Lectio Divina Review
We hope you enjoyed this introduction to lectio divina, one of two core spiritual practices used in Lay Mission Project’s formation.
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Question 1 of 5
Arrange the following steps in the order outlined in the video lecture.
Read the Scripture passage out loud.
Continue reading out loud until a single phrase stands out, then stop reading, and repeat that one phrase.
Continue to recite that one phrase until you have no more thoughts in your mind, until all that remains are the words themselves.
Stop and be in the presence of the one who is speaking.
You will find the steps enumerated within the first minute of the video lecture (00:10-00:45) and recapped in the last minute (3:23-4:00).
Question 2 of 5
Select the one or multiple responses that correctly answer the question.
According to the video lecture, when practicing lectio divina, why read out loud?CorrectIncorrect
Take a look at 00:45-1:22 of the video lecture.
Question 3 of 5
True or false: Indicate whether the following statement is true or false.
I stay with a single phrase so that my mind has time to form associations and develop my own narrative around this phrase.CorrectIncorrect
See 1:50-2:20 in the video lecture.
Question 4 of 5
Select the one response that best answers the question.
What is the primary purpose of lectio divina?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 5
Choose the word or phrase from the list provided that best completes each sentence. Drag each choice to the box adjacent to the sentence it completes.
- His presence
- “thank you”
- the phrase
- an Our Father
Through _____, the Scriptural phrase that has stood out becomes like a personal address. (2:27-2:47)
When it is only His words that remain, it is then that I am _____ . . . (2:50)
. . . because the one whose words these are, who is _____ to me, are able to stand on their own. (2:50)
It is in this moment that I am particularly aware of _____ through His word. (2:50)
When the silence is naturally broken, then I say _____ and move on with my day. (3:46)
If I do this on a regular basis, I will find that _____ repeats throughout my day. (3:50)
Not all answer choices will be used.