Pastor Stephen Finlan 

Sermons, Writings, and links.
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Weekly Quotation:

“Isn't it possible to produce new growth now? . . . Become eager for instruction. The first prerequisite for instruction is faith, the second is love, the third is works; now from these come life.” 

  — Secret Book of James 6 (early Christian writing), from The Complete Gospels, 338


2012 sermons:
4-8 Easter: The Proof in the Voice
4-15, Holocaust Sunday: God Is Light
2013:
1-6: The Magi

4-27, Holocaust Sun.: Kept in Heaven


2015:
2016:

2016 sermons, continued:
7-24: God Gives
1-8: In Whom I Am Well-Pleased (SOON

Partial Index - Dates when these texts were preached.

Isaiah
1:10-18 > 8-14-16                9:6 > 1-6-13, 12-4-16
35:5 > 1-27-13                     53:3 > 4-22-12
59:6, 8 > 4-22-12                 ch 61 > 1-27-13
61:3 > 9-4-16          63:9 > 1-1-17


Matthew

2:1-12 > 1-6-13 2;13-21 > 1-1-17

3:13-17 > 1-8-17 5:48 > 9-11-16            
7:7 > 11-17-13, 6-26 & 7-24 & 11-6-16
8:10 > 4-24-16                     9:12-13 > 8-14 & 11-20-16
9:22 > 1-27-13, 10-9-16              11:7-11 > 12-4-16
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                       22:37-39 > 6-19-16
23:8 > 11-13-16                          23:23 > 8-14-
16
25:34-40 > 1-1-17     26:75 > 10-6-13


Luke
2:9-21 > 12-24-16             2:25-38 > 11-6-16 
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 > 6-26 & 10-9-16
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 > 8-28-16
                          15:3-10 > 9-11-16
15:11-32 > 7-10 & 10-9-16
17:11-21 > 8-28 & 10-9-16 18:17 > 1-5-14
19:1-10 > 10-30-16             20:27-38 > 11-6-16 
21:5-20 > 11-13-16     22:25-27 > 8-21 & 8-28-16
22:61 > 10-6-13 
                     23:33-43 > 11-20-16
24:10 > 4-8-12
                               24:44-49 > 4-22-12

Romans
1:17 > 10-2-16   8:34-39 > 7-3-16
10:4 > 11-27-16   10:9 > 6-2-13
13:9-14 > 11-27-16

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.)
      Fathers of the Church (NewAdvent)
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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