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Chewing on Scripture Day and Night

Chewing on Scripture Day and Night

I find the best description of reflection in Psalm 1: How well God must like you— you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon,  you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. Instead you thrill to God‘s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night.  (Psalm 1:1-2 MSG) Chewing means thinking deeply about. If you think of a dog chewing on a bone you get the right idea about how we should chew on God’s word. Meditation…

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Lectio Divina Revisited

Lectio Divina Revisited

Lectio Divina is Latin and means ‘divine reading’. It is an ancient way of praying with Scripture that promotes communion with God. Lectio Divina has four parts: Reading(Lectio), Meditating(Meditatio), Praying(Oration)and Contemplation(Contemplatio). I have always enjoyed tremendously any participation in Lectio Divina. But a couple years ago I had a chance to practice a modern version of Lectio Divina and that truly left me in awe. I will share the method here with you. You need a good study Bible with…

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