Daily Lectio Divina: Sleep

Daily Lectio Divina: Sleep

Episode 330

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re concluding our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Sleep.”

Show thyself to me as the God of all grace, love and power;
thou hast a balm for every wound,
a solace for all anguish,
a remedy for every pain,
a peace for all disquietude.
Permit me to commit myself to thee awake or asleep.

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Daily Lectio Divina: A Minister’s Praise

Daily Lectio Divina: A Minister’s Praise

Episode 329

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “A Minister’s Praise.”

Cast cords of love around my heart,
then hold me and never let me go….
Let me love thee in a love that covers and swallows up all,
that I may not violate my chaste union with the beloved…

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Daily Lectio Divina: Faith

Daily Lectio Divina: Faith

Episode 328

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Faith.”

Be pleased to live and move within me,
breathing in my prayers,
inhabiting my praises,
speaking in my words,
moving in my actions,
living in my life,
causing me to grow in grace.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Longings After God

Daily Lectio Divina: Longings After God

Episode 327

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Longings After God.”

Blessed Lord,
let me climb up near to thee,
and love, and long, and plead, and wrestle with thee…
for my heart is wandering and lifeless,
and my soul mourns to think
it should ever lose sight of its beloved.
Wrap my life in divine love,
and keep me ever desiring thee…

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Daily Lectio Divina: Morning Needs

Daily Lectio Divina: Morning Needs

Episode 326

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Morning Needs.”

I come to thee for the grace another day will require….
Teach me how to use the world, and not abuse it,
to improve my talents,
to redeem my time,
to walk in wisdom toward those without,
and in kindness to those within,
to do good to all…

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Daily Lectio Divina: Assurance

Daily Lectio Divina: Assurance

Episode 325

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Assurance.”

I am loved with everlasting love,
clothed in eternal righteousness,
my peace flowing like a river,
my comforts many and large,
my joy and triumph unutterable,
my soul lively with a knowledge of salvation,
my sense of justification unclouded.
I have scarce anything to pray for….

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Daily Lectio Divina: Regeneration

Daily Lectio Divina: Regeneration

Episode 324

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Regeneration.”

I was dead in iniquities,
having no eyes to see thee,
no ears to hear thee,
no taste to relish thy joys,
no intelligence to know thee;
But thy Spirit has quickened me,
has brought me into a new world as a new creature,
has given me spiritual perception,
has opened to me thy Word as light, guide, solace, joy.

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Daily Lectio Divina: God and Myself

Daily Lectio Divina: God and Myself

Episode 323

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “God and Myself.”

Thy understanding is unsearchable and infinite,
Thy arm cannot be stayed,
Thy agency extends through limitless space,
All works hang on thy care,
With thee time is a present now.

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Daily Lectio Divina: The Spirit’s Work

Daily Lectio Divina: The Spirit’s Work

Episode 322

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “The Spirit’s Work.”

Move, I pray thee, upon my disordered heart….
Lift the mists and darkness of unbelief;
Brighten my soul with the pure light of truth;
Make it fragrant as the garden of paradise,
rich with every goodly fruit,
beautiful with heavenly grade,
radiant with rays of divine light.

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Daily Lectio Divina: Spiritus Sanctus

Daily Lectio Divina: Spiritus Sanctus

Episode 321

In this episode of the guided lectio divina podcast, we’re continuing our series using selections from The Valley of Vision: a Collection of Puritan Prayers and Devotions.  Today we’re using a selection from “Spiritus Sanctus.”

Come as joy,
to dwell in me, move in me, animate me…
Come as a sanctifier,
body, soul and spirit wholly thine;
Come as helper
with strength to bless and keep, directing my every step;
Come as beautifier,
bringing order out of confusion, loveliness out of chaos.

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