Resources on Temptation

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Topical Study on Temptation While not sinful in itself, temptation is the universally experienced inward pull toward sin and wrongdoing in the human heart. When given attention or weight, it gains gravitational force and leads inevitably to sinful acts. It is often perceived as coming from a being or force outside ourselves, replicating the... Temptations and Triumphs of Ministry Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth L Carder https://www.faithandleadership.com/temptations-and-triumphs-ministry Sermon (Complete) by Kenneth L Carder Topics: Temptation , Baptism , Dying and Rising with Christ , Forgiveness Source: Faith and Leadership Living one’s baptismal identity and sharing in God’s mission is fraught with treacherous temptations and profound triumphs. Temptations on the Pinnacle Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/temptations-on-the-pinnacle Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Doubt , Providence , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Matthew 4:5-7 by Charles Spurgeon, who reflects on the struggle at the heart of the Christian life, and encourages his hearers to groudn their hope in Christ's triumph over temptation. Temptation of Jesus Commentary/Exegesis by Gregory Nazianzen http://liturgy.slu.edu/1LentA030517/theword_journey.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gregory Nazianzen Topics: Baptism , Lent , Temptation of Christ , Spirit Source: The Sunday Website Commentary by the 4th century Cappadocian father Gregory of Nazianzen on Jesus' temptation; like Jesus, we can respond to the kinds of temptations he underwent with the water, the Spirit, and the word of life. Temptation of Jesus Sermon Starter/Outline http://liturgy.slu.edu/1LentA030517/theword_working.html Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Temptation , Lent , Temptation of Christ , Adam Source: The Sunday Website “Working with the Word” focuses on the temptations of Jesus, but then contrasts the story with Adam not refusing temptation and our own temptations that we experience daily. Temptation Sermon (Complete) by Jamie Jenkins http://day1.org/5781-jamie_jenkins_on_temptation Sermon (Complete) by Jamie Jenkins Topics: Temptation , Sin, evil , God's Presence , Choice Source: Day1 Jamie Jenkins lets us know that there are two things you can count on in life besides death and taxes. The first is temptation and the second is the presence and power of God to resist... Temptation at Forty Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/2032 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Temptation , Bread , Suffering , Salvation Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Sermon on Luke 4.1-13 highlights "Temptation at 40." Beginning with the 40s of the Bible, sermon discusses temptation, what it means to have bread, the nature of salvific suffering (as opposed to heroism) and glory. Temptation at Forty Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/2266 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Temptation , Lent , Jesus Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection In this sermon on Jesus' temptation in the desert (Luke 4:1-13), Arthur Landwehr observes that often temptations look more like opportunities—for security, power, and privilege. Temptation Devotional by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/temptation Devotional by Mark D Roberts Topics: Temptation , Temptation of Christ , Jesus Christ's humanity Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This devotional on Mark 4:1 sees the temptation of Christ as evidence of Jesus' full humanity. Because Jesus was truly tempted, he knows how we feel, and he can help. Temptation of Jesus Worship Resources Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2007/02/lent-1-c.html Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman Topics: Temptation , Lent , Wilderness , How Shall I Go To God Source: Lectionary Liturgies Call to Worship, Prayer of the Day, and Rite of Confession relating to Jesus' temptation (Luke 4:1-13): "As we seek to follow Jesus, we would be led, even into the uncomfortable choices." Temptation, Salvation, and Eschatology Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/10OrdB061018/theword_indepth.html Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller Topics: Temptation , Resurrection , Eschatology , Salvation Source: The Sunday Website This commentary considers the psychology of temptation (Genesis 3:9-15), universal cry for salvation (Psalm 130), God’s will and Jesus' eschatological message (Mark 3:20-35), and resurrection faith (2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1). This includes illustration of Adam and Eve. Temptation Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes http://www.heavensinspirations.com/cltemptation.html Audio/Video by Michelle Lowndes Topics: Temptation , Poetry , Grace of God Source: Heavens Inspirations A poem by Michelle Lowndes about the struggles of temptation. Included is a link to listen to the poem. Temptation of Christ Image by Timothy P Schmalz https://www.sculpturebytps.com/large-bronze-statues-and-sculptures/temptation-of-christ/ Image by Timothy P Schmalz Topics: Temptation of Christ , Art Source: Sculpture by Timothy P. Schmalz This 2001 sculpture by Timothy P. Schmalz depicts the temptation of Christ from Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, and Luke 4:1-13, taking the viewer on a visual narrative through our Lord’s own journey of temptation. Full Text Hymns on Temptation Yield Not to TemptationPD
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Temptations of the Election Cycle Devotional by Douglas Sousa http://4lpi.com/blog/temptations-of-the-election-cycle/ Devotional by Douglas Sousa Topics: Temptation , Politics , Deuteronomy , Luke Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection Douglas Sousa's reflection on Deuteronomy 26:4-10 and Luke 4:1-13 emphasizes temptations that Christians face when it comes to political involvements and encourages us to be politically active in response to Jesus’ call to service. Temptation's Hour Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1403 Devotional Topics: Temptation , Goodness , Choice , Decision Source: ePriest This reflection on Mark 1:12-15 encourages us to deal with temptation the way Jesus did: by trusting in the word of God and not in our own strength. Available also in Spanish. Temptation's Hour Devotional by Robert Presutti https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1403/en Devotional by Robert Presutti Topics: Temptation , Jesus , Choice , Temptation of Christ Source: ePriest "Before working any miracles, before speaking any parables, before gathering any disciples, Jesus confronts Satan's greatest weapon." This daily meditation on Mark 1:12-15 includes prayers and reflection on temptation and what it means to refuse it. Temptation and Expulsion from the Garden of Eden Image https://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/m/master/zunk_ge/zunk_ge5/4temptat.html Image Topics: Fall , Adam , Eve Source: wga.hu This 15th century woodcut depicts the temptation of Adam and Eve and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Temptation Image by Wayne Forte http://wayneforte.info/picture/temptation-after-buoninsegna/ Image by Wayne Forte Topics: Art , Temptation of Christ Source: Wayne Forte This 2004 painting by Wayne Forte depicts the temptation of Christ from Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, and Luke 4:1-13. ‘Temptation of Christ’ in Global Art Image http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/111727759505/temptation-of-christ-in-global-art Image Topics: Temptation , Art , Temptation of Christ Source: Global Worship This blog post highlights art from across the globe that depict the temptation of Christ in the wilderness and its connection to the High Priest who has been tempted in every way (Hebrews 4:15). Temptation’s Hour Devotional by Robert Presutti https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/307 Devotional by Robert Presutti Topics: Temptation , Grace , Love , Jesus Source: ePriest In this reflection by Robert Presutti on Mark 1:12-15, we see through the temptation of Christ the urgency of our own decision either for a life of faithful obedience or selfish personal pursuit. Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness Image http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=145519 Image Topics: Temptation of Christ , Wilderness , Art Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive This sixteenth-century title-page image depicts the temptation of Christ in the wilderness from Matthew 4:1-11, Luke 4:1-13 and Mark 1:12-13.