Alex A Gondola Jr.'s God's Plumb Line: Preaching From the Not-So-Minor Prophets PDF

By Alex A Gondola Jr.

The Hebrew prophets have been truth-tellers, referred to as to proclaim God's observe to the folk in their personal generations. during this e-book of sermons Alex Gondola is a truth-teller, wearing at the prophetic culture through bringing the penetrating message of the Minor Prophets to undergo on our twenty-first-century American context. in the course of the author's use of paraphrase, the telling of reports and his personal pastoral interpretation, God's judging and redeeming notice spoken via the prophets comes alive in those sermons and demanding situations us to be bearers of justice and righteousness in our personal time and tradition. I hugely suggest this booklet of sermons for studying and reflection.
Rev. Dr. Steve Rettenmayer
college Member of the Jerusalem heart for Biblical Studies

A scholar and instructor of the note for almost 4 many years, Alex Gondola presents a unprecedented glimpse into the lives of the minor prophets, reminding us of God's constant instructions of affection, justice, and repentance. As Gondola uncovers the phrases of the minor prophets, he conscientiously indicates us find out how to attach their prophetic ministries to our smooth lives. "If God measured our domestic existence opposed to the plumb line of God's be aware, may God locate us in need of -- in need of extra of the recognition, tolerance, and persistence we're purported to give?" this is often the query Gondola comes again to time and again all through his exam of the minor prophets, and as we trip again in time with him all through this lectionary, we start to appreciate that the phrases of the minor prophets carry profound impact towards shaping us as Christ-followers.

God's Plumb Line: Preaching from the Not-So-Minor-Prophets is a portal packed with perception and problem, reminding us to "drink so deeply on the good of worship that justice rolls down like water and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream." additionally integrated for every bankruptcy are hymn feedback, kid's lesson feedback, dialogue questions, and an Annotated Bibliography.

Alex A. Gondola Jr. served as an affiliate Pastor, Pastor, and Senior Pastor in United Church of Christ congregations on the grounds that 1975. He retired in 2011 and at the moment is period in-between Pastor on the First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) in Milford, New Hampshire. A graduate of Allegheny university (B.A.), Andover Newton Theological institution (M.Div.), and Colgate Rochester Divinity institution (D.Min.), Gondola additionally has studied at Hartford Seminary and the recent collage of Divinity of the college of Edinburgh (Scotland). he's the writer of Come As You Are, Don't put out of your mind The Child, Holidays Are Holy Days, Pray Like This... (CSS), and diverse articles. He additionally contributed seven stewardship sermons to the CSS anthology From each Angle.

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