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Aquinas as Biblical Exegete - His Interpretation of Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh” This Catholic article considers Thomas Aquinas' exegesis of 2 Corinthians 12:7-8, where Paul shares of his "thorn in the flesh." Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Lawrence B. Porter, STL, PhD 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 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 Put Off... Put On... A list from Blue Letter Bible of 78 sins to "put off" along with corresponding virtues to "put on" - each accompanied by a scriptural prooftext. Resource type: Study Guide | Source: Blue Letter Bible Text of Luke 12:15 This color image displays the text from the Parable of the Rich Fool in Luke 12:15 to, "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 | Author: Blue Letter Bible 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 Restless Idols Yesterday I planned to phone a friend while refueling my car. But the gas pump’s disembodied voice, not content with offering instructions and falling into welcome silence, prattled on for the next ten gallons about the... Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Working Preacher | Author: Patricia Tull Full Text Hymns on Covetousness Lord, You Have Searched Me©
The pearl which worldlings covetPD
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Irrationality, idolatry, and sin In this commentary on Romans 1, drawing also on Thomas Aquinas, Eric Johnston argues that sin has its origin in rejection of the truth of God's creation, and refusal to glorify and thank God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Eric M. Johnston 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 A Harvest of Work Service This is a general service outline to give thanks to God from an agricultural perspective in the age of industrialization. Resource type: Service Outline | Source: Theology of Work Project Paul's Assessment of Christian Freedom "The story of Jesus Christ...is a story of freedom...but a freedom constrained by the Cross and deeply at odds with individualistic notions of liberty." Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Bruce W. Longenecker 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 Mastering Mammon "Just what did [Jesus] mean in the Sermon on the Mount when he declared, 'You cannot faithfully serve both God and Money'?" Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Craig L. Blomberg The Cross as Our Ringtone Alyce McKenzie reflects on the calls Paul claims the Gospel makes upon us in Romans 13:8-14: a call to be urgently awake and watchful, prepared for Jesus’ return by allowing love to govern all our relationships.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Patheos | Author: Alyce M. McKenzie
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