Category: wealth

Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler

Sunday, November 15th, 2015. Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler (Mark 10:17-22)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. Shaye J.D. Cohen. From the Maccabees to the Mishnah (Second Edition). Louisville: WJK, 2006. Peter Davids “Rich & Poor”. Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. Joel… Continue Reading “Encountering Jesus: The Rich Young Ruler”

Back to Basics, Pt. 3: The Money Sermon

Sunday, January 25th, 2015. “Back to Basics, Pt. 3: The Money Sermon” (Matthew 6:19-21)   Sources: Craig L. Blomberg Matthew (NAC). Nashville: Broadman, 1992. Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The Cost of Discipleship. New York: Touchstone, 1995 edition. F.F. Bruce. The Book of Acts (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975. R.T. France. The… Continue Reading “Back to Basics, Pt. 3: The Money Sermon”

Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows

Sunday, October 5, 2014. “Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows” (James 2:1-13).   Sources: Peter H. Davids. The Epistle of James (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. James D. G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Letter of James (AB). New Haven:… Continue Reading “Mercy Triumphs Over Sacred Cows”

What Must I Do?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014. “What Must I Do?” (Mark 10:17-27) Jewish sources referenced: Sirach 29:8-13 (and comments in Garland, 397-8), 31:1-18, 33:20-24 m. Arak 8:4; b. Ket. 50a (see France, 403) Sources: R.T. France. The Gospel of Mark. (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002. David E. Garland. Mark. (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan,… Continue Reading “What Must I Do?”