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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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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 12, 2020, 1 Corinthians 15 – Post 2- ISSL Reflections

VI.Yesterday the Moravian Daily Texts email that came to my inbox contained these scriptures and prayer – “The king of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst; you shall fear disaster no more.” – Zephaniah 3:15 “Jesus said to the … Continue reading

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March 8, 2020, Habakkuk 1:1-4, 12-14 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VI.Judgement – Confrontation – Hope When you think of the Hebrew prophets how do you first characterize their messages? One of judgement, confrontation, calling attention to what the people’s problem is, or hope? If we think of it enough, probably … Continue reading

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November 17, 2019, 1 Peter 1:13-25 – Post 3

X. “Through him you have come to trust in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory, so that your faith and hope are set on God.” (1 Peter 1.21) I wonder if we could use this … Continue reading

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November 17, 2019, 1 Peter 1:13-25 – Post 2

VI. Let’s read over the passage again today and look for the contrasts you see in the passage. For instance, “reverent fear.” Does “reverence” and “fear” create contrasting images of ideas for you? Or do they somehow “fit” together? What … Continue reading

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