Category: Encountering Jesus

Living Water

Sunday, March 19th, 2017. Living Water (John 4)   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. Eugene R.… Continue Reading “Living Water”

Encountering Jesus: The Adulterous Woman

Sunday, February 7th, 2016. Encountering Jesus: The Adulterous Woman (John 7:53-8:11) Img: John Martin Borg, Adulterous Woman *because of an audio problem, the sermon preached on Feb. 7th was not recorded. The audio here was recorded later   Sources: George R. Beasley-Murray. John (Second Edition).… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Adulterous Woman”

Encountering Jesus: The Money Changers

Sunday, January 31st, 2016. Encountering Jesus: The Money Changers (Mark 11:15-18)   Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. John Goldingay. “Sacrifice and the Death of Christ“. Fuller Magazine. Luke Timothy Johnson. Hebrews (NTL). Louisville: WJK,… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Money Changers”

Encountering Jesus: A Father and Son

Sunday, January 24th, 2016. Encountering Jesus: A Father and Son (Mark 9:14-29) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Ronald J. Kernaghan. Mark (IVPNTC). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2007.   William L. Lane. The Gospel According… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: A Father and Son”

Encountering Jesus: A Paralyzed Man

Sunday, January 17th, 2016. Encountering Jesus: A Paralyzed Man (Mark 2:1-12). Image from Codex Egberti (public domain via wikimedia commons)   Sources: Athanasius. On the Incarnation of the Word. Gustaf Aulen. Christus Victor: An Historical Study of the Three Main Types of the Idea of Atonement.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: A Paralyzed Man”

Encountering Jesus: The Magi

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016. Encountering Jesus: The Magi (Matthew 2:1-12)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Craig S. Keener. The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009. Ben Witherington III. “Birth… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Magi”

Encountering Jesus: Herod the Great

Sunday, December 27th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Herod the Great (Matthew 2:13-18)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Richard B. Hays. The Moral Vision of the New Testament. New York: HarperOne, 1996. H.W. Hoehner. “Herodian… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Herod the Great”

Encountering Jesus: The Shepherds

Sunday, December 20th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: The Shepherds (Luke 2:1-20) Sources: Image: Govaert Flinck. The Annunciation to the Shepherds. (1639). Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Shaye J.D. Cohen. From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Second Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2006. John Goldingay. The Theology of… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Shepherds”

Encountering Jesus: Gabriel

Sunday, December 13th, 2015. “Encountering Jesus: Gabriel” (Luke 1:26-38)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. M.J. Davidson. “Angels”. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Joel B. Green, Scot McKnight, I. Howard Marshall (eds.). Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 1992. John Goldingay. Daniel (WBC).… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Gabriel”

Encountering Jesus: Mary & Joseph

Sunday, December 6th, 2015 (Advent 2). Encountering Jesus: Mary & Joseph (Matt. 1:18-25). Sources: The poem & image used in the Sermon are: Sr. Columba Guare. O Eve! & Sr. Grace Remington, OCSO. Virgin Mary and Eve. Crayon & pencil drawing © 2005, Sisters of the Mississippi Abbey.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Mary & Joseph”