A friend recently asked about my favorite Bible passage.

Of course the whole book is non-optional!  I recommend reading all of it, and reading any part of it in the context of the rest of it (and in the context of Christianity as practiced by the church across times and places).  So without meaning to disparage any parts not mentioned, here are a few of my favorite passages:

“And further, by these, my son, be admonished: of making many books there is no end; and much study is a weariness of the flesh.”
Ecclesiastes 12:12

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Sanctus

June 3, 2010

We are told that the angels tell each other, “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord . . . .”  I’ve heard it suggested that we too will spend part or all of our time (if there is time) in the hereafter talking about God, telling each other how holy He is.

To me that always seemed (at best) a great abstraction.  If we already know that God is holy, what’s the point of telling each other what we already know?

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