Lectio: Prayer with Dr. Tim Gray

Lectio: Prayer with Dr. Tim Gray

6 Episodes

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"Finding Intimacy with God"
With the clear teaching and artistry of the Augustine Institute's Lectio series, Dr. Tim Gray masterfully uses the discipline of Lectio Divina to show you how to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy.

In six video sessions, Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God captures the secret to opening our hearts and minds to Scripture as the means to hear from God and then respond in conversation, basking in his presence and resolving to live in and through his love.

Engaging and accessible, Prayer: Finding Intimacy With God includes:

The Lectio Divina approach of Reading, Reflecting, Responding, and Contemplating
Penetrating questions and insights for the six video sessions
Additional resources for a fuller understanding and application
Daily reflections to deepen the meaning of prayer in your life
Space for personal journaling

Lectio: Prayer with Dr. Tim Gray
  • Episode 1: Prayer: An Intimate Dialogue

    Episode 1

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    Prayer is one of the most basic elements of a life of faith, but it isn't always easy to do. Though we're taught that prayer is a "conversation," we often feel as if the conversation is completely one-sided. In this first session, Dr. Gray shows how the so...

  • Episode 2: Guigo's Ladder: A Way of Ascent

    Episode 2

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    Prayer may not always be easy, but sometimes we make it more difficult than it needs to be. In this session, Dr. Gray demonstrates how, like climbing the rungs on a ladder, following a simple order of prayer carries us from the cares of this world to intim...

  • Episode 3: Lectio & Meditatio: Climbing the First Rungs

    Episode 3

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    In reading and meditating on Sacred Scripture, we begin to ascend the ladder of Lectio Divina as we open our hearts and minds to hear and understand God's words to us.

  • Episode 4: Oratio: Conversation with God

    Episode 4

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    Using the example of St. Augustine and the Psalms, Dr. Gray teaches us how to make the most out of oratio and enjoy the fruits of an intimate conversation with Our Lord.

  • Episode 5: Contemplatio: The Gaze of Love

    Episode 5

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    The desire of the Christian's heart is to see God. In contemplatio we rest at the pinnacle of the ladder of prayer, gazing upon God in love.

  • Episode 6: Resolutio: Putting Love into Action

    Episode 6

    Lectio: Prayer
    Finding Intimacy with God
    Prayer that does not lead to action is empty. Dr. Gray demonstrates how, at the end of lectio divina, we take the step of resolutio and resolve to live out God's love as we put our prayer into action.

  • Lectio: Prayer Leader's Guide

    4.19 MB

    The Leader's Resource Guide is the key to facilitating an effective group study. Created to help you lead others deeper into Scripture, this comprehensive resource for leaders presents practical help to make the most of adult faith formation with your study group.
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  • Lectio: Prayer Art Pack

    36.1 MB

  • Lectio: Prayer Study Guide

    11.5 MB

    The powerful resource was created to lead you deeper into Scripture as you read, reflect, and respond. Beautifully and thoughtfully crafted, this personal Study Guide follows each video session and will lead you further into the study of prayer.
    Downloadable. Also available in print at https://c...