Author: Dale A. Brueggemann
Jesse Tree 5. “Abraham’s Obedience”
“Abraham’s Obedience” in offering Isaac looked like the “Jesse Tree” would never even taken root, but God was faithful to provide a sacrifice.
Jesse Tree 4. “Abrahamic Promise”
“Abrahamic Promise,” a covenantal watershed that assures the fulfillment of the messianic hope that we trace through the “Jesse Tree”
Jesse Tree 3. “Noah’s Flood”
“Flood,” a dramatic act of judgment and deliverance toward the beginning of the “Jesse Tree” story line of messianic hope.
Jesse Tree 2. “Original Sin”
“Original Sin,” the second installment in the Advent series of blogs on the “Jesse Tree.” The fall into sin awakened the need and hope for a redeemer.
Jesse Tree 1. “Creation”
“Creation,” the opening segment in the Advent series tracing the messianic hope through the “Jesse Tree.”
Wisdom from Chrysostom
Chrysostom De incomp. 7:6
A foretaste of Christmas
Jesus erased the curse, he triumphed over death, he opened paradise. He struck down sin, he opened wide the vaults of the sky…
Rescue the Perishing (James 5:19–20)
A homiletical reflection on how Paul’s love poem (1 Cor 13:4-7) defines the dynamic of our ministry of reconciliation (2 Cor 5:18).
Defining the Big Picture (Part 3)
Blog 3 of 3 on “Defining the Big Picture” of biblical theology by Christological exposition, focusing on how the OT looks forward to Christ.
Defining the Big Picture (Part 2)
Blog 2 of 3 on “Defining the Big Picture” of biblical theology by Christological exposition that follows OT motiifs up through their fulfillment through Christ.