Category Archives: Holy Spirit

Seeing Results

  Sources: Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The Cost of Discipleship. New York: Touchstone, 1995 edition. 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. … Continue reading

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“He Got Up to Read”

Unfortunately, due to to technical difficulties, the audio recording of the sermon for Sunday, January 27th did not work, so here are the sermon notes. *** During the season following Epiphany, the lectionary Gospel readings in each year focus on … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Spirit

Sunday, July 1st, 2018   Sources: Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John XIII-XXI. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. Gordon D. Fee. The First … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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What Does This Mean?

Sunday, May 20th, 2018 (Pentecost)   Sources: Artwork: Chris Green, “Pentecost” (2018).  https://twitter.com/cewgreen/status/982424686268178437 Leslie C. Allen. Ezekiel 20-48 (WBC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990. Joseph Blenkinsopp. Ezekiel (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1990. F.F. Bruce. The Book of Acts (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975. James D.G. Dunn. The Acts of … Continue reading

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