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

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 > 8-12-18                   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 > 3-12-17, 8-12-18

​2-4-2018: As One Having Authority

2-11: Healing the Broken Hearted

7-1: Jesus Notices

7-15: Righteousness and Peace Will Kiss
          AT MY NEW CHURCH--

First Church, West Bridgewater, MA:

7-8: Who Does He Think He Is?

8-5: Bread from Heaven

8-12: Be Imitators of God 

8-19: That I Should Lose Nothing [not yet

8-26: 



​​Partial Index

Isaiah

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

51:1-8 > 8-27-17            54:13 > 8-12-18

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

61:11 > 8-7-16               ​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

23:4 > 4-21-13                   50:6 > 4-21-13


Lamentations

3:25-33 > 7-8-18


Matthew

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

5:3-12 > 1-29-17                    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                  11:25-30 > 1-29-17

12:33 > 2-5-17                        13:57 > 9-3-17

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

18:3-10 > 7-2-17                    18:21-35 > 10-22-17

21:28-32 > 10-1-17                22:37-39 > 10-29-17

22:42-5 > 10-29-17                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

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


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Preaching the Gospel of Jesus, in Spirit and in Truth

​​​Quote of the week     

“Theologians may quarrel, but the mystics of the world speak the same language.” 

    ​                      — Meister Eckhart, 14th cent.