Resources on Providence

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Topical Study on Providence Providence is God's loving control exercised over all things, expressing God's attributes as both Creator and Father. As Creator, God is absolutely sovereign over the creation, preserving it (Neh. 9:6, Acts 17:28, Col. 1:17, Heb. 1:3), co-operating with it in every act (Prov. 16:33, Matt. 10:29, Acts 4:27-28, Phil. 2:12-13),... Providence - As Seen in the Book of Esther Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/providence-as-seen-in-the-book-of-esther--2 Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Providence , Esther , History , Enemies Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon, Charles Spurgeon preaches on Esther 9:1 and considers how God has providence over history by placing people in the right spots, defeating his enemies, and testing his people. Providence and the Music of All Creation Article by Stephen Freeman https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2018/06/20/providence-and-the-music-of-all-creation/ Article by Stephen Freeman Topics: Providence , Music , Jesus Christ's humanity Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Stephen Freeman discusses Divine Providence in terms of a musical composition in which humanity shares through the human (Paschal) sufferings of Christ. The Minuteness of Providence Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/providence Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Faith , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Matthew 10:30 by Charles Spurgeon, who uses stories from the lifves of Joseph, Elisha, and the Apostle Paul to demostnrate how precise and prompt God's providence is for those he cares for. Faithful Obedience and God's Providence Audio/Video by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/faithful-obedience-and-gods-providence Audio/Video by Scott Hoezee Topics: Providence , Obedience , Ruth Source: Groundwork Waiting for God's timing is difficult, especially when it feels like everything is falling apart. In this podcast, Scott Hoezee and David Bast share the continuing saga of Ruth, a story which demonstrates God's providence. On Providence and Prayer Article by Jack A Keller http://www.religion-online.org/article/on-providence-and-prayer/ Article by Jack A Keller Topics: Prayer , God's Provision , Good , Evil Source: Religion Online Jack A. Keller shares that we are not to give up cooperating with God’s redemptive power. With this understanding of providence and prayer, it makes sense to keep on trusting God’s limitless love. Work, Calling, and God's Providence Commentary/Exegesis by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/work-calling-and-gods-providence Commentary/Exegesis by Scott Hoezee Topics: Providence , Vocation , God , Works Source: Groundwork Join the conversation in this video as they discuss the relationship between our work and our calling and ultimately show us what this has to do with God’s providence for his world. The Providence of God and the Cross of Christ Article by Daniel M Garland Jr http://www.hprweb.com/2013/10/the-providence-of-god-and-the-cross-of-christ/ Article by Daniel M Garland Jr Topics: Providence , Evil , Cross , Sacrifice Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review In this article Daniel Garland discusses how Jesus' crucifixion fits into the providence of God, drawing especially on Thomas Aquinas. In love Jesus freely accepted his mission of sacrificing himself for the salvation of humankind. The Loving Hand of God’s Providence Sermon Starter/Outline by Barry O'Toole https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/532 Sermon Starter/Outline by Barry O'Toole Topics: Providence , Divorce , Adultery , God's Love Source: ePriest This devotional by Barry O' Toole on Mark 10:2-16 focuses on God's loving providence, and submitting our lives to God's guidance and care. The devotional includes personal prayers, commentary and application. God's Providence Article by Peter Trahan http://www.hprweb.com/2015/09/gods-providence/ Article by Peter Trahan Topics: Providence , Free Will , Evil Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review In this essay, Peter Trahan wrestles with the problem of evil in light of God's providence. Evil exists, he argues, because preventing it would violate humanity's free will. A Cruciform Providence Article by Stephen Freeman https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2017/02/16/a-cruciform-providence/ Article by Stephen Freeman Topics: Providence , Cross , St. Cyril of Alexandria Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Stephen Freeman uses St. Cyril of Alexandria (c.376-444) to reflect on a "cruciform providence." Helping Providence Along Article by Scott Hoezee https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2017/03/07/helping-providence-along/ Article by Scott Hoezee Topics: Providence , Ruth , Stranger Source: The Twelve Reflecting on the story of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible, Scott Hoezee offers a word on the role of human obedience and action within God's sovereign providence. God’s Loving Providence Article by Brent Withers http://www.hprweb.com/2016/02/gods-loving-providence/ Article by Brent Withers Topics: Providence , Evil , Suffering , Catholic Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review How can we understand the loving providence of God in the midst of suffering? Brent Withers explores this idea and provides his answer to this ever-present, difficult question. Full Text Hymns on Providence God Will Provide©
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Reconciling Chance and Divine Providence Audio/Video by Josh Reeves https://biologos.org/resources/reconciling-chance-and-divine-providence-three-theological-options/ Audio/Video by Josh Reeves Topics: Providence , Evolution , Science , Creationism Source: BioLogos In this audio clip, Josh Reeves evaluates three different models for reconciling the mechanism of chance that's implied by evolution and divine providence (20:11). Providence and Purpose Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick J Gaiser https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-29/commentary-on-isaiah-451-7-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick J Gaiser Topics: Providence , God's Will , Suffering Source: Working Preacher Fred Gaiser's commentary on Isaiah 45:1-7 helps us navigate the tricky business of talking about God in the face of suffering. Suffering and human agency can be affirmed without losing sight of God's providence. COVID-19: Living by Probabilities or Providence? Article by Mike Emlet http://www.ccef.org/covid-19-living-by-probabilities-or-providence/ Article by Mike Emlet Topics: Providence , Heidelberg Catechism Source: Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation The COVID-19 pandemic is making statisticians of us all. Mike Emlet argues that our Christian faith should focus less on probabilities and more on the providence of God. Models of God’s Providence Audio/Video by Thomas Jay Oord https://biologos.org/resources/models-of-gods-providence/ Audio/Video by Thomas Jay Oord Topics: Providence , Evolution , Theodicy , Evil Source: BioLogos In this audio clip, Thomas Oord explores what he thinks are the seven main models of providence in the Christian tradition (16:48). Providence and the Conspiracy of Accidents Article by Ronald Rolheiser http://liturgy.slu.edu/4EasterB042218/reflections_rolheiser.html Article by Ronald Rolheiser Topics: Providence , Sign , Listening to God , Suffering Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on John 10:11-18, Ron Rolheiser says that God does not cause bad things to happen, but God speaks through chance events, and it is important to read the "signs of the times" (Matthew 16:3). A Sweet and Bitter Providence Song/Hymn http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/60853059812/the-joy-eternal-a-sweet-and-bitter-providence Song/Hymn Topics: Providence , Healing , Joy , Sorrow Source: Global Worship An album by the band The Joy Eternal which, as band members explain in a video, explores the reality of suffering in life and the possibility of finding hope in God's providence even in dark times. Providence in the Book of Ruth Commentary/Exegesis by Cameron B R Howard https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-32-2/commentary-on-ruth-31-5-413-17-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Cameron B R Howard Topics: Providence , Belonging , Faith Source: Working Preacher The narrator of Ruth knows how the story will end, whereas Naomi’s theological proclamations unfold in concert with her experiences; does hindsight change our understanding of God’s activity? Cameron Howard reflects on preaching Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17.... Sermon Illustrations on Providence Sermon Illustration by Jerry Gifford https://thepastorsworkshop.com/sermon-illustrations/sermon-illustrations-providence/ Sermon Illustration by Jerry Gifford Topics: Providence , Sermon , Illustration , God's Will Source: The Pastor's Workshop In this collection of sermon illustrations on providence, John Perkins explains how everything can change in an instant and Jerry Gifford tells a story where something thought to be bad ends up being good.