Category Archives: advent

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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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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Sinners & Saints: Mary

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018. Sinners & Saints: Mary (Luke 1:26-38)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock. Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012. Joseph Fitzmyer. The Gospel of Luke I-IX (AB). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. Joel B. Green. The … Continue reading

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Sinners & Saints: Rahab

Sunday, December 16th, 2018.   Sources: Trent Butler. Joshua (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1983. J. Gordon McConville & Stephen Williams. Joshua (THOTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. Richard Nelson. Joshua (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 1997.

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Prepare the Way of the Lord

Sunday, December 24th, 2017.   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Walter Brueggemann. The Prophetic Imagination (Second Edition). Minneapolis: Fortress, 2001. Joseph A. Fitzmyer. The Gospel According to Luke  I-IX (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1970. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand … Continue reading

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Do Not Be Afraid

Sunday, December 17th, 2017.   Sources: Shaye J.D. Cohen. From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Second Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2006. John Goldingay. Daniel (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1996. Louis Hartman. “Daniel”. The Jerome Biblical Commentary. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall Inc., 1968. Tremper Longman III. Daniel (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, … Continue reading

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