Category Archives: trinity

“He Got Up to Read”

Unfortunately, due to to technical difficulties, the audio recording of the sermon for Sunday, January 27th did not work, so here are the sermon notes. *** During the season following Epiphany, the lectionary Gospel readings in each year focus on … Continue reading

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Living Doctrine: The Trinity

Sunday, May 27th, 2018 (Trinity Sunday)   Sources: Brendan Byrne, S.J. Romans (Sacra Pagina). Collegville: Liturgical Press, 1996. Beth Felker Jones. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. R.T. France. The Gospel of Matthew (NICNT). Grand Rapids: … Continue reading

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Imperishable

Sunday, April 30th, 2017. Imperishable (Luke 24:13-25 & 1 Peter 1:18-23)   Sources: Peter H. Davids. The First Epistle of Peter (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. Joseph A. Fitzmyer. The Gospel According to Luke  X-XXIV (AB). New Haven: Yale, 1985. Pope Francis. Twitter post. … Continue reading

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The Glory of God

Sunday, April 17, 2016. You Asked for It: The Glory of God (Exodus 33:12-33, 34:5-7a)   Sources: Paul Barnett. The Second Epistle to the Corinthians. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983. John I. Durham. Exodus (WBC). … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus: Elizabeth & John

Sunday, November 29th, 2015 (Advent 1). Encountering Jesus: Elizabeth & John (Luke 1:39-45)   Sources: Richard Bauckham. Gospel Women: Studies in the Named Women in the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. Darrell L. Bock.  Luke (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996. Joel B. … Continue reading

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The Upper Room, Pt. 5: The Advocate

Sunday, March 29, 2015 (Palm Sunday). The Upper Room, Pt. 5: The Advocate Sources: Raymond E. Brown. The Gospel According to John XIII-XXI. (AB). Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. F.F. Bruce. The Gospel of John. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1983. Craig S. Keener. The Gospel … Continue reading

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A (Sort of) Book Review: After Our Likeness

Miroslav Volf. After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (Sacra Doctrina). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1998. I picked this up to help with a sermon on the Church and Trinity (and it did come in handy recently too, … Continue reading

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ReImagining Church 2: Get to the Point

Sunday, January 5, 2014. “ReImagining Church 2: Get to the Point” (Ephesians 3:14-21). The audio also features a reading “Fourteen and Braced for Pain” from Ron VandenBurg, Mary Monologues, (based on the play “Song of Mary”, by John McNeil), adapted slightly and … Continue reading

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Made in the Image: the Trinity and the Church (a Trinity Sunday Sermon on Ephesians 4:1-7

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to … Continue reading

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Dangerous Prayers

*This is our third “by request sermon in our “You Asked for it” Series. The question asked was: Who should we be praying in/to- the Father or the Son? Well, Jesus taught us to pray “Our Father”… straight forward enough … Continue reading

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