ISSL Reflections September 24 2023 John 8:1–11, 56–59 Post 2

IV.In the first post we considered the situation of the woman accused of adultery and brought to Jesus by the scribes and Pharisees. Today let’s consider the second paragraph in this week’s reading and what brings some of the crowd … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 24 2023 John 8:1–11, 56–59 Post 1

I.This week we focus our attention on two incidents recorded in John 8. The link between the two is the possibility of stoning someone. In each account notice who is speaking to Jesus, who might be stoned, why they might … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 17 2023 John 7:14–24 Post 2

IV.What do you see as the overarching theme of this passage of Scripture? Is this about teaching, healing, healing on the Sabbath, Mosaic law (circumcision), ritual observation (habit), the Temple, Jerusalem/The Holy City or right judging/perception/understanding? Is it about all … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections April 23 2023 John 21:15–19 Post 1

I.After a filling breakfast of fried fish and bread Peter and Jesus have a conversation. You might want to contrast this conversation with the earlier conversation Jesus has with Peter as presented in Matthew 4:18-22. II.John 21:15-19 (NRSVue) When they … Continue reading