Resources on Deceit

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Topical Study on Deceit Deceit is the deliberate misleading of another by concealing, distorting, or contradicting the truth. Recognizing Empty Deceits Article by Michael Gillis https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/prayingintherain/2017/01/recognizing-empty-deceits/ Article by Michael Gillis Topics: Deceitfulness , Sexual orientation , Doubt Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Michael Gillis applies Colossians 2:8 to our contemporary world, warning against the empty deceits that are found there. Truthfulness Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/truthfulness Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Truthfulness , Truth , Deceitfulness , Hypocrisy Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Jeremiah 5:3, Charles Spurgeon contrasts deceit with truthfulness, both in Jeremiah’s day and in his own time. Stop Speaking Smooth Things Article by Ginger Gaines-Cirelli https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/8953/stop-speaking-smooth-things Article by Ginger Gaines-Cirelli Topics: Wisdom , Society , Social Justice Source: Ministry Matters This article seeks a bold prophetic vision that provides guidance for walking in God’s wisdom and way, one that calls out the oppression and deceit of the culture and assures that new life is available. Jacob Expostulating on Laban's Deceit Image by Unknown https://www.blueletterbible.org/images/Genesis/imageDisplay/llh_136_b Image by Unknown Topics: Deceitfulness Source: Blue Letter Bible A black and white image of Jacob expressing his anger toward Laban for deceiving him in marrying Leah rather than the agreed upon Rachel (Genesis 29:20-27). Addiction and Deceit Book Quote by Ken Bazyn http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7070 Book Quote by Ken Bazyn Topics: Gluttony , Addiction , Self deception , Sin Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Ken Bazyn comments on the dangers of gluttony and addiction, particularly the deceitfulness that almost naturally follows. Quoting a character from "Brideshead Revisited" regarding drunkenness, "Love of truth is the first thing that goes." Yes or No Sermon Starter/Outline by Matthew Kaderabek https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/54 Sermon Starter/Outline by Matthew Kaderabek Topics: Truthfulness , Swearing , Hypocrisy , Deceitfulness Source: ePriest In this prayerful reflection on Matthew 5:33-37, Matthew Kaderabek urges readers to be honest and sincere in their dealings with others, eschewing any form of hypocrisy or deceit. God's Sovereign Creation and Care Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy L deClaissé-Walford https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/second-sunday-after-epiphany-2/commentary-on-psalm-1391-6-13-18-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy L deClaissé-Walford Topics: Lectionary , God's Sovereignty , Assurance , Comfort Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Psalm 139 says that in any time, in any place where the faithful face wickedness, bloodshed, and deceit, the Psalm provides comforting assurance of God's sovereign creation of, and care for, each person. Truth Stumbles in the Streets Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/truth-stumbles-streets Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Truth , Politics Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling In this devotional resource, Mark D. Roberts reflects on Isaiah 59:14 exhorting Christians to speak and live truthfully at home and in the streets, especially during times when deceit in the political arena is widespread. Forgive Us Our Shortcuts Article by Nancy Lovell https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/forgive-us-our-shortcuts Article by Nancy Lovell Topics: Truth , Work , Lying , Life Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Often in life it seems like the best way forward is sideways, through some shortcut or another. Yet God calls us to take the honest path, unused as it might seem, rather than proceed by deceit. Ananias Image by Caspar Luiken http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=1653&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Caspar Luiken Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Ananias dies after attempting to hold money back from the community in deceit Ananias Image by Saint Jerome http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=9074&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Saint Jerome Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Ananias dies after attempting to hold money back from the community in deceit. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590) Research on Honesty and Deceit Sermon Illustration by Jerry DeLuca http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/april/3042808.html Sermon Illustration by Jerry DeLuca Topics: Deceitfulness , Lying , Illustration , Children Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration for 2 Samuel 11:10-15, 1 Kings 21:1-21, Romans 1:28-32, or Proverbs 6:16-19, Jerry De Luca describes an article showing that children want to learn the worth of honesty. Full Text Hymns on Deceit Deceit and Falsehood I AbhorPD
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Where Foxes Have Their Lairs Book Quote by Joseph A Komonchak https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/where-foxes-have-their-lairs Book Quote by Joseph A Komonchak Topics: Pride , Lent , St. Augustine Source: Commonweal "You can have pride and deceit dwelling in you, and then Christ has nowhere to dwell in you." Lenten reflections on Matthew 8:20 from the sermons of St. Augustine. Meet The Parents: Milking A Cat Audio/Video https://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/meet-the-parents/milking-a-cat Audio/Video Topics: Family , Deceitfulness , Lying , Parenting Source: WingClips “After previously lying to Jack about growing up on a farm, Greg is forced to fabricate a serious of lies in order to back up his original deceit.” Watch this clip of Meet the Parents addressing... Sapphira Image by Saint Jerome http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=9075&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Saint Jerome Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Sapphira dies while Ananias is being carried away for attempting to hold money back from the community in deceit. Illustration by Pierre Eskrich (ca. 1550-ca. 1590) Taking Time to Tell Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2018/06/01/614/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: All Saints' Day , Persecution , Martyrdom Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition on Wisdom 5:15-6:3, 2 Maccabees 7:20-29, Matthew 19:27-30, and Hebrews 11:33-12:2, Edith Humphrey offers praise the heroes and heroines of our faith for All Saints. All Beyond Thought! Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2019/08/28/all-beyond-thought-the-dismissal-resurrectional-theotokion-in-tone-2/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Mary , Liturgy Source: Ancient Faith Blog Edith Humphrey examines the biblical background to "the Dismissal-Resurrectional Theotokion in Tone two" in the Orthodox Church liturgy. Teach us to... Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/03/litany-of-confession-exodus-20-1-17.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Forgiveness , Confession , Teaching , Sin Source: Re-Worship Here’s a substantial litany of confession inspired by Exodus 20:1-17. Amy Loving petitions God for forgiveness for our ways of selfishness, deceit, impertinence, arrogance, small-mindedness, and wandering. Sport: Pool Sharks Book Quote by Peter Griffin http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=2998 Book Quote by Peter Griffin Topics: Deceitfulness , Gambling , Trickery , Quotations Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This quotation from "Sport: Pool Sharks" reveals the tactics employed by pool hustlers to separate dupes from their money. It is an example of trickery and deceit used for selfish gain. Psalm 32—Confession and Confidence Commentary/Exegesis by Marcus Hong http://iym.ptsem.edu/canticles14/ Commentary/Exegesis by Marcus Hong Topics: Confession , Gender , Works , Grace Source: The Institute for Youth Ministry - Princeton Theological Seminary Reflecting on Psalm 32 in the context of youth ministry, the author counsels that confession comes from our confidence in God’s love and forgiveness instead of focusing on our own works and accomplishments. Includes song recommendations.