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 Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/providence-as-seen-in-the-book-of-esther--2 Scripture Meditation/Sermon 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 Good God Article by Stephen Freeman https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2021/11/05/providence-and-the-good-god/ Article by Stephen Freeman Topics: Providence , Goodness of God , Worldview Source: Ancient Faith Blogs Stephen Freeman examines the providence and goodness of God within an Orthodox Church worldview, linking the "Orthodox mind" with "the mind of Christ." 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 Blogs 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 Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/providence Scripture Meditation/Sermon 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. Vessels Of God’s Providence Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Henry Karlson https://www.patheos.com/blogs/henrykarlson/2021/07/vessels-of-gods-providence/ Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Henry Karlson Topics: Providence , Saints , Healing , Working for God Source: Patheos - Catholicism "God works in and through us so that we can and should serve as vessels of God's providence, working to heal the world as if we were God's hands and feet." A reflection by Henry Karlson. The Providence of God and the Cross of Christ Article about Preaching by Daniel M Garland Jr http://www.hprweb.com/2013/10/the-providence-of-god-and-the-cross-of-christ/ Article about Preaching 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. Providence and the Music of Creation Article by Stephen Freeman https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2020/11/03/providence-and-the-music-of-creation/ Article by Stephen Freeman Topics: Providence , Goodness of God Source: Ancient Faith Blogs "That we exist, and how we exist are His Providence. Everything around us reflects the working of His good will towards our well-being and salvation." An article by Stephen Freeman from the Orthodox Church. 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 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/work-calling-and-gods-providence Sermon Preparation or Illustration 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. Faithful Obedience and God's Providence Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/faithful-obedience-and-gods-providence Scripture Meditation/Sermon 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. God's Providence Article about Preaching by Peter Trahan http://www.hprweb.com/2015/09/gods-providence/ Article about Preaching 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. The Loving Hand of God’s Providence Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Barry O'Toole https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/532 Scripture Meditation/Sermon 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. Full Text Hymns on Providence The Mysteries of ProvidencePD
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The News Displaces Divine Providence Article by Cole Hartin https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2018/06/07/the-news-displaces-divine-providence/ Article by Cole Hartin Topics: Providence , Prayer , Technology , Social Media Source: The Living Church Cole Hartin writes an article based on Job 38:4, 5a. He says our inundation with news can displace our recognition of divine providence, our reliance on prayer, and our reading the Bible to understand the world. 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 Blogs In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Stephen Freeman uses St. Cyril of Alexandria (c.376-444) to reflect on a "cruciform 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. 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. Providence and Purpose Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Frederick J Gaiser https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-29/commentary-on-isaiah-451-7-2 Sermon Preparation or Illustration 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. Reconciling Chance and Divine Providence Article about Worship by Josh Reeves https://biologos.org/resources/reconciling-chance-and-divine-providence-three-theological-options/ Article about Worship 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). Models of God’s Providence Article about Worship by Thomas Jay Oord https://biologos.org/resources/models-of-gods-providence/ Article about Worship 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 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Ronald Rolheiser http://liturgy.slu.edu/4EasterB042218/reflections_rolheiser.html Sermon Preparation or Illustration 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).