ISSL Reflections November 20 2022 Ephesians 2:1–10 Post 3

VII.Open your eyes – Be on the lookout for the aliveness spoken of here. VIII.Ephesians 2:1-10 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition You were dead through the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections November 20 2022 Ephesians 2:1–10 Post 1

I.Near the end of this passage Paul writes, “For we are what he has made us …” Take that as your entrance to this passage and notice what God has “in Christ Jesus” made. II.Ephesians 2:1-10 New Revised Standard Version … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections November 13 2022 Ephesians 1:15–23 Post 3

VIII.Did you notice when Paul said – “… that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may perceive… “? Let that guide you into the depth of Paul’s words and hopes and take note of what light in the … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections November 13 2022 Ephesians 1:15–23 Post 2

IV.What is Paul’s prayer for the Christian community in Ephesus? V.Ephesians 1:15-23 New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason I … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections November 6 2022 Ephesians 1:1–14 Post 2

IV.Today let’s take the phrase, “his good pleasure that he set forth in Christ,” (v 9) and notice how this passage serves to amplify that. V.Ephesians 1:1-14 (New Revised Standard Version Updated Edition) Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections September 5 2021 Exodus 15:1-3, 11-21 Post 3

VII.Once more let’s return to our focus passage. As you read it, take in all the feeling and emotion these folk bring to the words they now offer to their God. Exodus 15:1-3 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections August 29, 2021 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10 Post 2

IV.In the last post I briefly called our attention to the mention of “this slight affliction.” And to be more precise Paul calls it a “slight momentary affliction.” As you read the passage again with this phrase in mind, notice … Continue reading