Search ResultsWhy Ash Wednesday? An article exploring Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers.
No Evil Shall Befall TheePD
God of Grace and God of GloryPD
See more hymns... The Noonday Devil This Catholic article considers three areas of temptations for priesthood (chastity, obedience, and faith), calling them the "Noon Day Devil" from Psalm 91:6. | | Evil in Film This sermon illustration looks at several film depictions of evil and darkness, suggesting that only by gazing into the dark do we thirst for Light and finally recognize it for what and how it is. | | Finding Christ in the Beggar, Finding Christ in the Chalice This Catholic article reflects on poverty and hospitality from John Chrysostom's words, "If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find Him in the chalice." | | Film Leaves Audience Without Explanation for Evil This illustration highlights that there is no explanation for evil. | | Solzhenitsyn Locates Evil A quote by Alexandr Solzhenitsyn appropriate for Proverbs 20:9, Matthew 12:34, and Psalm 58:2. "...the line dividing good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties...but right through every human heart." | | Why Does God Allow Suffering and Evil in the World? What is the best response to questions of suffering and evil? A rational theological system? Or a person who is willing to make space in their life for the brokenness of the world? | | Fascination with Evil This sermon illustration gives examples of how people have been fascinated with the Antichrist and the evils that will attend the last days, perhaps much more than with Christ (Philippians 4:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12). | Intrigue of Evil "In imaginary works it is difficult to make virtuous characters as believable and attractive as bad characters," says James R. Edwards. He offers an illustration of how "human nature stands closer to evil than to good."... | |