Tag Archives: lectio divina

But thou, Bethlehem…

But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. — Romans 5:8 Have you been thinking about this wondrous revelation, that God “commended His love to us” as we discussed yesterday … Continue reading

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To the notice & admiration of all

I’ve been disappointed in my Advent Bible reading plan on my phone. The first couple days were pretty heavy on Old Testament and Genesis about the fall of man and sinful behavior. The kind of stuff I don’t really believe … Continue reading

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Layaway

“Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think … Continue reading

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Why die?

Jesus answered him, “If a man loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him, and make Our home with him.” — John 14:23 MEV Behold, I stand at the door … Continue reading

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Down here at the top

When I was a kid, I read Mad Magazine. I think my older brothers and sisters got it, and eventually it filtered its way down to me. At the time, I feel like the magazine often featured movie spoofs which … Continue reading

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Pride goeth

“Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18:12‬ ‭MEV‬‬ “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:18‬ ‭MEV‬‬ You often hear the second verse quoted, at least in … Continue reading

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Who dat?

Have you considered the beautiful description of the city of God in Revelation 22? Crystal river of life flowing from the throne of God with the trees that bear fruit for the healing of the nations, the children of God … Continue reading

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Shut up about it!

Just to catch you up: I felt like Jesus was showing me in my lectio divina of this passage, Isaiah 30:1-17 that the “rebellious children” Isaiah is chastising could just as well be believers like you and me who discover … Continue reading

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Way down in Egypt’s land …

Right, so as part of the “Draw Me Nearer” Bible reading plan on my YouVersion Bible app, I’m trying to lectio divina my way through Isaiah 30:1-17 and the whole chapter of Isaiah 31. The passages are too long for … Continue reading

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Draw me nearer

Do you have the YouVersion Bible App on your phone? Have you ever done one of their Bible Reading Plans? They’re usually pretty short; the one I am doing right now is, I think a 6- or 7-day plan. It … Continue reading

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