ISSL Reflections May 29 2022 Galatians 5:16–26 Post 3

VII.As we return to Paul’s words, notice his claim that if we are “guided by the Spirit” we should “… not become conceited, competing against one another, envying one another.” Let’s hear Paul speaking to us once more and pay … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections May 29 2022 Galatians 5:16–26 Post 1

I.“Live by the Spirit …” so counsels the former Pharisee, Paul. Do you hear this as an invitation or command? Let’s begin our hearing of this passage by paying close attention to the contrasts Paul sets up for us. II.Galatians … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections January 31, 202, Luke 2:36-38, Acts 2:16-21, 21:8-9 Post 3

Here is a link to this week’s Scripture. Please refresh your mind and spirit by reading it again –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%202%3A36-38%2C%20Acts%202%3A16-21%2C%2021%3A8-9&version=NRSV,MSG VI.What do you make of this – “ … I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh … will pour … Continue reading

November 15, 2020, 1 John 3:11-24, ISSL Reflections Post 3

You can read this week’s Scripture focus here –https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20John%203%3A11-24&version=NIV,CEB VI.Do you ever wonder about the people who first received this letter? Or maybe even why the writer sensed a need to write these words to them, as opposed to other … Continue reading

February 2, 2020, Matthew 4:1-11 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VII. We began this set of Scripture lessons in December and spent the first nine weeks listening to and watching first David and then Solomon. A major focus in each lesson was the Temple. But each week we went beyond … Continue reading