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Don’t let the title of this session put you off. You don’t have to be an artist in the traditional sense of the word to engage with Scripture through art. You can engage by reflecting on the works of art that Christians have expressed to relate the stories and concepts of Scripture in a beautiful way.
Scripture journaling is the practice of reading the Bible and then prayerfully writing out your thoughts, feelings, prayers, and other reactions you have to the passage. As you put your thoughts on paper, it helps you to think more deeply about the passage and about your life.
Using visualization, place yourself into the biblical story itself and use your senses to experience new and unique perspectives. The main purpose is to not just read the story, but to imagine it more deeply and vividly, as
if you were in the scene itself, and thus encountering God in the process.
The Contemplate practice is like “eating” Scripture. Readingis taking a bite of food. Meditating is chewing on it. Praying is savoring it. Contemplate is digesting the food and making it a part of your body. The practice helps you to slow down and savor your ti...