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The Abide Bible

Engage Scripture, Engage God
"The Abide Bible is an answer to prayer for those of us passionate about Scripture engagement. The features are designed so you can absorb the Word of God in a transformative way." (Tessie Devore, Lumo Project) Created in partnership with…
Richard
August 3, 2020
Meditation and Prayer

Praying Scripture

Scripture Engagement handout from the FOBAI Annual Meeting 2014
Taylor University Center for Scripture Engagement (2014)
While many tend to think of prayer and Bible reading as separate spiritual practices (e.g. first I pray, then I read the Bible), they can be even more powerful when combined into one practice of "praying Scripture." The Forum Of…
Richard
May 23, 2014
Meditation and Prayer

Lectio Divina

Scripture Engagement handout from the FOBAI Annual Meeting 2014
Taylor University Center for Scripture Engagement (2014)
Scripture engagement is a way of hearing and reading the Bible with an awareness that it is in the Bible that we primarily meet God. It is a marinating on, mulling over, reflecting on, dwelling on, pondering of the Scriptures,…
Richard
April 29, 2014
Bible ReadingMeditation and Prayer

Eat This Book

The Art of Spiritual Reading
Eugene Peterson (2006)
"I want to pull the Christian Scriptures back from the margins of the contemporary imagination where they have been so rudely elbowed by their glamorous competitors, and reestablish them at the center as the text for living the Christian life…
Richard
November 28, 2009
Bible ReadingMeditation and Prayer

Bible Reading Start-up Guide

Practical help for enjoying God’s Word every day
Whitney Kuniholm
Too often, we take a purely intellectual approach to the Bible. We think that studying more and more will somehow make God’s Word come alive. Of course, it’s valuable to gain Bible knowledge and to learn biblical truth. But the…
Richard
April 25, 2009
Meditation and PrayerResearch

The Psalms and Spirituality

A study of meditative engagement with selected psalms amongst Edinburgh students
Fergus Macdonald (2008)
"...the creative engagement between respondents and text results from respondents discovering that the psalms resonate with their idealism and basic human needs in ways that facilitate their ongoing spiritual quest for meaning and enlightenment, as well as providing an opportunity…
Richard
February 13, 2009