ISSL Reflections December 19 2021 Isaiah 9:2–7 Post 3

VII.As you take time to rest in these words, what do you hear about “zeal,” “passionate commitment,” “covenant” and “loving kindness”? VIII.Isaiah 9:2-7 (NRSV)  The people who walked in darkness    have seen a great light;those who lived in a land of … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections December 12 2021 2 Samuel 9:1–12 Post 2

IV.In the last post I asked – “What do you think “motivates” David’s desire to “show kindness for Jonathan’s sake”? Jonathan’s protecting David from Saul’s anger or the covenant that existed between the two, or the love Jonathan had for … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections December 12 2021 2 Samuel 9:1–12 Post 1

I.We turn our attention this week to King David and to members of King Saul’s household. As you read this passage pay attention to each person named and to their relationship to David. II.2 Samuel 9:1-12 David asked, “Is there … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections November 14 2021 Revelation 11:15–19 Post 1

I.By now in the Book of Revelation we are past the letters to the seven churches, past the opening of the seven seals and here we come to the sound of the seventh trumpet. With the hearing of this trumpet, … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections October 17 2021 Psalm 107:1-9, 39-43 Post 2

IV.As we return to Psalm 107 today let the words that close the Psalm be your path into hearing this Psalm – Let those who are wise give heed to these things,and consider the steadfast love of the Lord. (Psalm … Continue reading

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

The focus passage in the NRSV translation can be found at – 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