Search ResultsIngratitude: The Commonest Sin Explaining that "we never thank God sufficiently" for God's blessings, this audio sermon by George W. Truett on Ephesians 5:20 and 1 Thessalonians 5:18 encourages listeners to practice gratitude toward God and others. The Cost of Ingratitude Reflecting on 2 Timothy 3:1-5, Mark Roberts observes that if we are ungrateful, we deprive ourselves of the joy that comes from giving others joy via our thanks. Homilies - Conversion, Love, Forgiveness, Gratitude This set of four Catholic homilies focuses on conversion, the bond of love, forgiveness and unforgiveness, and gratitude and ingratitude. It Is Right To Give Him Thanks and Praise In this sermon on Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15 and John 6:24-35, Charles Dominique reflects on human ingratitude toward God's providence. We demand signs from God rather than cultivate gratitude for the life-giving Bread of Christ. A Good Word for Today Thomas Lane Butts shares a short devotional on the sin of ingratitude. He reminds us that we have much to be grateful for and says, "Thanks ... is still one of the very best words today!" History of Hymns: “Give Me a Clean Heart” This offers background and commentary on the 1970 Margaret Douroux (b. 1941) hymn, “Give Me a Clean Heart.” Conformed to a Vulnerable Savior An essay by Thomas V. Berg relating Hebrews 5:2 and 2 Corinthians 12:9 to the calling of pastors and priests to conform to Christ's own vulnerability and to meet Christ through the unavoidable suffering of life. Sharing the Freedom of God In this homily, Martin Ganeri reflects on the immense-ness of God's mercy and the foolishness that often sees humans failing to extend that same mercy to others, even after they've experienced it themselves. Our Stunning Ingratitude "Everything's amazing right now, but nobody's happy." A comedy routine by Louis C. K. that lambasts contemporary ingratitude and illustrates Colossians 4:2 and Psalm 116:17. Full Text Hymns on Ingratitude How base the ingratitude of menPD
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See more hymns... Entitlement Mindset Produces Ingratitude An illustration by John Ortberg describing that entitlement breeds ingratitude, appropriate for Colossians 2:6-7, Jude 1:16, and Colossians 3:17. Comedian Reflects on Our Constant Ingratitude An illustration by Mark Galli describes a comedian showing the importance of gratitude, appropriate for Romans 1:21, Psalm 16:11, and Psalm 100:4. Merciful Children of the Most High: Deification in the Gospel of Luke In this article, Aaron Kuecker uses Luke 6:32-36 and other examples from the Gospel of Luke to equate loving one's enemies and showing mercy as divine attributes that Jesus possesses and in which humanity is invited... Valuing the Goodness of the Earth - Study Guide Study guide about the interrelation of all types of creatures in creation. Includes liturgical elements. Irrationality, idolatry, and sin In this commentary on Romans 1, drawing also on Thomas Aquinas, Eric Johnston argues that sin has its origin in rejection of the truth of God's creation, and refusal to glorify and thank God. How to Lead People Who Complain Judi Mayne looks at Numbers 11:10-17 to reflect on the challenges of being a leader in difficult circumstances and encourages leaders to not bear the entire task alone. The Spiritual Challenges of a Comfortable Life Scott Hoezee and David Bast reflect together on Moses’ warning in Deuteronomy 8 that we need to remember God’s provision and rely on him, even when we’re comfortable, secure, and prosperous.