In this episode Westside Associate Pastor, Karyn McDaniel will lead us through a Lectio Divina exercise using the Sunday lectionary reading for the first week of Advent.
Lectio Divina simply means divine reading. It is an ancient practice whereby we carve out intentional space to sit with scripture in a posture of reflection and contemplation. We often times read the bible in order to understand the text or the context in which it is written. And while studying scripture is an important discipline, Lectio encourages us to sit with a passage reflectively asking the Holy Spirit to show us what He has for us in a particular passage.
During the Advent season we will be posting lectio episodes each week using one of the Sunday lectionary readings as our passage for reflection. These episodes are meant to guide and train us in the practice of lectio.
You can find additional resources at atltrinityworship.org/guides