ISSL Reflections January 30 2022 Deuteronomy 24:10–21 Post 2

IV.We see the neighbor and the poor mentioned. Who else do these words bring into our view? V.Deuteronomy 24:10-21 (New Revised Standard Version) When you make your neighbor a loan of any kind, you shall not go into the house … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections January 23 2022 Deuteronomy 16:18–20; 17:8–13 Post 3

VII.Where might we find ourselves in these words? VIII.Deuteronomy 16:18-20 (New Revised Standard Version) You shall appoint judges and officials throughout your tribes, in all your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, and they shall render just … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections January 23 2022 Deuteronomy 16:18–20; 17:8–13 Post 2

IV.How are the “tribes” to keep a clear vision of justice in sight? V.Deuteronomy 16:18-20 (New Revised Standard Version) You shall appoint judges and officials throughout your tribes, in all your towns that the Lord your God is giving you, … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections January 23 2022 Deuteronomy 16:18–20; 17:8–13 Post 1

I.Let’s take this as our starting place this week – “Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue”Deuteronomy 16:20 With that as our lens, let’s read (and reread) these passages paying attention to all that is reported to go into pursuing … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections January 16 2022 Exodus 23:1–12 Post 2

V.Let’s pick up where we left off the other day – noting the people (individuals or groups) mentioned in this passage. VI.Exodus 23:1-12 (New Revised Standard Version) You shall not spread a false report. You shall not join hands with … Continue reading

August 9, 2020, James 1:19-27 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

Here is a link to the Scripture passage we are spending time with this week –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=james+1%3A19-27&version=NRSV V.The other day I asked you to let a couple of thoughts in the passage lead your thinking as you consider the entire passage. … Continue reading

May 24, 2020, Jeremiah 22:1-10 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

You can this week’s Scripture here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jeremiah+22%3A1-10&version=NRSV IV.A couple of things particularly caught my attention this week. In last week’s reading Jeremiah told the King “… deliver from the hand of the oppressor anyone who has been robbed…” (Jeremiah 21:12). … Continue reading