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Hate is Stupid Folly As John R. Gunn says, hate is a stupid folly. Hate affects all parts of you if you let it take hold in your heart against another. It's something that we should truly avoid at all... Resource type: Devotional | Source: Day1 | Author: John R. Gunn A Message So Good as to Border on Folly The Very Rev. Stephen E. Carlsen shows that the statement, "God is love" makes a profound claim on our lives. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Stephen E. Carlson Welcome his folly into our lives The Passion is full of ironies. A high priest has Jesus recognized as messiah, a governor has him recognized as king, yet each looks for his crucifixion. In Mark 14:1-15:47 Jesus is enthroned upon a cross. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Charles Hoffacker The House of Wisdom Commentary on Proverbs 9:1-6 by Sara Koenig, who notes various historical interpretations of the "seven pillars" of Wisdom's house, then contrasts Wisdom with Folly. "Dwelling with Wisdom" is a lifelong process that develops over a lifetime.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Sara Koenig God’s Perspective on Human Goodness Psalm 53 reminds us that we are all fools before God. But this bad news of human folly sets up the good news of the Gospel. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D Roberts The Foolishness of the Cross Michael Pasquarello reflects on the contrast between human folly and God’s wisdom (1 Corinthians 2:1-9), Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s political context, and the “strange glory revealed in the weak suffering crucified Christ." Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Fuller Studio | Author: Michael Pasquarello Rising John Kavanaugh meditates on Jesus' death and resurrection with its background of salvation history, in which God persisted in redeeming humanity even in its sin and folly (Romans 6:1-10). Resource type: Devotional | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: John Kavanaugh Emmanuel In this essay Frederick Beuchner engages other worldviews and faith as he reflects on the awe and wonder of Christmas, considering how Emmanuel, “God with us,” can seem like folly and yet answer our deepest longings. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Day1 | Author: Carl Frederick Buechner Commentary on 2 Kings 5:1-14 In reading the story of the healing of Naaman we must not overlook the unnamed, the unknowns but not silent slaves that bring the sole voice of theological reason to stories of imperial folly. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Stephen B. Reid Full Text Hymns on Folly This is Why I Love My SaviorPD
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D.C. Trash Can Debacle, the Irish Pub Goes Global, 2000 Wrong-sized Trains and More A D.C. trash can debacle gives us pause to think about integrity, a simple pen about human dignity, etc.—these stories and more provide a variety of illustrations on themes of incarnation, folly, humility, humanity, and more. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Paul Pastor and Andrew Finch Famous Painting Pictures Human Folly An illustration by Douglas Sean O'Donnell describing a painting that depicts human folly appropriate for Proverbs 12:15, Matthew 7:13-14, and 2 Peter 3:3. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Douglas Sean O'Donnell The Screwtape Letters The demon Screwtape writes of fashions in folly: ‘The horror of the Same Old Thing is one of the most valuable passions we have produced in the human heart Resource type: Book Quote | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: C. S. Lewis Genesis 1 within the Faith-Science Debate What are we going to do with Genesis 1? James Mead suggests that a serious and faithful engagement with the creation story will demonstrate the folly of pitting science and the Bible against each other. Resource type: Article | Source: Perspectives Journal | Author: James K. Mead The Foolishness of the Father? Mark Roberts' sermon starter on the Parable of the Wicked Tenants (Mark 12:1-12) observes that what may appear to be folly is actually "a demonstration of God’s matchless love and grace." Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts “Why Study History?” Paul Gagnon's article "Why Study History?" claims that the study of history gives us good judgment: "A sense of the comic and the tragic, a bone-deep understanding of how hard it is to preserve civilization or... Resource type: Book Quote | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Paul Gagnon
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