ISSL Reflections July 25 2021 Romans 5:1-11 Post 3

VIII. Might we be able to see things in this passage that highlight the kind of living God desires for us. Read the passage paying attention to what God wants for you – makes available to you – and you … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections July 25 2021 Romans 5:1-11 Post 1

I.We hear some familiar words from Paul this week – “justified by faith.” As you read our focus passage, pay attention to what Paul tells us follows from our being “justified by faith.” Look at what he writes here, not … Continue reading

August 30, 2020, James 3:13-18; 5:7-11, Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

Let’s go back to the Scriptures for a moment. Here are three translations to consider –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=James%203%3A13-18%3B%205%3A7-11&version=NRSV,MSG,LEB V.The other day I asked you to consider the two kinds of “wisdom” James speaks of and to note the words or phrases that … Continue reading

May 10, 2020, Zechariah 8:1-8, 11-17 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflections

This week’s Scripture passage –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Zechariah+8%3A1-8%2C+11-17&version=NRSV IV.These words were first heard and later read in a world far distant from our own. The passage as we find it in our Scriptures was selected to be read for this coming Sunday several … Continue reading

May 10, 2020, Zechariah 8:1-8, 11-17 – ISSL Reflections

I.Zechariah tells us, “The word of the Lord of hosts came to me saying …” Where is the Prophet Zechariah? The Lord of Hosts? The people who are receiving this Word? First, read the passage through slowly and with an … Continue reading