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October 11, 2020, Luke 6:27-36, ISSL Reflections Post 3

VII.In our Scripture, Jesus is asking that those willing to listen, will hear what he has to say. And, what do we hear? Something we call the “golden rule”? How do you hear these words of Jesus flesh out the … Continue reading

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October 11, 2020, Luke 6:27-36, ISSL Reflections Post 2

IV.How do you understand these words from Jesus, … bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you. If anyone strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from anyone who takes away your coat do … Continue reading

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October 11, 2020, Luke 6:27-36, ISSL Reflections Post 1

First, my apology for getting the lessons out of order. This past week I posted about the Scripture for next Sunday, October 18, and skipped the Scripture for yesterday, October 11. I now see my error (which started as a … Continue reading

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October 18, 2020, Luke 10:25-37, ISSL Reflections Post 3

VI.Jesus is asked a question by a man who already knows the answer. Rather than providing an “answer,” Jesus asks the inquisitor for the answer, affirms the response, and then does what? VII.Not content to leave the matter there, the … Continue reading

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October 18, 2020, Luke 10:25-37, ISSL Reflections Post 2

Here is a link to this week’s Scripture –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+10%3A25-37&version=NRSV IV.I asked the other day that we pay attention to the lawyer/scribe who questions Jesus. Let’s stay with that. This lawyer/scribe who asks Jesus how to inherit eternal life is directed … Continue reading

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October 18,2020, Luke 10:25–37, ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.There is a problem with this week’s Scripture – it can be so familiar to many of us, that we no longer hear it, but instead hear what we already “know” about the passage, or “think” we know about it. … Continue reading

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July 12, 2020, Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7b; Luke 2:39-52 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven … a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7b) VI.What of that balance – to keep silence/to speak. Is that an … Continue reading

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July 12, 2020, Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7b; Luke 2:39-52 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

.Who’s listening? Who’s talking? You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ecclesiastes+3%3A1%2C+7b%3B+Luke+2%3A39-52&version=NRSV VI.Here is a 12 year old boy sitting with the Rabbis. Is he in the background, on the sidelines. How long is he there before the Rabbis notice … Continue reading

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July 12, 2020, Ecclesiastes 3:1, 7b; Luke 2:39-52 – ISSL Reflections

I.In this week’s scripture we are first reminded by the writer of Ecclesiastes that there is a proper “…season, and a time for every matter under heaven….” And then we jump over the naming of many of those “seasons” to … Continue reading

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February 23, 2020, Luke 11:1-13 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VIII.Do you know how to leave your routines to be Jesus for others? Do you know how to leave your comfort zone, when Jesus puts someone or something in your path he wants you to fully see and be with. … Continue reading

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