Wind Swept Over the Waters: Reflections on 60 Favorite Bible Passages

Front Cover
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, 2007 - Religion - 185 pages

A Wind Swept Over the Waters presents reflections on sixty well-known and beloved biblical passages. A work of meditation rather than scholarship, these passages speak to our daily lives, issues, and concerns. Ideal for anyone seeking a fresh approach to the Bible. This book includes passages from the Old and New Testaments:

    "A Wind from God Swept Over the Face of the Waters," Genesis 1:1-4
  • "O Sing to the Lord a New Song," Psalm 96:1-4
  • "The Assurance of Things Hoped For," Hebrews 10:32-36, 11:1-3
  • "I Do Not Do the Good I Want but the Evil I Do Not Want Is What I Do," Romans 7:15-19/ 20-24
  • "The Parable of the Good Samaritan," Luke 10:24-37

* A collection of verses from the Old and New Testaments that are familiar and inspiring.

* Uses metaphorical understandings of scripture to connect these ancient words to our lives.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

2931
3
2228
9
17
15
12
21
1113
30
Even Though I Walk Through the Darkest Valley PS 23
37
1518 AND PS 2812
43
10
46
1014
79
1821
87
18
94
1927
100
Do to Others as You Would Have Them Do to You
106
19
112
Mary Treasured All These Words and Pondered Them
118
15
126

It Is He that Made Us and Not We Ourselves PS 100
53
How Could We Sing the Lords Song in a Foreign Land?
59
26
67
67
73
Do Not Do the Good I Want but the Evil I Do
132
411
139
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2007)

John Nichols, a parish minister for nearly forty years, has served congregations in Canton, MA; Hinsdale, Illinois; and Wellesley Hills, MA. He holds a bachelor's degree from Dickinson College and a Doctor of Ministry from Meadville;Lombard Theological School in Chicago. He currently resides in Wellesley Hills, MA.

Bibliographic information