Category Archives: Kingdom of God

The One Born King of the Jews

Sunday, January 6th, 2018 (Epiphany). “The One Born King of the Jews” (Matthew 2:1-12)   Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Matthew (Sacra Pagina). … Continue reading

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Ruth: God’s Lovingkindness

Krysta Szkarlat’s sermon at Centre Street from Nov. 25, 2018.

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Sinners & Saints: Bathsheba

Sunday, December 9th, 2018.   Sources: A. A. Anderson. 2 Samuel (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1989. Robert D. Bergen. 1, 2 Samuel (NAC). Nashville: B&H, 2002. Keith Bodner. Power Play: A Primer on the Second Book of Samuel. Toronto: Clements, 2004. Walter Brueggemann. First and Second … Continue reading

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Sinners & Saints: Gideon

Sunday, November 11th, 2018.   Sources: Susan Niditch. Judges: A Commentary (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2008. Tammi Schneider. Judges (Berit Olam). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2000. Barry G. Webb. The Book of Judges (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2012. K. Lawson Younger Jr. Judges/Ruth (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

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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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Sinners & Saints: Amos, “the Prophet of Doom”

Sunday, October 21, 2018.   Sources: Image: Irving Amen, The Prophet Amos (Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in.) Francis I. Andersen and David Noel Freedman. Amos (AB). New York: Doubleday, 1989. James Limburg. Hosea-Micah (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1988. Douglas Stuart. Hosea-Jonah (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1987.

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Sinners & Saints: Habakkuk

Sunday, October 14th, 2018.   Sources: Elizabeth Achtemeier. Nahum-Malachi (Interpretation). Louisville: WJK, 1986. Wilda C.M. Gafney. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Wisdom Commentary). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2017. John Goldingay and Pamela J. Scalise. Minor Prophets II (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker, 2009. Ralph L. Smith. Micah-Malachi (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1984. … Continue reading

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