ISSL Reflections November 14 2021 Revelation 11:15–19 Post 1

I.By now in the Book of Revelation we are past the letters to the seven churches, past the opening of the seven seals and here we come to the sound of the seventh trumpet. With the hearing of this trumpet, … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections April 18, 2021, Nehemiah 2:11-20 Post 1

I.We turn this week to Nehemiah who as Ezra worked to rebuild Jerusalem, rebuild the Temple and reestablish life as people of the covenant. As we begin out time with this passage first pay attention to Nehemiah. II.Nehemiah 2:11-20 So … Continue reading

ISSL Reflections April 11, 2021, Ezra 10:1-12 Post 1

I.First, a short aside, please. When I started this project to offer suggestions for reflections on the Scripture passages that are part of the International Sunday School Lessons (also sometimes called the Uniform Series) I knew this would take me … 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

January 19, 2020, 1 Kings 8:22-30, 52-53 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VIII.“But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Even heaven and the highest heaven cannot contain you, much less this house that I have built! Regard your servant’s prayer and his plea, O Lord my God, heeding the cry and … Continue reading