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In Season and Out: Sermons for the Christian Year

ISBN: 9781683592914


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In Season and Out

Grow in the Scriptures throughout the church year with David deSilva as your mentor.

Beginning with Advent and moving through the church year, David deSilva brings his years of experience as a biblical scholar to the church in the form of sermons delivered to his home congregation throughout the church year, now adapted into a thoughtful and inspiring collection of reflections.

These reflections will inform and inspire your understanding of Scripture, written with Dr. deSilva’s characteristic warmth and wisdom. In Season and Out makes for excellent devotional reading that will feed saints both in front of and behind the pulpit.

Praise for In Season and Out inspiring collection of heartfelt exhortations from a scholar-pastor.

–Ivor Poobalan, Principal, Colombo Theological Seminary, Sri Lanka; Co-Chair, Theology Working Group of the Lausanne Movement

...refreshing sermons for their clarity and constancy in articulating the call to follow the living Word as mediated by the church’s worship of God through the Christian year.

–Michael Pasquarello III, Beeson Professor of Methodist Divinity, Beeson Divinity School, Samford University


  • Part One: Sermons for Liturgical Seasons
    • Our Wake-Up Call (Advent)
    • A Messiah Nobody Expected (Advent)
    • A Mother for God’s Son (Advent)
    • Prepare Him Room (Christmas)
    • Living into Baptism (Baptism of Our Lord)
    • A Necessary Spoiler (Transfiguration)
    • The Divine Source Code (Lent)
    • Letting in the Light (Lent)
    • How Far Is Enough? (Palm Sunday)
    • A New Commandment (Maundy Thursday)
    • Living Like You’ll Live Forever (Easter)
    • Our Great High Priest (Ascension)
    • Should We Let Him In? (Pentecost)
    • New Spirit, New Heart (Pentecost)
    • An Unfailing Endowment (Pentecost)
    • A New Pentecost (Pentecost)
    • The Arithmetic of God (Trinity Sunday)
    • A Surprisingly Satisfying Spread (World Communion Sunday)
    • Who’s Watching You Run? (All Saints)
    • Just Remember Who’s Boss (Christ the King)
  • Part Two: Sermons for Ordinary Time
    • God’s Bottom-Line Performance Metrics
    • Jesus Christ, Investment Planner
    • From Consumers to Producers
    • Faith Is Just the Beginning
    • The Least Valued, the Most Honored
    • The Lord’s Prayer, the Disciples’ Pledge
    • Knowing Christ
    • Growing More Like Christ
    • Going to Serve Christ

Product Details

  • Title: In Season and Out: Sermons for the Christian Year
  • Author: David A. deSilva
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Pages: 256
  • Format: Logos Digital, Paperback
  • Trim Size: 5x8
  • ISBN: 9781683592914

About David A. deSilva

David A. deSilva (PhD, Emory University) is Trustees’ Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Greek at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio. He is ordained in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and has written numerous books, including An Introduction to the New Testament; Honor, Patronage, Kinship and Purity; and Sacramental Life: Spiritual Formation through the Book of Common Prayer.

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