Category: Romans

Encountering Jesus: Joanna

Sunday, November 15th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: Joanna (Luke 8:1-3) Sources: Richard Bauckham. Gospel Women: Studies in the Named Women in the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Linda Belleville. “Ἰουνίαν… ἐπίσημοι ἐν τοῖς ἀποστόλοις: A Re-examination of Romans 16.7 in Light of Primary Source Materials”. NTS. 51.2. (Apr. 2005), 231-245.… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: Joanna”

Consider Abraham

Sunday, May 10th, 2015. No Other Gospel, Pt. 5: Consider Abraham (Galatians 3:1-14). Sources: Daniel I. Block. Deuteronomy (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2012. Walter Brueggemann. Genesis (Interpretation). Louisvile: WJK, 1982. F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC).… Continue Reading “Consider Abraham”

Back to Basics, Pt. 1: What is the Gospel?

Sunday, January 11, 2015. “Back to Basics, Pt. 1: What is the Gospel?” (1 Cor. 15:1-8)   Sources: Richard B. Hays. First Corinthians (Int.). Louisville: WJK, 1997. Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. J.R. Daniel Kirk. Unlocking Romans:… Continue Reading “Back to Basics, Pt. 1: What is the Gospel?”

A (Sort of) Book Review: Unlocking Romans

J. R. Daniel Kirk. Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God. (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008). Daniel Kirk is quickly becoming one of my favourite authors. His Jesus Have I Loved, But Paul? (review here) was mind boggling good. Unlocking Romans, Kirk’s first book, sat on my… Continue Reading “A (Sort of) Book Review: Unlocking Romans”

Be a Blessing

Sunday, May 4th, 2014. “Be a Blessing” (Genesis 12:1-8, Romans 4:17-25)   Sources: John Goldingay. Old Testament Theology Vol. 1: Israel’s Gospel. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2003. J. R. Daniel Kirk. Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008. Douglas J. Moo. The… Continue Reading “Be a Blessing”

Abba’s Greatest Hits (A Sermon on Romans 8:15-21)

A while back, during our “You Asked for It” sermon series a few requests didn’t get covered. We had more than we could get to. One we didn’t get is the basis for this reflection. Someone requested a sermon on Romans 8:16-18. Rom. 8:16-18… Continue Reading “Abba’s Greatest Hits (A Sermon on Romans 8:15-21)”