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The Creation of Light This 19th century painting by George Richmond depicts the creation of light from Genesis 1:3. Resource type: Image | Source: tate.org.uk | Author: George Richmond Put Off... Put On... A list from Blue Letter Bible of 78 sins to "put off" along with corresponding virtues to "put on" - each accompanied by a scriptural prooftext. Resource type: Study Guide | Source: Blue Letter Bible Tame Your Tongue In this sermon for James 3:1-12, Magrey deVega presents and explains what it means to tame the tongue. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: Magrey deVega The Man had an Embarrassing Problem A sermon on Luke 4:31 from the Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection. Jesus overcame the powers and principalities that can overcome us. In him we find healing and wholeness. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Context—Behavior—Faith Humans take our cues from other humans—and from our context. The context in which we worship shapes our behavior, and our behavior shapes our faith and impacts others' worship and faith. Resource type: Article | Source: Reformed Worship | Author: Paul E. Detterman Robin Williams, Mental Illness, and the Church Mental illness is a widespread problem in our culture, and widely misunderstood in our churches. Studies suggest that pastors simply don't know how to handle mental illness, though almost all have seen it in church. Resource type: Article | Source: The Twelve | Author: Jeff Munroe Which is Worse? Which is worse? Hateful performances and behaviors by Christians, or the same thing from non-Christians? Have we pulled the plank from our own eye before examining the speck in the eye of our neighbors? Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: The Twelve | Author: Scott Hoezee Praying for Those Who Hurt Us Loving our enemies is not easy. Nor is it easy to bless them or to pray for them. But this is the way of Jesus. A devotional on Luke 6:28 by Mark D. Roberts. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mark D. Roberts Resisting the Idolatry of the Age In this sermon on John 2:13-22, Katerina Whitley writes that we need Jesus’ courage to cleanse the temples of idolatry. We long for his kind of integrity that dares to call out the oppressors. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Sermons That Work | Author: Katerina Whitley Behind the Locked Door In this sermon transcript, Arthur Landwehr uses John 20.1-29 to discuss one's inner life as a locked door and preaches on how God desires to meet one behind their locked door like Jesus with the disciples. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Profanity on the Rise The modern increase in the use of profanity can be used to illustrate Exodus 20:7, Colossians 3:8, Psalm 19:14, and similar passages. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today Friend's Grace Motivates Change A story of an unusual accountability partnership. To stop using profanity, Paul started meeting with William and putting $5 in the offering plate for each incident. When it wasn't working, William came up with another idea. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Bill White Full Text Hymns on Profanity The God of Glory Sends His Summons ForthPD
Not the Malicious or ProfanePD
Laugh, Ye ProfanePD
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You're Not Special, Soccer is War, Fathers Needed, and Don't Swear in Public: Illustrations for Preachers The clips/links provided here help illustrate humility in an age of narcissism, how unresolved anger breeds conflict, God's gift of creativity, the need for fathers/mentors, an athlete's conversion, and one town's solution for swearing in public.... Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley The Best Chef on Death Row, Self-righteous Social Justice Warriors, the Effects of War, and Lost in a Corn Maze Items here cover how a death row cook views his role, self-righteous social justice warriors, the suffering inflicted by war, miners adjusting to life after 69-days trapped underground, and getting lost in a corn maze. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Journalist Defends Offering 'Thoughts and Prayers' Jerry De Luca's sermon illustration presents journalist Kevin D. Williamson's defense of offering "thoughts and prayers" in the midst of violence. Demonstrating the value of pursuing goodness, this illustration suits Matthew 5:44-46 and other passages. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Jerry DeLuca "The Legend of Bagger Vance": Calling a Penalty on Yourself In this scene from The Legend of Bagger Vance, Junuh resists the temptation to lie and calls a penalty on himself during a golf match. A sermon illustration on integrity (Proverbs 10:9, Genesis 3:1-5, Luke 4:1-13). Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today Choosing Hope In this sermon illustration relating to Joshua 24:15, Deuteronomy 30:15-20, and Psalm 119:30-32, a scene from the film "Dangerous Minds" demonstrates that hope, compassion, and grace are a choice. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Unknown "School Ties": Careless Words Reveal Prejudice An illustration from the film School Ties about one student's fear of others knowing he is Jewish, appropriate for John 13:34-35, Galatians 3:28, Psalm 19:14, and similar passages. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today People Rather Than Gold In this sermon illustration for 1 Corinthians 9:22, 1 Corinthians 10:33, or Matthew 28:19-20, a scene from the film "Schindler's List" demonstrates that while material success disappears, sacrificial living in service to God has eternal effects. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Unknown "A Beautiful Mind": Loving the Unlovable This movie scene from A Beautiful Mind captures the theme of loving the unlovable. Alicia Nash shows her commitment to love her husband despite his schizophrenia. A sermon illustration for 1 Corinthians 13 and Ephesians 5:1-2. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today
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