Monthly Archives: March 2014

What Must I Do?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014. “What Must I Do?” (Mark 10:17-27) Jewish sources referenced: Sirach 29:8-13 (and comments in Garland, 397-8), 31:1-18, 33:20-24 m. Arak 8:4; b. Ket. 50a (see France, 403) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. … Continue reading

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It Is Good for Us to Be Here

Sunday, March 16, 2014 (Lent 2). It Is Good for Us to Be Here (Mark 9:2-13) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Michael J. Gorman. Inhabiting the Cruciform God: … Continue reading

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Murder in the Fifth

I love the oddities in the Bible; weird trivia, story-telling connections, stylistic weirdness. In my studies, one of the areas which took up most of my time and attention was Old Testament narratives, particularly in Genesis, Judges, Ruth, 1-2 Samuel … Continue reading

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What About You?

Sunday, March 9 (Lent 1). What About You? (Mark 8:27-38) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Michael J. Gorman. Inhabiting the Cruciform God: Kenosis, Justification, and Theosis in Paul’s … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: After Our Likeness

Miroslav Volf. After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (Sacra Doctrina). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998. I picked this up to help with a sermon on the Church and Trinity (and it did come in handy recently too, … Continue reading

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ReImagining Church: Stay on Target

Sunday, March 2, 2014. ReImagining Church: Stay on Target (Hebrews 12:1-2) Sources: F F Bruce. The Epistle to the Hebrews (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964. Miroslav Volf. After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998. Henri … Continue reading

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