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More sermons:

​5-14 (Mothers' Day): Show Us the Father

5-21: The Spirit of Truth

5-28: God's Offspring

6-4: I Will Pour Out My Spirit

​6-11: In Our Image

6-18: Make Disciples

6-25: There is Nothing Secret

7-2: A Cup of Water

7-9: Like Children in the Market Places

7-16: Joint Heirs of Christ

​7-23: Know My Heart

7-30: Be a Collector

8-6: That Which Does Not Satisfy

8-27: Let Love Be Genuine

9-3: I Must Suffer

9-10: Owe Nothing

9-17: Forgive

9-24:


​​Partial Index

Isaiah

1:11-18 > 8-14-16          9:6 > 12-4-16, 1-22-17

26:3 > 4-21-13               30:20-21 > 4-14-13

35:5 > 1-27-13               51:1-8 > 8-27-17

55:1-2 > 8-6-17              55:5-12 > 7-16-17

56:7 > 4-14-17               58:5-11 > 1-27-13, 2-5-17    

chap. 61 > 1-27-13, 8-7 & 9-4-16

63:9 > 1-1-17                  66:13 > 5-14-17


Jeremiah

3:15 > 4-21-13                   7:22 > 1-29-17

8:22 > 9-18-16                   15:19-21 > 9-3-17

17:7-8 > 9-4-16  

31:33 > 10-16-16, 4-30-17 

32:40 > 10-16-16               50:6 > 4-21-13


Matthew

2:13-21 > 1-1-17                     3:13-17 > 1-15-17

5:3-12 > 5-4-14, 1-29-17         5:8 > 6-26-16, 1-15-17

5:13-16 > 2-5 & 6-4 & 7-16-17

5:21-30 > 2-19-17                 5:39-44 > 3-12-17

5:45-48 > 9-11-16, 3-12 & 4-23 & 6-25 & 7-16-17

6:8 > 2-19-17                           6:30-33 > 4-23-17

7:7-11 > 6-26 & 7-24 & 11-6-16, 4-23 & 7-16-17

7:21 > 6-7-15                           8:10 > 4-24-16

9:12-13 > 8-14 & 11-20-16      9:22 > 10-9-16, 4-2-17

10:8 > 8-6-17                          10:16 > 6-11-17

10:26-27 > 6-25-17                 10:40-42 > 7-2-17

11:7-11 > 12-4-16                   11:16-19 > 7-9-17

11:25-30 > 1-29 & 4-2 & 7-9-17

12:7 > 8-14-16          12:33 > 9-4 & 11-27-16, 2-5-17 

13:24-30 > 7-23-17               13:31-33 > 7-30-17

13:44-46 > 7-30-17               13:57 > 9-3-17

15:10-19 > 8-6-17                 15:27 > 7-23-17

16:21-27 > 9-3-17                 17:1-8 > 2-26-17

18:3-5 > 8-28-16, 7-2-17       18:21-35 > 9-17-17

21:1-11 > 4-9-17                    22:37-39 > 6-19-16

22:75 > 10-6-13                     23:8 > 11-13-16

23:23 > 8-14-16, 4-30-17       24:30-31 > 1-22-17

25:34-40 > 1-1 & 7-2-17        26:7-13 > 4-2-17

26:75 > 10:6-13                      27:46-49 > 4-14-17

28:1-10 > 4-16-17                   28:16–10 > 6-18-17


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Stephen Finlan's Sermons and Book excerpts

Preaching the Gospel of Jesus, in Spirit and in Truth

​​Quote of the week

“As a chaplain . . . no words brought the same response as Isaiah 43:1 . . . ‘I have called you by name. You are mine.’ God is our home. . . The story begins with God-with-us and ends with God-with-us.” 
    ​— Danielle Shroyer, Original Blessing: Putting Sin in Its Rightful Place (locations 91, 106, 122 in Kindle)


Preaching the Gospel of Jesus


Email the pastor: sfinlan@bu.edu

​Link to PastorSteve's books on Amazon


Excerpt from Sacrifice and Atonement: Psychological Motives and Biblical Patterns

Different excerpts from Sacrifice and Atonement on the Amazon site.


