Search ResultsLent, A Necessary Time of Preparation This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship.
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See more hymns... The Seventh Commandment: Don’t Commit Adultery This devotional on Exodus 20:14 considers the seventh commandment, suggesting that the number one defense against adultery is a thriving relationship with God, and the number two defense against adultery is a healthy marriage. Technology Creates a Generation Gap, Discipleship, Oprah Winfrey, Facebook Helps People Mourn, and Adultery Among the Snowbound Illustrative material provided here covers the growing generational divide caused by rapidly changing technology, discipleship and Oprah Winfrey, how Facebook helps people mourn, anxiety about the apocalypse, and how being snowbound in Britain promotes adultery. Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery This 16th century painting by Jacopo Tintoretto depicts John 7:53-8:11, where Jesus encounters an adulteress brought before Pharisees. Devastation of Adultery In this sermon illustration for Exodus 20:14, Deuteronomy 5:18, or Matthew 5:27-28, a clip from the film "Hope Floats" demonstrates the consequences of adultery by depicting a child devastated by her father's desertion after an affair. Adultery, Abundance of God's Grace and Sharing with All This is a full worship planning resource on 2 Samuel 11:1-15, Psalm 14, Ephesians 3:14-21 and John 6:1-2. It includes liturgy planning notes, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more. Missionary's Dilemma over Adultery Law This sermon illustration from the book, Hawaii, demonstrates Paul's reasoning about the law and sin in Romans 4:15, 7:7-8, 12; 8. A missionary struggles to write a law on adultery for a people with 23 different... The Woman Taken in Adultery This 19th century woodcut by Gustave Doré depicts Jesus and the woman taken in adultery from John 8:1-11. Neither Do I Condemn Thee: Making Space For Alternative Sexualities in Our Midst David Fitch uses Jesus' encounter with the woman caught in adultery (John 8:1-11) as a paradigm for approaching "alternative sexualities" - "We are to disrupt the ideologies and make way for the presence of Christ."