​​Quote of the week     

“Forget about the future, and live each day according to the teachings, confident that God loves his children. Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity.” 

    ​                      — Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist, p. 103


​​​More sermons:

​10-29-17: The Law of Love

11-5: All Siblings

​11-26: When Did We See You?

12-3: Test Everything

​12-24: The Obedience of Faith
12-31: Nations Shall Come to Your Light

2018:

1-14: His Star at its Rising

1-21: Pour Out Your Heart

1-28: No Deceit

​2-4: As One Having Authority

2-11: Healing the Broken Hearted

​5-6: Your Joy May Be Complete



​​Partial Index

Isaiah

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

26:3 > 4-21-13               30:15 > 8-28-16

42:6 > 12-31-17             51:1-8 > 8-27-17

56:7 > 4-14-17               58:5-11 > 2-5-17

60:1-3 > 12-31-17

61:11 > 8-7-16                62:1-3 > 12-31-17

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

23:4 > 4-21-13                   31:33 > 10-16-16 

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


Matthew

2:1-12 > 1-14-18

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

5:3-12 > 1-29-17               5:6 > 5-4-14, 12-31-17

5:8 > 6-26-16, 1-15-17           5:13-16 > 2-5-17

5:21-30 > 2-19-17                  

5:45-48 > 3-12 & 4-23-17     6:8 > 2-19-17

6:30-33 > 4-23-17                 7:8 > 7-24-16

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

7:21 > 6-7-15, 12-24-17      8:10 > 4-24-16, 10-29-17

9:2 > 12-3-17                         9:12-13 > 8-14-16

9:22 > 10-9-16                       10:16 > 6-11-17

10:40-42 > 7-2-17                  11:16-30 > 7-9-17

11:25-30 > 8-28-16, 1-29-17     12:7 > 8-14-16

12:33 > 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                       15:27 > 7-23-17

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

18:3-10 > 8-28-16, 7-2-17     18:21-35 > 10-22-17

20:1-6 > 9-24-17                    21:1-11 > 4-9-17

​21:28-32 > 10-1-17                21:33-46 > 10-15-17

22:37-39 > 6-19-16,10-29-17     22:42-5 > 10-29-17

22:75 > 10-6-13                      23:1-9 > 11-5-17

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

25:31-45 > 1-1 & 7-2 & 11-26-17

26:7-15 > 4-2-17, 1-28-18

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

​27:54 > 1-14-18

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


                                  continued: >   >   >

Stephen Finlan's Sermons and Book excerpts

Preaching the Gospel of Jesus, in Spirit and in Truth

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

A different excerpt on the Amazon site.


Links to excerpts of my Wipf & Stock books:

- 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


Options on Atonement in Christian Thought


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

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


LINKS TO RESEARCH SITES:

Ethereal Library (books and 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

1:32-38 > 12-24-17              2:19 > 12-24-17

2:35-40 > 12-31-17              4:25-30 > 10-29-17

5:31 > 11-26-17                    6:45 > 6-26-16

7:34 > 11-26-17                    7:36-43 > 6-26-16

7:50 > 6-26 & 10-9-16          9:48> 8-28-16

9:54 > 10-29-17, 1-28-18      10:21-24 > 6-26-16

10:25-37 > 10-29-17             11:5-13 > 7-24-16

12:13-15 > 7-31-16           12:32-34 > 7-24 & 8-14-16

13:1-5 > 8-7-16                     14:7-14 > 8-28-16

15:11-32 > 10-9-16               17:11-21 > 10-9-16

17:21 > 8-28 & 10-9-16         19:1-10 > 10-30-16

20:27-38 > 11-6-16               22:25-26 > 8-28-16

22::37-39 > 6-19-16               22:61 > 1-28-18

22:63-70 > 4-9-17                 23:7-12 > 4-9-17 

24:10 > 4-23-17                    ​24:32 > 2-4-18

 

Romans

8:11 > 4-16-17                    8:29-30 > 3-12 & 4-16-17

8:39 > 10-22-17                  10:9 > 4-16-17

12:2 > 4-9 & 8-27-17

13:8-10 > 9-10-17              16:25-27 > 12-24-17


Galatians 

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

5:22-23 > 6-18-17


1 Peter

1:3-9 > 4-27-14, 49-19-15, 7-2-17     

1:21-22 > 5-4-14

2:5 > 5-4-14                           3:22 > 1-28-18 


2 Peter

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