Search ResultsI 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.
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See more hymns... Ahab and Jezebel murder Naboth to get his property Abuse of power requires the complicity of others who would rather tolerate injustice, even murder, than risk their own safety for the sake of their neighbors. This Theology of Work Project piece explores 1 Kings 21. Unholy Matrimony: A True Story of Murder and Obsession This quote from "Unholy Matrimony: A True Story of Murder and Obsession" talks about the naiveness of the victim, Patricia Giesick. “...She thought massage parlors gave massages. She believed a bookmaker worked in a bindery..." Man Murders Former Classmate after Holding 50-Year Grudge An illustration by Matt Woodley about a man who carried a petty grudge for fifty years and eventually committed murder over it. Appropriate for Psalm 37:8; Ecclesiastes 7:9; Matthew 5:22, etc. Adam Works the Earth and Cain Murders His Brother Abel Expelled from the Garden of Eden, Adam must labor for his provision. Cain, Adam’s son, murders his brother Abel out of envy for the favor God showed toward Abel for his sacrifice Unafraid: Living with Courage in Uncertain Times In this interview, Adam Hamilton addresses the widespread symptom of fear and anxiety, offering four techniques for increasing courage and hope in our lives: face fears, examine assumptions, attack with action, and release to God. Oldest Human Corpse Was a Murder Victim This sermon illustration tells the story of the murder of the oldest corpse ever found. It focuses on the human propensity towards sin, relating to Matthew 5:9, Isaiah 2:4, Psalm 46:9, and other similar passages. Man Finally Finds Meaning in his Father's Murder An illustration by Randy Alcorn tells the story of a man who found the meaning of his father's murder, appropriate for Isaiah 40:12-14, Job 42:1-6, and Psalm 139:1-6. Murder of Ish-Bosheth David recoils as Baanah and Rechab present the head of Saul’s son Ish-Bosheth