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        9:54 > 10-29-17, 1-28-18

10:21-24 > 6-26-16             10:25-37 > 10-29-17

12:13-15 > 7-31-16             13:1-5 > 8-7-16

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

17:21 > 10-9-16                   19:1-10 > 10-30-16

20:27-38 > 11-6-16              22:37-39 > 6-19-16

22:61 > 1-28-18                   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 > 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     

3:22 > 1-28-18 


2 Peter

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

​​​More sermons:

12-3-17: 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

7-1: Jesus Notices

7-8: Who Does He Think He Is?

7-15: Righteousness and Peace Will Kiss




​​Partial Index

Isaiah

9:6 > 1-22-17                 26:3 > 4-21-13

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


Lamentations

3:25-33 > 7-8-18


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 > 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

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

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

9:2 > 12-3-17                         10:16 > 6-11-17

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

11:25-30 > 1-29-17                12:33 > 2-5-17

13:24-30 > 7-23-17                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 > 7-2-17

18:21-35 > 10-22-17              20:1-6 > 9-24-17

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

22:37-39 > 10-29-17              22:42-5 > 10-29-17

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

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


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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     

“Divine redemption is not God’s forgiving us, but rather his giving us the gift of the capacity for forgiveness.” 

    ​                      — John Milbank, Being Reconciled, p. 62