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 July 4, 2021, Luke 17:11-19, Leviticus 13:45-46, Leviticus 14:1-32 Post 2

V.Below is the week’s reading from Luke and links to the two readings from Leviticus – Luke 17:11-19 (NRSV) On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten … 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 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

ISSL Reflections June 13, 2021, Matthew 8:23-27 Post 3

You can find this week’s focus passage at –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+8%3A23-27&version=NRSV VIII.Disciples are to watch their teacher, their master, and learn from the teacher and follow the teacher. Right? That’s what we see Jesus’ disciples doing. They follow him into a boat. … Continue reading