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  • Lectio Divina Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Jan 31, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    The Company We Keep, prt. 8. Dave teaches about the ancient practice of Lectio Divina, or "divine reading." This is a way of reading scripture that is more likely to produce transformation than the informational way most of us read it currently.

    Lectio Divina The Company We Keep, prt. 8 Wildwind Community Church David Flowers June 20, 2009 I have to admit a fear to you. I mean, I’m doing great on conquering fear, but I have this fear that my attempts to nudge you toward a life of practicing the means of grace may backfire. I more

  • Meditation On The Word: Lectio Divina And Moravian Daily Text Series

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Mar 6, 2023

    This sermon focuses on using the Bible as a foundation for prayer.

    March 1, 2023 Lent 2023 Lenten Sermon Series on Prayer Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Psalm 119:105; Romans 10:17 Meditation on the Word: Lectio Divina and Moravian Daily Text Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. The more

  • No One Is More Understanding And Willing To Wait Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 16, 2015

    To prepare to witness to others, we should engage in the practice of lectio divina.

    Thursday of 20th week in course 2015 Joy of the Gospel The Book of Judges is not an easy read. The stories of the years between Joshua and the Israelite king Saul are full of blood and gore–mutilations, treachery, and repeated violation of the Law by the people He chose. Here we see more

  • Psalm 40, Responding To The Goodness Of God! Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Jul 4, 2014

    David responds to the goodness of God, how do we engage with God that we too might sing a new song of praise?

    Psalm 40, responding to the goodness of God! It interests me in life how often we hear of people who through some circumstance or other suddenly develop an interest in God. That kind of “it’s all gone to pack sort of, I’m out in the harbour in a storm and the motors packed more

  • Take The Risk And Grow Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Aug 27, 2016

    Take the risk; take the challenge; take the grace and grow.

    Thursday of 21st Week in Course St. Paul’s words to Corinth today are like a commentary on the Gospel. Simon and the boys have been fishing all night, casting and pulling, casting and pulling. All they got was garbage. But at the word of Jesus, they put out into deep water–not the more

  • The Joy Of Reading The Word Of God

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Jan 23, 2022

    This is the third in a series on the spiritual disciplines, this message focuses on very practical ways we can engage quite deeply with God's Word.

    January 23, 2022 Sermon Spiritual Disciplines: The Joy of Reading the Word We are on the 3rd week of our current study of the spiritual disciplines, which we’ve also referred to as spiritual privileges, because they most definitely are that. They are ways that we can grow, ways that we can blossom more

  • The Contemplative Stream Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Teaches how to do a "lectio divina", as an applied example of the contemplative stream of Christianity.

    The Contemplative Stream: How Broad Is The Kingdom Of God February 12, 2005 (Lectio Divina on Mark 10:46-52) Children’s Time I want to tell you a little story, to help you understand one of the ways that people talk to God and worship God. Over the past little while we’ve been talking about more

  • Child Of God Series

    Contributed by Amanda Wilson on Jan 8, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    A lectio divina (meditation on the scriptures) using the song "Heart of God" by Amanda Wilson.

    Note: If you are not familiar with the meditative style of lectio divina please take 20 minutes and listen to the audio rather than just reading the script. Today we are going on a journey, a journey of the heart and soul using your mind, your thinking and imagination, to go on a a journey to meet more

  • Scary Scripture Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 29, 2022
    based on 4 ratings

    Paul warned Timothy to keep a close watch on his life and on THE TEACHING because "in doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you." Why is what we teach so critical to the salvation of ourselves and our listeners?

    OPEN: Shortly after I got out of Bible College there was a popular church near Ft. Wayne that attracted thousands of attenders that was called “The Glory Barn” (the building looked like it had been a barn). I went to their worship a couple of times myself just to see what the attraction was, and I more

  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 21, 2012

    John Wesley also believed that the Holy Scriptures were a Means of Grace. How? Wesley believed the Scriptures are an indispensable Means of Grace as they bring us into the Presence of Jesus Christ and the will of God for our lives. The Scriptures also hav

    Scripture as a Means of Grace 2 Timothy 3:16-17 When we talk about Communion, Prayer, Worship, small group accountability and fasting as a Means of Grace, it make sense to us because we see how they function in our lives, and in the life of the Church. But John Wesley also believed that the Holy more

  • Fifth Sunday Of Easter, Year B-- Vine And Branches-- See You Later, Suckers!

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Mar 27, 2024

    “We’re dying on the vine here!”

    Today, we hear about pruning and abiding to bear fruit. Regarding pruning, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” is an expression used in the hope of making money selling something worthless to a gullible customer. Similarly, in gardening, sucker shoots are false branches or stems that suck the more

  • Disciplina Divina

    Contributed by Ramiro Araujo on Sep 9, 2003
    based on 78 ratings

    ¿Nos damos cuenta de que el propósito de la disciplina divina no es CASTIGAR ? No tiene como fin el hacernos pagar un pecado no confesado, ni que Dios le permita al Diablo que nos ataque para pagar nuestra culpas? ¡NO! Disciplina es crecer en madurez, lle

    INTRODUCCIÓN: Como cristianos a veces queremos botar la toalla, gritar ¡basta! ¡Es difícil la vida cristiana! ¡Mejor es el mundo! Si Ud. se ha sentido así, considere por un momento como se habrá sentido la gente para quienes esta epístola fue escrita. Eran gente que se sentían acosados de lado y more

  • Epiphany

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jan 2, 2021

    His light is not contingent upon what's going on around you

    A customer called the customer service line to complain about a power outage after a big storm, then stopped complaining long enough to ask, “How will I know when my lights are back on?” The customer service agent remained silent for a second, and finally said, “Um, it’ll be brighter than it is more

  • Complete But Maybe Not Flawless? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 14, 2024

    Ordinarily we think of anything “perfect” as being totally flawless.

    First Sunday of Lent 2024 When we begin a project, it’s always helpful, even critical, to look forward to the end, to the moment when the project is complete. In the Latin, the word we want is perfectus. Ordinarily we think of anything “perfect” as being totally flawless. That is a more

  • How Not To Read

    Contributed by Troy Richards on Dec 29, 2006

    For youth, a sermon on unconventional ways to read the Bible, but more importantly, how to apply it to our lives.

    -okay, so you hear me say all the time to read your Bibles. -this is not saying not to read your Bibles, per se. Instead, it’s a different way of looking at it. -the problem is most people read their Bible improperly, not saying that there is one specific right way to do it, but we place the more