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Advent Waiting Advent resources: a folk ballad, "Every Valley," tells of the times when waiting is hard and hope is needed, a "Community Prayer for Waiting," a banner, a painting, another prayer, and two quotes from Dietrich Bonhoeffer.... Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Global Worship
Self-giving A planning guide for worship based on Revised Common Lectionary Scriptures: Psalms 69:7-15, 86:1-10, Jeremiah 20:7-13, Matthew 10:24-39, and Romans 6:1. With a theme of self-giving love, it includes prayers, hymns, reflections, videos, and more. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Love of God and Neighbor A worship planning guide based on the theme of loving God and neighbor from Revised Common Lectionary Scriptures: Deuteronomy 6:1-9, Psalms 119:1-8 and 146, Mark 12:28-34, and Hebrews 9:11-14. Includes hymns, prayers, videos, and reflection. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Sacredise | Author: John van de Laar Love's Labor Reflecting on Philippians 2:1-11, John Kavanaugh looks at examples of people who want love without the cost of love. Only Christ's example can help us to see that the cost is part of love itself. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: John F. Kavanaugh Love's Problem In this sermon on 1 John 4:7-12, Arthur Landwehr speaks about human potential, which is both found in and perfected by the endless love of God. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Self-Mastery and the Imperishable Prize Drawing on athletic metaphors from Scripture, this article explores our need for self-control and the Spirit's power to help us overcome challenges. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Jack Wisdom When Love Turns to Anger "Why does our love so easily spawn terrible anger? And how can we cure this spiritual disease?" Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Daniel M. Johnson Loves Demands a Loving Response This reflection on John 21:15-19 challenges us to love as Jesus challenged Peter. Do we love God as a fitting response to his love, doing as he commands, or are we hung up on sentiment? Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: ePriest | Author: Walter Schu Loving Through Self-Sacrifice This commentary by Osvaldo Vena on John 15:9-17 discusses how Jesus modelled self-giving love for the disciples by calling them his friends. Jesus invites the disciples to imitate this love by sacrificing their lives for others. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Osvaldo Vena The Journey Away from Self Edward Hopkins' devotional on Mark 9:30-37 helps us to confront our own self-love and self-interest and pray that we would seek God's will for our self-giving lives. Resource type: Devotional | Source: ePriest | Author: Edward Hopkins Full Text Hymns on Self-love Thou Hidden Love of GodPD
Great God, Your Love Has Called Us HerePD
Saviour, Thy dying love Thou gavest mePD
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Love Casts Out Fear Arthur Landwehr's sermon notes on 1 John 4:18 identify three areas in which "perfect love casts out fear" - human relations, Christian unity, and interreligious cooperation. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr The Self-Giving Nature of God Joe Milner offers some intercessions for the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ which draw our attention to God's self-giving love, especially as it is expressed in the Eucharist. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: Joe Milner Self-Donation Reflecting on Jesus' command to the scribe, Edward McIlmail pushes the reader to reflect on Jesus' call for self-sacrifice. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: ePriest | Author: Edward McIlmail Self-delusions Our culture tells us to focus on oneself as the source all truth, while the apostle Paul tells us that fixating on self only makes us slaves to sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Faith and Leadership Love Can Accomplish Great Things "What we love indicates the sort of people we are, and therefore making a decision about this should be our one concern in choosing a way of life." Commentary on Matthew 16:21-27 by Augustine of Hippo. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: The Sunday Website | Author: Augustine of Hippo Love Your Neighbor as Yourself Brian Keepers provides an expanded perspective on loving neighbor in Mark 12:28-44, sharing a personal story that illustrates our need to humbly receive grace from others. Resource type: Article | Source: The Twelve | Author: Brian Keepers Love One Another Explaining that "love is the mark of Jesus' disciples," John W. Martens' article describes how our hearts can become more loving by engaging with love through reading Scripture, "acts of mercy," and "other forms of devotion." Resource type: Article | Source: America | Author: John W. Martens
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