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I Gave Up Gossip for Lent Dena Dyer shares her experience of giving up gossiping for lent, what it taught her about spiritual disciplines, and how it prepared her to be wowed by the resurrection story again. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dena Dyer
Lust – It’s Not Always About Sex Lust isn't always about sex. In this article, the author shares from personal experience how lust may be a symptom of a deeper compulsion to dominate others. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Anonymous Lust Scott Hoezee and David Bast examine lust, looking to 2 Samuel 13:1-18 and 1 Corinthians 6:15-20, how lust removes the gift of sexuality from the realm of human relationship, and how to fight against it. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee The Lust, The Flesh, The Eyes and The Pride of Life One video and one audio recording of Michael Roe's song "The Lust, The Flesh, The Eyes and The Pride of Life." The song is based on 1 John 2:16 and is appropriate especially for Lent. Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Global Worship | Author: Michael Roe The Lust of the Eyes This devotional on Matthew 5:28 considers the lust of the eyes, suggesting that with the Lord's help, we can stand against the lustful tide of our world. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling Resurrection: Seduction and Lust This fictional illustration pulled from Tolstoy's "Resurrection" depicts the fallout repercussions of a moment of lust. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Leo Tolstoy Agape, Eros and Gender Confusion This article explores several passages of Scripture in order to argue for a biblical view of gender and follows with suggestions on how to engage this issue while staying humble and loving to others. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Charles Self What is Love? Anthony Axe asks what kind of love Christian love really is. We shouldn't mistake it for lust, lurve and being in love, which are involuntary. The exhortation for the Christian to love others is a commandment Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Torch | Author: Anthony Axe 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. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Dock Hollingsworth 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Name withheld Full Text Hymns on Lust Behold the Wretch Whose Lust and WinePD
Say, men of pleasure, men of lustPD
Brightest and best of the sons of the morningPD
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The Unforgiving End A sermon illustration by Calvin Miller on the topics of death, lust, and sin, appropriate for Proverbs 6:26 and Job 31:9-12. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Calvin Miller 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: David Hegg 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: John Freeman 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. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Name withheld Do You Know the Seven Deadly Sins? Detailing the historical origins of "The Seven Deadly Sins," this article by Christopher Hunt discusses how the dangerous attitudes of pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust lead to destructive sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Groundwork | Author: Christopher Hunt Four Tips on Sexual Purity from Jesus This devotional by Dave Peterson on Matthew 5:27-30 reflects the importance of sexual purity to Jesus. Peterson discusses lust, temptation, spiritual disciple, pornography, and the gift of sexual intimacy. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dave Peterson Sexuality and Spirituality Patrick Cioni discusses the possibility of "profound, mystical experiences" as an additional dimension of sexual relations within marriage - oneness with God as well as with each other. Lust is a barrier to such spiritual union. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Patrick F. Cioni
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