Category: baptism

Ask Pastor Graham, Vol 6.

Clothed with Christ

  Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. David A. deSilva. The Letter to the Galatians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Gordon D. Fee. Galatians (Pentecostal Commentary Series). Blandford Forum: Deo… Continue Reading “Clothed with Christ”

Why Do You Look for the Living Among the Dead?

Sunday, April 21st, 2019.   Sources: John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012. Ross Clifford & Philip Johnson. The Cross is Not Enough: Living as Witnesses to the Resurrection. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012. Joseph Fitzmyer. The Gospel of Luke I-IX (AB). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. Joel… Continue Reading “Why Do You Look for the Living Among the Dead?”

Sinners & Saints: Cornelius and Peter

Sunday, November 4th, 2018.   Sources: James D.G. Dunn. The Acts of the Apostles. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. Joseph A. Fitzmyer. The Acts of the Apostles (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1998. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Acts of the Apostles (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1992. Ben Witherington III. The Acts of… Continue Reading “Sinners & Saints: Cornelius and Peter”

Living Doctrine: Experiencing the Trinity

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018.   Sources: Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Stanley J. Grenz. Theology for the Community of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994. Andrew Louth. Introducing Eastern Orthodox Theology. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic,… Continue Reading “Living Doctrine: Experiencing the Trinity”

Living Doctrine: The Trinity

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 (Trinity Sunday)   Sources: Brendan Byrne, S.J. Romans (Sacra Pagina). Collegville: Liturgical Press, 1996. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Stanley J.… Continue Reading “Living Doctrine: The Trinity”

New Life

Sunday, June 25th, 2017. New Life (Romans 6:1-11)   Sources: James D.G. Dunn. Romans 1-8 (WBC). Milton Keynes: Word Inc, 1988. Michael J. Gorman. The Death of the Messiah and the Birth of the New Covenant: A (Not So) New Model of the Atonement. Eugene: Cascade Books,… Continue Reading “New Life”

Water and Spirit

Sunday, March 12th, 2017. Water and Spirit (John 3:1-17)   Sources: George R. Beasley-Murray. John (Second Edition). (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John I-XII. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1966. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983. Iain… Continue Reading “Water and Spirit”

ReImagining Church: Plan to Be Spontaneous

Sunday, February 23, 2014. ReImagining Church: Plan to Be Spontaneous (Acts 8) Sources: F F Bruce. The Book of Acts (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975. William J. Larkin Jr. Acts (IVPNTC). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1995. I. Howard Marshall. The Acts of the Apostles (TNTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans,… Continue Reading “ReImagining Church: Plan to Be Spontaneous”

Gregory of Nyssa on Baptism

For as the child new-born is free from accusations and from penalties, so too the child of regeneration has nothing for which to answer, being released by royal bounty from accountability. And this gift it is not the water that bestows (for in that… Continue Reading “Gregory of Nyssa on Baptism”