The Receptive Life

"We are beggars; this is true." (Martin Luther)

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Here’s a collection of five sessions on “The Receptive Life”. Presentation slides, additional resources and links are provided beneath each ScreenCast. Session 1: “What Does This Mean?”  Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 1 Grace Upon Grace:  Spirituality for Today, by Dr. John Kleinig Dr. John Kleinig:  website and resources Dr. John Kleinig:  video on the spiritual disciplines Session 2: “This Is Most Certainly True!” Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 2 Session 3: “How is This Done?” Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 3 Session 4: “Show Me!” (the 119 Prayer Cycle) Session 5:  Q and A, Next Steps, Resources Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 5 Resources […]

ScreenCast: The Receptive Life – Session 5

This is the final ScreenCast in the five part series on “The Receptive Life”. Session 5: Questions and Answers, Next Steps, Resources and Retreats  Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 5 Resources Guides for the Psalm 119 Prayer Cycle: Visual guide (click here) Step-by-step guide (click here) PDF of the Prayer Cycle’s progression (click here) Books: (click on each resource for a direct link) The Lutheran Study Bible The Small Catechism with Meaning A Simple Way to Pray, by Dr. Martin Luther Grace Upon Grace:  Spirituality for Today, by Dr. John Kleinig The Reader’s Edition of the Book of Concord The Reader’s Edition of Law and […]

ScreenCast: The Receptive Life – Session 4

This is the fourth in a series of five ScreenCast sessions on “The Receptive Life”. In this ScreenCast I walk you through the Psalm 119 Prayer Cycle using the different pages and links on this site. Session 4: “Show Me!” (The Psalm 119 Prayer Cycle)

ScreenCast: The Receptive Life – Session 3

This is the third in a series of five ScreenCast sessions on “The Receptive Life”. Presentation slides, additional resources and links are provided beneath the video. Session 3: “How Is This Done?” Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 3

ScreenCast: The Receptive Life – Session 2

This is the second in a series of five ScreenCast sessions on “The Receptive Life”. Presentation slides, additional resources and links are provided beneath the video. Session 2: “This Is Most Certainly True!” Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 2

ScreenCast: The Receptive Life – Session 1

This is the first in a series of five sessions on “The Receptive Life”. Presentation slides, additional resources and links are provided beneath the ScreenCast. Session 1: “What Does This Mean?” Presentation Slides for ScreenCast Session 1 2012_Resolution 1-01 Grace Upon Grace:  Spirituality for Today, by Dr. John Kleinig Dr. John Kleinig:  website and resources (click here) Dr. John Kleinig:  video on the spiritual disciplines (click here)

“The Receptive Life”: Webinar and Two-Day Retreat

I just wanted to keep you up to date about a couple of opportunities to learn more about the Psalm 119 Prayer Cycle. Live Webinar on “the Receptive Life” The Michigan District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod has invited me to give a live-streamed, internet presentation about “The Receptive Life” and the use of “the Psalm 119 Prayer Cycle”. We’ll use the wonderful technology that is available to us through the internet (thus the concept of “webinar”) to talk through some of the ways that the Holy Spirit uses to develop “a more than Sunday” approach to our faith […]