Category Archives: discipleship

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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Who We Are and What We Will Be

*Unfortunately, the audio begins a few minutes into the sermon, so the introduction is missing.* Sources: Raymond E. Brown. The Epistles of John (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1982. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles of John: Introduction, Exposition, and Notes. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1970. Luke Timothy … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

  Sources: 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 Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Gospel of Luke (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2006. … Continue reading

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An Expensive Perfume

Sunday, April 7th, 2019   Sources: 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. Craig S. Keener. The Gospel of John Vol. 2. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, … Continue reading

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The Far Country

  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 Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Luke Timothy Johnson. The … Continue reading

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Go Tell that Fox!

Sources: 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 Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Gospel of Luke (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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