Daily Reflections

King of Angels

by Beth Richardson on October 23, 2014 · 0 comments

Adoration of the Three Kings

Thursday, October 23. “Soul Leading” (p. 39) mentions the king of angels. What heavenly being or biblical person would you like to invoke in blessing? Download the digital issue of “Blessings” today.

Share the prayer of your heart.

Words from The Word: So deeply do we care for you that we are determined to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you have become very dear to us.
-1 Thessalonians 2:8 (NRSV)

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture with us using a guided meditation on Matthew: 22:34-40. “Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?”

Spiritual Tools: The spiritual practice for this week is consideration of the article, Practice Attentiveness. May the Spirit guide you.

Art Credit: Gentile, da Fabriano, ca. 1370-1427. Adoration of the Three Kings – Moses detail, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. Original source: http://www.yorckproject.de.

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