Bread? or Crumbs?: A Collection of Sermons for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, and Pentecost

Bread? or Crumbs?: A Collection of Sermons for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, and Pentecost

by Reuben J. Swanson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781556351945
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/18/2007
Pages: 378
Product dimensions: (w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Reuben J. Swanson is a retired professor of New Testament and religious studies and an ordained Lutheran pastor. He is editor of 'New Testament Greek Manuscripts' and author of the series 'The Horizontal Line Synopsis of the Gospels.' His recent work includes Reflections on Biblical Themes By an Octogenarian (Wipf and Stock, 2007).

Table of Contents


Preface     ix
Bread? or Crumbs?: The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost-Mark 7.24-30     1
Noah and the Ark: The First Sunday in Advent-Matthew 24.37-44     13
The Leafing Fig Tree: The First Sunday in Advent-Luke 21.29-33     29
The Axe, the Tree, and the Fire: The Second Sunday in Advent-Matthew 3.1-12     43
Light and Darkness: The Third Sunday in Advent-John 1.6-8     55
Consider the Candle: The Fourth Sunday in Advent-Matthew 1.18-25     71
No Room in the Inn: Christmas Eve, 1983-Luke 2.1-7     85
The Weeping Rachel: The Sunday after Christmas-Matthew 2.13-18     99
The Lamb of God: The Epiphany of Our Lord-John 1.29-34     113
The Opening Heavens: The First Sunday after the Epiphany-Mark 1.4-11     127
From Water to Wine: The Second Sunday after the Epiphany-John 2.1-11     141
In the Power of the Spirit: The Third Sunday after the Epiphany-Luke 4.14-21     155
Blessed are the Pure in Heart: The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany-Matthew 5.1-10     171
The Dot and the Iota: The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany-Matthew 5.17-20     185
Blessings and Woes: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany-Luke 6.20-26     199
The Sun and the Rain: The Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany-Matthew 5.38-48     217
Three Booths, a Cloud, anda Voice: The Day of the Transfiguration of Our Lord-Matthew 17.1-9     233
The Glory of God: The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost-Psalm 19.1     249
Not a Sparrow Will Fall: The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost-Matthew 10.26-31     261
Peace or a Sword?: The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost-Matthew 10.34-39     275
Where to Find Bread?: The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost-John 6.1-15     289
A Journey into Faith: The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost-Matthew 19.10-12     303
Treasure and the Heart: Matthew 6.19-21     313
Friend, Go Up Higher!: Luke 14.7-11     325
Speak the Word!: Luke 7.1-10     335
A Man Had Died: Luke 7.11-17     341
The Least and the Greater: Matthew 11.2-19     349
The Alabaster Flask: Luke 7.36-50     357

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