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Omission and Commission In her blog post, Helen Luhrs reflects on a prayer her father used to pray, a confession for sins of omission and commission. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: The Twelve | Author: Helen Luhrs "The Duties of a Bystander" A quote from Newsweek Magazine article entitled "The Duties of a Bystander" that explores the nature of sins of omission. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Arick Press The Meaning of Human Life in God's Creation Sermon starter and illustration for Psalm 19's profound poetic meditation on the meaning of human life in God’s creation, which is divided into meditations on creation, the Torah, and the sinful reality of human life. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Leonard J. Vander Zee Leave Nothing Undone Which God Has Commanded Extolling Joshua's faithfulness, this audio sermon by George W. Truett on Joshua 11:15 both discusses the sin of omission and encourages listeners to stop neglecting their duty to home, country, and the church. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Baylor University Libraries Digital Sermon Collections | Author: George W Truett A Confession of Sin and an Assurance that Quenches Our Thirst This resource contains both Renee C. Jackson's confession based on Exodus 17:1-17, John 4 that repents for our pride and sins of omission and Jackson's assurance inspired by Romans 5, John 4 that requests living water. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Renee C Jackson Heroic Rite of Passage for Boys Acknowledging the differences in how young men and young women approach worship activities, Jessica Miller Kelley's article explores how one church has developed gender-divided "rites of passage" for imparting mature Christian values to its children members. Resource type: Article | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Jessica Miller Kelley A Pouring Confession This responsive prayer of confession symbolically portrays the forgiveness of our sins by employing a ritual that involves water poured from containers. The prayer focuses on our sins of omission and quotes Zephaniah 3:15 as assurance. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship Luke 16:19-31 Sermon Thoughts about the Rich Man and Lazarus (Lectionary Proper 21C [Gospel]) Luke 16:19-31 - Rich Man and Lazarus. Sermon notes highlight the impact of poverty on real people who have names and family. God's Word is enough to warn us of the horrors of hell. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Scott E. Hoezee The Sacred Work of an Honest Apology Discussing the importance of apologizing for past mistakes, this devotional on Matthew 6:12 discusses our need to seek forgiveness for racism from God and from people we have wronged. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling News That Illustrates: November 21, 2011 Material here illustrate how goodness can lead to sins of omission, church attendance leads to happiness, notable quotables for thanksgiving, how television acts as a superpeer, and why choosing a trendy name might not be trendy.... Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Karl Menninger on Sin of Omission An illustration by Karl Menninger discusses not just committing a sin but the sin of omission, appropriate for Mark 4:22. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Karl Menninger Full Text Hymns on Sins of Omission O for a principle withinPD
Getting a Grip on Gossip Joseph Hollcraft dissects the sin of gossip, considering things such as what counts as gossip, how to confront those with whom we’re upset rather than speaking ill of them, and how gossipers can address their sin. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Joseph R. Hollcraft News That Illustrates: December 19, 2011 Illustrations here include character is rare but Tim Tebow has it, why gossip is like a runaway cannonball, virginity as trust in God, and why the poor suffer at the hands of the powerful. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Prophetic Vision for a Just Economic Future Lamenting the existence of unjust oppressive systems that punish people for the sins of their ancestors, this article by Greg Carey on Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32 reveals God's plan of redemption through breaking the cycle of oppression. Resource type: Article | Source: ON Scripture - The Bible | Author: Greg Carey History of Hymns: “Depth of Mercy” This offers background and commentary on Charles Wesley's 1740 hymn, “Depth of Mercy.” Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Discipleship Ministries | Author: Ronnie Wilson Responding to the Firm Grip of Evil Explaining that God inflicted terrible plagues on the Egyptians because of the "stubbornness of evil," Stan Mast's commentary on Psalm 105 asserts Moses's mediating work to free God's people from misery prefigures Christ's redemptive work. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Stan Mast The Climate Change Crisis We profess that God has planted us in a garden to care for it and for all its inhabitants, yet we have failed to love what God has given us. We continue to squander the resources... Resource type: Article | Source: Day1 | Author: Katharine Jefferts Schori The Presence of God in the Weakness of Death Critically reviewing Hebrews 10:16-25, Erik Heen's commentary discusses the identification of Jesus with Melchizedek, the nature of sin as unbelief in God's goodness, Jesus' faithfulness, and how God saves us from death through resurrection. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Erik Heen Things You Cannot Live Without: Forgiveness A sermon outline by Arthur Landwehr on Hebrews 10:11-18. Landwehr reflection on the necessity of confession and forgiveness, grounded in the cross, as the means by which people take responsibility for wrongs and find healing. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr
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