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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 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. 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 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 Sharks and Minnows A collection of children's lessons and activities related to texts about pride and humility. The lessons encourage children to learn from Jesus's compassion for those who are not considered important. Resource type: Article | Source: Worshiping With Children | Author: Carolyn Brown 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 Truth About Pride What is pride, and why should we avoid it? Twelve truths about the weakness of pride and the strength of Christ. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Donald DeMarco, Ph.D. 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 Benjamin Franklin's Moral System Leads to Pride A sermon illustration by Philip Yancey on Benjamin Franklin's moral system of 13 virtues; however, he found that following this system led to another defect: pride. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Philip Yancey Full Text Hymns on Pride At CalvaryPD
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Pride and the 1986 Challenger Disaster This sermon illustration uses the 1986 Challenger disaster to consider success, arrogance, and pride. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today 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 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 Breaking Bad and Pride This sermon illustration narrates the character transformation of protagonist, Walter White, in the TV series, Breaking Bad. Walter's downfall begins with pride. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Jake Meador The Value of Pride An illustration by Bill White describing a conversation that he had with someone who valued their pride, appropriate for James 4:10, Romans 12:3, and Proverbs 29:23. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Bill White Good Leaders Get Out of the Way Pride can be a sneaky sin: it can sometimes masquerade as false humility. But a servant leader needs to be able to perceive if a desire for humility is instead a subtle form of self-centeredness. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Gregory Wolfe The Balance and Inter-play Between Action and Contemplation ... insights happen. It's really a form of pride. And I had been reluctant to admit my ... Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Frank T. Griswold In Love and War: Ernest Hemingway's Pride An illustration from the movie In Love and War, describing the story of Ernest Hemingway's pride, appropriate for Matthew 5:22, Psalm 37:8, and Ecclesiastes 7:9. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today
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