ISSL Reflections July 4, 2021, Luke 17:11-19, Leviticus 13:45-46, Leviticus 14:1-32 Post 1

I.This week we have as our focus Jesus’ interactions with 10 lepers, their being cleansed of their skin diseases, and their responses to Jesus’ instructions to them. Two readings from the the book of Leviticus give us some important background, … Continue reading

October 18,2020, Luke 10:25–37, ISSL Reflections Post 1

I.There is a problem with this week’s Scripture – it can be so familiar to many of us, that we no longer hear it, but instead hear what we already “know” about the passage, or “think” we know about it. … Continue reading

February 9, 2020, Matthew 6:1-8 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflection

IV.Let’s go back to the question from Monday, “… what definition of piety do you come up with?” Does your definition sound like one of these? “the quality of being religious or reverent” “a belief or point of view that … Continue reading

February 9, 2020, Matthew 6:1-8 – ISSL Reflection

I. This week we hear Jesus give some practical and concrete examples of what he thinks “religion” is about. We hear him mention “practicing your piety.” I guess “piety” is about religion? After you read through this passage several times … Continue reading