ISSL Reflections July 17 2022 John 12:44–50 Post 2

IV.Let’s spend some time giving this passage a slow reading, paying attention to the contrasts Jesus sets before us. V.John 12:44-50 (New Revised Standard Version) Then Jesus cried aloud: “Whoever believes in me believes not in me but in him … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 15 2022 Galatians 3:18–29 Post 3

VIII.Returning to these words of Paul to a group of Jesus’ followers, take as your lens today “… and if you belong to Christ, then …” IX.Galatians 3:18-29 (New Revised Standard Version) For if the inheritance comes from the law, … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections February 27 2022 Job 19:19-27; 42:1–6, Post 1

I.When I started this project of sharing prompts for reflections, I elected to follow the Scripture passages selected for the International Sunday School Lesson series (also referred to as the Uniform Series). While it is not used by as many … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 19 2021 Mark 10:46–52 Post 3

X.Once more let’s return to our Scripture passage and take time to notice the movement of the crowd, Jesus and Bartimaeus. XII.Mark 10:46-52 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections August 29, 2021 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10 Post 3

VIII.Paul tells us – “… so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.” Life? Life that is not defined by “the earthly tent we live in” and “this slight momentary affliction”? Let’s read the passage and notice … Continue reading