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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. What Makes a True Patriot Sermon (Complete) by Nora Tubbs Tisdale http://day1.org/1116-what_makes_a_true_patriot Sermon (Complete) by Nora Tubbs Tisdale Topics: Politics , Image of God , Government , Love to God Source: Day1 This sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 suggests that our true allegiance is to love God and our neighbor as ourselves. Use it in a series to challenge people to consider the cost of discipleship as Americans. Paying Taxes to Caesar Drama by Nancy C. Townley https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/dramatic-reading-matthew-2215-22.html Drama by Nancy C. Townley Topics: Taxes , Pharisees , Jesus Source: Re-Worship This is a two-voice readers' theatre setting of Matthew 22:15-22, where the Pharisees try to trap Jesus with questions about paying taxes. Whose Image? Sermon Starter/Outline by Joyce Ann Zimmerman http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/theword_working.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Joyce Ann Zimmerman Topics: Government , Kingdom of God , Image of God Source: The Sunday Website A series of jumping-off points for preaching Matthew 22:15-21. The Pharisees set up a false dichotomy between earthly and divine kingdoms. Goodness and truth lead us to recognize our place and proper conduct in both kingdoms. The Christian's Place in the World Sermon (Complete) by Rafael Malpica-Padilla http://day1.org/712-the_christians_place_in_the_world Sermon (Complete) by Rafael Malpica-Padilla Topics: Justice , Christian Life , Sermon Source: Day1 In his sermon on Matthew 22:15-22, Rafael Malpica-Padilla asserts that to be a follower of Christ is to be compelled to transform the world through acts of justice. Five Different Lenses for Reading "Render Unto Caesar" Article by Samuel Wells https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2008-10/five-different-lenses-render Article by Samuel Wells Topics: Politics , Jesus , Taxes , God Source: The Christian Century Wells offers five contexts by which we can understand Matthew 22:15-22, explaining how a varied view of discipleship is embodied in each. The original context leads to an emphasis on not letting Caesar obscure God’s wonder. Giving Back What Belongs to God Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/giving-back-what-belongs-god Commentary/Exegesis by Mark D. Roberts Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Commenting on the question to Jesus about paying taxes (Matthew 22:15-22), Mark Roberts says that the verb for giving can be translated literally as "give back." Giving to God is giving back God's gifts to us. God, Caesar, and the Power of a Good Question Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose http://www.workingpreacher.org/craft.aspx?m=4377&post=1589 Commentary/Exegesis by David J. Lose Topics: Humility , Wisdom , Discernment , Sermon Source: Working Preacher This sermon starter for Matthew 22:15-22, David Lose suggests that the words "I don't know" can be a powerful doorway into new kinds of knowledge. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image by Gustave Doré http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=17209&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Gustave Doré 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. Balance Sheet Commentary/Exegesis by Judith Johnson-Siebold https://www.religion-online.org/article/balance-sheet-mat-2215-22/ Commentary/Exegesis by Judith Johnson-Siebold Topics: Vocation , Holiness Source: Religion Online This article on Matthew 22:15-22 examines the conflict between the secular and the religious, suggesting that Jesus may have been making the point that nothing belongs to Caesar. Nansemond Shepherd's Rebellion Sermon (Complete) by Alex Joyner http://day1.org/877-nansemond_shepherds_rebellion Sermon (Complete) by Alex Joyner Topics: Separation of Church and State , Government Source: Day1 In this story, Alex Joyner explores the meaning of Jesus’ saying in Matthew 22:21, “Give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.” Tricky Questions Children's Sermon https://www.sermons4kids.com/tricky_questions.htm Children's Sermon Topics: Jesus , Taxes , Children Source: Sermons 4 Kids This sermon for children uses trick questions to introduce the story of Jesus being asked whether taxes should be paid (Matthew 22:15-22). Bring Offerings and Come Into God's Courts Sermon (Complete) by Kirk Alan Kubicek https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/bring-offerings-and-come-gods-courts-proper-24-2002 Sermon (Complete) by Kirk Alan Kubicek Topics: Money , Offering , Idolatry , Tithing Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 22:15-22, Kirk Alan Kubicek reflects on the response of Jesus about paying taxes and the implications of idolatry and tithing. Initial Letter D Image by Martin Moller http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=122860&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Martin Moller Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This initial letter D depicts Jesus telling the Pharisees to give to Caesar what is Caesar’s and to God what is God’s in Matthew 22:15-22. Jesus on Paying Taxes Sermon (Complete) by J. Hugh Magers https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/bad-boys-were-trying-proper-24-1999 Sermon (Complete) by J. Hugh Magers Topics: Taxes , Pharisees , Government , Kingdom of God Source: Sermons That Work J. Hugh Magers' sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 says that when Jesus commanded paying the emperor what is the emperor's, and God what is God's, he was "calling us to our true, ultimate, and permanent citizenship." Lead Us to Honour and Obey You Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/offering-prayer-matthew-22-15-22.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Offering , Taxes , Tithing Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares an offering invitation and prayer from the Lutheran Church of Australia's website. They are based on Jesus' words about paying taxes in Matthew 22:15-22. You're Gonna Have to Serve Somebody Sermon (Complete) by Eric Shafer http://day1.org/8023-eric_shafer_youre_gonna_have_to_serve_somebody Sermon (Complete) by Eric Shafer Topics: Matthew , Service , Image of God , Belonging Source: Day1 Whose image is on our hearts? Eric Shafer's sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 reminds us to whom we belong to. We have duties to both God and country, yet our primary duty is to God. Is it Lawful to Pay Taxes to Caesar? Sermon (Complete) by J. Barry Vaughn https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/pharisees-despised-proper-24-2008 Sermon (Complete) by J. Barry Vaughn Topics: Law , Taxes , Pharisees , Romans Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Matthew 22:15-22, J. Barry Vaughn examines the implications of Jesus' response to the question from the Pharisees and Herodians about paying taxes to Caesar. We Are the Coin That Bears the Likeness of God Poetry by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/09/reflection-matthew-22-15-22.html Poetry by Christine Longhurst Topics: Matthew , Church , Image of God , Money Source: Re-Worship Here is poetry on Matthew 22:15-22 from the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. It reminds us that money does not solve our problems, and that the image of God is in all of us. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image by John Sturt http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=13801&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by John Sturt Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus is questioned about paying taxes to Caesar by the Pharisees and Herodians. Engraving based on Matthew 22:15-22 by John Sturt (1658-1730).

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