Links to my books at Wipf & Stock, with excerpts:

- Bullying in the Churches

- The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teaching

- Theosis, volume 1

- Theosis, volume 2 including my entire article "Deification in Jesus' Teaching"

from Problems with Atonement, Amazon site


from Options on Atonement in Christian Thought


from The Background and Content of Paul's Atonement Metaphors (my dissertation) Amazon site

Link to Blackwell Companion to Jesus, in which I have an article


LINKS TO RESEARCH SITES:

Ethereal Library (many books old and new, commentaries)

Early Christian Writings (40 to 380 AD)

Fathers of the Church (New Advent site)

Bible Researcher(Info on Scripture Canon, translations, and links to other sites)


Partial Index, continued:

Luke

2:9-21 > 12-24-16                 2:25-38 > 11-16-16

6:45 > 6-26-16                      7:36-43 > 6-26-16

7:50 > 6-26 & 10-9-16          10:16-19 > 7-3-16

10:21-24 > 6-26-16                10:25-37 > 7-10-16

10:38-42 > 7-17-16                11:5-13 > 7-24-16

12:12 > 5-21-17                      12:13-15 > 7-31-16

12:32-34 > 7-24 & 8-14-16, 8-6-17

13:1-5 > 8-7-16                       13:18-22 > 8-21-16

14:7-14 > 8-28-16                  15:3-10 > 9-11-16

15:11-32 > 7-10 & 10-9-16, 4-2-17

17:11-21 > 10-9-16                17:21 > 10-9-16

19:1-10 > 10-30-16                20:27-38 > 11-6-16

21:5-20 > 11-13-16          22:25-27 > 8-21 & 8-28-16

22:37-39 > 6-19-16                 22:63-70 > 4-9-17

23:7-12 > 4-9-17                     23:33-43 > 11-20-16

24:1–10 > 5-28-17


Romans

​8:4-9 > 5-21 17                    8:11 > 4-16-17

8:14-16 > 7-16-17               8:29-30 > 3-12 & 4-16-17

10:4-14 > 11-27-16              10:9 > 4-16-17

12:2 > 4-9, 8-6, & 8-27-17    13:8-10 > 9-10-17


Galatians 

2:16 > 7-2-17                        3:24-28 > 7-2-17

5:1 > 8-6-17                        5:22-23 > 5-21 & 6-18-17


1 Peter

1:3-9 > 4-27-14, 6-4 & 7-2-17       3:13-17 > 5-21-17


2 Peter

1:4 > 3-12 & 7-9-17



Sermons

2013:

1-27: The Spirit of Release and Recovery

4-14: Scales Falling

4-21: Still Waters or Choppy Seas

10-6 A Trinitarian Sermon

2014:

4-27, Holocaust Sun.: Kept in Heaven

5-4: This Corrupt Generation

2015:

4-19: To Conquer the World

6-7: Sending Word to God

2016:

1st Congregational Ch., Plainfield sermons:

6-26: Revealed to Babes

7-3: Has Satan Fallen?

7-10: The Good Samaritan

7-24: God Gives

7-31: Why Come to Jesus?

8-7: No Worse Than Any Others

8-14: Where Your Treasure Is

8-21: Kneading the Kingdom of God

8-28: They Cannot Repay You

​9-4: Planted by Streams of Water

9-11: Does One Sheep Matter?

9-18: Is God Too High Above Us?

9-25: The Eyes of the Blind

10-2: Live by Faith

10-9: The Kingdom Within

10-16: Written on Their Hearts

10-23: Sons and Daughters Shall Prophesy

10-30: A Son of Abraham

11-6: Children of the Resurrection

11-13: An Opportunity to Testify

11-20: Jesus, Remember Me

11-27: What Fulfills the Law?

12-4: The Bread that Gives Life

12-11: Greater than John

12-18: The Incarnation of the Word

12-24: She Pondered them in Her Heart

2017:

1-1: The Least of These

​1-15: In Whom I Am Well-Pleased

1-22: The Kingdom Has Come

1-29: The Pure in Heart

2-5: The Light of the World

2-19: God Will Give the Growth

2-26: With Him on the Holy Mountain

3-5: A Broken Spirit

3-12: Be Perfect

3-19: In Spirit and in Truth

3-26: Never Since the World Began

4-2:Do You Believe This?

4-9: From Hosanna to Betrayal

4-14 (Good Friday): My God, My God

4-16 (Easter): Do Not Be Afraid

4-23: For Whom Are You Looking?

​4-30: The Teaching and Fellowship

5-7: My Sheep Know My Name