Category: theology

The Son and His Kingdom

Sunday, November 24th 2019 (Christ the King/Reign of Christ)   Sources: Michael F. Bird. Colossians and Philemon (NCCS). Eugene: Cascade, 2009. F.F. Bruce. The Epistles to the Colossians, to Philemon, and to the Ephesians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1984. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistles to the Colossians and to… Continue Reading “The Son and His Kingdom”

A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 6

Sunday, October 13th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert Wall. 1 & 2 Timothy… Continue Reading “A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 6”

A Trustworthy Word, Pt 4

Sunday, September 29th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. Ally Kateusz. Mary and Early Christian Women: Hidden Leadership. Cham: Palgrave McMillan, 2019. Craig S. Keener, Paul, Women & Wives: Marriage and Women’s Ministry in the Letters of… Continue Reading “A Trustworthy Word, Pt 4”

A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 2

Sunday, September 8th, 2019   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Stanley E. Porter. The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, and Letters. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016. Philip H. Towner. The… Continue Reading “A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 2”

A Trustworthy Word

Sunday, September 1st, 2019.   Sources: Gordon D. Fee. Listening to the Spirit in the Text. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000. — New Testament Exegesis (Third Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2002. Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All its Worth (3rd Ed). Grand Rapids:… Continue Reading “A Trustworthy Word”

Uncomfortable

Sunday, August 4th, 2019. “Uncomfortable, Pt. 1: Lamentations” (Lamentations 1:1-10)   Sources: Dianne Bergant. Lamentations (AOTC). Nashville: Abingdon, 2003. Adele Berlin. Lamentations (OTL). Louisville: WJK, 2004. Mark J. Boda. A Severe Mercy: Sin and Its Remedy in the Old Testament. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2009. Walter Brueggemann. A Commentary on Jeremiah:… Continue Reading “Uncomfortable”

Fall Sermon Series

The Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy and Titus) have not featured much in my preaching. I can’t say specifically why. Perhaps it’s because of the difficult issues with critical scholarship, alleged pseudonymity (i.e., much of scholarship in the late 19th and most of… Continue Reading “Fall Sermon Series”

Clothed with Christ

  Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. David A. deSilva. The Letter to the Galatians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Gordon D. Fee. Galatians (Pentecostal Commentary Series). Blandford Forum: Deo… Continue Reading “Clothed with Christ”

What Shall We Say Then About Abraham?

*The introduction of the sermon was not recorded, sadly. Where the recording begins is with some crowd sourcing done through Twitter, in which I asked people to summarize Romans in a single tweet, in order to show how Romans is complicated and we have… Continue Reading “What Shall We Say Then About Abraham?”

A Living Hope

  Sources: M. Eugene Boring. 1 Peter (ANTC). Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1999. Peter H. Davids. The First Epistle of Peter (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. Lewis R. Donelson. I & II Peter and Jude (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2010. Roy E. Gane. Leviticus, Numbers (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. Karen H. Jobes. 1… Continue Reading “A Living Hope”