ISSL Reflections – June 23 2024 Hebrews 6:9–20 Post 3

VII.This reading begins with encouragement that those receiving this message “not become sluggish” in their “work and the love [they] showed … in serving the saints” What encouragement do you find in this passage? VIII.Hebrews 6:9-20 (NRSVue) Even though we … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections February 12 2023 2 Timothy 1:3–14 Post 3

VII.As you return to Paul’s words to Timothy take time to notice how Paul encourages Timothy. What does Paul write that you would count as encouragement to Timothy? VIII.2 Timothy 1:3-14 (New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition) I am grateful … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections August 29, 2021 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10 Post 2

IV.In the last post I briefly called our attention to the mention of “this slight affliction.” And to be more precise Paul calls it a “slight momentary affliction.” As you read the passage again with this phrase in mind, notice … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections August 15, 2021 Hebrews 10:23-36 Post 3

VII.We have read this passage paying attention to the encouragements and warnings it puts in front of us. Notice the writers closing words to us – Do not, therefore, abandon that confidence of yours; it brings a great reward. For … Continue reading