Pastor Stephen Finlan 

Sermons, Writings, and links.
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Weekly Quotation:

“Jesus’ teaching . . . may be grouped under three heads . . . Firstly, the kingdom of God and its coming. Secondly, God the Father and the infinite value of the human soul. Thirdly, the higher righteousness and the commandment of love.”

  — Adolf von Harnack, What Is Christianity?, Lecture 3 (p. 51 in Harper edition)

4-1 Palm Sunday: The Peace King
4-15, Holocaust Sunday: God Is Light
2013:
1-6: The Magi

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4-27, Holocaust Sun.: Kept in Heaven
2015:
2016:
2016 sermons, continued:
7-24: God Gives
10-2: Live by Faith [not written yet]


Partial Index -
 
Dates when these texts were preached, or will be preached.

Isaiah
1:10-18 > 8-14-16     5:1-12 > 2-2-14
9:6 > 1-6-13        35:5 > 1-27-13
53:3 > 4-22-12     
56:7 > 4-1-12
59:6, 8 > 4-22-12     
ch 61 > 1-27-13
61:3 > 9-4-16
    

Matthew
2:1-12 > 1-6-13        3:13-17 > 1-12-14
5:1-12 > 2-2-14           5:5 > 2-2-14
5:6 > 3-2-14        5:8 > 11-17-13
5:48 > 9-11-16                6:33 > 3-2-14
7:7 > 11-17-13, 6-26-16, 7-24-16
8:10 > 4-24-16             9:13 > 8-14-16
9:
22 > 1-27-13, 4-28-13, 10-13-13        12:7 > 8-14-16
12:33 > 9-4-16 12:
50 > 6-7-15
18:5 > 8-28-16
21:23-32 > 2-6-14
22:75 > 10-6-13 23:23 > 8-14-16

Luke
1:38-45 > 12-23-12            2:25-38 > 1-1-12
2:41-52 > 12-30-12 4:14-21 > 1-27-13
5:31 > 1-27-13 6:45 > 6-26-16
7:1-10 > 6-2-13 7:36-43 > 6-26-16
7:50 > 10-13-13, 6-26-16
8:46-50 > 4-28 & 10-13-13     10:16-19 > 7-3-16
10:21-24 > 6-26-16 10:25-37 > 7-10-16
10:38-42 > 7-17-16 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 13:18-22 > 8-21-16
14:7-14 > 2-24-13, 8-28-16
15:3-10 > 9-11-16
15:32 > 10-13-13     17:11-9 > 10-13-13, 10-9-16
17:21 > 12-30-12, 8-28-16, 10-9-16
18:17 > 1-5-14 19:5-9 > 4-28-13
19:39 > 10-13-13 20:27-38 > 11-17-13
20:41 > 12-23-12  22:25-27 > 8-21 & 8-28-16
22:61 > 10-6-13  23:34 > 12-30-12
24:10 > 4-8-12 24:44-49 > 4-22-12

Romans

2:15 > 3-2-14                8:14-25 > 2-17-13
10:4-14 > 2-17-13        10:9 > 6-2-13
1
6:7 > 12-23-12

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," Theosis, vol. 2              language studies, commentaries)
from The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teaching                      Extrabiblical Writing(Dead Sea Scrolls
                                                                                                                         Pseudepigrapha, Gospels, Apocalypses)
Links to Steve's publishers:
Link to Steve's books at Liturgical Press                           Early Christian Writings (books etc.)

Link to Sacrifice and Atonement: Psychological
    Motives and Biblical Patterns
  (Fortress Press)

Link to my books at
Wipf & Stock: To contact Steve, - Bullying in the Churches                                            write sfinlan@bu.edu
- The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teachings             
- Theosis, volume 1
- Theosis, vol. 2, article on theosis in Jesus' teaching

Published by Society of Biblical Literature:
Background and Content of Paul's Cultic Atonement Metaphors,
(a portion of my dissertation)

Published by Blackwell: link to contents in Blackwell Companion to Jesus
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