Summary: “Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, 'Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?' Then I said, 'Here am I. Send me!'" (Isaiah 6:8).<br> <br> _<br> Please forgive the weird sound issue; it is resolved halfway through the second segment.<br> _<br> This is the last show of the series. I will be taking a few week's break for Holy Week and to prepare for the next series. Blessed Triduum to you.<br> <br> Thank you to my newest Friends of the Show, Denise; Jennifer; and Mary. Thank you for loving and lifting me!<br> Bible Study Evangelista is now available on the Laudate app!<br> <br> <br> LOVE the Word® is a Bible study method based on Mary's own practice: lectio without the Latin.<br> L - Listen (Receive the Word.)<br> <br> O - Observe (Choose one or more of the following personality approaches to connect the passage to your life and recent events.)<br> F | Franciscan - To whom can you go this week to share Jesus and your faith?<br> I | Ignatian - See yourself in Isaiah's narrative, above. God is calling you to mission by virtue of your baptism. What does He want you to do?<br> A | Augustinian - Imagine the Lord sitting knee-to-knee across from you, looking at you intently, saying to you the words from Isaiah 6:8, above.<br> T | Thomistic - What do your new knowledge of the prophets throughout this series tell you about the corruption in the Church?<br> V - Verbalize (Pray about your thoughts and emotions.)<br> Remembering that He loves you and that you are in His presence, talk to God about the particulars of your O - Observe step. You may want to write your reflections in your LOVE the Word® journal. Or, get a free journal page and guide in the right-hand margin.<br> E - Entrust (May it be done to me according to your word!)<br> <br> Breathe in me, O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy. Act in me, O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. Draw my heart, O Holy Spirit, that I love only what is holy. Strengthen me, O Holy Spirit, to defend all that is holy. Guard me so, O Holy Spirit, that I may always be holy. + Amen.<br> .<br> *LOVE the Word® exercises are offered according to FIAT: the four personalities, or "prayer forms," explored in Prayer and Temperament, by Chester Michael and Marie Norrisey: Franciscan, Ignatian, Augustinian, and Thomistic: FIAT! These prayer forms correspond to the Myers-Briggs personality types.<br> Series Preview<br> I. The Summons - History<br> A. Isaiah’s call<br> B. History of the Book of Isaiah<br> C. History of God’s people’s corruption<br> D. Corruption causes disunity<br> II. The Separating – First Isaiah<br> A. Public scandal and corruption<br> B. Idolatry<br> C. Corruption causes public disunity<br> D. Assyria and Samaria<br> E. Samaritans and Protestants<br> F. Protestants and Catholics<br> G. The “unclean” (Is 35:8)<br> H. Judas<br> III. The Sifting – Second Isaiah<br> A. Private scandal and corruption<br> B. Hypocrisy<br> C. Corruption causes private disunity<br> D. Babylon and Judah/Jerusalem<br> E. Two types of Catholic<br> F. The “fool” (Is 35:8)<br> G. David<br> H. Peter 1<br> IV. The Straightening – Third Isaiah 1<br> A. Survival<br> B. Sorrow<br> C. Solution<br> D. Salvage<br> E. Strengthen<br> F. Safety (Is 35:9)<br> V. The Sending – Third Isaiah 2<br> A. Salvation (Is 35:9)<br> B. Celebration (Is 35:10)<br> C. Stages<br> Pray for Us<br> The pilgrimage is sold out. Plan to go next year!<br> <br> Share the LOVE<br> Share the LOVE on the Facebook community. Tell me your #LOVEtheWordtakeaway for this week's show. <br> Read the Transcript<br> You can download a complete, word-for-word transcript here, courtesy of Dora Donovan who does our transcripts for you.