ISSL Reflections March 27 2022 Deuteronomy 8:1–11 Post 3

VII.There can be little doubt this passage is about “commandments.” After all, we read, “This entire commandment that I command you today … whether or not you would keep his commandments…. Therefore keep the commandments of the Lord your God … Continue reading

November 8, 2020, John 15:4-17, ISSL Reflections Post 3

You will find this week’s Scripture from New Revised Standard Version, the Common English Bible and The Message here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=John%2015%3A4-17&version=NRSV;CEB;MSG VIII.Let’s follow up on 5 ways we can abide in Jesus. Would you mind if I share a few thoughts … Continue reading

November 1, 2020, John 13:1-15, 34-35 ISSL Reflections Post 2

IV.Read this Scripture passage a few times, taking several minutes between each reading to let the words and images rest in you. What words and images will not let go of your attention? V.John 13:1-15 (NRSV) Now before the festival … Continue reading

November 1, 2020, John 13:1-15, 34-35 ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.We move to the “Upper Room” and the evening and night of the “Last Supper.” Unlike the synoptic gospels’ account of that night, this Gospel does not include the account of the bread and wine but rather Jesus washing the … Continue reading

March 22, 2020, Micah 3:1-3, 9-12; 6:6-8 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflection

IV.Did you make a list of answers to the questions from the last post? I didn’t want to, but I did spend time with the questions. A lot of what Micah names still goes on today it seems. I guess … Continue reading

March 22, 2020, Micah 3:1-3, 9-12; 6:6-8 – ISSL Reflection

I.Let’s start our week’s reflections as usual but with one exception. Read Micah 6:6-8 first, then read the selection form Micah 3. II. Micah 6:6-8 (New Revised Standard Version) “With what shall I come before the Lord, and bow myself … Continue reading

December 29, 2019, 1 Chronicles 17:16-27 – ISSL Reflection

I. Two weeks ago we looked at 1 Chronicles 17 noticing David’s plans, Nathan’s initial agreement with David, followed by Nathan’s encounter with the word of God, Nathan conveying those words to David and David’s response. We return to a … Continue reading