Resources on God's Oneness

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Topical Study on God's Oneness God's oneness in Scripture and Christian tradition consists especially of three things: there is "one God, the Father" (1 Cor. 8:6); there is fourth-gospel oneness exhibited by the Father and the Son who are "in" each other and "one" with each other (John 17:20-22), united by their mutual will, work,... God and Jonah Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/jonah-and-gods-mercy/commentary-on-jonah-11-17-31-10-41-11 Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam Topics: God's oneness , God , Love , Compassion Source: Working Preacher The book of Jonah reminds us that God’s knowledge is beyond us. His acts of love extend beyond our imaginations. Hopefully, the church can find a way to emulate such acts of love. Commentary on Jonah... When God Seems Unjust Article by Brent A Strawn https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/3081/teaching-the-old-testament-when-god-seems-unjust Article by Brent A Strawn Topics: God's oneness , Violence , Wrath of God , Old Testament Source: Ministry Matters Discussing criticisms lobbied against the Old Testament (e.g., ethical dilemmas, Marcionism, etc.), this article by Brent A. Strawn on God's goodness explores answers that Christians have given to explain God's wrath and violence in the Bible. Square Pegs and Round Holes, Seeking Oneness in God's Creation Sermon (Complete) by Angela L Ying http://day1.org/779-square_pegs_and_round_holes_seeking_oneness_in_gods_creation Sermon (Complete) by Angela L Ying Topics: Love , God's Love , Ruth Source: Day1 Angela L. Ying shares her thoughts on what it takes to genuinely love someone. We can love another person when we know who we are—beloved of God. Mary Magnifies the Lord Sermon Starter/Outline by Judith Jones https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fourth-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-luke-146-55 Sermon Starter/Outline by Judith Jones Topics: God's oneness , God , Blessing , God's Will Source: Working Preacher Mary’s song magnifies the Savior who loves the whole world with a love that makes creation whole. God’s saving judgment is for all of us, exposing the pride that blinds us to our true condition. Pain's Gatekeeper Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/5865 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Prophecy , Prosperity , Suffering Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection A sermon outline by Arthur Landwehr on Jeremiah 31:31-34. Landwehr explores God's surprising habit of communicating through pain, which prompts us to seek salvation by listening for and doing the word of God. The Oneness and Allness of God, Part 1 Devotional https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/oneness-and-allness-god-part-1 Devotional Topics: Trinity , Theology , Faith Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling The oneness of God expressed in Ephesians 4:4-6 is core to Christian theology. How do you understand the oneness of God? How do you understand the Triune nature of God? God's Hidenness Article by Melissa Earley https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2016-11/january-1-first-sunday-after-christmas-day Article by Melissa Earley Topics: God's oneness , God's Will , God's Presence , Suffering Source: The Christian Century In moments of profound suffering God seems absent. He is not. He is hidden. The hidden God won't completely answer our questions. Isn’t that the point? Somewhere, deep in our souls, we know we cannot know.... Wanted: People Who Will Share Their God-Stories Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/5003 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Faith , Joy , Relationship , Witness Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Arthur Landwehr's sermon notes on Philippians 1:21-27 encourage people to share stories of God's blessing in their lives, using the apostle Paul as a model. No God But God Article by Robert B Kruschwitz http://www.baylor.edu/ifl/christianreflection/ChristianityandIslamStudyGuide1.pdf Article by Robert B Kruschwitz Topics: Cultures , interfaith dialogue , Islam (Concept) , Covenant Source: The Christian Reflection Project Although Christians and Muslims agree that God is One, they diverge widely on how that Oneness is expressed. This study guide leads a thoughtful discussion on the differences between Christianity and Islam. Did God Give Us the Coronavirus? Article by Kelly Edmiston https://www.christianitytoday.com/scot-mcknight/2020/may/did-god-give-us-coronavirus.html Article by Kelly Edmiston Topics: Suffering , Theodicy , Redemption , God's Presence Source: Christianity