Shepherd of Meditation
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Meditation Scriptures
Matthew 6:9  Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.  Thy kingdom come.  Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.  Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.  For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.  Amen.

Deuteronomy 8:3  One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord.

Psalm 119:105  Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Proverbs 20:27  The human spirit is the lamp of the Lord, searching every inmost part.

Isaiah 40:3  A voice cries out:  In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.  Every valley shall be lifted up, and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level, and the rough places a plain.  Then the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all people shall see it together, for the mouth of the Lord has spoken it.

Isaiah 60:1  Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.  For darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his glory will appear over you.

Jeremiah 15:16  Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart.

Jeremiah 23:23  Am I a God near by, says the Lord, and not a God far off?  Who can hide in secret places so that I cannot see them?  Says the Lord.  Do I not fill heaven and earth?

Jeremiah 23:29  Is not my word like fire, say the Lord, and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?

Matthew 6:21  For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew 11:25  I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants.

Matthew 11:28  Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

Luke 12:32  Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Luke 17:20  Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; nor will they say, Look, here it is! or There it is!  For, in fact, the kingdom of God is among you.

John 4:32  I have food to eat that you do not know about.  My food is to do the will of him who sent me, and to complete his work.

John 6:63  It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh is useless.  The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.

John 14:27  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.  I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.

John 15:11  I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.

John 17:3  This is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

John 17:20  I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one.  As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.

*All scriptures taken from NRSV translation except for the Lord's Prayer