Resources on Matthew 22:15‑22

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Caesar and Christ Sermon Starter/Outline by Lawrence of Brindisi http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/theword_journey.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Lawrence of Brindisi Topics: Image of God , Imitation of Christ , Pharisees , Justice Source: The Sunday Website If coins bearing Caesar's reflection belong to Caesar, then human beings bearing God's image belong to God. Commentary on Matthew 22:15-21 by Lawrence of Brindisi, a Capuchin monk and doctor of the church. Honesty as Sobriety Sermon Starter/Outline by Ronald Rolheiser http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/reflections_rolheiser.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Ronald Rolheiser Topics: Honesty , Sin , Lying , Truth Source: The Sunday Website In this reflection on Matthew 22:16, Ron Rolheiser explores the power of truth and transparency to keep our behavior in check. Rolheiser includes examples from the life of Henri Nouwen, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, and Martin Luther. The Innermost Truth Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Power , Consumerism , Idolatry Source: The Sunday Website In this reflection on Matthew 22:15-21, Gerald Darring asks who or what is our Caesar. Do we make a god of power, material possessions, security, or something else? We Belong Entirely to God Commentary/Exegesis by Lance Pape https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=2201 Commentary/Exegesis by Lance Pape Topics: Money , Taxes , Government , Image of God Source: Working Preacher Lance Pape’s commentary on Matthew 22:15-22 explains why the Pharisees’ question sets a trap for Jesus and reflects on inscriptions and image bearing as ways for Jesus to get at ultimate loyalty. Two Kinds of Righteousness Sermon Starter/Outline by Erick J. Thompson https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=3450 Sermon Starter/Outline by Erick J. Thompson Topics: Matthew , Goodness , Government , Righteousness Source: Working Preacher A commentary on Matthew 22:15-22. By calling attention to the different obligations we have, Jesus reminds us of the differences that exist for us as citizens of the state and citizens of heaven. Who Decides? Article by Kyle Childress http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2011/10/who-decides/ Article by Kyle Childress Topics: Idolatry , Separation of Church and State , Taxes Source: Ekklesia Project In this reflection on Matthew 22:15-22, Kyle Childress questions an unchecked loyality to one's country and argues that allegiance to God should take precedence. Render Unto Caesar Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/8052-weekly_sermon_illustration_render_unto_caesar Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Taxes , Money , Politics Source: Day1 This sermon illustration by Frederick Buechner on Matthew 22:15-22 is an excerpt from "Love Feast" about a fictitious man who decides to fill out his tax forms as though he is Jesus. To Caesar What Is God's Sermon Starter/Outline by John F. Kavanaugh http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/theword_embodied.html Sermon Starter/Outline by John F. Kavanaugh Topics: Politics Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 22:15-21, John Kavanaugh proposes that it is not so much the choice between two political parties that pulls us one way or the other. It is really a choice between Caesar and God. The God of Questions Sermon Starter/Outline by James C. Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/8477/weekly-preaching-october-22-2017 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C. Howell Topics: Trinity , Mystery , God's Presence , Sovereignty of God Source: Ministry Matters In this relfection on preaching Exodus 33:12-23 and Matthew 22:15-22, James Howell focuses on how asking questions is deeply good. God's mystery does not keep us at a distance but rather draws us further in. The Church May Bear Witness to God's Kingdom Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/intercessory-prayer-matthew-22-15-22.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Justice Source: Re-Worship This prayer of intercession is inspired by Matthew 22:15-22. It focuses on prayer for the civic domain—for the church's advocacy, for governments, and for the prevalence of love and justice. Ordinary Rendition Article by Samuel Wells https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2008-10/ordinary-rendition Article by Samuel Wells Topics: Politics , Taxes , Ethics Source: The Christian Century A reflection on Matthew 22:15-22 about political ethics that describe five possible contexts in which the text might be read, and traces how the story may be read with differing emphasis in each one. Render to Caesar Audio/Video by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/render-to-caesar/814/ Audio/Video by Robert Barron Topics: Politics , Religion Source: Word on Fire In this homily on Matthew 22:15-22, Robert Barron teaches that we should certainly render to Caesar what is Caesar's, but we must never forget that even Caesar belongs to God. Full Text Hymns on Matthew 22:15-22 Love to God and our NeigbourPD
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Render to God Sermon (Complete) by Bruno Clifton http://torch.op.org/torch/render-to-god Sermon (Complete) by Bruno Clifton Topics: Taxes , CHILDREN OF GOD , Life Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Matthew 22:15-21 considers Christ's radical teaching on taxes to Caesar. To be God's people is to be called towards the promised land of sharing God's life, not struggles of territory and taxes. Which One Sermon Starter/Outline by John Foley http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/reflections_foley.html Sermon Starter/Outline by John Foley Topics: Kingdom of God , God's Presence , Witness Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Jesus' words on God and Caesar in Matthew 22:15-21, John Foley suggests that we are created to be a container for God’s presence right in the midst of the secular world. Whose Fire Truck Is It? Sermon (Complete) by Michael Renninger https://vimeo.com/237981751 Sermon (Complete) by Michael Renninger Topics: Image of God , Baptism , Identity Source: A Sermon for Every Sunday In Matthew 22:15-22, Jesus responds to a question about paying taxes pointing to the image on the coin. Michael Renninger preaches that we bear God’s image in the same way the coin bears Caesar’s image. Allegiance to God's Reign Commentary/Exegesis by Jeannine K. Brown https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=165 Commentary/Exegesis by Jeannine K. Brown Topics: Taxes , Politics , God's Sovereignty , Money Source: Working Preacher Jeanine K. Brown’s commentary on Matthew 22:15-22 discusses how Jesus’ statement to the Pharisees’ question is amazing and ultimately points to thinking about what belongs to God. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=4048&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive The Pharisees and Herodians question Jesus about paying taxes to Caesar in Matthew 22:15-22. The 4-cross is in the lower right corner. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image by Martin Bernigeroth http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=103150&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Martin Bernigeroth Topics: Jesus , Pharisees Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus escapes the Pharisees attempt to entrap him by teaching to “render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s, and unto God what is God’s.” Engraving based on Matthew 22:15-22 by Martin Bernigeroth. Whose Coin Is It? Sermon (Complete) by Ruth Hamilton http://day1.org/6141-whose_coin_is_it Sermon (Complete) by Ruth Hamilton Topics: Money , Stewardship , Daily Living Source: Day1 In his encounter with the wily religious leaders, Jesus offers us encouragement to return to God all that we are and all that we have been given. A complete sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 by Ruth Hamilton. The Image Sermon Starter/Outline by Eleonore Stump http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/reflections_stump.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Eleonore Stump Topics: Image of God , Sin , Hope Source: The Sunday Website Eleonore Stump offers a brief reflection on Matthew 22:15-21. When we sin, we damage the image of God in us. But when Christ comes, each of the faithful will be found in the image of Christ.

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