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May 20, 2018

On this first episode of Lectio Musica, we learn about the lectio musica practice and the way it influenced the creation of the podcast. Matthew David offers some suggestions about how to get started, and then shares the first Lectio Musica original song, “I Am Here."

The Readings for this episode and for the upcoming Sunday, Trinity Sunday, are:

  • Isaiah 6:1-8
  • Psalm 29:1-11
  • Romans 8:12-17
  • John 3:1-17


Read all 4 readings online, or using your favorite Bible translation. Learn more about the version Matthew David mentioned in the episode, The Inclusive Bible.

To share your original song* written using the lectio musica practice, upload it to YouTube or Soundcloud and share it on Facebook or Twitter using the tag #lectiomusica.

And may God’s love inspire you to sing!


Lectio Musica is written and produced by Matthew David Morris.

This podcast was made possible by a grant from the Episcopal Evangelism Society.

“I Am Here” was written by Matthew David Morris, ©2018 Lectio Musica (BMI). “I Am Here” was recorded by Jordan Richter at Room 13 Recording Studios in Portland, Oregon. For information about use or license of this song, e-mail mdm(at)lectiomusica(dot)com.

*Please do not send or submit original songs via e-mail.  Please post them online and share them using the hashtag #lectiomusica.