Pastor Stephen Finlan 

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Pastor Finlan's Sermons and Writings         the Bi-Weekly Quotation
". . . evil mixed with good . . .”

 

7-3-11 sermon: Revealed to Infants
7-10-11 sermon: The Hosea Principle  
7-17-11 sermon: Children of God
Oct. Messsenger: Serenity in Daily Life
11-13-11: Looking Up
Dec. Messenger: Meet With Me
12-24-11: Peace on Earth
Jan. 2012 Messenger: Wisdom
Mar. Messenger: Wrestling with Proverbs
April Messenger: Changed Households
4-1 Palm Sunday: The Peace King
Holocaust Sunday: God Is Light
May Messneger: Revelation
July Messenger: God's Purpose for Me
Nov Mssngr: What Is a Leader?
Jan 2013 Mssngr: A Change of Epochs
1-6-13: The Magi
Feb Mssngr: Kindness
Mar Mssngr: Affliction
April Mssngr: He Is Risen!
May Mssngr: It's All Too Much!
Aug Mssngr: Healing Shame
To contact: sfinlan@bu.edu

Link to Mathewson Street UM Church <<

the weekly prayer

  Can I maintain a timeless trust that is not ruffled by anything, even while I live in the clamorous and chaotic realm of time? Can I always draw on your peace?

   [Finlan]

 

Partial Index - Dates when preached on certain texts (read left to right):
Psalms
5 > 6-16-13                        20:4 > Jul'12 Mssgr
23 > 4-29-12, 4-21-13       24:3-5 > 3-4-12  
34:18 > 10-27-13               37:11 > 2-2-14
42:7 > 3-16-14                   50:12-14 > 8-11-13            
51:10-17 > 3-25-12, 5-27-12, 10-27-13, 3-9-14
82 > 7-14-13                     104:30 > 6-2-13
111 > 8-19-12                   123 > 11-13-11
130 > 8-12-12                   138:8 > 6-10-12, Jul'12 Mssgr
146 > 6-9-13                     147:3 > 10-27-13
Isaiah
2:1-4 > 11-13-11, 12-8-13    
3:14-15 > 11-11-12
5:1-12 > 10-2-11, 2-2-14      5:8 > 11-11-12       
7:14 > 12-18-11, 12-22-13    
9:6 > 12-24-12, 1-6-13, 12-8-13
ch 11 > 1-15 & 5-27 & 12-24-12, 12-8-13
28:16 > 8-7-11               30:21 > 11-13-11     
32:15 > 12-4-11, 5-27-12, May'13 Mssgr; 12-8-13
35:5 > 12-11-11, 1-27-13, 12-15-13
40:1-5 > 12-4-11            42:6 > 12-4-11
49:15 > 9-29-13             53:3 > 4-22-12
55:1 > 7-31-11               55:10-11 > 11-27-11
56:7 > 4-1-12, 8-5-12
59:6, 8 > 4-22-12
ch 61 > 12-11-11, 6-24-12, 1-27-13
63:11 > 5-27-12             65:25 > 7-17-11
66:13 > 5-12-13
Matthew
1:18-25 > 12-22-13          2:1-12 > 1-6-13
3:13-17 1-12-14               4:12-23 > 1-26-14
5:1-12 > 11-6-11, 2-2-14  
5:5 > 2-2-14, 3-9-14         5:6 > 7-3-11, 3-2-14
5:8 > 5-9-13, 7-31-11, 11-17, 12-22-13     
5:21-30 > 2-16-14  
5:44 > 9-30-12, 11-3-13 [really on Luke 6:35], 2-23-14
5:48 > 7-14-13, 2-23-14
6:10 > 6-16-13, 7-28-13    6:23 > 6-16-13
6:33 > 8-4-13, 3-2-14        7:7 > 11-17-13
7:16 > 8-18-13                   9:13 > 8-11-13
9:22 > 1-27-13, 4-28-13, 10-13-13
10:8 > Mar 2014 Mssngr
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0:16 > 9-25-11, 5-27-12, 9-8-13, Sept 2012 Mssngr
11:2-11 > 12-16-12, 12-15-13      11:16-30 > 7-3-11
12:7 > 7-10-11, 7-31-11, 8-11-13
13:31-33 > 7-28-11         12:50 > 6-10-12, 8-26-12
13:44-46 > 7-28-11             13:51-52 > 7-28-11
13:55 > 12-22-13                13:57 > 3-4-12, 11-25-12
15:21-28 > 8-14-11             16:21-28 > 8-28-11
18:10 > 10-28-11                18:15-20 > 9-4-11
18:21-25 > 9-11-11             20:1-16 > 9-18-11
21:23-32 > 9-25-11, 2-6-14       21: 33-46 > 10-2-11
22:34-46 > 10-23-11           22:75 > 10-6-13
2 Corinthians
3:3 > 3-9-14
3:18 > 2-19-12, 2-10-13, and 7-14-13
4:3-10 > 2-19-12, 2-10-13   
4
:6 > 1-29-12, 12-24-12
4:7-17 > 10-14-12                 5:17 > 6-17-12
6:1-13 > 6-24-12                  

Sep Mssngr: Paid or Forgiven?
Oct Mssngr: Love Changes Us
Feb Mssngr: Self Respect
Mar Mssngr: Can't Box It Up
Apr. Mssngr: Joy in Lent?
4-13, Palm Sunday: Say to Daughter Zion
Link to Pastor Steve's books on Amazon                        Best Bible Links
Excerpts from Steve's books and articles                         Bible Gateway (Searchable)
from Options on Atonement in Christian Thought         Ethereal Library (Church fathers,
from "Deification in Jesus' Teaching"                           language studies, commentaries)
from The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teaching               Extrabiblical Writing(Dead Sea Scrolls
                                                                                                                   Pseudepigrapha, Gospels, Apocalypses)
                                                                                           Early Christian Writings (books etc.)
Links to Steve's publishers
Link to Steve's books at Liturgical Press
Link to Wipf & Stock, then search for "Finlan"
Link to contents in Blackwell Companion to Jesus
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