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The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path to Power A short paragraph about the personality of Lyndon B. Johnson and his practice of flattery. It could be a useful sermon illustration. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Robert A. Caro Hezekiah’s Weaknesses Commenting on Isaiah 39:1-2, Mark Roberts notes that for all his faith and piety, King Hezekiah of Judah displayed weaknesses of pride and openness to flattery that endangered his kingdom. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Commentary on Psalm 36:5-10 The God of justice cares for refugees. Praying this psalm helps us stand in solidarity with all those seeking refuge and compels us to participate in God’s works of justice and righteousness throughout the world. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Joel LeMon Suffering Innocence Roger Nam's commentary on Daniel 6:6-27 examines the story through the three main parties: the men of power, King Darius, and Daniel. It is a story of innocent suffering, reversal, and a vision of apocalyptic justice. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Roger Nam The Probing Power of Remembrance This sermon on Psalm 78 by Cullen Story focuses on the power and importance of remembrance. This resource includes both an audio recording and a full transcript of the sermon. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) | Author: Cullen I K Story Be Still and Know That I Am God The supreme mystical exhortation in the Bible is found in Psalm 46:10: "Be still and know that I am God." James Clarke preaches of the value of silence, stillness, and waiting. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) | Author: James W Clarke A God Bent on Relationship Peter Marty looks at the story of the fall from Genesis 3. He reminds us that it is God who comes looking for us and acting in our life. Problems begin when we run away from... Resource type: Devotional | Source: Day1 | Author: Peter W. Marty Self-Searching and Self-Denial: A Servant Spirit Strong self-searching and self-denial, a servant spirit, one of the marks of living according to the Holy Spirit. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship | Author: Dale J. Cooper Worship A word study on "worship," with specific attention to the medieval meaning of the word and how it flows into a life of "worshipful service." Resource type: Article | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship | Author: Nathan Bierma Worship -- Taking a Closer Look Part 2 In a worship service, we renew the promises we make to God and hear again the promises God has made (and kept!) in Christ. This four-part series on worship explores four dimensions of this covenant-renewal image. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: Henry Admiraal Flattery Like Gum This sermon illustration is a humorous one-line quotation about flattery and how we should receive it. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Van Morris Pressed into Service In this article on 2 Corinthians 8:7-15, Daniel Harrell reflects on how Paul uses shame, flattery, and fear to urge generous giving. Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Century | Author: Daniel Harrell Full Text Hymns on Flattery The Saint's Safety and Hope in evil Times: Or, Sins of the Tongue complained of, viz. Blasphemy, Falshood, etc.PD
Practical Atheism exposed; or, the Being and Attributes of God assertedPD
Complaint of a general Corruption of Manners; or, The Promise and Signs of Christ's coming in JudgementPD
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Self-delusions Our culture tells us to focus on oneself as the source all truth, while the apostle Paul tells us that fixating on self only makes us slaves to sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership Morals, Deeds, and Salvation This podcast reflects on Luke 18:18-30, suggesting that God is so overwhelmingly generous that no sacrifice you could imaginably make in order to follow Jesus would fail to be repaid tenfold or even a hundredfold. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee Unreserved Dedication to Christ's Cause Explaining that our success during change lies in advancing Christ's Kingdom, this audio sermon by George W. Truett on Romans 12:1 and 2 Chronicles 29:27 encourages listeners to dedicate their lives to Christ and Christ's cause. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Baylor University Libraries Digital Sermon Collections | Author: George W Truett M Is for the Many Things Alyce McKenzie offers a Mother’s Day sermon in which she paints a picture of God’s wisdom, which provides encouragement and strength for those overburdened by the tasks Wisdom fulfills in Proverbs 31. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Alyce M. McKenzie Go Another Way B. Wiley Stephens encourages us to take "the road less traveled by", to listen to God's leading, and to go the way that is in his will. He looks at the story of the Wisemen and... Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: B. Wiley Stephens Worship -- Taking a Closer Look Part 1 In a worship service, we renew the promises we make to God and hear again the promises God has made (and kept!) in Christ. This four-part series on worship explores four dimensions of this covenant-renewal image. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: John D. Witvliet Do you love me? A sermon on Luke 18:9-14 suggesting the tax collector’s humility was not a virtue that earns him God’s love. The tax collector’s humility is a posture of openness in which he is able to receive God’s... Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Joseph S. Pagano A Taxing Question Reflecting on Mark 12:13-17, Edward McIlmail writes that the Pharisees and Herodians pose a false dilemma. Faith is often "both/and" and we need to develop our gifts, intelligence, and prayer life to make the right choices.... Resource type: Devotional | Source: ePriest | Author: Edward McIlmail
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