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Finding Christ in the Beggar, Finding Christ in the Chalice This Catholic article reflects on poverty and hospitality from John Chrysostom's words, "If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find Him in the chalice." Resource type: Image | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Ann R. Morrill In Praise of Laziness Taking inspiration from Milton's "Paradise Lost," this article by Sarina Gruver Moore illustrates how taking time to be lazy may help cultivate the community relationships needed to resist temptation. Resource type: Article | Source: The Twelve | Author: Sarina Gruver Moore Acedia, Rehearsals, and Me In this blog post, Dena Dyer shares her struggle with laziness (acedia) and how, knowing that spiritually and in relationships it takes hard work and time, she continues to submit her struggle to God. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dena Dyer Slacking off and the call to Sabbath For overstressed, overworked Christians trying to save the world, watching TV and other squandered moments are not a sign of laziness or complacency but a fitting response to the call to Sabbath. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership | Author: Andrea Palpant Dilley You Have Permission to Quit In this article, Sam Van Eman suggests that when communities propagate the belief that rest is more akin to laziness than to honor, they lock themselves into patterns that do more harm than good. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Sam Van Eman “You Will Never Be Lost Where I Cannot Find You.” In this reflection on John 6:35-40, Fr. Daniel Ray describes hungering and thirsting for Christ. Despite our fear, laziness and pride, he is always present, filling the holes in our hearts with himself through the sacraments.... Resource type: Devotional | Source: ePriest | Author: Daniel Ray God will be there with you This commentary on Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16 says that the key promise is in v. 15, “I will be with them in trouble.” As with Jesus, God's people will not be spared from all suffering. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: A Plain Account | Author: APA Admin Introduction 1 & 2 Thessalonians In his letters to the Thessalonians, Paul repudiates laziness. He made it clear that Christians need to keep at their labors, for the way of Christ is not idleness but service and excellence in work. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Theology of Work Project | Author: Colin Nicholl News That Illustrates for Sunday, November 2nd - November 9th Sermon-illustrating stories include: freedom and the Berlin wall; vocation and avoiding work; the power of laughter; a small dispute leads to murder; integrating faith and science; a dating app for the rich; enjoying life. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Paul Pastor Love Is Work An illustration by M. Scott Peck: "Since love is work, the essence of nonlove is laziness." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: M. Scott Peck Full Text Hymns on Laziness Your MissionPD
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It Takes an Extended Family to Raise a Child Several illustrations by Matt Woodley on the theme of community, laziness, body of Christ, family, and salvation. The illustrations FOBIA ('Fear of Being Invited Again') and the stories of Simone Biles and elevator are especially powerful.... Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Mathew Woodley The Courage of Jesus Michael Frost on Jesus and laziness, fear, resurrection and sanctification. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: The Work of the People | Author: Michael Frost Jesus at Prayer Prayer and selflessness mark the life of Christ. This reflection by Paul Campbell on Mark 1:29-39 reminds us, not only of our responsibility to others, but also the need for prayer as a means of rest.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: ePriest | Author: Paul Campbell The Evil Among Us Christians are still in the world and thus we struggle with the evil in the world. But Minerva Carcano reminds us in this sermon on John 17:11b-19 of how God is still active in our lives.... Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Minerva Carcano Accountability "Teach me, Lord, to take all that you have given me and make it produce fruit for your kingdom." A reflection on the parable of the talents in Matthew 25:14-30. Resource type: Devotional | Source: ePriest A Pastor's Perspective on Work in the Bible Drawing from Genesis 1:1-3:19, Colossians 1:15-20 and etc., this article explores work and our relationship with God. Though our proper relationship to work and God was eroded in the fall, God works to redeem human labor. Resource type: Article | Source: Theology of Work Project Kenosis and Passion This commentary on Philippians 2:5-11 considers it in the context of Christ's passion, suggesting the passion as freely chosen obedience that models for us how to live faithfully in the communities where we live. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Sharon H. Ringe
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