Category Archives: Bible Verse Poll

FBV 12

Vote for your favorite of three intriguing entries today or in the next three days. Join with the victory song of Exodus: Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord: I will sing to the Lord, for … Continue reading

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FBV 11

Starting today, we’ll be shifting the posts and voting to a morning start. Saint Paul had problems with the Christians in Galatea. And the Galatians had problems with him, most likely. The testiness comes out in his short letter to … Continue reading

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FBV 10

We have an intriguing trio of Bible verses in today’s poll, three very similar lines speaking of God’s redemptive power. Are we ready to receive it? Just a day after the Magnificat opener goes up for voting, the other “big” … Continue reading

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FBV 9

The first line of one of the most popular Biblical passages for a musical setting. Most high-church Christians, when they hear … And Mary said: my soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord … … they know it’s the Magnificat. … Continue reading

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FBV 8

We head into the second week of the Ethereal 81, a match-up (or smash-up) of one verse each from the Old Testament, one of the four Gospels, and one from the rest of the New Testament. As of today, that … Continue reading

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FBV 7

Just a heads up: FBV 3 is in overtime, tied 5-5. If you haven’t voted yet, break the tie by midnight Eastern US time. As for today’s contest, the Bible tells us who we are and what to do. These … Continue reading

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FBV 6

Since we’ll be on the road pretty soon, and my packing is completed, I thought I’d give you all today’s round of Favorite Bible Verses a bit early. We’ll still take till Friday night to finish up the polling, though. … Continue reading

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Favorite Bible Verse Brackets

For those interested, here are the brackets for the contest: No fancy fork additions. First round pairings outlined in bold. Colored sections mark the second round. Then each column produces a winner. Then the finals. Four rounds. Total of forty … Continue reading

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FBV 5

This should prove to be an interesting poll. Remember you have approximately 72 hours, till about Thursday midnight to make your choice. One Bible quote most everybody knows: In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth … One … Continue reading

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FBV 4

The Favorite Bible Verses series has its first huge underdog. Poor Saint James. Luther reportedly said his New Testament offering was an “epistle of straw.” (That tart comment was dropped from German Bible editions after 1522, by the way.) Anyway, … Continue reading

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FBV 3

It’s the third entry in CS’s Favorite Bible Verses (FBV) series. For each entry, you get 72 hours to vote for the scriptural nugget you think should move on to the round of 27. We have another tough set of … Continue reading

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FBV 2

For the second day of Favorite Bible Verses, let’s pull out another Protestant favorite, 2 Timothy 3:16: All scripture is inspired by God and is useful for teaching, for refutation, for correction, and for training in righteousness. We’ll use the New … Continue reading

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FBV 1

To kick off the Favorite Bible Verses, our first Ethereal Eighty-One match up gives us some classic texts. Let’s see how a Catholic Ordinary Time psalm refrain, the leadoff verse to one of the most popular funeral readings, and a top-ten … Continue reading

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Favorite Bible Verses

Starting today, we’ll have a little fun. Now that March Madness is nearly over, and all the pope polls and saint polls are done, I thought I’d give you readers another chance to stand up click and be counted. I’ve … Continue reading

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