Experience God 64: Matthew 6:9-13 “The Lord’s Prayer”

[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Matthew 6:9-13 “The Lord’s Prayer”9 “This, then, is how you should pray:“‘Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,10 your kingdom come,your will be done,on earth as it is in heaven.11 Give us today our daily bread.12 And forgive us our debts,as we also have forgiven our debtors.13 And lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.’ Check out s … [Read more...]

Experience God 63: Luke 12:25-28, “Do Not Worry”

[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Luke 12:25-28 “Do Not Worry”25-28 “Has anyone by fussing before the mirror ever gotten taller by so much as an inch? If fussing can’t even do that, why fuss at all? Walk into the fields and look at the wildflowers. They don’t fuss with their appearance—but have you ever seen color and design quite like it? The ten best-dressed men and women in the country look shabby alongside them. If God gives such … [Read more...]

Experience God 61: Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)

[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Zephaniah 3:17 (NIV)The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in His love He will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. Check out suzannelederer.com for a deeper look into the age-old worship practice.And, for more encouraging and engaging podcasts and videos, visit the E-Squared Media Network at www.e … [Read more...]

Experience God 62: Romans 8:31-38 (MSG)

[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Romans 8:31-38 (MSG)So, what do you think? With God on our side like this, how can we lose? If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he wouldn’t gladly and freely do for us? And who would dare tangle with God by messing with one of God’s chosen? Who would dare even to point a fi … [Read more...]

Experience God 60: Psalm 131

[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina.Psalm 131 A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David.1 My heart is not proud, Lord, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me. 2 But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child I am content.3 Israel, put your hope in the Lord both now and forevermore. Check out  … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Some General Rules About Biblical Interpretation

Some General Rules about Biblical Interpretation. These rules apply no matter what section of the Bible you may be reading at the time. But before we get to these rules, we need to establish which divisions are from God and which aren’t. While each book was Divinely breathed, the chapters and verses within each book were not added until around 1200 A.D. with the onset of the printing press. The exception is the Book of Psalms. Each chapter is a separate Psalm, each inspired by G … [Read more...]