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Biblical Meditation 5 – Divine inspiration

‘All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.’     2 Timothy 3:16-17 We have been working quite hard for the last few days in our explorations of Biblical meditation, so

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Biblical Meditation 4 – Drama

‘Then He [Jesus] went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still.  He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”’   Luke 7:14 Today we are going to develop the aspect of Biblical meditation that we touched on yesterday, that of imagination.  It is important to

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Biblical Meditation 3 – Imagination

‘Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass.’     Mark 6:39 This verse does not seem to have much of doctrinal importance about it, but it is important for our current thoughts on Biblical meditation.  It is taken from Mark’s account of the

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Biblical Meditation 2 – The value of repetition

‘Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.  His love endures forever.’   Psalm 136:1 We have begun to look at the practice of Biblical meditation in the hope that we might be able to develop this very useful devotional tool, particularly during this time of lock down and restriction.

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Biblical Meditation 1 – Introduction

‘Now Isaac had come from Beer Lahai Roi, for he was living in the Negev.  He went out to the field one evening to meditate…’   Genesis 24:62-63a Isaac has always seemed to me to be a bit of a ‘boring’ sort of chap compared with his father Abraham and his

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Field ay sunset

Covid-19. ‘The Lord reigns’

Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you (Jeremiah 32:17, NIV). If the overarching trajectory of Jeremiah’s message was one of hope, it was undergirded by the affirmation and assertion of the Lord’s reign

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