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musings from the everyday, somedays

I was looking through some notes I'd made a month-or-two ago whilst reading the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality by Peter Scazzuro. In it he advocates that believers participate in the Daily Office which are set times of stillness, Bible reading and prayer each day. He suggests the components...

Lectio divina ('divine reading') is a Bible reading method that is more than a Bible reading method.

It has its origins in 6th century catholicism, but before you switch off, bear in mind that most historical Christian spiritual practices have their antecedents either in biblical times, the early...

There is a saying amongst theology/seminary students that a little Greek is a dangerous thing. I'm not Greek so I can't really comment. Oh, wait. Greek language, not Greek origin.

The meaning behind the phrase is that it can be unhelpful for untrained or unqualified people to attempt to read and/o...

The Tabernacle Lamp stand

At the beginning of the year Mark commenced a sermon series looking at something called “Tabernacle Prayer”. I want to spend some time retracing the steps we’ve taken because people have been away and may have missed parts.

This Tabernacle Prayer is a tool that was deve...

This is the second post looking at some of the detail of studying God's Word edited by John B Job. The original post is here, and the first more detailed post is here.

This chapter is written by Jean Rutherford who, early in the chapter writes:

It is our minds, as well as spirit and will...

This is the first post looking at some of the detail of studying God's Word edited by John B Job that I first mentioned a couple of posts ago.

The chapter (written by Laurence Porter) by way of introduction, compares devotional Bible reading with Bible study and states the following:

  • Stu...