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A Journal Entry – Colossians 1:15-23

    As part of the Year of Living Biblically, a number of people will be sharing there reflections, journal entries and thoughts on the daily scripture. Enjoy, and let them help you in your daily engagement with the Bible. Colossians 1:15-23   The words that stick out to me are words like "All…any…everything….everyone…" Christ...

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Reflections on Week 1 of the Year of Living Biblically

  My plan for week 1:  Read the daily scripture passage with my family every day.  Use the SOAP method to generate discussion around the breakfast or dinner table.   What actually happened:  My boys and I did this one morning at breakfast.  Just one of the boys and I did it 2 more mornings...

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A Journal Entry – Psalm 119:41-48 – The Year of Living Biblically – SOAP Method

Psalms 119:41-48 Scripture – vs. 41-43 May your unfailing love come to me, Lord,
     your salvation, according to your promise; then I can answer anyone who taunts me,
     for I trust in your word. Never take your word of truth from my mouth,
     for I have put my hope in your laws.    Observe –...

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Daily Scripture – September 20, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Psalm 119:41-48 Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

September 20, 2012September 18, 2012by
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A Journal Entry – John 1:1-14 – The Year of Living Biblically

    There is so much I love about this passage.  The intertwining of the words Life and Light.  The sense of anticipation I get when I read the first 4 verses.  The sense of fullness I get when I read verse 14.   But what is speaking me today is verse 12 where it...

September 19, 2012September 19, 2012by
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A Journal Entry – Colossians 1:15-23 – The Year of Living Biblically

    Colossians 1:15-23   What might happen when we ask the Holy Spirit to guide our attention to what God would have us focus on when we read this scripture passage?   There’s a part in this passage that has become quite familiar to me over the past number of years, and at first...

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Daily Scripture – September 19, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is Colossians 1:15-23 Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

September 19, 2012September 18, 2012by
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A Journal Entry – John 1:1-14 – The Year of Living Biblically – SOAP Method

Scripture – John 1:11b-13 But whoever did want him, who believed he was who he claimed
     and would do what he said,
 He made to be their true selves,
    their child-of-God selves.
 These are the God-begotten,
     not blood-begotten,
     not flesh-begotten,
     not sex-begotten.   Observe – The Word (Logos: Greek) became flesh… so that flesh (people)...

September 18, 2012September 18, 2012by
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A Journal Entry – Revelation 21:1-7 – The Year of Living Biblically

This is the first in a series of posts that will reflect on the Weekly Bible Verses during our "Year of Living Biblically" at Seeds.  We encourage you to comment and interact with the writers.     Revelation 21:1-7   Father, this is the hope I live for. “Death is gone for good—tears gone, crying...

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Daily Scripture – September 18, 2012

  The Year of Living Biblically – Daily Scripture for Today is John 1:1-14. Take 5-10 minutes today to read it and reflect using the SOAP approach.  (Scripture, Observe, Apply and Pray).  You might find it helpful to jot down your thoughts and prayer in a journal to keep track of what you are learning....

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