Category Archives: Spiritual Disciplines

Tell this Stone to Become Bread

  Sources: Img: Ilya Repin, Follow Me–Satan (Temptation of Jesus Christ), 1903 (public domain). John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012. Duane L. Christensen. Deuteronomy 1-21:9 (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Peter C. Craigie. The Book of Deuteronomy (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1976. Eugene … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Scriptures

Sunday, July 7th, 2018 (Preached at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas)   Sources: Richard Bauckham. Jude-2 Peter (WBC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1983. Lewis R. Donelson. I & II Peter and Jude (NTL). Lousiville: WJK, 2010. Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart. How to Read the … 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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You Are Dust (An Ash Wednesday Meditation)

Sources: Craig G. Bartholomew. Ecclesiastes (BCOTWP). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009. Peter Enns. Ecclesiastes (THOTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011. Duane A. Garret. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs. Nashville: B&H, 1993. Tremper Longman III. The Book of Ecclesiastes (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998.

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This Is My Son

Sources: John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. Eugene Rathbone Fairweather. The Meaning and Message of Lent. New York: Harper and Bros., 1962. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, … Continue reading

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A Solitary Place

Sources: John R. Donahue, S.J. & Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. The Gospel of Mark (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2002. R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. William L. Lane. The Gospel According to Mark (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1974. Francis J. … Continue reading

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Make Your Face Shine Upon Us

Sunday, October 8th, 2017.   Sources: Walter Brueggemann. Praying the Psalms: Engaging Scripture and the Life of the Spirit (Second Edition). Eugene: Cascade, 2007. Nancy deClaisse-Walford, Rolf A. Jacobson, & Beth LaNeel Tanner. The Book of Psalms (NICOT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand … Continue reading

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