ISSL Reflections April 17 2022 Matthew 28:1–10 Post 2

IV.“Then go quickly and tell his disciples …” Why are the two women asked to “tell his disciples”? V.Matthew 28:1-10 (New Revised Standard Version) After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections June 27, 2021, Matthew 14:22-33 Post 3

VIII.This week we’ve taken time to read and reread this passage several times. I trust we have not just “read over” it because it is familiar, or “read through” it since we already know what “happens” but have “read into” … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections June 20,2021, Matthew 9:18-26 Post 3

VIII.Let’s turn our attention to this short passage again – Matthew 9:18-26 While he was saying these things to them, suddenly a leader of the synagogue came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died; but come … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections June 20,2021, Matthew 9:18-26 Post 2

VI.Let’s look at the passage again – Matthew 9:18-26 While he was saying these things to them, suddenly a leader of the synagogue came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died; but come and lay your … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections June 20,2021, Matthew 9:18-26 Post 1

I.Let’s get started with this week’s Scripture passage by paying attention to who we find mentioned in the passage. Notice who is mentioned and see how each behaves and what they need and how they go about seeking what they … Continue reading

February 14, 2021, Luke 8:1-3, Mark 15:40, John 20:10-18 Post 3

Once more (at least once more) take time to examine these three passages –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+8%3A1-3%2C+Mark+15%3A40%2C+John+20%3A10-18&version=NRSV VII.I asked earlier what you noticed about those sometimes missing and those most constant in these moments. What did you notice? What draws these people to … Continue reading

February 14, 2021, Luke 8:1-3, Mark 15:40, John 20:10-18 Post 2

Take time today to go to these passages again –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+8%3A1-3%2C+Mark+15%3A40%2C+John+20%3A10-18&version=NRSV V.I close each of these calls to reflection with the latin phrase, “ubi caritas et amor, Deus ibi est.” I take that to translate as “where love and passion are, … Continue reading