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With Great Forbearance Reginald Fuller provides brief commentary on Matthew 13:24-43; Wisdom 12:13, 16-19; Psalm 86; and Romans 8:26-27. These passages emphasize God's forbearance for all people, even the tares among the wheat. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: Reginald H. Fuller Why Make Such a Big Deal of Humility, Gentleness, Patience, and Forbearance? Part 2 Emphasizing that Christian unity takes place in the daily reality of living in church communities, this devotional on Ephesians 4:1-2 explores how "humility, gentleness, patience, and forbearance" are needed to protect against self-centered divisions. Resource type: Devotional Source: The High Calling Why Make Such a Big Deal of Humility, Gentleness, Patience, and Forbearance? Part 1 Asserting that Paul wrote pastoral theology from his real experiences in Christian communities, this devotional on Ephesians 4:1-2 describes the difficulty and importance of practicing humility and patience. Resource type: Devotional Source: The High Calling Forgive and Forbear This podcast for preachers explores the theme of forgiveness and forbearance, examining Genesis 50:15-21; Exodus 14:19-31; Matthew 18:21-35; and Romans 14:1-12. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Working Preacher Author: Karoline M. Lewis Holy Friendships Christi O. Brown in Spartanburg, South Carolina reflects on the deep friendships that enable us to embody the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ together in this sermon from Philippians 4:1-9. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Faith and Leadership Author: Christi O. Brown Highlighting Repentance This resource provides in depth scriptural background on the selected passages form the Catholic Lectionary for July 23, 2017 including: Matthew 13:24-32 and Romans 8:26-27. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: Reginald H. Fuller Even More Reason to Be Humble, Gentle, Patient, and Forbearing Reflecting on Christian community, this devotional on Ephesians 4:1-3 discusses how to live in "unity of the Spirit" through exercising Christ-like "humility, gentleness, patience, and forbearance" and by avoiding conflict. Resource type: Devotional Source: The High Calling Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness Sermon notes on Genesis 39 and Galatians 5 note that "hesed" is an attribute of the character of God which we are called to emulate. Often translated as kindness, it also includes abiding loyalty and steadfastness.... Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Theology of Work Project Author: George Cladis Hosea, the Old Self and a Grain Farmer This is a full worship planning resource on Hosea 11:1-11, Psalm 107, Colossians 3:1-11 and Luke 12:13-21, focusing on calling. It includes liturgy planning notes, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more.    Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Nathan's Rebuke, Building Unity and the Bread of Life This lectionary resource includes planning notes, song suggestions, readings, prayers, and sermon starters for the story of Nathan rebuking David for committing adultery and Jesus' announcement that he is the "bread of life." Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Stones, Angels, Wheat, and Weeds Susan Butterworth's sermon speaks of God's unconditional grace and constant presence (Genesis 28:10-19), and of leaving judgment to God in the face of evil entangled with good. (Matthew 13:24-30). Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Sermons That Work Author: Susan Butterworth The Resolution of Conflicts in Priestly Life and Relationships This Catholic article suggests that loving, supportive, and mutually encouraging relationships among priests are essential to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of priests and to their ministry. Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: Richard P. Fitzgibbons, MD Full Text Hymns on Forbearance I Have A Friend So Patient, Kind, ForbearingPD
Divine forbearance claims our songPD
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Not-So-Random Acts of Kindness Sermon notes on Genesis 39 and Galatians 5 reveal the kindness of God and how we might also show kindness. The notes include commentary, theological and hermeneutical points, illustrations, and application. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The High Calling Never Grow Weary Ron Rolheiser reflects on a Norwegian proverb—Heroism consists of hanging on one minute longer—, finding echoes of it in passages like 2 Thessalonians 3:13 and Galatians 6:9, and what it means to persevere in tension. Resource type: Devotional Source: The Sunday Website Author: Ron Rolheiser Holy Habits This resource contains worship planning and sermon notes for a service around the theme of "Holy Habits"-- both as practices and as special clothing.   Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries Characteristics of a Healthy Church This article unpacks ten characteristics of healthy churches that are seen in the biblical history of God's people. Resource type: Article Source: The CRC Network Author: Neil de Koning The Honorable Family A service outline on Ephesians 6 focused on how to respect, honor, and obey those who are given authority over us. Part of a series on the Ten Commandments, as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. Resource type: Service Outline Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Baptized Sermon starter on Genesis 6:2; 9, Psalm 25, Mark 1:9-15 and 1 Peter 3:18-22 about Jesus' baptism and ours as a self-discovery of being created in the image of God. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Sermons That Work Author: Lacy Broemel Forgiveness from a Flower This sermon illustration for Mark 11:25 or Luke 17:4 is a quote highlighting themes of forgiveness and forbearance: "Forgiveness is the fragrance that the flower leaves on the heel of the one who crushed it." Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today Author: Mark Twain The Lord our God is Holy Stan Mast's sermon starter on Psalm 99 explains why we should praise God for God's righteousness, justice, and judgment. Although Christ's holiness was evident at Transfiguration, "the clearest Epiphany of Christ's glory" was on the cross. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Stanley Mast
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