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Hypocrisy In Matthew 23:1-12, Jesus points to the hypocrisy of the Pharisees. Scott Hoezee, in this sermon starter, suggests speaking to hypocrisy’s deception, which values what people think rather than the truth of one’s character. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Scott E. Hoezee Hypocrisy and Grace Only by the grace of God can we avoid hypocrisy, recognize our sin and misery, and live fully into our identity as children of God. Resource type: Article | Source: The Banner | Author: Cornelius Plantinga Everything I Know About Racism I Learned in the Church Christena Cleveland relates several anecdotes from her experience that could serve as illustrations of how "the church continues to be a powerful agent of racism in our world." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Christena Cleveland Hearts Filled with Hypocrisy This devotional on Matthew 23:28 considers hypocrisy, suggesting that though we fail along the way, we must seek to walk along God’s paths. We want our words and deeds to match. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling The Scribes and Pharisees, their Hypocrisy and Vanity Jesus teaches his disciples about hypocrisy and vanity Resource type: Image | Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive | Author: Henricus van den Leemputte Masqueraders Anonymous In this sermon Deborah Fortel points out that Jesus' denunciation of the hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees (Matthew 23:1-12) shifts quickly to warning his own followers that true greatness means humble service. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Deborah Fortel God's Salvation and Warning Against Hypocrisy This resource reflects on God's rescue of God's people and how Christians should work out their salvation with integrity. It provides Scripture texts related to the theme along with various resources for worship. Resource type: Article | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Beware the Yeast of the Pharisees Shiao Chong unpacks Jesus' warning to beware of the yeast of the Pharisees as he points to ways in which we fall into the same patterns of hypocrisy as the Pharisees of Jesus' time. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The Banner | Author: Shiao Chong Illuminating the Darkness: John 1 Time to time, we experience the darkness and hypocrisy of the church. Even when deeper, darker corners arise, Carol Howard Merritt encourages us to keep shining light. Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Carol Howard Merritt Full Text Hymns on Hypocrisy Hypocrisy exposedPD
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What the Church Could Learn from Oprah Although the church is certainly not the Oprah Winfrey Show, can Christ's people learn lessons from the success of her long-running show? MaryKate Morse notes three lessons for the Church. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: MaryKate Morse The Worst Hypocrisy This short commentary is on why the hypocrisy of the Pharisees trying to use God to meet their ends is so bad. This is useful for Luke 6:46, Psalm 50:16, and Matthew 3:7. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: John Boykin News That Illustrates: March 6th—March 13th Six sermon illustrations drawn from the daily news. They include themes of addictions, insecurity, rose-colored glasses for the Christian life, forgiveness in the wake of tragedy, and the easy path of hypocrisy. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Jesus and the Pharisees In reference to Mark 7:1-8, Frederick Buechner says that "hypocrisy and irrelevance" angered Jesus the most; and thus he strongly attacked the Pharisees, "the good people who should have known better." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Day1 | Author: Frederick Buechner Walker Percy on hypocrisy A short quote from "Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book" by Walker Percy about hypocrisy. Resource type: Book Quote | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Walker Percy A Life of Integrity at Home A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Psalm 101:2. Roberts explores the meaning of integrity--the opposite of hypocrisy--and the need for Christians, and especially Christian leaders, to exhibit it even in private life. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Uprooted Tree In this audio presentation, Howard Butt, Jr., uses a tree blown down by a storm, majestic on the outside but decayed on the inside, as an illustration of hypocrisy (Matthew 23:27-28). Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: The High Calling | Author: Howard Butt Jr.
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