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Why Ash Wednesday? An article exploring Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers. Resource type: Article | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
Advent Confession Here’s a responsive advent prayer of confession that acknowledges several ways in which we fail (i.e. unwillingness to change our hearts, not caring about the stranger), with the repeated congregational response for mercy and forgiveness. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Nathan Nettleton
Evil Inside of Us John van de Laar talks about the need to recognize evil in our hearts in order for us to be agents of healing to the world. Resource type: Devotional | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Job's Evil Dreams This 19th century engraving by William Blake depicts Job's evil dreams from Job 14:7. Resource type: Image | Source: tate.org.uk | Author: William Blake The Battle We Must Fight Reacting to a mass shooting, this devotional reflects on how the fear and courage shown by biblical figures can encourage us to join the mission against evil and persevere with courage as well. Resource type: Devotional | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Carolyn Custis James The Fear of the Colonialist Mistake This article argues that ecclesial practices, while in the past were often used as instruments of colonialist evils, can become the means for continual contextualization of the gospel when lead properly. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: David Fitch Evil and Kneeling This article by Fr. Brian Mullady answers two specific questions regarding the Catholic position on the problem of evil and kneeling as the proper way to receive communion. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Fr. Brian Mullady, OP Evil Doesn't Win Asserting that evil does not win, this article by Andy Stoddard on Romans 8:28 shows how God used the murder of Stoddard's mother to give Stoddard safety, life, and faith. Resource type: Article | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Andy Stoddard The Good and Evil Angels This late 18th / early 19th century painting by William Blake depicts good and evil angels. Resource type: Image | Source: tate.org.uk | Author: William Blake Posture in the Face of Evil This sermon starter and commentary on Psalm 71:1-6 considers our posture in the face of evil, with particular reference to power and salvation. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: A Plain Account Full Text Hymns on Evil The world is very evilPD
No Evil Shall Befall TheePD
The evils that beset our pathPD
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Jesus’ Power Over Evil This devotional on Deuteronomy 18:15-20, Mark 1:21-28, and 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 reminds us that Jesus already won the victory over evil and no matter how challenging our world is, we are to never lose hope. Resource type: Devotional | Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection | Author: Douglas Sousa The Root of All Evil A bold interpretation of 1 Timothy 6:10 from Mike Yaconelli, published as a sermon illustration on the inherent evil of money and its effects on us. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Mike Yaconelli Overcoming Evil With Good A worship planning guide including hymns, prayers, reflections, and more. The theme is the call to confront evil, based on Psalms 119 and 149, Ezekiel 33:7-11, Matthew 18:15-20, and Romans 13:8-14. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Roy Anker The Capacity for Evil Kay Warren tells of a trip to Rwanda, where the history of genocide reminded her that all people can commit evil, illustrating Romans 7:14-24, Romans 3:10-23, Mark 7:21-23, and other passages. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Kay Warren Deliver us from Evil An angel hands a prisoner of Satan the keys to his shackles as a rendering of the petition "Deliver us from evil" from the Lord's Prayer Resource type: Image | Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive | Author: Christoph Weigel Innocence in the midst of evil John Foley calls the visit of the magi (Matthew 2:1-12) "a classic story about innocence in the midst of evil." It is also about hope because we can look to the light of the Christ child. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: John Foley How Are the Days Evil? We all live in evil days, yet we are not without hope. When we acknowledge the evil days, we have a chance to do something profound for good. Mark D. Roberts reflects on Ephesians 5:15-16. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts
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