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November 8, 2020, John 15:4-17, ISSL Reflections Post 3

You will find this week’s Scripture from New Revised Standard Version, the Common English Bible and The Message here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John%2015%3A4-17&version=NRSV;CEB;MSG VIII.Let’s follow up on 5 ways we can abide in Jesus. Would you mind if I share a few thoughts … Continue reading

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November 8, 2020, John 15:4-17, ISSL Reflections Post 2

You will find this week’s Scripture from New Revised Standard Version, the Common English Bible and The Message here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John%2015%3A4-17&version=NRSV;CEB;MSG IV.Notice how Jesus speaks of “abiding” – Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot … Continue reading

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November 8, 2020, John 15:4-17, ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.As you spend time with these words of Jesus notice what he repeats. II.John 15:4-17 (NRSV) Abide in me as I abide in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither … Continue reading

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November 1, 2020, John 13:1-15, 34-35 ISSL Reflections Post 3

You may want to return to the Scripture passage to read it again –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John+13%3A1%E2%80%9315%2C+34%E2%80%9335&version=NRSV VII.Some congregations reenact this scene every Maundy Thursday, Thursday of Holy Week, the day before Good Friday. A friend of mine attentened a Baptist church that … Continue reading

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November 1, 2020, John 13:1-15, 34-35 ISSL Reflections Post 2

IV.Read this Scripture passage a few times, taking several minutes between each reading to let the words and images rest in you. What words and images will not let go of your attention? V.John 13:1-15 (NRSV) Now before the festival … Continue reading

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November 1, 2020, John 13:1-15, 34-35 ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.We move to the “Upper Room” and the evening and night of the “Last Supper.” Unlike the synoptic gospels’ account of that night, this Gospel does not include the account of the bread and wine but rather Jesus washing the … Continue reading

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July 26, 2020, John 14:1-14 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

VII.Our Scripture passage closes this week with hearing Jesus say to his disciples, If in my name you ask me for anything, I will do it. (John 14:14) Take time to read the passage with these words of Jesus as … Continue reading

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July 26, 2020, John 14:1-14 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

IV.Take time to read the Scripture a few times. Here is a link for the passage. Why not read it in a few translations? https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+14%3A1-14&version=NRSV V.There is a prayer attributed to Richard of Chichester and popularized by the song, “Day … Continue reading

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