Commentary on Psalm 25:1-10
Psalm 25 is a model prayer, based on the cries of individuals to God in earlier psalms. It indicates how important it is regularly to recite words that call us to faith and dependence on God.
Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation
This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship.
“That He May Create in Himself One New Humanity”
Commenting on Galatians 2:15-16, Matthew Dodrill argues that Paul's teaching about justification by faith was primarily about a new social order inaugurated by the "faithfulness of" Christ.
This commentary on Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 considers two aspects of faithfulness: holding fast to the promises of God and moving forward in response to God's call.
Faithfulness and Love
A sermon starter on Psalm 85, Hosea 1:2-10; Luke 11:1-13 and Colossians 2:6-19 about God's faithfulness and love--in living and in prayer.
Faithfulness in Jeremiah
Within the framework of faithfulness to God, the book of Jeremiah offers a number of passages directly related to work. Joshua Moon and Alice Mathews provide a brief introduction to this topic.
Faithfulness in Small Things
Mark D. Roberts uses Matthew 25:21 to reflect on being faithful over small things even when it seems like that faithfulness goes unnoticed.
Culture: The Beautiful Things We Hope For
Messy situations, difficult subjects, polarizing conversations, and paralyzing conflict can all draw us into deeper faithfulness to God, writes Jennifer Vander Molen. A hungry spirit and a humble heart help people of joy grow through conflict.
Faith and Faithfulness
A sermon starter on Genesis 17:1-16, Psalm 22:22-30, Mark 8:31-38 and Romans 4:13-25 about faith: God’s faithfulness to us and our response.
God Reveals His Love, Power, and Faithfulness
Steven King shares his thoughts about Psalm 50; Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Luke 12:32-40; and Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16. He looks specifically at how God reveals his love, power, and faithfulness to us.
United in the Faithfulness of Christ
Commentary on Romans 3:19-28 by Emerson Powery, who explores the controversy and division over ethnicity in the background of the passage and examines how Jesus's faithfulness--which becomes our own--helps us overcome our divisions.
Honesty and Faithfulness
Bo Lim's commentary on Jeremiah 15:15-21 highlights how Jeremiah as a whole teaches us that honesty and faithfulness in the midst of suffering are the hallmarks of prophetic ministry.
Full Text Hymns on Faithfulness
Great Is Thy FaithfulnessPD
My Faith Has Found a Resting PlacePD
My Faith Looks Up to TheePD
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Are we faithful? Or are we used to breaking our promises? In this film, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove invites us to reflect on the fruit of the Spirit—faithfulness.
God's Faithfulness in Joseph's Life
The story of Joseph is ultimately about the faithfulness of God. What God says, he does. What God promises, he always fulfills. And Jesus Christ is the ultimate fulfillment of God’s promises.
History of Hymns: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
This offers background and commentary on the beloved hymn by Thomas Obediah Chisholm (1866-1960), "Great Is Thy Faithfulness."
Our Salvation and the Faithfulness of God
Because of God's faithfulness toward us, he is radically committed to offering salvation to his people. Consider the salvation of God in these reflections on various texts, including John 1:29-42.
Why I’m Fascinated by Faithfulness
In this article, Timothy Larsen argues that faithfulness, particularly in marriage, is much more interesting and should get more attention than unfaithfulness.
God's Love and Faithfulness
This commentary on Psalm 97 says that despite evil, conflict, and pain, God’s love and faithfulness surround us. It suggests the three point sermon: 1) God shows up, 2) we respond, 3) God is with us.
Here’s an Experiment: Frame Your Day With God’s Love and Faithfulness
Put Psalm 92:2 into practice, starting your day with proclaiming God’s unfailing love and ending it by proclaiming God’s faithfulness, framing your day with professions of God’s love and faithfulness.
Confession: God's Salvation and Faithfulness
This confession, written by Thom Shuman, is based on 2 Samuel 6:1-5; Psalm 24; Mark 6:14-29; Ephesians 1:3-14. It calls us to confess our sin and brokenness, and reminds us of God's salvation and faithfulness.