Pastor Stephen Finlan 

Sermons, Writings, and links.
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Contact? Write sfinlan@bu.edu              Bi-Weekly Quotation:
7-10-11 sermon: The Hosea Principle
12-24-11: Peace on Earth

April Messenger: Changed Households
4-1 Palm Sunday: The Peace King
Holocaust Sunday: God Is Light


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
Sep Mssngr: Paid or Forgiven?

“If Virtue was to be rewarded with Wealth, it would not be Virtue. If Virtue was to be rewarded with Fame, it would not be Virtue of the sublimest Kind.”

      John Adams, letter to his wife, Abigail, Dec., 1778



Partial Index - Dates when preached these texts (read left to right). Romans is new:
Psalms
5 > 6-16-13                        20:4 > Jul'12 Mssgr
23 > 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                   118:25-26 > 4-13-14
130 > 8-12-12
138:8 > 6-7-15, Jul'12 Mssgr
146 > 6-9-13                     147:3 > 10-27-13
Isaiah
2:1-4 > 12-8-13                    
3:14-15 > 11-11-12
5:1-12 > 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, 4-13-14
28:16 > 8-7-11            32:15 > May'13 Mssgr; 12-8-13
35:5 > 12-11-11, 1-27-13, 12-15-13
49:15 > 9-29-13              53:3 > 4-22-12
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
62:10-12 > 4-13-14          63:11 > 5-27-12
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 > 3-2-14
5:8 > 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, 4-13-14
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
10:40-42 > 6-29-14         11:2-11 > 12-16-12, 12-15-13
11:16-30 > 7-3-11         12:7 > 7-10 & 7-31-11, 8-11-13
12:50 =Mk 3:35:> 8-26-12, 6-16-13, 3-23-14, 6-7-15
13:31-33, 44-6 > 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             18:15-20 > 9-4-11
18:21-25 > 9-11-11              20:1-16 > 9-18-11
21:23-32 > 2-6-14                22:75 > 10-6-13
Romans 
2:15 > 3-2-14                      6:23 > 2-26-12, 9-30-12
8:14-25 >
2-17-13     8:29 > 7-14-13
9:5 > 12-22-13         
10:4-14 > 8-7-11, 2-17-13, 6-23-13
12:2 > 8-14-11, 6-17-12, 7-21-13

13:10 > 9-4-11 

16:7 > 12-23-12, 6-23-13, 4-20-14

Feb Mssngr: Self Respect
4-13, Palm Sunday: Say to Daughter Zion
4-20, Easter: The First Witness
4-27, Holocaust Sun.: Kept in Heaven
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)
Links to Steve's publishers:
Link to Steve's books at Liturgical Press                        Early Christian Writings (books etc.)
Link to my books at Wipf & Stock:
- Bullying in the Churches                                            See also Theosis, volume 2,
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The Family Metaphor in Jesus' Teachings                my article is on theosis in Jesus' teaching
- Theosis, volume 1

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

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