Resources on Thomas Lane Butts

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Family Matters, Part 2 Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2044-dr_thomas_lane_butts_family_matters_part_2 Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Family , Illustration Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts shares an encouraging word about integrity--building a reputation in your family of trust and honesty. Why Not You? Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2938-dr_thomas_lane_butts_why_not_you Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Hardheartedness , Hypocrisy , Neglect , Compassion Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts observes that Jesus seldom used generalities when addressing societal ills or individual sins. There is a frightening particularity that runs like a thread through the whole Bible: Why not you? Whale of a Tale Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2775-dr_thomas_lane_butts_whale_of_a_tale Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Sin , Temptation Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts tells a rescue story of an entangled whale. A great illustration for the times we get entangled and trapped by things around the world and how we need to find and accept help.... Seeing in the Dark Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/861-seeing_in_the_dark Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Light , Darkness , Sermon Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts preaches on Psalms 139:7-12 and 1 Corinthians 4:6-8 and reminds us when we go through life’s dark moments, we find Jesus, “bright and morning star.” Prisons Without Walls Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/3577-dr_thomas_lane_butts_prisons_without_walls Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Fear , Healing , Hatred , Freedom Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts describes the self-contained prisons we put ourselves in that wreck our lives. He encourages us to seek Jesus for healing from anger and fear so that we may live in Christ's freedom. What's Good about Good Friday? Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/1280-thomas_lane_butts_whats_good_about_good_friday Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Good Friday , Goodness , Crucifixion , Resurrection Source: Day1 Reflecting on the death and resurrection of Jesus, Thomas Butts says that "the God who turned the most awful day in history into 'Good Friday' is still at work in our world and in our lives." Strangers to Ourselves Article by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/1368-dr_thomas_lane_butts_strangers_to_ourselves Article by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Maturity , Adulthood , Daily Living Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts, in this article, offers an encouraging word about taking responsibility in life while realizing our dependence on others. The Journey Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/659-the_journey Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Mark , Journey , Life Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts' sermon on Mark 10:35-45 teaches us the most important task of our lives which is to find the journey of life that is uniquely our own and to be faithful to it. Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Article by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/3559-dr_thomas_lane_butts_remembering_dr_martin_luther_king_jr Article by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Racism , History Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts tells a story of having lunch with Martin Luther King, Jr. His life continues to cast a "lovely light" across the landscape and into the dark corners of our life together in America. A Good Word for Today Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/4412-dr_thomas_lane_butts_a_good_word_for_today Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Gratitude , Poverty , Thanksgiving , Ingratitude Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts shares a short devotional on the sin of ingratitude. He reminds us that we have much to be grateful for and says, "Thanks ... is still one of the very best words today!" Help Me Make It Through the Night Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/1824-dr_thomas_lane_butts_help_me_make_it_through_the_night Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Fear , Shepherd Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts offers a story that could be a sermon illustration on topics such as fear, anxiety, trust, comfort, etc. Looking for Tony Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/4092-dr_thomas_lane_butts_looking_for_tony Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Identity , Meaning of Life , Death , Change Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts reflects on the tragic life and death of Marilyn Monroe as an example of failure to know one's identity. This could be used as an illustration for sermons about identity in Christ. Teach Us to Pray Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2993-dr_thomas_lane_butts_teach_us_to_pray Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Prayer , Providence , Control , Lord’s Prayer Source: Day1 How did Jesus pray? Thomas Lane Butts examines Jesus' practice of prayer in the New Testament and concludes that prayer is relinquishing our control and unhealthy attachments. On Depression and Suicide Article by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2071-dr_thomas_lane_butts_on_depression_and_suicide Article by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Mental health Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts talks about how depression is affecting us world-wide and offers a few words of encouragement to those are suffering from depression. The Nature of Prayer Devotional by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/3075-dr_thomas_lane_butts_the_nature_of_prayer Devotional by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Prayer , Conversation , Liturgy , Paul Source: Day1 In this devotional Thomas Lane Butts calls our attention to the naturalness of prayer and says that conversation with God is more important than traditional forms. Just a Story Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2010-dr_thomas_lane_butts_just_a_story Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Faithfulness , Second Coming , Illustration , Preparation Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts tells a great story of Coach Bowden who went to pick up his shoes 20 years later. A good sermon illustration for not being ready. An Encouraging Word on Unanswered Prayer Article by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/4283-dr_thomas_lane_butts_an_encouraging_word_on_unanswered_prayer Article by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Prayer , God's Sovereignty Source: Day1 "There is nothing in the observance of religious faith than causes more bewilderment than unanswered prayer. Does God not hear us?" Thomas Lane Butts helps us understand why God may say no to us at times. The Coat Hanger Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/2665-dr_thomas_lane_butts_the_coat_hanger Sermon Illustration by Thomas Lane Butts Source: Day1 Through the story of a woman who got help from an unexpected person, Thomas Lane Butts encourages us to pray for what we need. We never know how our prayer will be answered. Unity in the Church Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/3748-dr_thomas_lane_butts_unity_in_the_church Sermon (Complete) by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Lent , Unity , Love Source: Day1 Even in the early churches, the pursuit of unity was not easy, says Thomas Lane Butts. But Lent is a good time for Christians to reconsider their responsibility for unity in the community of faith. What Time Is It? Article by Thomas Lane Butts http://day1.org/3609-dr_thomas_lane_butts_what_time_is_it Article by Thomas Lane Butts Topics: Stewardship , Calling/Vocation , Daily Living , Time Source: Day1 Thomas Lane Butts reflects on the short nature of life and finds wisdom in Ecclesiastes 3:1-8, 11. Are we taking seriously the time we have been given right now?

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