll take a break to let the voting get completed. We have Matthew’s Great Commission today. We’ve already had this … Continue reading

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FBV 26

Even before Will and Kate had this lead off the only Scripture passage at their wedding, it was popular in Christian circles. Will a whiff of royalty lift Saint Paul to a rare triumph in the E-81? Consider it: I … Continue reading

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FBV 25

Elsewhere on this site, the Favorite Bible Verse Poll goes into overtime with entry number 22. Add your vote to the total there and break the tie, if you will. In today’s polling, Saint Paul takes another crack at breaking … Continue reading

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FBV 24

First, let’s take of some old business. We need a tiebreaker on FBV 21. As for today, the conclusion of the most loved of wedding readings is one of your choices. Will love be the greatest of these three Bible … Continue reading

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FBV 23

How did it all begin? According to Saint John … In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. I know we’ve already voted on Mark’s version of the Great Commission (see yesterday’s … Continue reading

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FBV 22

Today’s poll, though in the midst of the Easter Season, has a strong strain of Lent about it, don’t you think? From the Old Testament, we have Joel’s challenge, heard in liturgical churches on Ash Wednesday: Rend your hearts, not … Continue reading

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FBV 21

Gospel verses are polling ahead of the other two categories, nine to six (Old Testament) to two, as of last night. We have another “I am” statement from Jesus via John the Evangelist today. From the Last Supper, a message … Continue reading

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FBV 20

In today’s polling, a Protestant favorite, the first and only entry from Proverbs in the Ethereal 81: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, on your own intelligence  rely not. And an echo from the Easter Vigil, which still … Continue reading

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FBV 19

An intriguing set of choices in today’s polling. A Protestant favorite from the New Testament letter with an unidentified author: Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and … Continue reading

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FBV 18

There’s a three-way tie in Thursday’s poll. If you want to take till about dinner time, US Eastern time to break it one way or the other, I’ll check back in around then. Any prophet will have her or his … Continue reading

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FBV 17

Today we have three classic lines of Scripture. What a difficult choice. But take heart with another inspirational line from Paul’s letter to the Philippians: I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me. Perhaps you will choose … Continue reading

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FBV 16

Some unfinished business in FBV 12, we need voters to break the tie between the top two. Or push Ephesians into the round of 27. I’ll count votes until about 6pm US Eastern Time this evening. Or whenever I get … Continue reading

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FBV 15

In today’s polling, we find the first of three appearances of a verse from the Acts of the Apostles. Is the Easter season enough of a “home field” advantage? We have the hint of the earliest structure of the modern … Continue reading

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FBV 14

We reach the halfway mark of the Ethereal 81 with today’s polling. Pairing number ten needs a push one way or the other. You have until noon US Central time, my lunch break, to end the overtime tie. As for today, … Continue reading

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FBV 13

Almost halfway through the Favorite Bible Verses polling. Participation has been mostly a shadow of the turnout for last Spring’s voting on liturgical songs. Even with half the voters, we’ll soldier on with a new poll today. First, a Protestant … Continue reading

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