S06 Episode 7: The Power of Scripture

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By Abiding Together, Heather Khym, Michelle Benzinger, and Sister Miriam James Heidland. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The Power of Scripture

In this episode we talk about the power of scripture, the Word of God. It is through delving into the Word of God that we encounter the heart of God, we find out who we are, and we proclaim the truth of who He is. We talk about scriptures that have impacted us and new scripture cards you can buy in our new shop.

Sister Miriam’s one thing - All of our listeners in Ireland!

Michelle’s one thing - Morning walks with my husband. Also the book “Live Big, Love Bigger” by Kathryn Whitaker

Heather’s one thing - The song “Heart of God” - by Hillsong Young and Free

Purchase our Abiding Together Scripture Cards

Extra Resources

Walking with Purpose Bible Studies

Jeff Cavins Bible Timeline

Andrew Swafford bible study on the book of Romans

Blessed is She

Discussion questions:

  1. What struck you from the podcast?
  2. Have you experienced the scriptures speaking to you in a personal way? Share about that.
  3. The word of God is the sword of the Spirit. How can you use this weapon in your everyday life?
  4. How can you bring scripture into your everyday life?

Journal Questions:

  1. Reflect and journal about this scripture. Isaiah 43:2-4 What does it speak to you personally?
  2. How do you feel when you hear that the scriptures are a love letter from God to you?
  3. What is your favorite scripture and why?

Quote to Ponder - In Sacred Scripture, the Church constantly finds her nourishment and her strength, for she welcomes it not as a human word, "but as what it really is, the word of God". "In the sacred books, the Father who is in heaven comes lovingly to meet his children, and talks with them." - Catechism of the Catholic Church #104

Scripture for Lectio Divina - Isaiah 55:11 “so is my word that goes out from my mouth:It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the purpose for which I sent it.

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