Tag Archives: Prophets

ISSL Reflections May 30, 2021, Jonah 3 Post 3

You can reread our focus passage of Jonah 3 here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jonah%203&version=NRSV VIII.As you read our focus passage notice where Jonah is –“So Jonah set out and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord.” (Jonah 3:3) Notice what … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 30, 2021, Jonah 3 Post 2

You can reread our focus passage of Jonah 3 here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jonah%203&version=NRSV And it would probably be a good idea to also read Jonah 1 –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jonah%201&version=NRSV V.In Jonah 3 we hear from Jonah and see the city’s response to Jonah’s “successful … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 30, 2021, Jonah 3 Post 1

I.This week closes out our time with the Hebrew prophets and we turn our attention to Jonah. We focus first on chapter 3 of Jonah’s story. As you read this week’s Scripture, notice who all we encounter and what they … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 23, 2021, Ezekiel 18:1-9, 30-32 Post 3

The focus passage in the NRSV translation can be found at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ezekiel+18%3A1-9%2C+30-32&version=NRSV VII.As we look at this passage today, I invite you to focus on those sentences that offer some descriptions of what a righteous life might look like, Ezekiel … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 23, 2021, Ezekiel 18:1-9, 30-32 Post 2

The focus passage in the NRSV translation can be found at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ezekiel+18%3A1-9%2C+30-32&version=NRSV IV.Did you notice Ezekiel mentions a proverb that seems to have been known and repeated by the people, “The parents have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 16, 2021 Jeremiah 38:14-23 Post 3

This week’s passage can be found at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=jeremiah+38%3A14-23&version=NRSV VII.The more I look at King Zedekiah and more I listen to him, the more questions I have. He seeks out the advice or better the counsel of the prophet Jeremiah. But … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 16, 2021 Jeremiah 38:14-23 Post 2

Today I’ve included a link to Jeremiah 38 and 39, which reaches beyond our focus passage but gives an overview of the entire episodehttps://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=jeremiah+38+-+39&version=NRSV V.My attention over the last couple of days keeps being drawn back to King Zedekiah. Let’s … Continue reading

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ISSL Reflections May 16, 2021 Jeremiah 38:14-23 Post 1

I.This week our focus is on a conversation between King Zedekaih and the prophet Jeremiah. As you spend time with this Scripture listen to each man and watch them. What to hear in their voices? Do you hear concern, fear, … Continue reading

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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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