Resources on Hardheartedness

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Topical Study on Hardheartedness Hardheartedness is an unwillingness or inability to be moved to love or joy or compassion or sorrow or any other religious affection. Am I My Brother's Keeper? Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/am-i-my-brothers-keeper Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Sin , Salvation , Love your neighbor Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Genesis 4:9, Charles Spurgeon asks what it means to be our brother's keeper. We must look to Christ as our example, since his life was "entire unselfishness." The Strong One Driven out by a Stronger One Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-strong-one-driven-out-by-a-stronger-one Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Conversion , Pride , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Luke 11:21-26 by Charles Spurgeon, who contrasts temporary, false conversion with the true, lasting conversion that comes through God's grace. Forgive and You Will Be Forgiven Article by Kenneth M Dos Santos https://www.hprweb.com/2020/06/forgive-and-you-will-be-forgiven/ Article by Kenneth M Dos Santos Topics: Forgiveness , Grace , Reconciliation , Confession Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Using the parable of the prodigal (Luke 15:11-32) as an example, this article by Kenneth Dos Santos discusses Catholic doctrine and practice in regard to sin, confession, penance, and forgiveness. For Palm Sunday Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/21783 Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Palm Sunday , Discipleship Source: Together in Worship This worship resource by Carol Penner offers a congregational prayer for Palm Sunday confessing the ways we have turned away from God's triumphal entry in our lives and expressing our desire to be faithful disciples. Jesus Had a Beard Sermon Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr http://day1.org/2158-jesus_had_a_beard Sermon Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Quarrelsomeness , Jesus , Intergenerational issues Source: Day1 Recalling a pastoral conversation between a minister and an old member of the parish about Jesus and the appropriateness of growing a beard, this sermon illustration by Kenneth Carter demonstrates hardheartedness in leadership and intergenerational issues. I and the Children Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/i-and-the-children Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Children , Father , The Love of Christ Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Isaiah 8:18, Charles Spurgeon highlights that Jesus owns and loves us even in our weakness. He also reminds us that Jesus and His children are called to be “signs and wonders." The Call to Commitment Sermon (Complete) by John Eckert https://www.hprweb.com/2018/10/homilies-for-october-2018/ Sermon (Complete) by John Eckert Topics: Homilies , Marriage , Law , Commandments Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review John Eckert preaches on marriage from Mark 10:2-16, on the rich young man from Mark 10:17-30, on fame from Mark 10:35-45 and on Bartimaeus from Mark 10:46-52. The Family: Expanded Sacrament Article by John McDermott http://www.hprweb.com/2015/09/the-family-expanded-sacrament/ Article by John McDermott Topics: Sexuality , Family , Marriage , Love Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Describing the sacrament of marriage as a means of participating in divine love, this article by John McDermott discusses the manifestation of love through commitment, self-emptying, procreation and family. The Church as a Company of Nomads Article by Barry Harvey http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/106708.pdf Article by Barry Harvey Topics: Eschatology , Apocalypse , Exile Source: The Christian Reflection Project This article by Barry Harvey examines how early Christians, steeped in the apocalyptic imagination of post-exilic Judaism, saw themselves as a company of nomads. Today's Church should celebrate the same vision through worship and service. Palm Sunday Responsive Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/03/palm-sunday-congregational-prayer-1/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Prayer , Mercy , Palm Sunday , Power Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a responsive prayer for Palm Sunday. "Believing our problems are too deep for you, we have underestimated your power." 'Klan Whisperer' Dismantles White Supremacy through Conversation Sermon Illustration by Jelani Greenidge http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2018/january/2010118.html Sermon Illustration by Jelani Greenidge Topics: Conversation , Enemies , Illustration , Reconciliation Source: Preaching Today This sermon illustration for Proverbs 15:1, Matthew 5:44, or Luke 6:27-28 demonstrates how non-judgmental listening can break down walls and how relationships can soften hardheartedness between enemies. Moses’ Anger Article by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/moses-anger Article by Mark D Roberts Topics: Anger , Compassion Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts reflects on Exodus 11:8, analyzing Moses’ compassionate anger toward Pharaoh's hard heart. Full Text Hymns on Hardheartedness O God, whose thoughts are brightest lightPD
A Servant Spirit Article by Dale J Cooper http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/coops-column-generous-humility-and-compassion-a-servant-spirit Article by Dale J Cooper Topics: Compassion , Humility , Holy Spirit , Generosity Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship In this sixth of a series of meditations on the marks of the Holy Spirit on the lives of Christians according to English Puritan Christians we focus on generous humility and compassion: a servant spirit. Holy Week: Hear Our Prayer Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/congregational-prayer-holy-week.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Mercy , Holy Week , Congregation Source: Re-Worship A congregational, pastoral prayer for Holy Week. Images of God's road and ours intertwine as we consider and pray for grateful hearts, helpful hands, and the grace to be Jesus' faithful companions. Circumcision and the Crucifixion Article by Maggie Willson https://www.hprweb.com/2019/06/circumcision-and-the-crucifixion/ Article by Maggie Willson Topics: Heart , Circumcision , Israel , Faith Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review This Catholic article looks at circumcision as more than the cutting itself. God also refers to circumcision of the heart, and Moses of the lips. It's Not About You! Article by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/its-not-about-you-0 Article by Mark D Roberts Topics: Selfishness Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This resource from The High Calling explores the link between faith and work. As we grow in Christ, we become less wrapped up in ourselves and more invested in the work of God's kingdom. The Good Samaritan Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/the-good-samaritan-seeing-doing Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Hardheartedness , Parables , Good works , Moral Theology Source: Working Preacher This commentary on the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) argues that while this parable is often interpreted in a moralistic way, its true focus is about receiving new vision through faith. Judah's Compassion Article by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/judahs-compassion Article by Mark D Roberts Topics: Compassion , Joseph Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Judah knew how much his father would suffer if Benjamin were seized, and he had compassion for his father. Why Not You? Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2938-dr_thomas_lane_butts_why_not_you Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Hardheartedness , Hypocrisy , Neglect , Compassion Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts observes that Jesus seldom used generalities when addressing societal ills or individual sins. There is a frightening particularity that runs like a thread through the whole Bible: Why not you? Jonah: Changing Course Sermon (Complete) by Peter W Marty http://day1.org/3861-dr_peter_marty_jonah_changing_course Sermon (Complete) by Peter W Marty Topics: Hardheartedness , Change , God's Love , Listening to God Source: Day1 In this sermon on Jonah 3:1-10, Peter Marty considers the difficulty Jonah experienced having to change his mind about the Ninevites and encourages the audience to be open to letting God's love change our perspectives.