Resources on C. S. Lewis

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Excerpts from the Writings of C. S. Lewis Book Quote by C. S. Lewis https://www.reformedworship.org/resource/excerpts-writings-c-s-lewis Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: God , God's Presence , Faith , Fear Source: Reformed Worship A group of quotations from C. S. Lewis, with the general theme of knowing God, compiled by Vicki Verhulst Cok for an Advent/Christmas sermon series. C.S. Lewis on Need-Love Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=6937 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Love , Community Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A quotation from "The Four Loves" defending "need-love." C. S. Lewis normalizes it by using the example of a child turning for comfort to its mother and an adult who turns to their friend for company. C.S. Lewis on Patriotism Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=6998 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A quotation by C.S. Lewis from the "Four Loves" on healthy patriotism. He believes we should respect each other's love for country. C.S. Lewis on Manners Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7004 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Forgiveness Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In his book, the "Four Loves," C. S. Lewis shares an illustration of good domestic manners in Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy. After a rude interruption from his brother, Uncle Toby accepts an apology and moves on. C.S. Lewis on Morality Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7111 Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Morality , Humanism Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A quotation from C.S. Lewis' in "Mere Christianity" pointing to how it's not just about not hurting others, but not hurting ourselves as well because we belong to God. Insight: Caring for a Neighbor's Soul Article by C. S. Lewis https://www.plough.com/en/topics/faith/discipleship/insight-caring-for-a-neighbors-soul Article by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Assurance , Faith , God's Presence Source: Plough C.S. Lewis wrote to a former student, that we proceed to faith by acting as if we have it. Noticing dirt is the sign of God’s presence, it is important not to give up. The Folly of "Mine" Devotional by Tania M. Geist https://churchlifejournal.nd.edu/articles/the-folly-of-mine/ Devotional by Tania M. Geist Topics: Love , Folly , Gift , Identity Source: Church Life Journal Drawing on C.S. Lewis' "Screwtape Letters," Tania Geist writes about positive and negative aspects of the concept of "mine," considering that we belong to God and all that we possess is a gift from God. Apologists Article by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/5265-apologists Article by Frederick Buechner Topics: Faith , Doubt , Apologetics , Defense Source: Day1 Reflecting on a comment by C.S. Lewis, Frederick Buechner suggests that apologetic works necessarily reduce issues of faith to a defensible size. But "logic and plausibility are not the heart of the matter." C.S. Lewis on Courtesy Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7002 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Illustration , Ethics Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In the "Four Loves" C.S. Lewis notes the difference between “intimate and formal courtesy." Intimacy in formal gatherings is bad manners. Conversely, formality at home is equally bad manners. One behaves in accordance with the environment.... C.S. Lewis on Charity Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7122 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Charity , Morality Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this book quotation from C.S. Lewis' in "Mere Christianity" on charity, Lewis suggests we give more than we can spare; we should not let our comforts, luxuries, and amusements surpass our givings. C. S. Lewis Describes His Conversion Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/august/2082508.html Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Conversion , Change , God's Love Source: Preaching Today C. S. Lewis describes part of his journey, a reluctant conversion to theism, and how God graciously welcomed him like a prodigal son, appropriate for John 16:8, Revelation 22:17, and 1 Corinthians 1:9. C.S. Lewis on the Wonder of Our Resurrected Bodies Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/march/3030210.html Sermon Illustration by Lee Eclov Topics: Death , Resurrection , Eternal life Source: Preaching Today Lee Eclov cites C. S. Lewis' fictional conception of the nature of resurrected bodies to illustrate 1 Corinthians 15, 1 John 3:2, 1 Timothy 1:15, Romans 3:21-26, and similar passages. Full Text Hymns on C. S. Lewis O Thou, in Whose PresencePD
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C. S. Lewis Depicts Unbelief Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2001/may/13055.html Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis Topics: Unbelief , Creation , Singing , God's Will Source: Preaching Today How can we look at the world around us and not recognize God's creative hand? This illustration by C. S. Lewis shows the effects of unbelief. C. S. Lewis on Misplaced Desire Sermon Illustration by J. Richard Love http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2004/september/15488.html Sermon Illustration by J. Richard Love Topics: Joy , Offering , Holiday , Contentment Source: Preaching Today Quoting C. S. Lewis' sermon "Far Too Easily Pleased," this sermon illustration by J. Richard discusses how we overlook "infinite joy" in favor of lesser worldly pleasures (e.g., sex, alcohol, etc.). This illustration suits Isaiah 55:2. C. S. Lewis on Loving Our Earthly Dearest Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/august/1083010.html Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis Topics: Love , Idolatry , God's oneness , God's Love Source: Preaching Today A quote from C.S. Lewis on loving God more than your 'earthly dearest.' Appropriate for James 2:1-13, Luke 14:26, Mark 12:28-34 and other similar texts. The Problem of Pain Sermon Illustration by Lee Rhodes https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-pain/ Sermon Illustration by Lee Rhodes Topics: Longing , Suffering , God's Will , Pain Source: The Pastor's Workshop A collection of sermon illustrations on the subject of pain, from Philip Yancey, Kate Bowler, C. S. Lewis, and others. These reflections consider the way God is present with us in pain and suffering. Keep in the Proper Perspective Sermon Illustration by Stuart Strachan Jr. https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations-2/sermon-illustrations-perspective/ Sermon Illustration by Stuart Strachan Jr. Topics: Freedom , Vision , Wisdom , Knowledge Source: The Pastor's Workshop A collection of sermon illustrations from C. S. Lewis, Tony Evans, David Foster Wallace, and others on the difference that perspective makes. C. S. Lewis on God's Will Sermon Illustration by Ted De Haas http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2004/june/15382.html Sermon Illustration by Ted De Haas Topics: C. S. Lewis , Obedience , God's Will , Arrogance Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration for Isaiah 14:12-15 and Romans 1:18-32 quotes C. S. Lewis on the will of God and two kinds of people. "The Magician's Nephew": Spiritual Blindness Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2005/october/16160.html Sermon Illustration by C. S. Lewis Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , Cynicism , Hardheartedness Source: Preaching Today This illustration from "The Magician's Nephew" by C.S. Lewis describes how unbelief blinds us to the reality of God's glory, majesty, and creative power. Use it to illustrate John 12:39-40; 2 Corinthians 4:4, Hebrews 11:1-6. C.S. Lewis on Choice Book Quote by C. S. Lewis http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7126 Book Quote by C. S. Lewis Topics: C. S. Lewis , Choice , Heaven , Hell Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A quotation from C.S. Lewis' "Mere Christianity" on the human ability to choose in every decision to become a "heavenly creature" or a "hellish creature."

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