Resources on Matthew 22:15‑22

Total results: 130
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. Render Unto Caesar Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/6240-weekly_sermon_illustration_render_unto_caesar Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Money , Sermon , Taxes Source: Day1 A sermon illustration about someone who misconstrues Jesus’ command to “render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s” from Frederick Buechner’s “Book of Bebb.” Paying Taxes to Caesar Image http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=12862&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive The Pharisees question Jesus about paying taxes to Caesar in Matthew 22:15-22. The artist’s or engraver’s initials (EP) have been placed at the bottom right corner. 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. No Tax Break Here Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/theword_hamm.html Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm Topics: Kingdom of God , Image of God , God's Sovereignty , Government Source: The Sunday Website Dennis Hamm offers commentary on Matthew 22:15-21. Hamm observes that Jesus' response to the Pharisees is not a clever dodge; it is a confrontation. All creation is under God's sovereignty, not Caesar's. A Reflection on Blessings and Allegiance Article by Susan Pendleton https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-07/pledging-allegiance Article by Susan Pendleton Topics: Blessing , Money , Service , Death of Christ Source: The Christian Century This article by Susan Pendleton Jones on Matthew 22:15-22 asks us to differentiate between the blessings we receive through the government or economy from the blessings we receive from God. To whom will we give allegiance? The Christian Citizen: What Does the Lord Require of Us? Sermon (Complete) by Christine A. Chakoian http://day1.org/5230-the_christian_citizen_what_does_the_lord_require_of_us Sermon (Complete) by Christine A. Chakoian Topics: Politics , God's Sovereignty , Government Source: Day1 In this sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 and Proverbs 23:1-5, Christine Chakoian discusses Jesus' teaching to respect our presiding governing authority in light of modern politics. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image by Caspar Luiken http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=5313&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Caspar Luiken 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. God Is Owed His Image Sermon (Complete) by Dermot Morrin http://torch.op.org/torch/god-is-owed-his-image Sermon (Complete) by Dermot Morrin Topics: Jesus , Image of God , God , Faith Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Reflecting on Matthew 22, Dermot Morrin preaches on a trick question put to Jesus and the lesson Jesus draws from it. God is owed that which bears his name and his image, our very selves. Prayer to Our Creator, on Anointing, and Conviction Element of Worship by Anne Osdieck http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/prayerpathmain.html Element of Worship by Anne Osdieck Topics: Prayer , Power , Conviction , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website Anne Osdieck offers prayers that draw inspiration from Matthew 22:15-21, Isaiah 45:1, 4-6, and 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5. What Is in an Image? Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/what-image-proper-24-2005 Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals Topics: Jesus , Image of God , Taxes , Diversity Source: Sermons That Work A sermon on Matthew 22:15-22 and 1 Thessalonians 1. Debbie Royals writes that we all bear God’s image and must maintain that identity; the Holy Spirit works powerfully when we do not separate ourselves from others. Paying Taxes to Caesar Image http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=130202&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive Jesus explains the payment of the imperial tax. Engraving based on Matthew 22:15-22 by Matthijs Pool (1676-1732) from the design of Bernard Picart. No Small Change Sermon (Complete) by Debra Dean Murphy http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2008/10/no-small-change/ Sermon (Complete) by Debra Dean Murphy Topics: Money , God's Will , Economics , Kingdom of God Source: Ekklesia Project When Jesus says “give to God the things that are God’s,” he’s talking about power and ultimate loyalty, about pledging allegiance not to Caesar’s economy but to God’s alone. He’s offering a tutorial on Kingdom economics. Rendering in Our Times Sermon (Complete) by Phyllis Tickle http://day1.org/547-rendering_in_our_times Sermon (Complete) by Phyllis Tickle Topics: Temptation , Meditation , Jesus , Image of God Source: Day1 Sometimes religion can get in the way of holiness. Reflecting on Matthew 22:15-33, we are called to recognize that God’s call on our lives extends to our whole being. Which One? Commentary/Exegesis by John Foley, SJ http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/reflections_foley.html Commentary/Exegesis by John Foley, SJ Topics: God's Will , Belonging , Christian , Spirituality Source: The Sunday Website This reflection on Matthew 22:15-21 poses the question: Are you living for Caesar or God? Where does the realm of humans end and the kingdom of God begin? Paying Taxes to Caesar Image by Veit Dietrich http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=15721&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Veit Dietrich Topics: Taxes Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive To the right the Pharisees are shown discussing how they might trap Jesus with a question. To the left, the Pharisees are shown asking Jesus whether it was lawful to pay taxes to Caesar (Matthew 22:15-22). Give to God What Is God's Commentary/Exegesis by John J. Pilch http://liturgy.slu.edu/29OrdA102217/theword_cultural.html Commentary/Exegesis by John J. Pilch Topics: Government , Taxes , God's Sovereignty Source: The Sunday Website John Pilch provides historical-cultural commentary on Matthew 22:15-21. Jesus’ concluding exhortation, “Give to God the things that belong to God,” implies that neither the Pharisees nor the Herodians are doing that, which was a serious charge. Whose Image Do We Bear? Devotional by Debie Thomas https://www.christiancentury.org/article/living-word/october-22-ordinary-29a-matthew-2215-22 Devotional by Debie Thomas Topics: Politics , Jesus , Image of God , God's Will Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Matthew 22:15-22, in this devotional Debie Thomas urges readers to give the emperor what belongs to him, but also remember that our first debt is to the God of love whose image we bear. Balance Sheet Sermon (Complete) by Judith Johnshon-Siebold https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2005-10/balance-sheet Sermon (Complete) by Judith Johnshon-Siebold Topics: Worship , God's Will , Parenting , Surrender Source: The Christian Century Primarily addressing people with many time commitments, Judith Johnshon-Siebold discusses the value of giving God and religious activities priority in life in this sermon on Matthew 15:20-21, 22:15-22. The Hidden Hand Sermon (Complete) by Jonathan Fleetwood http://torch.op.org/torch/the-hidden-hand Sermon (Complete) by Jonathan Fleetwood Topics: Politics , Justice , Peace , Providence Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Isaiah 45:1-6 and Matthew 22:15-21 sees the hand of providence at work in even the most corrupt political systems.

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