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The Nicene Creed: Second Month—Day 21

I acknowledge one baptism for the remission of sins.

Scripture

There is one body and one Spirit, just as we were called in one hope of our calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. (Ephesians 4:4-6)

Reading (Lectio)

  • Slowly read the Scripture passage several times.

Meditation (Meditatio)

  • Reflect and ruminate on the words and phrases in the text.
  • Which words, phrases, or images speak most to you?

Prayer (Oratio)

  • Offer the internalized passage back to God in the form of a personalized prayer of adoration, confession, renewal, petition, intercession, affirmation, or thanksgiving.

Contemplation (Contemplatio)

  • What word or image encapsulates the spirit of the passage for you?
  • Take a few minutes to present yourself before God in silence and yieldedness. When your mind wanders, center yourself by returning to the spirit of the passage.

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