Shortcuts for Bible citations

Oh, heavens! Many of you I imagine use or some other URL redirection service when the Web address you have is too long to fit in a comment box, or to be practical in a blog post.

Oremus, an Anglican worship site, has a great service — let’s call it a cousin to URL redirection — that allows users to drop short Web addresses into a text that points back to their site and pulls up a biblical citation. You have your choice of translations — including a couple of psalter-only translations — whether or not line numbers are includes and other features. The shortened URL always begins which gives your readers a clue of what they’re getting.

An example

Plus, is just a great service for looking up biblical citations, as for reading in worship.

Categorized as Bible

By Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 46, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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