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ISSL Reflections May 9, 2021, Isaiah 29:13-24 Post 2

This link will take you to our Scripture focus for the week-https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Isaiah+29%3A13-24&version=NRSV IV.I have often become frustrated with Scripture passages like this one and like I see so often in the Psalms. There is some part of me that wants … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 9, 2021, Isaiah 29:13–24 Post 1

I.The word from the Prophet we look at this week covers a lot of ground and a lot of what has been the lives of the people and will be in their lives. Let’s start off slow, if you will, … Continue reading

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March 21,2021, 2 Kings 22:14-20 Post 3

You can find this week’s focus Scripture at –  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Kings+22%3A14-20&version=NRSV And if you want read 2 Kings 23 here is a link –  https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2%20Kings%2023&version=NRSV VII. After Josiah had heard the book of the covenant read to him, and after he … Continue reading

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March 21,2021, 2 Kings 22:14-20 Post 2

You can find this week’s Scripture passage at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=2+Kings+22%3A14-20&version=NRSV VI.First, let’s reread this week’s Scripture in 2 Kings 22:14-20. Now let’s take a few minutes to read some of 2 Kings 23 and notice what happens when King Josiah’s delegation … Continue reading

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November 22, 2020, Acts 4:32-5:11, ISSL Reflections, Post 3

This week’s passage can be reread here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=acts+4%3A32-5%3A11&version=NRSV,CEB VII.“… everything was held in common…” Was it? We read how three people “shared” their “possessions.” Notice what we are told about Barnabas, Ananias and Sapphira. What differentiates their “sharing”? From whom … Continue reading

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July 5, 2020, Matthew 11:7-19 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

V.Did I put too many questions before you this past Monday? As I reread that post, I see I asked a lot of you. After the post was up, I came across this from the novelist William Styron, “A good … 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 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 – 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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