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Topical Study on Psalms The psalms gift the believer and the believing community with a robust and no-holds-barred vocabulary in conversation with God. The psalms provide backing to Jewish Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel's claim, "With God anything can be said. Without God nothing is heard." Superman and Psalm 45 Devotional https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/superman-and-psalm-45 Devotional Topics: Truth , Humility , Justice , Leadership Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Psalm 45, pondered in this daily reflection, calls us to "truth, humility, and justice." What does this mean for us today? For our leaders? For the places where we have authority? Defending Truth, Humility, and Justice Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/defending-truth-humility-and-justice Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Truth , Humility , Justice , King Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark Roberts observes that Psalm 45 gives us a model for how to act: seeking and speaking the truth in a humble way, treating others fairly, and working for justice for all. Extending the Invitation Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-9a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Sin , Slavery , Gospel , Evangelism Source: Sacredise A worship planning guide with prayers, hymns, reflections, and more, around the theme of evangelism. It is based on Psalms 45 and 145, Song of Solomon 2:8-13, Zechariah 9:9-12, Matthew 11:16-30, and Romans 7:15-25. Humble King Children's Sermon by Carolyn Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2011/06/year-proper-9-14th-sunday-in-ordinary.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn Brown Topics: Marriage , Children , Humility , Leadership Source: Worshiping With Children This blog comments on and highlights children-friendly themes such as marriage, humble leader of God, challenge of being good, confession, and work. Passionate Hearts Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-17b/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Beauty , Justice , Law , Heart Source: Sacredise A worship planning guide including hymns, prayers, reflections, and more. The theme is authenticity in worship, based on Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9, Psalms 15 and 45, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23, and James 1:17-27. The Faithful Obedience of the Royal Bride Sermon Illustration by Leonard VanderZee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-17b/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Leonard VanderZee Topics: Psalms , Christ , Marriage Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This sermon starter by Leonard VanderZee reflects on Psalm 45, the only wedding psalm in the Psalter. It suggests helpful associations with the New Testament writers and broad thematic recurrences of Christ and his bride. Fear and Trust Study Guide by Emily Garcia https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-proper-14-2017 Study Guide by Emily Garcia Topics: Fear , Community , God's Will , Fear of God Source: Sermons That Work This resource on Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 105, 1-6, 16-22, 45b; Romans 10:5-15; and Matthew 14:22-33 provide brief commentary, with questions helpful in leading Bible study or preparing sermons. Prayer, Relationships, Persistence and Resolutions Study Guide by Joshua Woods https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-proper-9-2017 Study Guide by Joshua Woods Topics: Wisdom , Relationship , Year Source: Sermons That Work With themes on prayer, relationships, persistence and resolutions, this Bible study resource provides commentaries and questions for the following passages: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, Psalm 45:11-18, Song of Solomon 2:8-13, Romans 7:15-25, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30. The True Apostolical Succession Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-true-apostolical-succession Sermon (Complete) by Charles H. Spurgeon Topics: Blessing , Church , Children , Earth Source: The Spurgeon Center Following the death of a member of the royal family, Charles Spurgeon prepared this sermon on Psalm 45:16 to bring comfort to a people who were mourning. Do You Recognize God? Study Guide by Emilie Finn https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-proper-9-2011 Study Guide by Emilie Finn Topics: Law , Awareness of God , Surrender , God's Will Source: Sermons That Work This resource leads us through Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:11-18; Song of Solomon 2:8-13; Romans 7:15-25a; and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 providing brief commentary, with questions helpful for leading Bible study and/or sermon preparation. Love Letter from God Sermon Illustration by Drew Zahn http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2001/july/13144.html Sermon Illustration by Drew Zahn Topics: Love , Scripture , God's Love , God's Will Source: Preaching Today This is an illustration describing the story of a love letter that was lost in the mail and found 50 years later. It is appropriate for Psalm 45:10-17, Song of Songs 2:8-13, and Isaiah 40:8. The Psalter Journey Audio/Video by Peter Enns http://www.theworkofthepeople.com/the-psalter-journey Audio/Video by Peter Enns Topics: Journey , God's Presence , Faith , Psalms Source: The Work of the People In this video, Peter Enns discusses the Book of Psalm as a "theological story" about the journey of faith. (Length: 04:40) Full Text Hymns on Psalm 45:10-17 Psalm 45 Part 2PD
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Motherhood of the Church Article by William R. Luckey https://www.hprweb.com/2018/05/an-analysis-of-the-motherhood-of-the-church-as-expounded-by-henri-cardinal-de-lubac/ Article by William R. Luckey Topics: Ecclesiology , Mother , Church , Tradition Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review This Catholic article considers the holy motherhood of the church in Church tradition through an analysis of the work of Jesuit theologian, Father Henri de Lubac. The Final Hallelujah Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/easter-2c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Grief , Joy , Praise , Lent Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this sermon starter, looks at how Psalm 150 calls one to praise God in a way that acknowledges sin and suffering by finding hope and salvation in God. Joni Eareckson Tada's Wedding Day Sermon Illustration by Joni Eareckson Tada http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2005/february/15801.html Sermon Illustration by Joni Eareckson Tada Topics: God's Love Source: Preaching Today Joni Eareckson Tada's description of her wedding day relates her bridegroom's love to that of Jesus, illustrating Psalm 45:10-17, Song of Songs 2:8-13, and Romans 5:8. A Model of Empathy Sermon Illustration http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2008/july/6072808.html Sermon Illustration Topics: Love , Compassion , Illustration , Grief Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration for Galatians 6:2, Ecclesiastes 3:4, Romans 12:15, 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, or Psalm 45:10-17, a scene from the film "Dan in Real Life" demonstrates a model for empathy. A Psalm for Leaders Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/psalm-leaders Devotional by Mark D. Roberts Topics: Calling/Vocation , Work , Leadership Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark D. Roberts finds in Psalm 45 a challenge for leaders, a call to defend truth, humility, and justice. The Yoke of Jesus Study Guide by Audrey Sutton https://episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-pentecost-5-july-5-2020 Study Guide by Audrey Sutton Topics: Pentecost , Providence , Study Source: Sermons That Work Audrey Sutton offers a short commentary and discussion questions based on Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49, 58-67; Psalm 45:11-18; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30. Come as You Are Becoming Commentary/Exegesis by Bobby Morris https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1533 Commentary/Exegesis by Bobby Morris Topics: Sin , Mercy , Redemption , Guilt Source: Working Preacher A commentary on Psalm 51:1-17. "Psalm 51 lays bare the depths of the human condition and the equally profound need for the redeeming intervention of God." Hymn Suggestions Focused on God's Presence in Difficult Times Song/Hymn by Unknown https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/from-chaos-to-community-series-overview/fifth-sunday-after-pentecost-2017-planning-notes/fifth-sunday-after-pentecost-2017-hymn-suggestions Song/Hymn by Unknown Topics: Worship Planning , Hymn , Pain , God's Presence Source: Discipleship Ministries A series of hymns that are appropriate for a worship service focused on God's presence in difficult times. This resource matches hymns to Genesis 24, Psalm 45:10-17, Psalm 72, Romans 7:15-25a, and Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30.

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