It can be helpful to think about biblical devotionals as mini-commentaries on portions of Scripture, seeking to fix a reader’s eyes on Jesus Christ.
Kristen Wetherell, co-author of “Hope When It Hurts: Biblical reflections to help you grasp God's purpose in your suffering”
All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
2 Timothy 3:16-17
Providing students with study tools is a way to help them discover the bible for themselves. When they can read and look up and search on their own, their faith also becomes more their own.
Raising Boys Media
Poetry therapy relies upon the use of poems, stories, song lyrics, imagery, and metaphor to facilitate personal growth, healing, and greater self-awareness.
National Association for Poetry Therapy, Inc.
The forms and features of poetry often make a significant contribution to the meaning of Bible stories and its interpretation.