The Cry of the Oppressed

The Cry of the Oppressed Exodus 3:1-12 January 11, 2009 Let’s begin this morning’s message by reading together from the Word of God, the book of the Exodus, chapter 3. We are picking up the story of God’s work among the Israelites about 400 some years after the death of Joseph. Moses has been born… Continue reading The Cry of the Oppressed

90 Days with Scripture: Jeremiah 31, The New Covenant

Friends, This is part seven in my series 90 Days with Scripture which coincides with our efforts at North Madison Church of Christ to read through the entire Bible in 90 Days. In this sermon, I focus in on the New Covenant that God promised through Jeremiah. The repeated refrain ‘this is what the Lord… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: Jeremiah 31, The New Covenant

Skycast: 90 Days with Scripture, The King: 2 Samuel 5-7

Friends, This is the audio version of my sermon in the 90 Days with Scripture series from 2 Samuel 5-7. The sermon is simply titled, The King. (The manuscript version is also published here at this blog.) The sermon is about 31:28, but goes fast. God bless. Soli Deo Gloria! You can download here: The… Continue reading Skycast: 90 Days with Scripture, The King: 2 Samuel 5-7

90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

Friends, This is the manuscript from part 6 of the series. We are reading through the Bible in 90 Days and at this point those who are participating are midway or so through the Psalms. This sermon, from Isaiah 60-66, is fairly simply and makes three major points–derived by scanning the entirety of Scripture from… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: Isaiah 60-66, New Heavens & New Earth

Jesus Explains Why All Things Must be Made New, Matthew 9:14-17

Friends, Here is text from a sermon I preached in July 2005. I see a lot of themes in this sermon that I am only just beginning to understand. In particular, this series of sermons was titled “ALL THINGS NEW.” I had no idea at the time where this would eventually lead, but now I… Continue reading Jesus Explains Why All Things Must be Made New, Matthew 9:14-17

Book Review: Fabricating Jesus by Craig Evans

I have just finished reading this book Fabricating Jesus: How Modern Scholars Distort The Gospels,  by Craig A Evans, distinguished professor of New Testament and director of the graduate program at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. The hardback copy I have from IVP (2006) contains 290 pages. These 290 pages are divided into 11 chapters,… Continue reading Book Review: Fabricating Jesus by Craig Evans