Parish Bible Study

As a Parish we want to be able to explore the Bible more and ask the question what is the Bible passages this week saying to me.

We are able to do this through Bible Study and as a group are able to explore the passages that will be readin in our Sunday services and ask the question what does it say to me.

We use a system know as Lectio Divina to encourage us to become immersed in the scripture.

 

The Christian form of Lectio Divina was first introduced by St. Gregory of Nyssa (c 330- 395), and also encouraged by St. Benedict of Nursia (c 480-547), the founder of the Benedictine order. It’s a way of developing a closer relationship with God by reflecting prayerfully on His words. In Lectio Divina, the chosen spiritual text is read a number of times in total, giving an opportunity to think deeply about it and respond thoughtfully. When we practice Lectio Divina, we can imagine we’re actually involved in the events of Scripture — for example, hearing God’s words to the Israelites in the desert. It’s an intensely personal experience.

Our Bible study is on a Thursday evening at 7.30pm and is accessible via Zoom, if you want to join us then please contact us to find out more information and the Zoom meeting details.

There is no right or wrong answers and as we explore the passages allow Christ to speak to you and help give you a better understanding into what it all means.

The details of what we have already looked at are below and further weeks passages will be added.

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