Search ResultsAsh Wednesday: Cultural Resources This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs.
Say, men of pleasure, men of lustPD
Brightest and best of the sons of the morningPD
See more hymns... The War of the Cravings In this sermon on James 3:13-4:8, Dock Hollingsworth shows how greed, lust, and ambition are thieves of human happiness and congregational unity--in the first century and now. A Definition of Lust This stark definition of lust can be used to illustrate Psalm 78:23-29, 1 Corinthians 10:8, Proverbs 6:26-28, and similar passages. Young Man Learns How to Overcome Lust David Hegg describes a story of a young man learning to overcome lust, appropriate for 1 John 2:15-17, Psalm 101:3, and Matthew 5:27-28. Journalist Discovers the Ugliness of Lust British journalist Malcolm Muggeridge describes an incident in which he was shocked by the power of lust in his own heart. The incident can be used to illustrate Proverbs 5:22, Romans 6:16, Numbers 32:23, etc. We Avoid Dealing with Sexual Lust "In today's highly-charged sexual culture, almost no one is okay in dealing with sexual lust." An illustration by John Freeman, appropriate for Hebrews 3:13, Exodus 20:14, 1 Corinthians 6:18, and other similar passages. Marriage Doesn't Remedy Lust This anonymous quote states that marriage in itself does not remove the problem of lust; the quote can illustrate Matthew 5:28 and Job 31:9.