Today This article responds to the idea that God gave the world COVID-19 as means of teaching us something, arguing that, while suffering itself isn't redemptive, redemption in suffering comes from God's solidarity with us. Proclaiming God's Deeds in Gratitude Sermon Starter/Outline by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-21/commentary-on-psalm-1381-8-3 Sermon Starter/Outline by Rolf Jacobson Topics: God's oneness , God's Will , Name , Soul Source: Working Preacher "Giving thanks" Old Testament-style has less to do with some internal feeling of gratitude and more about thanking God by telling others what He has done. Like and unlike God Article by Edwin Woodruff Tait https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/like-and-unlike-god-127 Article by Edwin Woodruff Tait Topics: God's oneness , Church History , Creation , Philosophy Source: Christian History Institute This article introduces Dionysius' understanding of God's infinite transcendence and how his concept of hierarchy that emphasizes the fundamental difference between God and creatures influenced other thinkers in church history. How Reliable Are Promises? Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/487 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Hope , Fear , Christmas , Promises of God, The Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection A sermon outline by Arthur Landwehr on Isaiah 55:1-13. Landwehr traces the movement from despair to hope in the book of Isaiah, emphasizing the trustworthiness of God's promises, even when the future looks bleak. God's Perspective Sermon Illustration by John Ortberg http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2000/march/12371.html Sermon Illustration by John Ortberg Topics: God's oneness , Money , God's Will Source: Preaching Today An illustration by John Ortberg showing God's perspective, appropriate for 2 Peter 3:8. Declaring God's Protection on a Religious Pilgrimage Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/second-sunday-in-lent/commentary-on-psalm-121-5 Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach Topics: God's oneness , Pilgrimage , Psalms , Attributes of God Source: Working Preacher Identifying Psalm 121 as one of the "Songs of Ascent," Jerome Creach's commentary draws on the psalm's association with pilgrimage to discuss how God is portrayed as faithful, vigilant, secure and protective in a polytheist society. The Trinity Sermon (Complete) by Ignacio Castuera http://day1.org/675-sermon_for_the_3rd_sunday_after_pentecost Sermon (Complete) by Ignacio Castuera Topics: Love , Trinity , Intratrinitarian relations , Trinity Sunday Source: Day1 A sermon on Mark 5:21-43 declaring the importance of the doctrine of the Trinity to loving God and one another. Ignacio Castuera provides several images to help us understand God’s oneness manifested in three persons. A Questionable God Sermon (Complete) by William L Hawkins https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2002-08/questionable-god Sermon (Complete) by William L Hawkins Topics: God's oneness , God's Will , Power , Mystery Source: The Christian Century Juxtaposing Moses' inquiry about God's name (Exodus 2:1-15) with Jesus' question to Peter on his identity (Matthew 16:21-28), William L. Hawkins ponders the value of being uncertain on matters of divine mystery. An Order of Service Template for Celebrating the Lord's Supper Service Outline by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2017/02/liturgy-wcommunion-for-february-12-2017.html Service Outline by Thom M Shuman Topics: God's oneness , Epiphany , Liturgy , God's Will Source: Lectionary Liturgies This resource provides a template designed to assist worship leaders in planning a worship service celebrating the Lord's Supper. The Lord's Prayer and Its Relevance in Today's Context Article by Surekha Nelavala https://www.workingpreacher.org/culture/the-lords-prayer-and-its-relevance-in-todays-context Article by Surekha Nelavala Topics: Lord’s Prayer , Prayer , Culture , Father Source: Working Preacher Surekha Nelavala reflects on the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13). It bonds us into relationship with God, expresses praise and adoration, asks for "the values of God's rule," and emphasizes our relationship with others. On Humbling Ourselves Before God Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/on-humbling-ourselves-before-god Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: God's oneness , God , Grace , Sin Source: The Spurgeon Center With 1 Peter 5:6 as his text, C.H. Spurgeon warns that "the more pride enters into the Christian’s heart the less grace will enter there, and the more opposition from God will come there."