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Sermon Notes: Matthew 1.18-23 – The Incarnat...

Matthew 1.18-23. * Recap and intro. Matthew opens the New Testament by declaring that Jesus is a new Adam, who has...

Sermon Notes: Matthew 1.18-23 – The Incarnation
posted on: Mar 4, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Sermon Notes: 1 Cor 1.1-9 – A Letter for Our Times...

Text: 1 Cor 1.1-9. * Why 1Corinthians?  The book of 1Corinthians is about what it means and what it takes to be...

Sermon Notes: 1 Cor 1.1-9 – A Letter for Our Times, a Letter for Us
posted on: Feb 19, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Sermon Notes — Matthew 1.1-17 — The Book of the Ge...

Matthew 1.1-17 * Intro — Matthew’s bombshell. Matthew opens his gospel with a genealogy, which would seem to be...

Sermon Notes — Matthew 1.1-17 — The Book of the Generations of Jesus Christ
posted on: Feb 6, 2014 | author: Alan Burrow

Jesus and the Rich, Young Ruler (Mat 19.16-26)

Here are my exegetical thoughts on the famous interchange between Jesus and the rich, young ruler. (Matthew points...

Jesus and the Rich, Young Ruler (Mat 19.16-26)
posted on: Jul 15, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Valuing What Is Most Valuable (Mat 19).

As we have seen, Mat 19 is about the characteristics of the new faith community Jesus is raising up within Israel....

Valuing What Is Most Valuable (Mat 19).
posted on: Jul 12, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

The characteristics of the new faith community—mar...

In Matthew 19, Jesus moves out of Galilee into Judea toward Jerusalem. (Mat 19.1.) He is still beyond the Jordan and...

The characteristics of the new faith community—marriage and children. (Mat 19.1-15)
posted on: Jul 2, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

The First Characteristic of Great Faith (Mat 15.21...

For the context and setup for this post, read Believe and Eat! Like the Centurion of Mat 8.5-13, the woman of Canaan...

The First Characteristic of Great Faith (Mat 15.21-38).
posted on: Apr 2, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Believe and eat! (Mat 15.21-39.)

The theme of faith and unbelief runs throughout this text, as does the theme of Jew and Gentile, and the theme of...

Believe and eat! (Mat 15.21-39.)
posted on: Mar 19, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

Jesus, the Pharisees, and Defilement (Mat 15.1-20)

The backdrop. The Messiah is portrayed in the Old Testament as a shepherd king who provides for God’s people,...

Jesus, the Pharisees, and Defilement (Mat 15.1-20)
posted on: Mar 18, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

What is a parable? And why did Jesus use them?

To moderns, a parable is a helpful, illustrative story, but that is not what it is in the Bible. Hebrew parables...

What is a parable? And why did Jesus use them?
posted on: Feb 26, 2013 | author: Alan Burrow

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