Search ResultsRegeneration This quote from “Miracle on the Beach,” argues that human beings tend to see God's power as smaller than it is and challenges Christians to be bold in their witness. Our Knowledge of God This quote from "Our Knowledge of God" argues that God's regeneration of souls doesn't create something brand new. Rather, it's a renewal and completion of something that is already present within us. Multiplying by Dividing (Again) In this article, Bill J. Leonard discusses the issues that divided Baptists in the United States such as evolution and traces the development of fundamentalism into the twentieth century. Reason Enough to Rejoice Discussing the possibility of rejoicing during times of despair, this sermon by Frank Hegedus on Numbers 21:4-9, Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22, Ephesians 2:1-10 and John 3:14-21 reminds us of God's love and our regeneration through repentance. Revolution through Regeneration In this sermon, Peter Marshall preaches on the transformation of Christians into new creations through the power of God. He focuses on the imperative to become aware of our sin as well as God's mercy. Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient This excerpt from Norman Cousins' "Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration" reflects on the power of faith to either heal or, when misused, destroy. Baptism Discussing a variety of viewpoints on the mode of baptism, this audio sermon by Brick Bradford on Romans 6:1-11 and 2 Peter 1:3-4 reflects on Presbyterian positions taken on infant baptism, believer's baptism, and charismatic regeneration. Lavish in Mercy If you are looking for resources for Joshua 5:9-12, Psalm 32, 2 Corinthians 5:16-21, and Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32, this offers great ideas for planning including sermon notes and suggestions for other liturgical elements. Living Our Lives: Five Homilies How do we live our lives? What is our hope, and why is it hopeful? These five homilies focus on the way and the reason that we direct our lives. Lumen Gentium: A Review Jayson Brunelle unpacks one of the major documents to come out of Vatican II, "Lumen Gentium", which has to do with the nature and mission of the Church, reviewing and summarizing each section in detail. Finding Regeneration through Psalm 51 Samuel Wells reflects on how his community is working towards neighborhood revitalization. Using Psalm 51, he says that by acknowledging one's sins, one can repent and find regeneration. Full Text Hymns on Regeneration RegenerationPD
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See more hymns... Jacob Blesses his Sons This series of paintings by Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664) depicts Jacob and his twelve sons from Genesis 49, where near Jacob's death, he called his sons to himself and blessed them. Christian Realism: Basic Bible Commentary on Romans 5 Robert Jewett's commentary on Romans 5 sees the chapter as grounded in "Christian realism" about present suffering leading to maturity, in contrast to hope of God's glory in the future. Martyrdom as the Fulfillment of Baptism This article expounds the Roman Catholic Church's teaching on the nature and purpose of baptism and martyrdom while drawing a connection between them. Martyrdom is the fulfillment in this life of the promises received in baptism.... The Liturgy of Dorothy Day "For Dorothy Day, the life of witness, of poverty, and of prayer were all of a piece. " This article shares her legacy of living in the poverty of New York’s Bowery. Have Hymnals Become Dinosaurs? This essay considers the use of hymnals in a digital age, focusing on the hymnal as a theological primer and the church’s witness through the ages, for the present age and the age to come. The Journey of Reading Scripture Todd Billings describes a "theological interpretation of Scripture" movement that combines critical study with discipleship. The witness of the Holy Spirit, interpreting in the light of Christ, and seeking truth in community are important. Private and Public Life An audio-recorded public lecture from Princeton theological seminary about our inner lives, families, balance, and ambition as ministers. Jesus sets for us an example. Glory Revealed in Unity As the clearest revelation of Christ’s glory, the church is called to repent of our divisions, trust God’s plan, and use our gifts to show how Jesus brings unity even to people who were formerly enemies....