Sermons

saintly orations on the meanings of scripture

 

 

  • Genesis 1:27 - 2:22  —  the Adam & Eve belly button conundrum

  • Exodus 20:4-5  —   Second Commandment

  • Exodus 20:13  —   Sixth Commandment

  • Exodus 21:7  —  selling your daughter into slavery

  • Exodus 35:2  —  death penalty for working on the Sabbath

  • Leviticus 1:9  —  burnt offering aroma

  • Leviticus 11:10  —  unkosher shellfish

  • Leviticus 15:19-24  —  uncleanliness during menstruation

  • Leviticus 21:20  —  requirements for approaching God’s altar

  • Leviticus 25:44  —  on the purchase of slaves

  • 1 Samuel 17  —  David and Goliath

  • 2 Samuel 7:12-16  —  God’s promise: a Davidic dynasty forever

  • Job  —  God and Satan have a bet over bragging rights

  • Jeremiah 8:8  —  “the lying pen of scribes have made (the Law of The Lord) into a falsehood”

  • Ezekiel 20:25-26  —  God gives bad statutes and lifeless Laws

  • Jonah  —  an unlikely prophet and a repentant God

  • Matthew 5:28  — thought is a sin

  • Matthew 6:9-13/Luke 11:2-4  — the Lord’s Prayer

  • Matthew 9:9  —  the Apostle called Matthew

  • Matthew 21:18-22  —  the fig tree

  • John 18:38  — “What is truth?”

  • Romans 13:1-5  — disobeying your leader is disobeying God

  • 1 Corinthians 11:14  —  long hair is disgraceful

  • 2 Thessalonians 3:17  —  autograph/authenticity

  • Philippians 2:14  —  more Pauline control commands

  • Philemon — Paul supports slavery (and sentences someone to death)

  • James 2:10 — break one Law you break them all

  • Revelation 13:18 analysis of the “Number of the Beast” — what it isn’t

  • Revelation 22:18-19 — injunction against textual monkeying
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