Category Archives: discipleship

For it is Written

  Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Donald Hagner. Matthew 1-13 (WBC). Dallas: Word, 1993. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Matthew (Sacra Pagina). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1991. Richard B. Hays. Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Waco: Baylor, 2016. John … Continue reading

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An Ash Wednesday Message

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 8

Sunday, November 10th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 6

Sunday, October 13th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt 5

Sunday, October 6th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 2

Sunday, September 8th, 2019   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Stanley E. Porter. The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, and Letters. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word

Sunday, September 1st, 2019.   Sources: Gordon D. Fee. Listening to the Spirit in the Text. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. — New Testament Exegesis (Third Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2002. Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All its … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable, Pt. 2

Sunday, August 11th, 2019. Uncomfortable, Pt. 2 (Psalm 137)   *there is a gap in the recording in which brief samples of a few recordings of “By the Rivers of Babylon” were played. Sources: Leslie C. Allen. Psalms 101-150 (WBC). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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Fall Sermon Series

The Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy and Titus) have not featured much in my preaching. I can’t say specifically why. Perhaps it’s because of the difficult issues with critical scholarship, alleged pseudonymity (i.e., much of scholarship in the late … Continue reading

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A Living Hope

  Sources: M. Eugene Boring. 1 Peter (ANTC). Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1999. Peter H. Davids. The First Epistle of Peter (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. Lewis R. Donelson. I & II Peter and Jude (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2010. Roy E. Gane. Leviticus, Numbers (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, … Continue reading

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