(Selected) Publications by Gene R. Smillie in recent years
... and a few sermons

  Underlined articles and sermons  may be accessed to read or print by clicking on them


                 
Articles in Juried Professional Journals :
"Contrast or Continuity in Hebrews 1.1-2?"  
"Jesus' Answer to the Question of His Authority in Matthew 21"�  Bibliotheca Sacra October 2005
"The Other Logos" at the End of Hebrews 4:13�   Novum Testamentum (Brill) March 2005
Isaiah 42:1-4 in Its Rhetorical Co-Text    Bibliotheca Sacra January 2005
New Testament Studies (Cambridge University (U.K.), October 2005
"The One Who Is Speaking" in Hebrews 12:25� Tyndale Bulletin (Cambridge University) Nov 2004
"O Logos Tou Theou" in Hebrews 4:12-13�    Novum Testamentum (Brill) Oct 2004
"Even the Dogs:  Gentiles in the Gospel of Matthew" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society April 2002
"Caesarea By the Sea:  Why Was Paul Left There So Long ?"  [pending  2015]
Chapters in books:
One page reflections on each chapter of
Matthew,  Mark,  Luke,  John,  Hebrews, 1 Peter, 2 Peter
published in Travelers' Devotional New Testament  
(Christian Art Distributers, 2006)   94 pages
Character sketches of
Joshua, Gideon,  Mephibosheth,  Solomon,  Nehemiah,
John the Baptist,  Barnabas,  John Mark
published  in  Men's Devotional Bible  
(Zondervan, 2006)  18 pages
Character sketches of
John the Baptist, a Leper, Syro-Phoenician woman, Peter the Fisherman, Zaccheus the Tax
Man, Samaritan woman at the  well, Man born blind, Ethiopian Court Official,  Paul, John Mark
published  in True Encounters:
Finding God New Testament
(Livingstone: 2007)  10 pages
Short meditations on  Psalms 61-82, Isaiah 47-59, Daniel 3-12, Hosea 1-12, Mark 11-14, Luke 1-4, 1 Corinthians 1-9,  2 Corinthians 1-4,  1 Peter1-5
                                                                                                       published in Family Life Resource Bible      (Thomas Nelson, 2006)
                                   Short stories :

"Chance Encounter,"  "Hitchiker in the Rain,"  "The Big Wave,"   published in Along the Way (Meredith, 2007)

“Your Loss is My Loss,â€�  published in
Teen Along the Way (Meredith, 2007)
Missions:
"Is Theological Education 'Real Missionary Work'?"
Alliance Life Feb 1996
"Bush Rat Stew Theology"
Into All the World 2002
"Adaptors to Foreign Cultures"
Mission Today 1995
MP3 recordings of Sermons
"Active Waiting - It's Not an Oxymoronâ€�  Acts 1   
preached at Blanchard Alliance Church   June 2005
Serving Others When You Don't Feel Like It:  Jesus and the Syro-Phoenician Woman    Mark 7: 24-30
preached at Blanchard Alliance Church  June 2006
Genesis 1  Everything is Beautiful In Its Own Way�
Genesis 3  How in the World   Did We Get Into This Mess, Anyway?�
preached at Faith Alliance Bible Church  Jan 2006
preached at Faith Alliance Bible Church    Jan 2006
Back to Resumes
Reflections on
37 biblical miracles and oddities
published in Puzzlements and Predicaments of the Bible  (Simon & Schuster, 2008) 65 pages
"Taking the Short Step"   (on short term missions)
published in Gobal Mission Handbook     (InterVarsity, 2009)
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Ten brief daily devotionals in response to lines of songs
published in Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus  (Worthy, 2011)
                                  Book Reviews:

"Leading with Love" by Alexander Strauch,   published in Leadership Journal   January 2007

"
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes: Cultural Studies in the Gospels," by Kenneth Bailey, published in Journal of the Evangelical Theological
Society
, 2009
Boy, this is some really riveting stuff . . .
to hear
Andre the
Giant
make
rhymes
click here
I seem to generate mixed responses
Ephesians 6:19-20 "A Mystery for the Sake of Which Paul Is an Ambassador in Chains"    Trinity Journal Spring 1997
It was gratifying to recently see this picture
posted on Facebook by a young man in our
church who had waited 5 years after
college to go to seminary and then,
breathlessly excited to be there, he
happened to notice this book (among
others) on the Trinity library shelves . . . .
"A 'Difficult Word' in Hebrews 5:11" [Pending] 2016
The Kingdom:   It Grows Like a Tree   and Like Leaven in Bread Dough
preached at Lombard Bible Church September 2015
One Who Understand Us Perfectly    Hebrews 4:14-5:9
preached at Lombard Bible Church August 2015
Heaven  (What It Isn't)
preached at Lombard Bible Church September 2015
Heaven  (What It Is Like)
preached at Lombard Bible Church October 2015
"Set Your Sights on Things Above"
preached at Lombard Bible Church October 2015
"Why Is This Happening to Me?"  A man born blind     John 9
preached at Lombard Bible Church May 2016
"Even the Dogs" ... Jesus and a Needy Foreign Woman
preached at Lombard Bible Church August 2016
Matthew's Christmas Story:  4 ways God shows us what He is doing
preached at Lombard Bible Church  December 2016
Questions on Each of the 150 Psalms    Booklet of meditation     September 2016 Lombard Bible Church