Wind Swept over the Waters

Reflections on 60 Favorite Bible Passages


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185 Pages


5.5 x 6.5


Trade Paperback

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Skinner House Books


  • Author John Nichols

    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.

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.

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