Encountering Jesus in the New Testament (Third Edition)

Chapter 2: What is Lectio Divina?


Film Focus: Fr. Josh Johnson introduces the method of reading Scripture known as Lectio Divina in this video. He takes a very light-hearted approach to a very important subject and walks the listener through the five steps of Lectio Divina.


Text Focus: Pages 70-71


Discussion Questions:


1.   Have you ever prayed with Scripture before? How does it make you feel to think about beginning a new way of praying?

2.   What are the five steps of Lectio Divina?

3.   What is contemplation? Can you make contemplation happen? Explain your answer.

4.   Does your prayer often call you to action? Should it? Why or why not?

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