Category Archives: Judaism

I Have Loved You

Sunday, December 10th, 2017   Sources: Elizabeth Achtermeier. Nahum-Malachi (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1986. F. Charles Fensham. The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982, John Goldingay & Pamela J. Scalise. Minor Prophets II (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009. Mignon R. Jacobs. The Books of … Continue reading

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Reading the Psalms Well

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. “Reading the Psalms Well” The video played at the end of this sermon: Sources: Leslie C. Allen. Psalms 101-150 (WBC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002. Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Passover

Sunday, May 8th, 2016. “You Asked for it: What is the Meaning of Passover?”   Sources: FF Bruce. The Epistles of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1970. John I. Durham. Exodus (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987. Peter Enns. Exodus (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2000. Michael J. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: The Woman at the Well

Sunday, January 10, 2016. Encountering Jesus: The Woman at the Well (John 4). Img.: Detail of Icon of Jesus and the Samaritan Woman at the Well, from the Church of Jacob’s Well in Nablus, Palestine, via The Ultimate Word. Sources: Robert … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: Simon the Pharisee and the Sinful Woman

Sunday, September 20, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Simon the Pharisee and the Sinful Woman (Luke 7:39-50)   Sources: Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. NT Wright. Jesus and the Victory … Continue reading

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