New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook

Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.

Gathered in the Word

Praying the Scripture in Small Groups

Norvene Vest • June 1998

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Many of us thirst for a meaningful spiritual life. We may even begin a spiritual journey, yet before we are very far along, we discover we need help.

Is the living, compassionate God revealed in scripture in a way that offers guidance and comfort to us in our contemporary lives? Norvene Vest says a resounding "Yes!"

Using the classic spiritual practice of lectio divina or "divine reading" in the context of small groups, she shows how this devotional and prayerful reading of the scriptures leads us to a deeper understanding of and relationship with God.

Norvene Vest is a spiritual director, internationally known retreat leader and the author of several books. She lives in southern Arizona. Vest is a Benedictine oblate.

ISBN: 978-0-8358-0806-4

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-8358-1592-5

EPub ISBN: 978-0-8358-1593-2

Imprint: Upper Room

Pub Date: June 1998

Trim Size: 5.5 in (w) x 8.5 in (h) x 0.317 in (d)

Page Count: 128

BISAC Categories: RELIGION / Christian Living / Spiritual Growth

BISAC1: REL012120

BISAC2: REL095000

BISAC3: REL109010