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More sermons:

​​10-22-17: Forgive--Hand It On

10-29: The Law of Love

11-5: All Siblings

​11-26: When Did We See You?

12-3: Test Everything

12-10: The Beginning of the Good News

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

1-14: His Star at its Rising

1-21: 


​​Partial Index

Isaiah

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

26:3 > 4-21-13

40:1-11 > 12-10-17        42:6 > 12-10 & 12-31-17

51:1-8 > 8-27-17            54:5-6 > 12-10-17 

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

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

7:21 > 6-7-15, 12-10 & 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         

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

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

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

18:3-5 > 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

26:7-13 > 4-2-17

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     

“If we provide favorable conditions for growth, God will give the growth.” 

    ​                      — Anonymous

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, excerpts to 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 (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

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          9:52-55 > 10-29-17

10:21-24 > 6-26-16

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

11:28 > 12-10-17                  12:13-15 > 7-31-16

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

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

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

 

Romans

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

8:39 > 10-22-17                  10:4-14 > 11-27-16

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, 4-19-15, 7-2-17       


2 Peter

1:4 > 3-12-17