February 21, 2021, Acts 18:1-3, 18-21, 24-26, Romans 16:3-4 Post 3

Please take some time today to go back to this week’s passages and reread them a couple of times. Does anything stand out to you that you not notice the same way earlier – https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Acts%2018%3A1-3%2C%2018-21%2C%2024-26%2C%20Romans%2016%3A3-4&version=NRSV;MSG VI.I closed the other day … Continue reading

August 23, 2020, James 3:1-12 Post 3 ISSL Reflections

How do James’ words catch you today?https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=James%203%3A1-12&version=NRSV,NASB,PHILLIPS VII.Did you notice how James mentions how we can “tame” so many different animals, For every species of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed … Continue reading

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

I.This week we turn to the Gospel of Matthew for our reflections, still thinking about Wisdom. Notice the closing of this week’s reading – “Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.”    (Matthew 11:19) Our passage begins with, “As they went away … Continue reading

April 19, 2020, Esther 7:1-10 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflections

VI.Who was there as Esther “discerned” her path forward? Mordecai, her guardian, her mentor (another word that is used maybe too often, but to me fits here), one that can speak the difficult word to her. Who, like a Mordecai … Continue reading