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Covetousness This article speaks of God's law of retribution. John R. Gunn writes, "God perpetually confronts the evil doer and spoils for him the gain of his wrongdoing." Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: John R. Gunn Apologetics and Widows Daniel Meeter warns against the sin of covetousness that can arise if Christians strongly desire to be "credible" and well-liked among the elite of the world above and beyond being disciples of Jesus Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Perspectives Journal | Author: Daniel Meeter In the End, It’s About Bread Preaching on God's communal provisions, this Lenten sermon by Kirk Alan Kubicek on Joshua 5:9-12, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 discusses the destructive consequences of covetousness and the importance of stewardship and reconciliation. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Kirk Alan Kubicek Don't covet - Scripture Image An image of Luke 12:15 on a background with a picture of a junk car. "Be on your guard against all covetousness; one's life does not consist in the abundance of possessions." Resource type: Image | Source: Blue Letter Bible A Paraphrase on the Lord's Prayer, in Scripture Expressions This prayer uses the Lord's prayer as a tiny model to frame a larger prayer. Many other passages that fit with the key themes of the Lord's prayer are connected in as well (Matthew 6:9-13). Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Blue Letter Bible | Author: Unknown Scripture Catechism: God's Moral Law Sections from Matthew Henry's "Scripture Catechism" concerning the moral law, and in particular the first two commandments of the decalogue. Arranged in a question-and-answer format that offer Scriptural references for each answer. Resource type: Article | Source: Blue Letter Bible | Author: Matthew Henry Harmony of the Gospels This study resource offers a comparative study chart for Matthew, Mark, Luke and John's Gospel accounts. Categorized by subjects, it allows quick, side-by-side viewing of what each apostle recorded in each of the four Gospels. Resource type: Study Guide | Source: Blue Letter Bible The Meaning of Covetousness An illustration by Haddon Robinson, published by Christianity Today, appropriate for Proverbs 11:24, Isaiah 57:17, and Romans 7:7. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Haddon Robinson Paul and the Fall: The Historical/Ideal View of Romans 1 Robin Collins maintains that the primary scriptural basis for the doctrine of original sin is not Romans 5 but Romans 1:18-32. "Our bondage to sin and spiritual darkness" comes from suppressing the truth about God. Resource type: Article | Source: Biologos | Author: Ted Davis Commentary on Matthew 23:1-12 In Matthew 23:1-12, the Pharisees can neither interpret Scripture nor follow it, so Jesus' instruction is to follow the Scripture that they read, but not to copy what the Pharisees do or follow what they preach. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Sharon H. Ringe Full Text Hymns on Covetousness Lord, You Have Searched Me©
The pearl which worldlings covetPD
All My Life©
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Prayer for Healing In the culture and time that this letter was written, people who were sick (and this category would include all manner of sickness, including physical and mental disability as well as disease) were outcast from the... Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Discipleship Ministries | Author: Dawn Chesser Grace and Reason According to St. Paul and St. Thomas This Catholic article uses Thomas Aquinas and the Apostle Paul to inform contemporary public debates about homosexuality, acknowledging the reality of sinfulness, the necessity of Christ, and the irrationality of debate that excludes God. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Eric M. Johnston, PhD The Battle With Our Sinfulness This sermon starter on Romans 7:15-23 offers an exegesis of the passage, emphasizing that the Christian life is about joy, liberation, willing service, and freedom from every kind of wretchedness and death. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Scott Hoezee Scripture Catechism: The Lord's Prayer Sections from Matthew Henry's "Scripture Catechism" concerning The Lord's Prayer. Arranged in a question-and-answer format that offer Scriptural references for each answer. Resource type: Article | Source: Blue Letter Bible | Author: Matthew Henry The Tenth Commandment: Don’t Covet This devotional on Exodus 20:17 considers the tenth commandment, suggesting that coveting is allowing desire to invade and pervade your heart. It’s letting that desire govern your thoughts and guide your actions. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark Roberts When Jesus Preached This sermon by Arthur Landwehr on Matthew 5:1-12 explores the identity of the "poor in spirit," how the beatitudes address happiness, and the seeming contradiction between the promises of the beatitudes and the realities of life. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Seventh Sunday after Pentecost Keep your focus on helping your congregation live out the purpose of this season—to support and strengthen one another in discipleship and ministry in Christ’s name and the Spirit’s power.   Resource type: Article | Source: Discipleship Ministries
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