Resources on Thomas O'Brien

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Knowing YHWH Face to Face Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-october-29-deuteronomy-341-12-leviticus-191-215-18-1-thessalonians-21-8/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Exile , Israel , Torah , Leviticus Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien provides the cultural and literary contexts of Deuteronomy 34:1-12, Leviticus 19:1-2,15-18, and 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8, that help to understand those passages better. Forgiveness: Taking the Word to Heart Article by J. Randall O'Brien http://www.baylor.edu/ifl/christianreflection/ForgivenessarticleOBrien.pdf Article by J. Randall O'Brien Topics: Forgiveness , Jesus , Sin Source: The Christian Reflection Project In the article, J. Randall O'Brien explores the question, What is forgiveness? Why is it important (and difficult) for Christians to practice it? Obedience and Freedom Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-september-4-deuteronomy-3015-20-philemon-11-21/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Covenant , Exile , Obedience , Preaching Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien provides context for the Scripture lessons from Deuteronomy 30 and Philemon for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C, both of which deal with the theme of obedience. Jesus Follower Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-october-15-exodus-321-14-isaiah-251-9-and-philippians-41-9/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Covenant , Eschatology , Community , Disagreement Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien gives context and commentary on Exodus 32:1-14; Isaiah 25:1-9; and Philippians 4:1-9. Commentary on Exodus 20:1-17 and 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2018-march-4-exodus-201-17-and-1-corinthians-118-25/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Wisdom , Cross , Covenant Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien points out the covenantal nature of the Decalogue (Exodus 20:17). He describes Paul's view that God's love expressed in the cross is a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Greeks (1 Corinthians 1:18-25).... Clay Pots Commentary/Exegesis by Bill O'Brien http://www.religion-online.org/article/clay-pots-romans-81-11-matthew-131-9-18-23/ Commentary/Exegesis by Bill O'Brien Topics: Community , Sacrifice , Creation Source: Religion Online Bill O'Brien shares that disconnectedness is the greatest threat to our spiritual security, both in the here and now and in the hereafter. Oracles of salvation Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-november-19-judges-41-7-zephaniah-17-12-18-1-thessalonians-51-11/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Judges , Salvation Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context for Judges 4:1-7, Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18, and 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, explaining the cycles of judges and Josiah's reforms, and noting the themes of salvation and the second coming. Wisdom, Lament, and Perseverance Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-october-23-sirach-3512-17-or-jeremiah-147-1019-22-2-timothy-46-816-18/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Apocrypha , Generosity , Lament , Perseverance Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Sirach 35:12-17, Jeremiah 14:7-10,19-22, and 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18, particularly noting the development of the book of Sirach, or Ecclesiasticus. Witness to Authority Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-august-6-exodus-3429-35-2-peter-113-21/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Transfiguration , Ten Commandments , Jesus Christ, authority of , Witness Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien comments on Exodus 34:29-35 and 2 Peter 1:13-21, noting how both texts feature "eyewitness" accounts of events that speak to the authority of God (and the authoritative nature of the texts themselves). Wrestling with Faith Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-october-16-genesis-3222-31-2-timothy-314-45/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Names , Faith Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Genesis 32:22-31 and 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5, noting themes of naming, firmness of faith, and the inspiration of Scripture. Our Deliverer Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-october-1-exodus-171-7-ezekiel-181-4-25-32-philippinans-21-13/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Repentance , Jesus Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien provides historical context for Exodus 17:1-7; Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; and Philippians 2:1-13. Each of these passages presents a different "accent" on the larger theme of deliverance and redemption. Exhortations for Righteous Living Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-october-2-habakkuk-11-4-21-4-2-timothy-11-14/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Justice , Writing , Righteousness , Lectionary Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context for the Scripture lessons from Habakkuk and 2 Timothy for the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C, both of which show a concern for righteous living and conviction. Theophany and Transfiguration Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-february-26-exodus-2412-18-2-peter-116-21/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Transfiguration , Law , Theophany , Prophecy Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context, summary, and commentary on the theophany in Exodus 24:12-18 and Peter's account of the transfiguration in 2 Peter 1:16-21. In Context Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2018-april-1-acts-1034-43-isaiah-256-9-and-1-corinthians-151-11/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Resurrection , Holy Spirit , Gentiles , Apocalypse Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien explains the historical and literary context of Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, and 1 Corinthians 15:1-11. Clay Pots Sermon Starter/Outline by Bill O'Brien https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2005-06/clay-pots Sermon Starter/Outline by Bill O'Brien Topics: Grace , Creation , Law , Relationship Source: The Christian Century In this article on Romans 8:1-11, Bill O’Brien traces the history of humanity's relationship with God and shows how, in a disconnected state of broken relationship, there is no peace. Idols and Heretics Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-september-11-exodus-327-14-1-timothy-112-17/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Idolatry , Paul , Heresy Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers commentary on Exodus 32:7-14 and 1 Timothy 1:12-17, noting the human-like qualities of YHWH in the episode of the golden calf, and Paul's defense of his own authority. A Philosophical Friendship Article by Alvin Plantinga https://perspectivesjournal.org/blog/2012/06/01/a-philosophical-friendship/ Article by Alvin Plantinga Topics: Friendship , Philosophy , Liturgy , Justice Source: Perspectives Journal Alvin Plantinga offers an eloquent tribute to Christian philosopher Nick Wolterstorff, discussing his scholarly publications, his social concern, and his contribution to Christian Reformed church liturgy. Mass ad Digitalem Article by Fr. Patrick J. Welsh https://www.hprweb.com/2020/04/mass-ad-digitalem/ Article by Fr. Patrick J. Welsh Topics: Mass Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review This Catholic article reflects on the celebration of the Mass digitally during COVID-19 restrictions. Introduction to the Book of Acts Study Guide https://www.blueletterbible.org/study/intros/acts.cfm Study Guide Topics: Luke , Acts , Acts of the Apostles Source: Blue Letter Bible Introduction to the book of Acts from Blue Letter Bible, including discussion of authorship; date and location or composition; audience and purpose; themes and theology; literary style, structure, and other issues. Political Action Day Element of Worship by Sharon Lavern Fuller http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=294 Element of Worship by Sharon Lavern Fuller Topics: Politics , Justice , Worship Planning , Music Source: The African American Lectionary Political Action Day in the African American Lectionary is intended to facilitate political awareness for a more just society. This article provides ideas for responsive reading, singing, liturgical dance and other elements of worship.

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