Praying the Bible With Luther: A Simple Approach to Everyday Prayer (Adult Coloring Books Series)
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About "Praying the Bible With Luther: A Simple Approach to Everyday Prayer (Adult Coloring Books Series)"
:There is a need in today's church to relate scripture and prayer in such a way as to enableus to speak God's words after him. This book takes a simple lectio divina approachdeveloped in the sixteenth century by Martin Luther and offers practical guidance topray in this way.Beginning each time of prayer with a Bible passage, Luther would meditate on it withfour strands in mind: teaching, thanksgiving, repentance and supplication. Thenhe would pray, having his thoughts shaped by his reading, praying God's words afterhim, confident of God's grace. Praying the Bible with Luther explains this method,demonstrates it and encourages readers to follow his example, helping us to turnscripture into prayer and to pray it into our own lives today.
Meet the Author
Michael Parsons is Head of the Department of Christian Thought at the Baptist Theological College, Perth.