Abide Bible – Day 8 in The Gospel of John

January 28, 2021
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Day 8

In his book Sacred Listening, James Wakefield says, “With our imagination and reason, with our 5 bodily senses, and especially with our emotions, we become secondhand witnesses of the events of Scripture.”

The video for today asks us to do just that.

Approaching the Bible with sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch is particularly helpful for those who tend to connect to Scripture on a purely cognitive level. Rather than viewing the facts from afar, we come up close. Our whole person gets involved in understanding and living the Bible. We no longer just read a book; we live an event.

Dr. Collins challenges us to use our imagination, reason, and emotion when picturing the story of the woman caught in adultery in John 8.

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4 replies on “Abide Bible – Day 8 in The Gospel of John”

I am really liking your videos on the study of the book of John. I would like to purchase an Alive Bible, but I can not find it on the internet . Would you please let me know where I can get the entire Bible? I have been looking for a study Bible with this format that helps me study and be more involved in my study.

I am thankful for this Abide Bible study, as it gives me a better understanding of how to meditate instead of memorizing scripture.

I really like the way the commentator gets me to use my imagination to picture what the people are doing. Really brings the scripture to life.

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