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Setting Free the Flesh Commentary/Exegesis by John F. Kavanaugh http://liturgy.slu.edu/14OrdA070917/theword_embodied.html Reflecting on Matthew 11:25-30, John Kavanaugh writes that the flesh-bound mind is powerless to escape the yoke of lust, violence, and avarice. However, Paul knew that the body inspirited could become a temple of eternal promise. Author: John F. Kavanaugh Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website

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Lust Kills Sermon Illustration by Gregory Asimakoupoulos http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1996/may/1458.html Greg Asimakoupoulos explains how a preoccupation with sex causes the death of deer every fall, illustrating James 1:14 and the danger of lust. Author: Gregory Asimakoupoulos Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today

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Advent Confession: God's Light Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/advent-confession-gods-light.html A corporate confession liturgy for Advent. God is the witness to all our failures. We confess misplaced trust, lusts, doubt, and dwelling in shadows. God's forgiveness and mercy rest on us revealing the way forward. Author: Christine Longhurst Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship

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Dorothy Sayers and the Other Six Deadly Sins Article by James Bratt https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2012/06/08/dorothy-sayers-and-the-other-six-deadly-sins/ Society has turned myopic eye to focus on lust alone as the sign of immorality. The other six, and in particular the vices of avarice, envy, sloth, and pride, are ignored or lifted up as virtue. Author: James Bratt Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve

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The Addiction of Honor Audio/Video by Bishop Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/the-addiction-of-honor/763/ The lust for honor interrupts the great banquet that God wants us to enjoy. Luke 14:1-10 reminds us to abandon the vainglorious drives which push us to ignore the opportunities God presents us. Author: Bishop Robert Barron Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Word on Fire

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Destroyed by Lust Sermon Illustration by Gregory Asimakoupoulos http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1998/september/5345.html This sermon illustration highlighting themes of lust and sin uses the consequences of deer behavior during mating season to demonstrate that a sinful preoccupation with sex and lust leads to destruction. Author: Gregory Asimakoupoulos Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today

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The Patriot: Bundling Bags Sermon Illustration https://www.wingclips.com/movie-clips/the-patriot/bundling-bags This video is a sermon illustration based on a scene from the film, "The Patriot," which explores themes of relationships, lust, dating, and romance. (01:10) Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: WingClips

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Christianity and Colonialism Article by Anthony J. Parel https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/christianity-and-colonialism In this article, Anthony J. Parel examines the influence colonization had on the non-Christian world and explains the way non-Christian intellectuals tend to understand spirituality. Author: Anthony J. Parel Resource type: Article Source: Commonweal

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Five Tips to Take Your Faith to Work Article by Winifred Anderson https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/five-tips-take-your-faith-work This article offers a tips for taking your faith to work: focus on the two great commandments, live simply, study the Bible, pray often, and swallow your pride. Author: Winifred Anderson Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling

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The Unforgiving End Sermon Illustration by Calvin Miller http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/1997/february/2234.html This sermon illustration for Job 31:9-12, Proverbs 6:26, or Ezekiel 18:4 demonstrates the futility of lust through a quote that says, "Lust in final form spends everything, To purchase headstones, All passions die in graveyards." Author: Calvin Miller Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today

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‘This Economy Kills’ Article by Anthony Annett https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/economy-kills Anthony Annett and compares and contrasts Catholic social teaching with various economic structures. Author: Anthony Annett Resource type: Article Source: Commonweal

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Hold Fast to God Study Guide by Deanna Briody https://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-epiphany-6-2017 In this Bible study guide, Deanna Briody explores the themes of love and obedience, the law, repentance, and righteous living from the Lectionary readings (Deuteronomy 30:15-20, Psalm 119:1-8, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Matthew 5:21-31). Author: Deanna Briody Resource type: Study Guide Source: Sermons That Work

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Are You Burying Your Talents? Study Guide by Jabriel S. Ballentine https://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/bible-study/bible-study-proper-28-2011 Jabriel S. Ballentine leads us into a deeper reflection of the Lectionary texts (Judges 4:1-7, Psalm 123, 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, Matthew 25:14-30) and asks soul searching questions. Author: Jabriel S. Ballentine Resource type: Study Guide Source: Sermons That Work

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Learning from God’s Vengeance, Part 1 Devotional by Mark D. Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/learning-gods-vengeance-part-1 In Isaiah 34:5-9 God's apparent lust for vengeance can be unsettling. But as Romans 12:17-19 reminds us, this means that we have no need to seek such recompense ourselves. Author: Mark D. Roberts Resource type: Devotional Source: The High Calling

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Dad's Excuse Notes, A Person's a Person, and Dogs Do the Craziest Things Sermon Illustration by Matt Woodley https://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2016/january/1011116.html This list of sermon illustrations is a compilation of news articles that demonstrate themes of love, parenthood, family, abortion, lust, desire, worldliness, death, truth, and eternity. Author: Matt Woodley Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Preaching Today

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The Triumph of the Eye Article by Ralph C. Wood http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/98764.pdf In this article, Ralph C. Wood points out that society places too much value on appearances and explains how Christians should differentiate mere sight from vision and understand true beauty. Author: Ralph C. Wood Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Reflection Project

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"I Have Decided to Follow Jesus" Sermon (Complete) by Wayne Ray https://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/old-spiritual-proclaims-proper-19-b-1997 When we decide to follow Jesus we begin a journey with him in the way of the cross. We don't know where it will lead us, only that Jesus is with us on it. Author: Wayne Ray Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Sermons That Work

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Augustine’s Sex-Life Change: From Profligate to Celibate Article by Frank A. James III https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/augustines-sex-life-from-profligate-to-celibate In this article, Frank A. James III examines Augustine's views on sex and his drastic change from being promiscuous to celibate. Author: Frank A. James III Resource type: Article Source: Christian History and Biography

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Faith that Cares Commentary/Exegesis by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-12b/ A worship planning guide including hymns, prayers, reflections, and more. The theme is the call to live beyond self-interest, based on 2 Kings 4:42-44, Psalms 14 and 145, John 6:1-21, and Ephesians 3:14-21. Author: John van de Laar Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Sacredise

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Fulfilling the Law Sermon Starter/Outline by Eleonore Stump http://liturgy.slu.edu/6OrdA021217/reflections_stump.html Isn’t the law of the old covenant replaced by the new covenant of grace? What does Christ mean when he says that he has come to fulfill the law? Author: Eleonore Stump Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: The Sunday Website

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