Tag Archives: Proverbs

June 28, 2020, Proverbs 9 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s reading at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%209&version=NRSV And a parallel of three translations at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%209&version=NRSV;CEB;MSG VII.Little choices and big choices – we encounter hundreds or more a day. What informs your choices? VIII.How have you been schooled by Wisdom … Continue reading

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June 28, 2020, Proverbs 9 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s reading at – https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%209&version=NRSV And a parallel of three translations at – https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%209&version=NRSV;CEB;MSG IV.Consider how The Messages translates part of this passage –  “Are you confused about life, don’t know what’s going on?    Come with me, oh come, … Continue reading

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June 28, 2020, Proverbs 9 – ISSL Reflections

I.For our final week in Proverbs for now, we will turn to chapter 9. It appears to me we are presented with two speakers in this chapter – Wisdom and Folly. And both offer us the same invitation – “You … Continue reading

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June 21, 2020, Proverbs 8:8-14, 17-21 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s reading here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+8%3A8-14%2C+17-21&version=NRSV VII.As you’ve spent time with these words this week, what has drawn your attention so much that you want to stop and reread those words? Why? What do you want to take … Continue reading

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June 21, 2020, Proverbs 8:8-14, 17-21 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s reading here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+8%3A8-14%2C+17-21&version=NRSV V.Wisdom encourages us to – Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold;for wisdom is better than jewels, and all that you may desire cannot compare with her. … Continue reading

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June 21, 2020, Proverbs 8:8-14, 17-21 – ISSL Reflections

I.This week our attention will be drawn to some selected verses from Proverbs 8. Take you time as you read and reread the passage. Who do you hear speaking to you in this passage? II.Proverbs 8:8-14 (New Revised Standard Version) … Continue reading

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June 14, 2020, Proverbs 2:1-11 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+2%3A1-11&version=NRSV and here are three other translations,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%202%3A1-11&version=ESV;NET;MSG VII.This week we’ve heard the Proverbist call us to pay attention to his words and heard the encouragement to not be a passive listener or merely … Continue reading

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June 14, 2020, Proverbs 2:1-11 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can find this week’s Scripture at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs+2%3A1-11&version=NRSV and you can very easily look at different translations and even put several translations in parallel, for instance,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=proverbs%202%3A1-11&version=NRSV;NIV;CEB IV.The other day I asked,“What does The Lord call us to do? …. And … Continue reading

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June 14, 2020, Proverbs 2:1-11 – ISSL Reflections

I.We move on to chapter 2 of Proverbs. We see the Proverbist again calling our attention to the “fear of the Lord.” Maybe this passage will give us some more insight into what that means.. Notice in the passage “if,” … Continue reading

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June 7, 2020, Proverbs 1 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

VIII.Now that we’ve looked at this chapter in a couple of different ways, I have a question for today. What knowledge and wisdom is included in what the Proverbist wants us to hear? Since this is found in the Bible, … Continue reading

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