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Proper 8 • Luke 9:51–62 • June 26, 2016
June 14, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment

Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the Text
9:51: This passage is the beginning of what is often called the travel narrative in the Gospel according to Luke. The passage marks a turning point in Luke’s account …

Proper 24 • Hebrews 4:1–13 (14-16) • October 18, 2015
October 6, 2015 – 9:00 am | One Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the pericope
The pericope urges Christians to believe God’s promise of eternal rest and to hold on to it by faithfulness.
The pericope is part of a passage that exhorts Christians …

2015 Theological Symposium – Schedule of Events
August 20, 2015 – 4:41 pm | 2 Comments
2015 Theological Symposium – Schedule of Events

The working schedule for “In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith,” September 22-23, 2015.

The Symposium Line Up: Day 1
July 29, 2015 – 11:19 am | One Comment
The Symposium Line Up: Day 1

The FYI for the first day of Concordia Seminary’s 2015 Theological Symposium, “In Remembrance of Me: Memory and the Life of Faith,” September 22-23.

Conversations on the Lutheran Confessions
January 20, 2015 – 5:09 pm | 5 Comments
Conversations on the Lutheran Confessions

On March 12, 2015, Concordia Seminary will host a special Conversation on the Lutheran Confessions.

Epiphany • Ephesians 3:1–12 • January 4, 2015
December 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
Notes on the Pericope
The Old Testament people knew that God had promised life and salvation to all nations (e.g., see Genesis 12:3 and Isaiah 60:1–6, the appointed OT lesson), but they did not know how …

Eschatology and the Islamic State
October 28, 2014 – 1:49 pm | 2 Comments
Eschatology and the Islamic State

Reflecting on ISIL, theology, and a lecture by Timothy Furnish.

Inaugural Lecture – Joel Okamoto – October 9, 2014
September 26, 2014 – 1:10 pm | 2 Comments
Inaugural Lecture – Joel Okamoto – October 9, 2014

“The Madman’s Time Has Come: Theology After the Death of God”

Easter Sunday • Acts 10:34–43 • April 20, 2014
April 8, 2014 – 10:00 am | No Comment

By Joel P. Okamoto
In this pericope, Peter portrays Christ’s resurrection as God’s vindication of his identity and his work. In the resurrection, God gives assurance that Jesus is Lord and the judge of the living and the …

New Calvinism and the News
February 17, 2014 – 9:31 am | 4 Comments
New Calvinism and the News

Putting the “New Calvinism,” and its interest in Luther and Lutherans, in context.