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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Full Text Hymns on Sins of Omission O for a principle withinPD
Redeeming Women in the Grand Narrative of Scripture "In light of the biblical grand narrative of redemption and restorative justice, patriarchy and androcentrism can no longer be seen as normative..." Resource type: Article | Source: The Christian Reflection Project | Author: Junia Pokrifka Lax about Lazarus A reflection on Luke 16: 19-31. Edward McIlmail considers the rich man who ignores Lazarus and how he challenges us to examine ourselves. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: ePriest | Author: Edward McIlmail Luke 17:11-19 sermon starter In this sermon starter Scott Hoezee shows the connection of the story of the healing of ten lepers to the very nature of gratitude. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Scott E. Hoezee Serving Yahweh Alone Focusing on the challenge of Joshua 24:1-25 to respond to God's goodness by trusting and serving Yahweh alone, this commentary by Ralph W. Klein's discusses the temptation and consequences of falling into idolatry. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Ralph W. Klein As Much as We Can This article challenges us to avoid becoming stagnant and comfortable with meeting the bare minimums of Christian engagement. How can we follow Christ's example in Philippians 2 and give of ourselves for the sake of others?... Resource type: Article | Source: The Banner | Author: Chris Schoon Pornography, Electronic Media and Formation This article examines online pornography addiction, explores electronic media (technology) through the lens of St. Thomas Aquinas' understanding of sloth, and offers suggestions for cultivating healthy leisure habits that contribute to proper personal and clerical formation. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Marysia Weber 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
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