Resources on Scorn

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Topical Study on Scorn Scorn is intense dislike and rejection of anyone or anything thought to be worthless, offensive, or despicable. Its immediate family members are disdain and contempt. Its typical expression is scoffing. Scoffing is audible or visual scorn. Scorn of what's offensive may sometimes be righteous, but scorn is often motivated by... Scorning Meekness Article by Scott E Hoezee https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2016/09/27/scorning-meekness/ Article by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Fruit of the Spirit , Beatitudes , Discipleship , Justice Source: The Twelve Inspired by Mary Stewart VanLeeuwen's observation that character traits offered in Matthew 5:1-12 and Galatians 5:22-26 are scorned by some Christians as soft, this article by Scott Hoezee questions the quality of discipleship in the Church.... A Despised Occupation Sermon (Complete) by Piers Linley http://torch.op.org/torch/a-despised-occupation Sermon (Complete) by Piers Linley Topics: Scorn , Jesus , King , Shepherd Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Piers Linley unpacks John's use of shepherd imagery (10:1-10), pointing to both its royal connotations and its first-century association with outlaws and lowlifes. Jesus receives the scorn, and eventually becomes the king, all for us sheep! Beatitudes - Prayers Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf https://liturgyoutside.net/ep6c/ Element of Worship by Katherine HawkerSelf Topics: Blessing , Love , Pain , Beatitudes Source: Liturgy Outside Katherine HawkerSelf offers two prayers based on the Beatitudes in Luke 6:17-26. "Blessed are we who know scorn, for the rejection of humans keeps us mindful of that beyond." My Apologies to Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin, and Mom Article by Bruce Reyes-Chow http://day1.org/2750-the_rev_bruce_reyeschow_my_apologies_to_justin_bieber_sarah_palin_etc Article by Bruce Reyes-Chow Topics: Love , Gossip , Mockery , Unkindness Source: Day1 Bruce Reyes-Chow's blog offers a public apology for directing scorn and ridicule toward public figures; he maintains that all people, as God's children, deserve to be treated with dignity. Water Cooler Cool Audio/Video by Howard E Butt Jr https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/water-cooler-cool Audio/Video by Howard E Butt Jr Topics: Gossip , Knowledge , Righteousness , Proverbs Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling In this audio presentation Howard Butt, Jr., speaks of the destructive nature of gossip and scorn, as opposed to helpful feedback (Proverbs 11:9). The malice of perpetual outrage Sermon Illustration by Jody Howard https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2016/06/17/the-malice-of-perpetual-outrage/ Sermon Illustration by Jody Howard Topics: Death , Fear , Grace , Parenting Source: The Living Church In this essay, Jody Howard connects the American culture of continuous outrage at tragedies (real or perceived), connecting it with Augustine's definition of malice and the mistake of living in fear. Telling the Truth, Then and Now Article by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2017/06/23/telling-truth-now-nativity-john-baptist/ Article by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Truthfulness , Truth , John the Baptist Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition on Luke 1:15-17, Luke 3:16-20, and Romans 13:11-14, Edith Humphrey examines John the Baptist as a truth-teller for his day and ours. “What Have You Got Worth Living For? True Love!” Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2017/02/13/got-worth-living-true-love-st-valentine-marriage-orthodox-faith/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Love , Marriage Source: Ancient Faith Blog Edith Humphrey uses St. Valentine, Tobit 8:4-8, and Hebrews 13:4 to reflect on marriage in the Orthodox tradition. Find me in pieces Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/psalm-1303/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: Grace , Confession , Humility , Judgment Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg "Tune the ears of my weary spirit to your song of forgiveness, that I might bow in humility rather than brokenness; and in humility find grace..." A prayer based on Psalm 130:3. God in Three Persons Drama by Rachael Boles https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1998/god-three-persons-service-hymns-and-readings-trinity-sunday Drama by Rachael Boles Topics: Ecumenism , Trinity Sunday , Liturgy , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship The Church of the Holy Trinity, an Anglican parish, and the Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church across the road together celebrated the Trinity Sunday with this ecumenical hymn festival. Sin of Scorn Article by Roberta Bondi https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2004-10/sin-scorn Article by Roberta Bondi Topics: Scorn , Parables , Sin , Pride Source: The Christian Century In this article on Luke 18:9-14, the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector, Roberta Bondi reflects on the sin of bragging and scorn. Humiliation and Hesed Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Throntveit https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/sunday-of-the-passion-palm-sunday-3/commentary-on-psalm-319-16-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Throntveit Topics: Lament , Praise , Trust , Passion Source: Working Preacher Psalm 32, as this commentary explains, inspired the gospel writers' rendering of Jesus' passion, and inspires all servants who lament and seek God as a loving refuge in the face of scorn. Full Text Hymns on Scorn Romans 2:4-8: Ungrateful sinners! whence this scornPD
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Mary Magnifies the Lord Sermon Starter/Outline by Judith Jones https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fourth-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-luke-146-55 Sermon Starter/Outline by Judith Jones Topics: Blessing , God's oneness , God's Will , God Source: Working Preacher Mary’s song magnifies the Savior who loves the whole world with a love that makes creation whole. God’s saving judgment is for all of us, exposing the pride that blinds us to our true condition. Coming Soon: 'The King' Sermon (Complete) by Euan Marley http://torch.op.org/torch/coming-soon-the-king Sermon (Complete) by Euan Marley Topics: Christ the King Sunday , Kingdom of God , Jesus , King Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Luke 23:35-43 has Jesus mocked and scorned with others trying to deny his kingship. But the kingship of Christ doesn't rely on the acknowledgement of humans - his rule is his by nature. Worship Resources for Welcoming Communities Sermon (Complete) by Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/83/22754 Sermon (Complete) by Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests Topics: LGBTQ , Worship Planning , Identity , Hospitality Source: Together in Worship This resource by the Brethren Mennonite Council for LGBT Interests is a collection of elements of worship that specifically address LGBTQ+ issues or are inclusive of that population. The Crown of Thorns Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-crown-of-thorns Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Scorn , Shame , Sin , King Source: The Spurgeon Center From Matthew 27:22 by C.H. Spurgeon asks: What do we see when our eyes behold Jesus Christ crowned with thorns? Near the end of his sermon he answers: we see a Savior exalted and a king... The Dormition and Translation of the Holy Theotokos Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/alampfortoday/2015/08/14/the-dormition-and-translation-of-the-holy-theotokos/ Commentary/Exegesis by Edith M Humphrey Topics: Elisha , Holiness Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this commentary from the Orthodox tradition on Genesis 5:22-24, 2 Kings 2:1-12, Luke 10:38-42, Luke 11:27-28, and Philippians 2:5-11, Edith Humphrey considers the dormition and translation of the Holy Theotokos. Jacob Wrestles God Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/podcasts/nl189-jacob-wrestles-god Audio/Video by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Scorn , Joy , Conflict , Genesis Source: Working Preacher This podcast discusses the themes scorn, joy, and conflict in Genesis 32:22-30. Practices of Rest and Renewal Study Guide by Mia Kano https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-epiphany-6-c-2019 Study Guide by Mia Kano Topics: Scorn , Resurrection , Rest , Social Justice Source: Episcopal Church This Bible study on Jeremiah 17:5-13, Psalm 1:1-6, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 and Luke 6:17-26, considers rest and renewal, confronting injustice, the meaning of the resurrection, Jesus among the crowds, and includes application questions. Relief, Justice and Dialogue Study Guide by Mia Kano https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-epiphany-6-c-2019 Study Guide by Mia Kano Topics: Scorn , Epiphany , Jesus , Resurrection Source: Sermons That Work Mia Kano's Bible study guide on Jeremiah 17:5-13, Psalm 1:1-6, 1 Corinthians 15:12-20, and Luke 6:17-26 describes the relief offered by God, the courage of justice advocates, the debate over Jesus' resurrection, and Jesus' immanency.