Resources on Blasphemy

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Topical Study on Blasphemy Blasphemy is defamation of God, whether by direct or indirect assault on God's holiness. Jesus Accused of Blasphemy Image by Christoph Weigel http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=392&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Christoph Weigel Topics: Blasphemy , Jesus , Art Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus is accused of blasphemy by his Jewish opponents and narrowly escapes stoning. Let Your Name Be Holy: The “B” Word Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2015/10/let-your-name-be-holy-the-b-word/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Blasphemy , Lord’s Prayer , Taking God's name in vain Source: Ancient Faith Blog Reflecting on the Lord's Prayer from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Michael Gillis looks at the Name of God and blasphemy. Jesus Accused of Blasphemy Image by Christoffel van Sichem II http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=109148&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Christoffel van Sichem II Topics: Blasphemy , Jesus Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive In this woodcut by Christoffel van Sichem II, Jesus is accused of blasphemy by his Jewish opponents and narrowly escapes stoning, as told in John 10. God also looks on from above. The Great Refusal Commentary/Exegesis by John F Kavanaugh http://liturgy.slu.edu/10OrdB061018/theword_kavanaugh.html Commentary/Exegesis by John F Kavanaugh Topics: Blasphemy , Power , Hell , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Mark 3:20-35, John Kavanaugh says that regardless of different interpretations, "blasphemy against the Spirit is a radical resistance to grace and redemption." The Blasphemer Image by William Blake http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/blake-the-blasphemer-n05195 Image by William Blake Topics: Blasphemy , Art , Leviticus , William Blake Source: BMW Tate This early 19th century painting by William Blake references Leviticus 24:16, depicting the son of an Israelite woman being stoned for blasphemy. When Someone Ticks You Off Devotional by Anthony Robinson http://day1.org/7266-tony_robinson_when_someone_ticks_you_off Devotional by Anthony Robinson Topics: Blasphemy , Persons , Anger , Discipleship Source: Day1 This devotion on John 10:33 challenges us to be diligent about examining ourselves by looking honestly at our own blasphemy before looking at (and judging) the blasphemy of others. Searching for Me with Pistols and Daggers Article by Daniel Scot https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/searching-for-me-with-pistols-and-daggers Article by Daniel Scot Topics: Evangelism , Persecution , Islam (Concept) , Witness Source: Christian History Institute Daniel Scot was a Christian mathematics professor in Pakistan. Because of his bold witness, fellow professors filed a case of blasphemy against him. Despite numerous death threats, he was eventually able to escape to Australia. Jesus Threatened with Stoning Image by Martin Bernigeroth http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=103234&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Martin Bernigeroth Topics: Blasphemy , Jesus Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus is nearly stoned by the Pharisees in the temple for blasphemy. Engraving by Martin Bernigeroth (1670-1733) after the design of Samuel Bottschild (1641-1707). Jesus Threatened with Stoning Image by Samuel Wesley http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=13880&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Samuel Wesley Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus is nearly stoned by Pharisees in the temple for blasphemy. Engraved by John Sturt (1658–1730) Jesus Before Caiaphas Image by David Martin http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=113107&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by David Martin Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This engraving by Otto Elliger depicts Jesus before the high priest Caiaphas, with the scribes and elders gathered around Him. Caiaphas tears his clothes and accuses Jesus of blasphemy after hearing Jesus’ response to his questions The Blasphemy of Predestination Sermon Illustration by John Wesley http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1998/december/4144.html Sermon Illustration by John Wesley Topics: Blasphemy , Predestination , Free Will , Gospel Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration for Luke 3:6, Acts 15:11, Romans 3:24, 1 Timothy 1:4, or Titus 2:11, John Wesley argues that the idea of predestination portrays Jesus as a hypocrite and a deceiver. No Church Without Christ Sermon Illustration by G Campbell Morgan http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1997/december/3546.html Sermon Illustration by G Campbell Morgan Topics: Blasphemy , Hypocrisy , Church , Illustration Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration for Ephesians 1:22, a quote from G. Campbell Morgan argues that if the Church is not revealing the person of Christ, it becomes a blasphemy and a fraud. Full Text Hymns on Blasphemy The Saints Safety and Hope in evil Times; or, Sins of the Tongue complained of, viz. Blasphemy, Falshood, etc.PD
Awake, our souls, away, our fearsPD
Complaint of a general Corruption of Manners; or, The Promise and Signs of CHRIST's coming to JudgmentPD
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Learning Obedience Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2015/03/13/the-sunday-of-the-adoration-of-the-holy-cross-learning-obedience/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Obedience , Cross Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition on Isaiah 50:4-9, Mark 8:34-9:1, Hebrews 4:14-5:8, and Sirach 2:1-9, Edith Humphrey introduces the Sunday of The Adoration of the Cross by focusing on learning obedience. The Stoning of Stephen Image by Martin Luther http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=139294 Image by Martin Luther Topics: Martyr , Art , Martin Luther Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This sixteenth-century woodcut depicts Acts 7, where the Jews stone Stephen for blasphemy, making him the first martyr. Identity Confusion Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/280 Devotional Topics: Joy , Goodness , Jesus , Identity Source: ePriest This reflection on Mark 3:22-30 about Jesus being accused of being possessed challenges us to accept change, especially the change that Christ brings, without misidentifying it as something to be feared. Sermon Ideas for the Working Preacher Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/sb421-second-sunday-after-pentecost-ordinary-10 Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Blasphemy , Preaching , Ordinary Time , Exegesis Source: Working Preacher This podcast features a discussion on the exegesis and exposition of various texts from the Old and New Testaments. The discussion includes a helpful conversation about the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit in Mark 3:29. The Beauty of the Glory of the One God Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan http://torch.op.org/torch/the-beauty-of-the-glory-of-the-one-god Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan Topics: Jesus , Trinity , Divinity of Christ Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this Trinity Sunday sermon, Columba Ryan reflects on Christianity's exclusive claim that Jesus is God the Son—a person who is both distinctive and of one union with the Father and Holy Spirit in perfect love. From the Upper Room to the Cross Service Outline by Robert M Thompson https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1998/upper-room-cross-service-including-drama-footwashing-and-communion Service Outline by Robert M Thompson Topics: Crucifixion , Maundy Thursday , Liturgy , Passion Source: Reformed Worship This Maundy Thursday worship service culminates in a dramatized retelling of the last supper and a dramatic reading of our Lord’s suffering in the final hours before the death on the cross. Fidelity to the Holy Spirit’s Inspirations Devotional by James Swanson https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1451 Devotional by James Swanson Topics: Blasphemy , Sin , Witness , Truth Source: ePriest Acknowledging Christ can be so difficult especially when under threat, but Fr. James Swanson reminds us that that we are loved by God and when we accept him everything can be forgiven. A Spanish translation included. Jesus comes home Commentary/Exegesis by James Boyce https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-10-2/commentary-on-mark-320-35-2 Commentary/Exegesis by James Boyce Topics: Blasphemy , Family , Kingdom of God , Mystery Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Mark 3:20-35, James Boyce notes the irony that when Jesus came home, his family wanted to restrain him and the religious authorities claimed that he was making use of demonic powers.