Category Archives: Scripture

June 7, 2020, Proverbs 1 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

VIII.Now that we’ve looked at this chapter in a couple of different ways, I have a question for today. What knowledge and wisdom is included in what the Proverbist wants us to hear? Since this is found in the Bible, … Continue reading

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June 7, 2020, Proverbs 1 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

IV.During our last time together we worked on getting an overview of the first chapter of Proverbs and began to think about one of the essential themes in Proverbs – Wisdom. Today I want us to zero in on one … Continue reading

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June 7, 2020, Proverbs 1 – ISSL Reflections

I.Beginning this week and for the following three weeks we will be reading passages from the Book of Proverbs in the Hebrew Scripture. This week we start by reading the first chapter of the book. Many see this first chapter … Continue reading

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May 31, 2020, Hosea 11 & 12 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s Scripture passage at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=hosea+11%2C+12&version=NRSV VII.So what have you noticed after spending time with this passage from Hosea? Read through the passage again and if you made some notes regarding the four things I encouraged you … Continue reading

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May 31, 2020, Hosea 11 & 12 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s Scripture passage at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=hosea+11%2C+12&version=NRSV IV.Let’s take time today and tomorrow to read through this passage a couple of times and I’ll suggest four things for you to look for. It would be good to make … Continue reading

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May 31, 2020, Hosea 11 & 12 – ISSL Reflections

I.Does two chapters seem like a bit too much for this week? I will admit, when I first paid attention to this week’s reading I wondered if we should cut it down some. But the more I read it over, … Continue reading

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May 24, 2020, Jeremiah 22:1-10 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s Scripture here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+22%3A1-10&version=NRSV VII.What have you heard from Jeremiah this week? Did you hear his call to justice and righteousness? Did you hear who he calls the King and Kingdom to act with justice and … Continue reading

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May 24, 2020, Jeremiah 22:1-10 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can this week’s Scripture here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+22%3A1-10&version=NRSV IV.A couple of things particularly caught my attention this week. In last week’s reading Jeremiah told the King “… deliver from the hand of the oppressor anyone who has been robbed…” (Jeremiah 21:12). … Continue reading

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May 24, 2020, Jeremiah 22:1-10 – ISSL Reflections

I.We continue this week listening to the Prophet Jeremiah. We’ll start this week as we do most weeks, placing this week’s passage in front of us, reading it slowly and with care so we hear the words of the Prophet … Continue reading

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May 17, 2020, Jeremiah 21:8-14 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can find Jeremiah 21:8-14 here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+21%3A8-14&version=NRSV IV.When we left off the other day, I asked you to consider two questions – 1. How do we handle disappointment with God? 2. How do we know what in a Scripture passage … Continue reading

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