ISSL Reflections December 24 2023 Luke 1:36–45, 56 Post 3

VII.Mary says,“Here am I, the servant of the Lord;let it be with me according to your word.” How is she able to manifest such submission – obedience – faith? VIII.Luke 1:36-45, 56 (NRSVue) “And now, your relative Elizabeth in her … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections December 24 2023 Luke 1:36–45, 56 Post 1

I.This week we spend time with Elizabeth and Mary. In this passage of Scripture, both Elizabeth and Mary have already heard they will give birth to children who will serve very unique roles in the coming Kingdom of God. We … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 10 2023 Luke 14:1–6 Post 1

I.Think about the description of the Pharisees, “… they were watching him closely…. they were silent…. they could not reply to this.” And this is in the context of Jesus “going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 3, 2023 Luke 11:37–44 Post 3

VII.With this week’s Scripture we have begun a focus on “God’s Law Is Love: Love Completes, Law Falls Short.” As we spend time with this Scripture and notice how it speaks of love and law. VIII.Luke 11:37-44 (NRSVue) While he … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 3, 2023 Luke 11:37–44 Post 1

I.I guess you never know when an invitation to dinner will turn into a theological conversation. Notice the criticism of Jesus the Pharisee has. II.Luke 11:37-44 (NRSVue) While he was speaking, a Pharisee invited him to dine with him, so … Continue reading