Tag: lectio divina

Monday of Lent 2 – John 10:1-30 – Part II

ShareJohn 10:1-30 – Part II The Good Shepherd not only knows His sheep but also leads them.  “He calls His own sheep by name and leads them out.  And when He brings out his own sheep, He goes before them; and the sheep follow Him, for they know His voice” (verses 3 and 4). The […]

February 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 15th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Corinthians 12:14-21

Share2 Corinthians 12:14-21 Would you like to know the secret to being a successful minister of the Lord?  Would you like to know the secret to being a successful church? I just underlined in red the relevant phrases in my Bible – something I never do anymore. It is all right there, in verses 14, […]

September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 9 – Luke 18:31-43

ShareLuke 18:31-43 The healing of the blind man is a quintessential story of healing in the Bible: it’s all there, and told with such simplicity, brevity, and yet comprehension.  It makes a wonderful story to meditate on using the lectio divina. Imagine that you are in first century Israel, living near Jericho, that city symbolic […]

August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 3rd Sunday in Lent – 1 Corinthians 11:17-34

Share1 Corinthians 11:17-34 There is too much to meditate on in this one chapter (the 1928 Prayer Book lectionary conveniently skips verses 2-16!)  It’s really a choice between focusing on the relationships and roles of men and women and meditating more on the Lord’s Supper.  Since the latter is not addressed so clearly elsewhere in […]

March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 4th Sunday after Trinity – Acts 17:1-15

ShareActs 17:1-15 “These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so” (Acts 17:11). We had our fair share of arguments in the Erlandson household growing up.  I remember there were a lot in particular […]

July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Monday of Lent 2 – John 10:1-30 – Part II

ShareMonday of Lent 2 – John 10:1-30 – Part II The Good Shepherd not only knows His sheep but also leads them.  “He calls His own sheep by name and leads them out.  And when He brings out his own sheep, He goes before them; and the sheep follow Him, for they know His voice” […]

March 16, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 15th Sunday after Trinity – 2 Corinthians 12:14-21

Share2 Corinthians 12:14-21 Would you like to know the secret to being a successful minister of the Lord?  Would you like to know the secret to being a successful church? I just underlined in red the relevant phrases in my Bible – something I never do anymore. It is all right there, in verses 14, […]

September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of Trinity 9 – Luke 18:31-43

ShareLuke 18:31-43 The healing of the blind man is a quintessential story of healing in the Bible: it’s all there, and told with such simplicity, brevity, and yet comprehension.  It makes a wonderful story to meditate on using the lectio divina. Imagine that you are in first century Israel, living near Jericho, that city symbolic […]

August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 3rd Sunday in Lent – 1 Corinthians 11:17-34

Share1 Corinthians 11:17-34 There is too much to meditate on in this one chapter (the 1928 Prayer Book lectionary conveniently skips verses 2-16!)  It’s really a choice between focusing on the relationships and roles of men and women and meditating more on the Lord’s Supper.  Since the latter is not addressed so clearly elsewhere in […]

March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of 4th Sunday after Trinity – Acts 17:1-15

ShareActs 17:1-15 “These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness, and searched the Scriptures daily to find out whether these things were so” (Acts 17:11). We had our fair share of arguments in the Erlandson household growing up.  I remember there were a lot in particular […]

July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments More