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Covetousness John Gunn's devotional addresses the sin of covetousness, illustrating with the murder of Naboth and the theft of his vineyard by Ahab and Jezebel (1 Kings 21). Resource type: Devotional | Source: Day1 | Author: John R. Gunn Envy Kenneth L. Samuel reflection on Exodus 20:17. The commandment against covetousness is not so much a demanding restriction but a broad invitation to know who we truly are and to live an authentic life. Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Kenneth L. Samuel 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 It’s about Jesus: No, I Lied. It’s about Me! Marlena Graves invites fellow Christians to consider whether they are truly motivated by humble service in the name of Christ, or by self-promotion and cultural notions of success. Resource type: Devotional | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Marlena Graves Whose Job Is It to Care for the Poor? God makes it clear: to look out for the interests of the weak, vulnerable, and disadvantaged is the outward expression of what it means to know God. The one who loves God cares for the poor. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Paul Koshy Ahab, Naboth, and Jezebel Frederick Buechner's book excerpt can be used to illustrate the story of Naboth's vineyard in 1 Kings 21. Elijah confronted Ahab with God's judgment for his covetousness leading to murder. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Day1 | Author: Carl Frederick Buechner Do You Know the Seven Deadly Sins? Detailing the historical origins of "The Seven Deadly Sins," this article by Christopher Hunt discusses how the dangerous attitudes of pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust lead to destructive sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Groundwork | Author: Christopher Hunt The Meaning of Covetousness A quote from Haddon Robinson about how covetousness is wanting more of what you already have, appropriate for Proverbs 11:24, Isaiah 57:17, and Romans 7:7. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Haddon Robinson 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 Full Text Hymns on Covetousness Lord, You Have Searched Me©
The pearl which worldlings covetPD
All My Life©
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Lifestyles of the Rich and Ransomed Psalm 49 condemns the rich who use their money to exploit others: these wealthy oppressors will die like everyone else. Yet the psalmist offers a subtle glimpse of hope by alluding to the ransom of God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: James Limburg 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 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 Paul's Assessment of Christian Freedom - Study Guide Adult Sunday School lesson or study guide about freedom. Liturgical elements and study questions included. Resource type: Study Guide | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Judah, Faith and Being Ready This is a full worship planning resource on Isaiah 1, Psalm 50, Hebrews 11 and Luke 12:32-40, focusing on faith and faithfulness. It includes liturgy planning notes, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Discipleship Ministries Raised with Christ Commenting on Colossians 3:1-11, Richard Carlson discusses how our union with Jesus' resurrection through baptism empowers us to act in ways consistent with that new identity. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Richard Carlson Ten Words, Nine Commandments Ryan Faber explores and critiques the way the Ten Commandments are divided in various traditions. Resource type: Article | Source: The Banner | Author: Ryan Faber
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