Resources on Greg Carey

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Prophecy grounded in history Article by Greg Carey https://www.christiancentury.org/blog-post/sundays-coming/prophecy-grounded-history-luke-222-40 Article by Greg Carey Topics: Hope , Scripture , History , Prophecy Source: The Christian Century Biblical prophesy is not about predicting the future. But like Simeon and Anna in Luke 2:22-40, we do well to interpret our present according to the sacred texts. Commentary on Luke 17:5-10 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-27-3/commentary-on-luke-175-10 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Faith , Discipleship , Luke , Slavery Source: Working Preacher Greg Carey’s commentary on Luke 17:5-10 acknowledges the difficulty of discipleship, struggles with the slave imagery in the text, and reflects on what humble faith and common discipleship looks like. She Existed: How Maya Angelou Changed My Life Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/5928-greg_carey_she_existed_how_maya_angelou_changed_my_life Article by Greg Carey Topics: Generosity , Truthfulness , Grace Source: Day1 In this blog, Greg Carey shares two things that he has never forgotten from the visit of Maya Angelou at Baylor University—and how her act of generosity changed his life. Jesus and the Torah Sermon (Complete) by Greg Carey http://day1.org/3880-dr_greg_carey_jesus_and_the_torah Sermon (Complete) by Greg Carey Topics: Obedience , Jesus , Law , Torah Source: Day1 Greg Carey discusses whether or not Jesus was a torah abiding Jew or whether he ignored the torah. He compares the book of Matthew and the book of Mark. Learning the Art of Following Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-10/commentary-on-matthew-99-13-18-26 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Jesus , Church Source: Working Preacher Greg Carey's commentary on Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26 suggests that a misguided hero complex may obscure how we see Jesus in Matthew's gospel. Jesus knew the art of following, something the church would do well to learn. The Pope, Non-Christians and the Bible Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/4978-greg_carey_the_pope_nonchristians_and_the_bible Article by Greg Carey Topics: Religion , Jesus , Salvation Source: Day1 Greg Carey looks specifically at John 14:6 and challenges the doctrine that Christ is the way to get to heaven. He calls two assumptions that Christians often hold into question. Jesus as Teacher Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-31/commentary-on-matthew-231-12-5 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Jesus , Law , Teaching , Gospel Source: Working Preacher Matthew’s Gospel emphasizes Jesus the unauthorized Jewish teacher who interprets the law under his own authority. The criterion for authentic teaching amounts to a fit between content and conduct. Commentary by Greg Carey on Matthew 23:1-12. Being Evangelical Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/5488-greg_carey_being_evangelical Article by Greg Carey Topics: Faith Source: Day1 Greg Carey explores what it means to be evangelical in this blog post. He highlights three characteristics, "sense of personal commitment, a warm, personal encounter with Jesus Christ, and a devotional openness to the Bible." I am making all things new Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/all-saints-day/commentary-on-revelation-211-6a-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Jerusalem , Renewal Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Revelation 21:1-6a, Greg Carey notes that the new Jerusalem is described as descending from heaven. Instead of escaping this world, "the saints inhabit a brand new world created right where they live." What Is the Core of the Gospel? Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/3699-dr_greg_carey_what_is_the_core_of_the_gospel Article by Greg Carey Topics: Kingdom of God , Work of Jesus Christ , Gospel Source: Day1 "What is your gospel?" Greg Carey discusses the danger of deducing the gospel to "Four Spiritual Laws" and the importance of proclaiming the good news that God's kingdom has drawn near. A Resurrection Church Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/third-sunday-of-easter-2/commentary-on-acts-312-19-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Easter , Healing , Church , Proclamation Source: Working Preacher What does an Easter church look like? Greg Carey's commentary on Acts 3:12-19 looks at several characteristics, including healing, proclaiming, and persevering. Occupy Jerusalem: How Jesus Got Himself Killed Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/3468-dr_greg_carey_occupy_jerusalem_how_jesus_got_himself_killed Article by Greg Carey Topics: Justice Source: Day1 In this article, Greg Carey explores the political upheaval that lead to Jesus' execution to show that following Christ requires the passionate pursuit of justice, not pious passivity. Jesus feeds his betrayer Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/maundy-thursday-2/commentary-on-luke-221-27 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Blessing , Grace , Bread , Food Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Luke 22:1-27, Greg Carey observes what a large role food and meals play in Luke's gospel. Not only does Jesus often take part in meals, but multiple parables refer to food. James and Paul Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/5458-greg_carey_james_and_paul Article by Greg Carey Topics: Scripture , History , Church History , Paul Source: Day1 In this article, Greg Carey argues that Paul was not the inventor of "Christianity" or the mission to the Gentiles, but rather he played an important role in decentralizing an established movement. The rich man and Lazarus Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-26-3/commentary-on-luke-1619-31-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Poverty , Parable , Lazarus , Death Source: Working Preacher Commenting on the parable of the rich man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31), Greg Carey discusses issues in interpreting a parable. For example, does this parable reflect Luke's literal view of what happens after death? The Key Passage in Church LGBTQ Debates Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/5599-greg_carey_the_key_passage_in_church_lgbtq_debates Article by Greg Carey Topics: Sexuality , Church , Morality , Sexual orientation Source: Day1 This article by Greg Carey takes a close exegetical read at Romans 1:18-32 and its implications for a faithful sexual ethic in the contemporary church. Spotlight and Down-Low Jesus Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/palm-sunday/commentary-on-luke-1929-44 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Peace , Jesus , Commentary , Conflict Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Luke 19:29-44 explores the Pharisees' response to Jesus from two perspectives: literary and pastoral. Biblical Scholarship: What's It Good For? Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/4913-greg_carey_biblical_scholarship_whats_it_good_for Article by Greg Carey Topics: Education , Scripture , Sexuality , LGBTQ Source: Day1 Biblical scholars don't solve the question for the churches, writes NT professor Greg Carey, but they do ask questions that further the conversation. The Sheep That Are Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/christ-the-king/commentary-on-matthew-2531-46-7 Commentary/Exegesis by Greg Carey Topics: Jesus , Good works , Judgment , Commentary Source: Working Preacher Well-worn pages of Matthew 25:31-46 are revisited in this commentary. In judgement Jesus simply speaks about realities that are, seen or unseen. Were the First Christians Rich or Poor? Article by Greg Carey http://day1.org/3307-dr_greg_carey_were_the_first_christians_rich_or_poor/3247-dr_greg_carey_imagining_the_first_christians Article by Greg Carey Topics: Church , Wealth and poverty , History Source: Day1 This essay by Greg Carey reflects on the diversity we encounter in the earliest Christian churches, addressing specifically whether the earliest Christians were primarily poor or wealthy.

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