Category Archives: hermeneutics

Send it to the Wilderness

  Watch the NT Wright video mentioned here. The piece of Jesus as Lamb of God is available here.  Sources: Roy E. Gane. Leviticus, Numbers (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. John E. Hartley. “Atonement, Day of”. Dictionary of the Old Testament Pentateuch. Downer’s Grove: … Continue reading

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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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A Trustworthy Word, Pt 4

Sunday, September 29th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. Ally Kateusz. Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership. Cham: Palgrave McMillan, 2019. Craig S. Keener, Paul, Women & Wives: Marriage and Women’s Ministry … 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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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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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 … Continue reading

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