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The King of the Jews This article, from the Gospel of Mark volume of the Interpreting Biblical Texts series, includes commentary on Mark 14-15. It discusses especially the theme of mockery, the centurion's confession, and Jesus' identity as king. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Ministry Matters Beating and Mockery Jesus is beat, scourged, and mocked by the Roman soldiers Resource type: Image | Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive | Author: Andreas Osiander Christ the Fool The story of Christ's mockery and disgrace as seen in Matthew 27 is a poignant reminder that Jesus not only bore our sin and sorrow but also our shame. Cornelius Plantinga Jr. expands this narrative with... Resource type: Article | Source: Perspectives Journal | Author: Cornelius Plantinga Jr. Does Jesus Want Doormats for Disciples? “Turn the other cheek”: A puzzlement to most Christians, this saying has been an occasion of mockery on the part of the enemies of Christianity, as in “Why follow someone who teaches you to be a... Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: Dennis Hamm Does Jesus Want Doormats for Disciples? “Turn the other cheek.” A puzzlement to most Christians, this saying has been an occasion of mockery on the part of the enemies of Christianity, as in “Why follow someone who teaches you to be a... Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: Dennis Hamm Not Ashamed of the Good News This devotional on Romans 1:16 suggests that that the power of God emboldens us to share the Gospel with others, to risk their rejection and mockery for the sake of God’s glory and their salvation. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark Roberts Wisdom and Probability-Theory This commentary on Proverbs 1:20-33 says the wise life isn't always easy or free from disaster, but Wisdom traffics in probability-theory, and it is much more probable that foolishness leads to disaster than that wisdom does. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Brent A. Strawn Knowing Who You Are A sermon by Arthur Landwehr on John 8:1-11. Landwehr explores the costly forgiveness with which Jesus responds to our spiritual adultery. Jesus brings us grace, but it costs him the cross. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Will You Go With Him? Dale Cooper reflects on Jesus’ call to follow him no matter the personal cost. In Lent we have the opportunity to prayerfully practice following Christ Resource type: Article | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship | Author: Dale J. Cooper Why True Religion is Irreplaceable This homily helps us discern what lies at the heart of true religion. The laws and ritual of religion should enable us more easily to encounter the God who has revealed his love to us. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Torch | Author: David Sanders O.P. Full Text Hymns on Mockery Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus!PD
If God Himself Be for MePD
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How He Died, How He Rules This is a commentary on Luke 23:33-43, a "testimony to how Jesus is God's way of ruling in this world and in the world to come." Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: David Tiede The Complex Task Alphonetta Wines' commentary on Jeremiah 1:4-10 focuses on Jeremiah's calling to preach and the complexity of bringing a message that was on his heart and yet deeply resented and unwelcome by his hearers. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Alphonetta Wines The Quintessential Pilgrim Hugh L. Eichelberger reminds us that as Christians we are all pilgrims called to empty ourselves pride, ambition, and fear, and to follow Jesus as he leads us deeper and deeper into the Kingdom of God. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Hugh L. Eichelberger A Grand Vision for Advent A sermon starter on Psalm 122, Isaiah 2:1-5, Matthew 24:36-44 and Romans 13:11-14 that provides commentary and application questions. Focuses on invitation to follow God in this life and the next. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Sunshine Dulnuan Pinocchio Prophecy The beloved story of Pinocchio sheds light on an important reality: If you tell lies, you will find yourself bereft of moral integrity. Jeremiah 28:5-9 is the showdown between a pulpit Pinocchio and a true prophet. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Day1 | Author: Kenyatta Gilbert Transforming a Cinder-Block Sanctuary: Proclaiming the Gospel in wood, metal, and stone In Calvin CRC in Ottawa, ON, Johannes Veenstra has created many wonderful banners for different biblical and theological topic (eg. Communion, Baptism, Advent, Pentecost, etc.). Here are their descriptions Resource type: Article | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: Johannes Veenstra Unifying and Purifying through Christ These four sermons by David Vincent Meconi on Luke 19:1-10, 20:27-38, Malachi 3:19-20a and Colossians 1:12-20 respectively discuss the gift of grace brought by Jesus, relationship through God, purification from worldliness and unity in Christ. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: David Vincent Meconi The Appearance of a King Juxtaposing Psalm 97 with the life and death of Jesus, this commentary by James Howell discusses how God revealed God's majesty and power through the humility of Christ and Christ's boundary-breaking ministry respectively. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: James Howell
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