For your quiet time(s) this week… consider the discipline (And it does take discipline!) of Christian meditation.

Read these passages S-L-O-W-L-Y.  Let them sink deep into your soul.  Ruminate on them and what the phrases mean.  Ask God to reveal Himself to you through these…

Pr 23:7 As a man thinks in his heart, so is he… (KJV-Paraphrased)  Note: We are & become whatever we think of/on most… Q: What do we think about when we have nothing to think about?  THAT is who we are!

Phil 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever is true… honorable… just… pure… lovely… commendable, if there is any excellence.. anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

Josh 1:8 This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day & night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, & then you will have good success.

Ps 19:14 Let the words of my mouth & the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight,

Ps 63:5 My soul will be satisfied as with fat & rich food, & my mouth will praise You with joyful lips, 6 WHEN I remember you upon my bed, & meditate on you in the watches of the night; 7 for You have been my help, & in the shadow of Your wings I will sing for joy. 8 My soul clings to You; Your right hand upholds me.

Ps 104:34 May my meditation be pleasing to Him, for I rejoice in the Lord.

Ps 119:15 I will meditate on Your precepts & fix my eyes on Your ways.

Ps 119:23 Even though princes sit plotting against me, Your servant will meditate on Your statutes.  (Where focus should be in times of stress).

Ps 119:78 Let the insolent be put to shame, because they have wronged me with falsehood; as for me, I will meditate on Your precepts.  (Let God handle adversaries… we flee to Him)

Ps 119:97 Oh how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day. 98 Your commandment makes me wiser than my enemies, for it is ever with me. 99 I have more understanding than all my teachers, for Your testimonies are my meditation.

Ps 145:5 On the glorious splendor of Your majesty, & on Your wondrous works, I will meditate.

Ps 119:52 When I think of Your rules from of old, I take comfort, O Lord.

Ps 119:59 When I think on my ways, I turn my feet to Your testimonies…

1 Cor 2:16 We have the mind of Christ.