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October 4, 2020, 1 Samuel 19:1-7; ISSL Reflections Post 3

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+19%3A1-18&version=NRSV VI.Intercession It seems to me when I hear church people speak of “intercession” it is in a conversation or discussion about prayer. Jonathan intercedes with his father King Saul for his friend … Continue reading

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October 4, 2020, 1 Samuel 19:1-7; ISSL Reflections Post 2

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Samuel+19%3A1-18&version=NRSV IV.A few weeks ago I mentioned The Abide Bible as a good source to help you find some means of reflections on various Scripture passages. Today, I want to point you to … Continue reading

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October 4, 2020, 1 Samuel 19:1-7; ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.This week we will focus our attention on Saul, Jonathan, David and some dynamics in the relationship of the three. Take a few minutes to slowly read over the passage and then let me give you a template with which … Continue reading

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December 29, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17:16-27 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

V.How are you hearing David pray? We are told, “he went in and set before Lord.” Then we hear him pray, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my house, that you have brought me thus far? And … Continue reading

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December 29, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17:16-27 – ISSL Reflection

I. Two weeks ago we looked at 1 Chronicles 17 noticing David’s plans, Nathan’s initial agreement with David, followed by Nathan’s encounter with the word of God, Nathan conveying those words to David and David’s response. We return to a … Continue reading

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December 15, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

IX. Nathan hears in the Word that comes to him – “Moreover I declare to you that the Lord will build you a house.” (1 Chronicles 17:10) And in David’s prayer of response we hear – “And now, O Lord, … Continue reading

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December 15, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflection

V. How many times in the last week have you used the word “discernment”? 1 ? 5 ? 10? Or None? Well, I don’t use the word much in day to day conversation, but it seems in the last few … Continue reading

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December 15, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17 – ISSL Reflection

I. We continue this week with David’s walk with God, most especially in regard to providing God a home. The passage we looked at last week closed with David going home “to bless his household.” We open this week with … Continue reading

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December 8, 2019, 1 Chronicles 16 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VI. Let’s take some time today to pay attention to a couple of sentences in the passage – one near the beginning and another at the end. …. When David had finished offering the burnt offerings and the offerings of … Continue reading

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December 8, 2019, 1 Chronicles 16 – ISSL Reflection

This week we pick up with the passage following our reading for this past Sunday. We see David again in the midst of the activities surrounding the Ark and offering directions to those serving around the Ark. Let’s first read … Continue reading

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