Resources on Thomas O'Brien

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Joseph in Egypt, Return from Exile, Jews and Gentiles in Rome Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-august-20-genesis-451-15-isaiah-5616-8-romans-111-2a29-32/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Joseph , Paul , Gentiles , Exile Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien provides commentary on Joseph's time in Egypt (Genesis 45:1-15), Isaiah's encouragement to the Judeans as they return from exile (Isaiah 56:1, 6-8), and the relationship between Jews and Gentiles (Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32). Commentary on Genesis 9:8-17 and 1 Peter 3:18-22 Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2018-february-18-genesis-98-17-and-1-peter-318-22/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Covenant , Baptism , Suffering Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien defines a biblical covenant and calls the one between God and Noah (Genesis 9:8-17) the first covenant recorded in scripture. First Peter (3:18-22) presents Noah's flood as prefiguring baptism. Saving Sodom & Gomorrah and Judaizers in Colossae Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-july-24th-genesis-1820-32-colossians-26-19/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Genesis 18:20-32 and Colossians 2:6-19, noting Abraham's back-and-forth negotiations with a very human-like YHWH and Paul's warnings against rival ethical teaching. Choices Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-february-12-deuteronomy-3015-20-sirach-1515-20-1-corinthians-31-9/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Choice , Death , Life, Spiritual Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien comments on Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Sirach 15:15-20, and 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, noting the choice between life and death in Deuteronomy and Sirach, and the contrast between the spiritual and fleshly in Corinthians. Living in the Light Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-november-27-isaiah-21-5-romans-1311-14/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Exile , Sanctification , Prophets , Light Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Isaiah 2:1-5 and Romans 13:11-14, noting the themes of sanctification and the restoration of Israel. Both communities were called to live in the light. Walking Wisely with God Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-january-29-micah-61-8-1-corinthians-118-31/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Wisdom , Offering , Justice , Prophets Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context, summary, and commentary on Micah 6:1-8 & 1 Corinthians 1:18-3, noting that both passages emphasize living in wisdom and righteousness as a mark of God's people. Who Is the Messiah? Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-november-26-ezekiel-3411-16-20-24-ephesians-115-23/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Ezekiel , Israel , Following of Christ , Repentance Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien provides historical context for Ezekiel 34:11-24 and Ephesians 1:15-23. The audience of Ezekiel was becoming acutely aware of their need for redemption, while the Ephesians were working out what it meant to be Christ-followers. Abraham's Visitors and the Supremacy of Christ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-july-17th-genesis-18-1-10a-colossians-115-28/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Trinity , Humor , Jesus Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Genesis 18:1-10 and Colossians 15-28, noting the humor in Abraham's meeting with the three visitors and Paul's charge to steadfastness. Light to the Gentiles Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-january-8-isaiah-421-9-acts-1034-43/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Gentiles , Gospel , Prophecy , Epiphany Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context, summary, and commentary on Isaiah 42:1-9 & Acts 10:34-43, noting Israel's call to be a light to the nations, and Peter's realization that the gospel is for the gentiles, too. Endurance and Eschatology Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-november-6-pentecost-25-job-1923-27a-2-thessalonians-21-5-13-17/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Suffering , Theodicy , Theophany , Eschatology Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief summary and commentary on Job 19:23-27a and 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17, noting the endurance of Job and the contrast in Thessalonians between the anticipated eschaton and the present life. Grace and Peace to You Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-january-15-isaiah-491-7-1-corinthians-11-9/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Exile , Prophets , Thanksgiving Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context, summary, and commentary on the second Servant Song Isaiah 49:1-7 and Paul's greeting in 1 Corinthians 1:1-9. The Spiritual Person Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-february-5-isaiah-581-12-1-corinthians-21-16/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Wisdom , Exile , Spiritual Growth , Justice Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context, summary, and commentary on Isaiah 58:1-12 and 1 Corinthians 2:1-16, noting Isaiah's call to mercy and justice and the contrast between the spiritual and the unspiritual person in 1 Corinthians. Faithful Living and Hope Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-october-30-isaiah-110-18-2-thessalonians-11-4-11-12/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Writing , Lectionary , Preaching Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers concise commentary on the context of the Scripture lessons from Isaiah and 2 Thessalonians for the Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C, both of which offer a word of hope and exhortation. Doing Good Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-august-28-sirach-1012-18-hebrews-131-8-15-16/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Wisdom , Persecution , Hospitality , Faith Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers broad commentary designed to fit Sirach 10:12-18 and Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 into the larger contexts of their respective biblical books. A Signal for the Nations Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-december-4-isaiah-111-10-romans-154-13/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Exile , Messiah , Gentiles , Unity Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien comments on Isaiah 11:1-10 and Romans 15:4-13, noting that both the messianic expectation in Isaiah and Paul's exhortations to peaceful living are declarations that Gentiles may be part of the covenant community. The Day of the Lord Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-november-13-malachi-41-2a-2-thessalonians-36-13/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Prophets , Eschatology , Work , Apocalypse Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Malachi 4:1-2a and 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, emphasizing the coming Day of the Lord. Follower of the Law, or Follower of Christ? Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-july-10th-deuteronomy-309-14-colossians-11-14/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Law , Redemption , Discipleship , Justice Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers a brief context, summary, and commentary on Deuteronomy 30:9-14 and Colossians 1:1-14, noting themes of justice, knowledge of God, and redemption. Isaiah 50:4-9a and Philippians 2:5-11 Article by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2018-march-25-isaiah-504-9a-and-philippians-25-11/ Article by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Jesus , Isaiah , Philippians , Messiah Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O’Brien’s reflection on Isaiah 50:4-9a and Philippians 2:5-11 connects the idea of Isaiah taking the role of God’s servant with Paul’s description Jesus taking the form of a servant. Jacob, Solomon, and God's Providence Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2017-july-30-genesis-2915-28-1-kings-35-12-romans-826-39/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: History , David , Solomon , Providence Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers commentary on three scripture passages: Genesis 29:15-28, 1 Kings 3:5-12, and Romans 8:26-39. Resisting the Love of Money Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien http://www.scriptureincontext.org/2016-september-25-amos-61a-4-7-1-timothy-66-19/ Commentary/Exegesis by Thomas O'Brien Topics: Prosperity , Prophets , Lectionary , Preaching Source: Scripture in Context Thomas O'Brien offers context for the Scripture lessons from Amos and 1 Timothy for the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year C, both of which offer a word of caution against greed and love of money.

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