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Sermon outline from 2 Samuel 11-12, a part of an assignment I have to submit with a research paper over the same text.

Sermon Outline: 2 Samuel 11-12 Objective: What does it mean to be the Lord’s servant? Does faithfulness include temporary spiritual amnesia? David has more in common with the Ammonites in 2 Samuel 11, than he does with Israel. Through the … Continue reading

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An update

The semester is over, I am done! I have 9 graduate hours left to complete my course work on a M. Div. I am ready to end this journey. My course load next term will be Greek II, NT Theology, … Continue reading

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Here’s a little sample of what I have been reading as of late, in preparation for my OT paper…

Barton, John. “Wellhausen’s Prolegomena to the History of Israel: Influences and Effects.” Pages 316-329 in Text and Experience: Towards a Cultural Exegesis of the Bible. Edited by Daniel-Smith-Christopher. Sheffield, Eng.: Sheffield, 1995. Birch, Bruce C., Walter Brueggeman, Terence E.Fretheim, and … Continue reading

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Review of the Historical Books by Richard D. Nelson

Richard D. Nelson provides a good introduction to the critical issues surrounding the corpus of literature known as the Historical Books or the Deuteronomic History, also known as Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Chronicles and Ezra-Nehemiah. Nelson, acknowledges that while the Bible, … Continue reading

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Enagaing God — Part 3

A couple of observations: Review ENGAGING God is a commitment of the whole self All your heart, all your soul, and all your mind Not a part-time, Wednesday and Sunday endeavor only ENGAGING God is a commitment of selflessness: Loving … Continue reading

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Engaging God — part 2

A couple of observations: Review ENGAGING God is a commitment of the whole self All your heart, all your soul, and all your mind Not a part-time, Wednesday and Sunday endeavor only ENGAGING God is a commitment of selflessness: Loving … Continue reading

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Enagaging God part 1

Our theme for the year here at Chisholm Trail, has been Engaging God. Our Sunday worship times and class times have helped us to delve into this topic. In September, I am working on a series gear specifically for our … Continue reading

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