Resources on Confession of Faith

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Topical Study on Confession of Faith To confess faith is to join others in publicly avowing belief or trust, usually in someone divine ("I believe in God the Father, Almighty"). In a secular culture, confessions of faith may be fantasy, heresy, idolatry, or commercial blather, but for Christians they are serious business. They put faith "out... Faith and Dependence on God Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-psalm-251-10-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach Topics: Faith , God's Faithfulness , Commentary , Psalms Source: Working Preacher Psalm 25 is a model prayer, based on the cries of individuals to God in earlier psalms. It indicates how important it is regularly to recite words that call us to faith and dependence on God. Confession of Faith, Eucharist, and Martyrdom Article by Abraham Mar Julios http://www.hprweb.com/2017/09/confession-of-faith-eucharist-and-martyrdom/ Article by Abraham Mar Julios Topics: Death , Persecution , Witness , Martyr Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review An article by Bishop Abraham Mar Julios exploring the question of how persecution and martyrdom serve God's kingdom. Julios, using Scripture and patristic source, relates martyrdom to the essential of confessing our faith. Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation Sermon Starter/Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/lent-planning-guide Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Lent , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Confession of Sin Illustrated by Two Murder Cases Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/confession-of-sin-illustrated-by-the-cases-of-dr-pritchard-and-constance-kent Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Confession , Guilt , Sin , Mercy Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Psalm 32:5, Charles Spurgeon cites two murder cases, one illustrating an honest and sincere confession of guilt, and the other a refusal to take responsibility. Grace - The One Way of Salvation Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/grace-the-one-way-of-salvation Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Confession , Grace , Sin , Salvation Source: The Spurgeon Center 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon characterizes Peter's words in Acts as an apostolic confession of faith that may also serve as statement of faith for both the converted, moral man and the great sinner when converted. Affirmation of Faith Sermon Starter/Outline by J. Clinton McCann https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-13-3/commentary-on-psalm-16-6 Sermon Starter/Outline by J. Clinton McCann Topics: Faith , Trust , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Psalm 16 links it to Psalm 15, suggesting it as an affirmation of faith following the entrance liturgy of Psalm 15. The Power of Remembering Jesus Christ Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/asd/2019/02/10/the-power-of-remembering-jesus-christ/ Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Memory , Kingdom of God Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this homily on 2 Timothy 2:1-10 from the Orthodox tradition, Andrew Stephen Damick examines the power of memory, suggesting that remembering Jesus Christ shapes us for the Kingdom of God. So Little Faith Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/so-little-faith Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D Roberts Topics: Faith , Fear , Power Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This devotional on Matthew 8:26 considers faith, suggesting that our confession of faith might be correct, but our hearts can lag behind when the storms of life threaten us. The Bunkum of 'Biblical Creation' Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick W Schmidt http://day1.org/7626-frederick_schmidt_the_bunkum_of_biblical_creation Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick W Schmidt Topics: Creation , Scripture , Creationism , Science Source: Day1 This is a commentary on Genesis 1 criticizing creationism. It suggests the writer of Genesis is not writing a history of creation, but offering a "confession of faith" in the primacy of the God of Israel. The Hearing of Faith Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-hearing-of-faith Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Faith , Trust , Law , Salvation Source: The Spurgeon Center As the seal of God's favor, the Holy Spirit makes us alive so that we're saved from death in sin, from the love of sin, from the power of sin, and from the terror of sin. Confession of Faith Element of Worship by Keith Lohman https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1991/confession-faith Element of Worship by Keith Lohman Topics: Faith , Confession , Apostles' Creed , Witness Source: Reformed Worship Keith Lohman offers a responsive confession of faith, based on the Apostles' Creed. The statements of the creed are interspersed with relevant scripture passages. Faith in the Real Word Sermon Starter/Outline by Erik Heen https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-19-3/commentary-on-hebrews-111-3-8-16-3 Sermon Starter/Outline by Erik Heen Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , World , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 considers faith in the real world, a world made visible by those who are drawn into the very heart of God by the divine work of faith in them Full Text Hymns on Confession of Faith O for a faith that will not shrinkPD
Alleluia! Alleluia!PD
Faith of our fathers, living stillPD
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Confessing the Cross Sermon (Complete) by Stephen Paul Bouman http://day1.org/719-confessing_the_cross Sermon (Complete) by Stephen Paul Bouman Topics: Faith , Confession , Death , Transfiguration Source: Day1 Confession of faith leads to the cross. Following Jesus requires giving God our lives so that God will give us renewed life. The Wonder of the Nature of Faith Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/with-every-good-thing-series-the-wonder-of-the-nature-of-faith-david-jesus-and-hebrews-11 Service Outline Topics: Faith , Memory , Gratitude , Belief Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Part of a series, this worship service outline on Hebrews 11 focuses on the nature of faith, and the rejuvenation of the faithful by returning to the foundational love of Christ. Suffering and Celebration Element of Worship by Mennonite Church USA https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20891 Element of Worship by Mennonite Church USA Topics: Faith , Birth , Fear , Grief Source: Together in Worship These words of confession address the challenge of "holding suffering and celebration together." Help us have faith, it asks God, that allows us celebrate life brought to us in Jesus, while longing, still, for justice. Confession of a Scrooge-like heart Element of Worship by Lawrence Moore https://worshipwords.co.uk/confession-of-a-scrooge-like-heart-lawrence-moore-uk-2/ Element of Worship by Lawrence Moore Topics: Confession , Faith , Prayer , Heart Source: Worship Words Lawrence Moore's prayer confesses the tendency to settle for "respectable religion" but also the longing for the "whirlwind presence" of God's Spirit. Faith! Say It! Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/4682 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Faith , Life , Meaning of Life , Jesus Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Sermon notes on 2 Timothy 3:14 and the meaning and nature of faith from the Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection. "Faith is the total framework out of which we live...rooted in what is heard...worthy of our living." Of the Holy Scriptures Article https://www.blueletterbible.org/study/ccc/baptist/Of_The_Holy_Scriptures.cfm Article Topics: Scripture , Creeds and Confessions , Bible Source: Blue Letter Bible Chapter 1 of the Baptist Confession of 1689 offers a conservative doctrine of Scripture and provides several scriptural references. It is a useful resource for sermons on the inspiration and authority of Scripture. Faith and Works Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/faith-and-works Commentary/Exegesis by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Faith , James , Salvation , Pride Source: Groundwork The Christians James was addressing in his letter seem to have forgotten what real faith was. On Groundwork we study James 2:14-26 to discover James' description of real faith and discuss how it applies to us. Faith That Makes Us Strong Sermon Starter/Outline https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/easter-season-2018-worship-planning-series/third-sunday-of-easter-2018-planning-notes/third-sunday-of-easter-2018-preaching-notes Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Faith , Salvation , Power , Healing Source: Discipleship Ministries These preaching notes on Acts 3:12-19 affirm that the power of faith in the name of Jesus can move us to confession, repentance, and baptism (or reaffirmation of baptism).