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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 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 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 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 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 Confessing Our Shameful Witness Moira Laidlaw's confession litany for Transfiguration Sunday includes a prayer inspired by Matthew 17:1-8, Mark 9:2-9 and Luke 9:28-36 that confesses our sins of omission and an assurance of forgiveness based on 2 Corinthians 4:6. Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Re-Worship | Author: Moira Laidlaw Goodness Born of Sins of Omission, People are Happier for Attending Church, Television is a Super Peer, and Trendy Names 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 Full Text Hymns on Sins of Omission O for a principle withinPD
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 Ordinary is Okay, Cheating at Badminton, How to Train a Quarterback, and Robots for Sale: Illustrations for Preachers Material provided here can be inserted into sermons to illustrate the extraordinary virtue of being ordinary, total depravity, the evil of prejudice and hate, the importance of mentors, and how consumerism corrupts our values. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley 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 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 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 Gaining Wisdom from the Seven Deadly Sins Defining "sloth" from the "Seven Deadly Sins" as "the willful omission . . . for doing what is right," this article by Christopher Hunt explores how common complacency is part of our depraved human nature. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Groundwork | Author: Christopher Hunt 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
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