Scripture brings the Word of God to us when we read and welcome it in faith as the Word which comes from God and leads to God. Scripture is the means by which we live in God. The ancient monastic (and patristic) way of reading Scripture involves reflection (meditation) and prayer. It is listening to the Word, allowing the Word to become active in our lives. It is, in the words of Saint Jerome, ‘opening our sails to the Holy Spirit without knowing on what shores we will land.’
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A dedicated group of Orthodox monks (who wish to remain anonymous) have created a fresh English translation of the Masoretic Hebrew text of the Psalter, corrected to the Septuagint, that is eminently readable and singable. Durable soft cover, with gold foil stamping.
The pocket edition is presented in a slimmed down pocket edition to inspire daily use in prayer at home and when traveling. The text is complimented by a flexible textured binding, gold stamped cover, and three marker ribbons. A Psalter for Prayer is the first major English edition to include all the prayers needed to [...]
For Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, this new devotional combines the words of the Psalms, meditations from the Church Fathers, and a prayer as a guide for the reader through the various twists and turns on the journey to our Lord’s Nativity. These beloved words from Scripture mirror our own thoughts and emotions—hope and expectation, suffering [...]
We all can admit that at one point or another, we have struggled with prayer. In the Bible, there are many people who struggled and succeeded in prayer, but none like Saint Paul. A man known for his incredible and complete life and faith revolution has lots to say and teach about prayer and how [...]