Tag Archives: Maturity

October 25, 2020, 1 Corinthians 13:1-13, ISSL Reflections Post 3

A link for this week’s Scripture passage –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20corinthians%2013&version=NRSV;NIV;LEB;KJV VI.In this Scripture passage we read first of what cannot supplant love (vv 1-3), then it speaks to the behaviors of love (vv 4-7) and finally the completeness of love (vv 8-13). … Continue reading

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September 13, 2020, Genesis 41:25-33, 37-40, 50-52; ISSL Reflections, Post 2

Here is a link to Scriptures –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2041%3A25-33%2C%2037-40%2C%2050-52&version=NRSV,CEB IV.I asked the other day how you might contrast the youthful Joseph we read of last week and the Joseph we find this week in Pharaoh’s court. So, in a sentence or two, … Continue reading

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August 2, 2020, James 1:1-12 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

Below is a link to this week’s Scripture passage –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=james+1%3A1-12&version=NRSV V.We were thinking the other day about some of the ways James suggests we move toward maturity. As you read this Scripture passage today what encourages you in what James … Continue reading

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August 2, 2020, James 1:1-12 – ISSL Reflections

I.We begin this week a journey with some of the “encouragement” the Epistle of James offers us. (Is it an “encouragement” or a “warning”?) Let’s start as usual by reading the scripture a couple of times and reading it prayerfully … Continue reading

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November 3, 2019, 2 Corinthians 13:1-11 – Post 2

VI. What is Paul’s overarching concern as he gives these closing words to the church at Corinth? He does mention his authority as an apostle. If you skim back over previous remarks in the letter you will see that has … Continue reading

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