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May 10, 2020, Zechariah 8:1-8, 11-17 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

This week’s Scripture passage –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Zechariah+8%3A1-8%2C+11-17&version=NRSV IV.These words were first heard and later read in a world far distant from our own. The passage as we find it in our Scriptures was selected to be read for this coming Sunday several … Continue reading

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May 10, 2020, Zechariah 8:1-8, 11-17 – ISSL Reflections

I.Zechariah tells us, “The word of the Lord of hosts came to me saying …” Where is the Prophet Zechariah? The Lord of Hosts? The people who are receiving this Word? First, read the passage through slowly and with an … Continue reading

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April 19, 2020, Esther 7:1-10 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

VI.Who was there as Esther “discerned” her path forward? Mordecai, her guardian, her mentor (another word that is used maybe too often, but to me fits here), one that can speak the difficult word to her. Who, like a Mordecai … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019, Numbers 13; 14:1-10a – Post 3

IX. Before we move on to the activities of the weekend, let me put one more thought before you. I have often thought of approaching Scripture with different lens (or templates) that might help us draw out the meanings and … Continue reading

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