Monthly Archives: December 2019

Immanuel

One of the delightful things about the New Testament is that we have 4 storytellers, 4 evangelists, recount the story of Jesus, and each has their own distinctive way of presenting the same narrative of the life, death, and resurrection … Continue reading

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The Stump of Jesse (Advent 2)

Sources: Joseph Blenkinsopp. Isaiah 1-39 (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2000. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. — The Theology of the Book of Isaiah. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2014. Richard B. Hays. Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Waco: Baylor, 2016. J. Alec … Continue reading

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The Son and His Kingdom

Sunday, November 24th 2019 (Christ the King/Reign of Christ)   Sources: Michael F. Bird. Colossians and Philemon (NCCS). Eugene: Cascade, 2009. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistles to … Continue reading

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Swords into Plowshares (A Sermon for Advent 1)

  This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established     as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills,     and all nations will … Continue reading

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