​​​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


​​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

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                 7:8 > 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 > 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

18:3-10 > 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: >   >   >

​​Quote of the week     

“Let us make up our minds to live in God’s way, to put away bitterness, to weigh everything, to test all things in comparison with the attitude of Jesus, to hold everything up to the light of Jesus’ eyes.” 

    ​                      — from the 12-3-17 sermon

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, 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 (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                  10:4-14 > 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, 7-2-17   

3:22 > 1-28-18 


2 Peter

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