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Labor Day, Pride, and Humility At Worshiping with Children Carolyn Brown shares advice for engaging and age-inclusive worship planning. In this piece she deals with Labor Day and the given lectionary texts, focusing on pride and humility--and a little dirt, too! Resource type: Article | Source: Worshiping With Children | Author: Carolyn Brown Pride Scott Hoezee and David Bast explore the 'deadly sin' of pride and meditate on its antidote, humility and service, drawing from Genesis 3:1-7 and 1 Peter 5:4-5. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Scott Hoezee Pride in Your Work Is No Sin This article reflects on pride and the workplace, contrasting sinful pride about ourselves with godly pride in the work we are called to do. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Todd Lake Answers Concerning the Charism of Healing This Catholic article address the misconceptions, concerns, and fears that many Catholics have about prayer for healing and about the charismatic dimension of the Christian life in general. Resource type: Image | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Mary Healy The Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series This Catholic article offers an introduction and review of "The Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture Series." Resource type: Image | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Marcus Benedict Peter Pride Goes Before Destruction This podcast on Proverbs 16:3 talks about building the Tower of Babel, encouraging us to avoid the sin of pride and to commit our ways to the Lord. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Howard E. Butt, Jr. Nebuchadnezzar This late 18th / early 19th century painting by William Blake depicts Daniel 4:33, where King Nebuchadnezzar was driven mad and forced to live like a wild animal as punishment for excessive pride. Resource type: Image | Source: tate.org.uk | Author: William Blake A Surprising Beatitude - Dashing the Little Ones upon the Rock This Catholic article applies Psalm 137:9 to the Church’s sex-abuse scandal, suggesting that we must dash the full range of our passions against the grace of the life-giving Rock. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Kevin M. Clarke 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 Aquinas as Biblical Exegete - His Interpretation of Paul’s “Thorn in the Flesh” This Catholic article considers Thomas Aquinas' exegesis of 2 Corinthians 12:7-8, where Paul shares of his "thorn in the flesh." Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Lawrence B. Porter, STL, PhD Untie the Donkey: Pride The Lord’s disciples are sent to fetch the donkey that will carry Jesus into the city. Problem is, the donkeys refuse to be untied—in this case, from their pride. A great skit for Palm Sunday. Resource type: Drama | Source: The Skit Guys | Author: Don Bosley The End of Entitlement, Madonna's Pride, and Duck Dynasty: Illustrations for Preachers The clips here will help preachers illustrate the dangers of entitlement, the prejudice of pride, the evil of abortion, collaboration across the political aisle and the gospel according to Duck Dynasty. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley and Paul Pastor Full Text Hymns on Pride At CalvaryPD
O Lord, No Pride Is In My HeartPD
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The Potent Poison of Pride Like Pufferfish, human beings can blow themselves up with pride and arrogance to make themselves look bigger than they are, becoming toxic to a marriage, a church, or a friendship. PreachingToday.com provides this illustration and more. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Peter's Pride In this sermon on Acts 11:1-18 Conrad Massa highlights the way in which God challenges Peter's pride as the gospel is extended to the Gentiles. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) | Author: Conrad H Massa Is Pride Always Wrong? This devotional on Isaiah 23:9 considers pride, suggesting that pride is not always wrong. While sinful pride takes way too much credit, Godly pride comes with humility and gratitude. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts The Wrong Kind of Pride A devotional reflection by Mark D. Roberts on Ezekiel 31:10. Roberts distinguishes between two kinds of "pride": the delight we feel in a worthy accomplishment, and the arrogance that that seeks to elevate ourselves above God. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling Twelve-Step “Pride Elimination” Plan This article by Donald DeMarco discusses the nature and problem of pride. Defining pride as "an inordinate desire for praise, honors, and recognition," Demarco illustrates how pride is unrealistic, unattractive, unprofitable and unlike Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Donald DeMarco The Danger of Spiritual Pride In this homily on the parable of the pharisee and the tax collector, Luke 18:9-14, Leo Edgar warns Christians against the danger of spiritual pride and admonishes them to espouse a childlike faith and humility. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Torch | Author: Leo Edgar O.P. News That Illustrates for Sunday, March 17th – 24th Sermon-illustrating stories include: searching for the lost; the local church and the body of Christ; humility and weakness; the Bible illustrated with 66 minimalist posters; IKEA refugee tents; nation-wide interest in death; words and communication. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley and Paul Pastor Spiritual pride An excerpt from St. John of the Cross' classic The Dark Night of the Soul which focuses on the secret spiritual pride often found in "beginners in the spiritual life." Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Richard J. Foster
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