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musings from the everyday, somedays

This the third and final post in a short series looking at some interesting verses from the first thirteen chapters of the prophet Jeremiah. The first part considered aspects of chapters one through six whilst the second part covered chapters seven through twelve. This final part takes a look at...

Around a month ago I posted some thoughts from the first six chapters of Jeremiah.

I've now finished reading the first thirteen chapters (out of fifty-two) and have moved on to another book1 for the time being.

Like that previous post I'm intending to quote from the New American Standard Bi...

Earlier this year I began reading in the book of the prophet Jeremiah as a part of my not-quite-daily "quiet time"/"devotional time"/"time with the Lord" 1.

I've read through Jeremiah several times in the past but not spending time to pause and ponder 2. These days I would read something like...

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...