Resources on Good Works

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Topical Study on Work Work is not just something humans do to survive; it's an essential quality of what it means to be human. Without work, we tend to lose our sense of identity. When we almost instinctively ask someone we meet, "What do you do?" the question may represent too narrow a conception... Good Works Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/good-works Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Good works Source: The Spurgeon Center Charles Spurgeon preaches on Titus 2:14 and discusses the nature of good works, the origin of good works and the use of good works. Christianity is calculated to produce good works in the child of God. The Maintenance of Good Works Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-maintenance-of-good-works Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Good works , Sin , Grace of God , Grace Source: The Spurgeon Center Charles Spurgeon preaches on Titus 3:3-8, "set[ting] before you the usefulness, the benefit, yea, and the absolute necessity for our abounding in good works, if indeed we are saved by faith in Christ Jesus." Good Works Sermon Starter/Outline https://livingchurch.org/2017/02/05/good-works/ Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Works , Calling , Light , Salt Source: The Living Church This sermon starter based on Matthew 5:13-22 notes that "works matter. They are the direct and natural expression of one’s vocation as salt and light to the world." Doing Good Work Song/Hymn by Robert B Kruschwitz http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/182129.pdf Song/Hymn by Robert B Kruschwitz Topics: Good works , Creation , Environment , Ethics Source: The Christian Reflection Project This study guide by Robert B. Kruschwitz on Psalm 80:7-19 explores the ethics of caring for the world and the nature of good work. Kruschwitz provides discussion questions and a departing hymn ("Chosen in Creation's Plan"). What Are the Good Works God Has Prepared for Us? Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-are-good-works-god-has-prepared-us Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Work , Life , Faith , Daily Living Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Reflecting on Ephesians 2:8-10, Mark Roberts writes that Paul encourages us to learn to see our whole life, not just religious activities, as an interconnected series of good works offered to God. Bible Study: Hope, God's Protection, Good Works, and Changes Commentary/Exegesis by Josh Hosler https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-proper-21-c-2013 Commentary/Exegesis by Josh Hosler Topics: Money , Study , God's Will , Change Source: Sermons That Work With themes on hope, God's protection, good works, and changes, this Bible study resource gives passages that includes commentaries and questions (Jeremiah 32:1-3, 6-15, Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16, 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16:19-31). Saved for Good Works Sermon Starter/Outline by Kyle Fever https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fourth-sunday-in-lent-2/commentary-on-ephesians-21-10-3 Sermon Starter/Outline by Kyle Fever Topics: Good works , Works , Salvation , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Ephesians 2:1-10 reflects on how we've been saved for the purpose of good works. Saved For Good Works Not By Good Works Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/saved-good-works-not-good-works Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Good works , Salvation , Life Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reminds us of a crucial truth found in Ephesians 2:9-10: that salvation is closely connected to good works; we are not saved by good works, but for them. Reading Julian on Good Friday Article by Jason Lief https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2016/03/25/reading-julian-on-good-friday/ Article by Jason Lief Topics: Good Friday , Suffering , Power , Julian of Norwich Source: The Twelve Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor. Doing Good Works for God Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/doing-good-works-god Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Good works , God Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling In this devotional on Matthew 6:1, Mark D. Roberts considers what it means to do good works for God, suggesting the greatest reward in this life is knowing that we have delighted the heart of God. Good Works in Good Company Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/good-works-in-good-company Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Work , Good works , Good , Christ Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Song of Solomon 7:11-13, C.H. Spurgeon encourages Christians to live in close communion with Christ so as to draw strength, comfort, hope, and faith from him to love God and serve him.... The Good Work of the New Humanity Sermon (Complete) by Joel Shuman http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2017/05/good-work-new-humanity/ Sermon (Complete) by Joel Shuman Topics: Work , Good works , Pentecost , Witness Source: Ekklesia Project The lesson of Pentecost is that being witnesses to God’s reign is work--work that will include practices that make us as strange to our world as the first followers of Jesus were to theirs. Full Text Hymns on Good Works He Who Began a Good Work in YouPD
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Benediction: God who began a good work in you Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/benediction-philippians-1-9-11.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Faithfulness , Discernment , God , Knowledge Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst offers a benediction based on Philippians 1:6, 9-11; and 1 Thessalonians 5:24. "May God, who has begun a good work within you, continue that work until the day when Christ Jesus returns." Justification and the Works of the Law Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/asd/2014/11/05/justification-works-law/ Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Faith , Law , Righteousness , Justification Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this sermon from the Orthdox tradition, Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick uses Galatians 2:16-20 to challenge Martin Luther and consider an Orthodox understanding of the relationship between faith and good works. Work for Jesus Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/work-for-jesus Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Work , Jesus , Calling/Vocation , Ministry Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Matthew 21:28, C.H. Spurgeon focuses on the call of God to those whom he would send in response to his command to go and work for the sake of the gospel. Good Work Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2018/09/good-work/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald Topics: Women , Sexism , Gender , Dorothy Leigh Sayers Source: Ekklesia Project Anna MacDonald argues for considering the woman in Proverbs 31:10-31 as a paradigm for humanity, an example for people of every gender, instead of simply a model wife. What Should I Study If I Want Good Work? Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/what-should-i-study-if-i-want-good-work Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Work , Vocation , Creation Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Reflecting on Psalm 111, Mark Roberts writes that God’s work is indeed worth a lifetime of study. This endeavor will certainly enrich our understanding of God, add to our joy, and give meaning to our work.... Good Works Cannot Liberate Us Sermon Illustration by Johnny V Miller http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/march/3061807.html Sermon Illustration by Johnny V Miller Topics: Good works , Freedom , Illustration , Salvation Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration, Johnny Miller compares an untrue phrase written above the entry way of a Nazi concentration camp with the lie that one can earn their salvation through good works alone. Overcoming opposition in doing God's work Sermon Starter/Outline by James Plymouth http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=220 Sermon Starter/Outline by James Plymouth Topics: Work , Trust , Revival , Community Source: The African American Lectionary James Plymouth's sermon starter on Nehemiah 4:1-15 says that doing the work of God always generates opposition. We need spiritual revival to give us passion and energy to complete the good work. Do Good Work Commentary/Exegesis by Joel R White https://www.theologyofwork.org/new-testament/1-corinthians/do-good-work-1-cor-310-17 Commentary/Exegesis by Joel R White Topics: Work , Christ Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This commentary sees 1 Corinthians 3:10–15 as perhaps "the most direct statement of the eternal value of earthly work in all of Scripture." Earthly work done in a Christian manner can survive into eternity.