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Sloth Scott Hoezee and David Bast draw from Matthew 8:28-34 and Galatians 6:7-10 to talk about sloth, one of the 'seven deadly sins', and how it is an enemy of joy, beauty, service—the things of God. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Groundwork Author: Scott Hoezee The Embarrassment of Riches Describing how the anti-sloth passages in Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Ecclesiasticus were used to tutor prisoners in seventeenth-century Amsterdam, this quote by Simon Schama illustrates how the poor have been villainized and subjected to humiliation through history. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Simon Schama According to John Calvin, Ignoring Science is an Act of Sloth Drawing on John Calvin's "Institutes of the Christian Religion," Brad Kramer's and Mario A. Russo's article explains that Calvin believed that we are responsible for learning from science because reason is a "universal gift." Resource type: Article Source: Biologos Author: Brad Kramer Worship Service - "Sloth/Acedia" Worship Service with focus on sloth/acedia. Resource type: Service Outline Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Burt L. Burleson Staying Put to Get Somewhere - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide on "Acedia"/ Sloth. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Pornography, Electronic Media and Formation ... (technology) through the lens of St. Thomas Aquinas' understanding of sloth, and offers suggestions for cultivating healthy leisure habits ... Resource type: Article Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Author: Marysia Weber Remedies to Acedia in the Rhythm of Life - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide on "Acedia"/ Sloth. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz An Interview with Lauren Winner Marcus Goodyear interviews Lauren Winner, who shares her thoughts and insights on the idolatry of work, sloth, sabbath, discipline, sexual temptations in the work place, and more. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling Author: Marcus Goodyear James Bond: Shake up your Church's Bible Studies This brief reflection points to the importance of sloth and other deadly sins in Ian Flemming’s James Bond novels. Linking James Bond to the book of James we are reminded that ultimately evil doesn’t triumph. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Day1 Author: Benjamin Pratt 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 Sloth In this video, Reggie Kidd reflects on sloth, and how it is often hard to believe that God is making all things new. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Work of the People Author: Reggie Kidd Full Text Hymns on Sloth Come rouse up ye slothfulPD
Awake, My Soul, and with the SunPD
Hark! a thrilling voice is soundingPD
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Stay Awake! Richard Finn examines the deadly sin of sloth and admonishes the reader to remain spiritually vigilant against the temptation of apathy. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Torch Author: Richard Finn O.P. Do You Know the Seven Deadly Sins? Detailing the historical origins of "The Seven Deadly Sins," this article by Christopher Hunt discusses how the dangerous attitudes of pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony and lust lead to destructive sin. Resource type: Article Source: Groundwork Author: Christopher Hunt Resistance to the Demands of Love - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide on "Acedia"/ Sloth. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Dorothy Sayers and the Other Six Deadly Sins Society has turned myopic eye to focus on lust alone as the sign of immorality. The other six, and in particular the vices of avarice, envy, sloth, and pride, are ignored or lifted up as virtue. Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve Author: James Bratt Acedia in the Modern Age - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide on "Acedia"/ Sloth. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz Depression and Acedia - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide on "Acedia"/ Sloth. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Resource type: Study Guide Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Robert B. Kruschwitz I Lift My Prayer to Thee Song/hymn about "sloth"/"acedia" and call to service. Tune: TRENTHAM 6.6.8.6. Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: The Christian Reflection Project Author: Burt L. Burleson Commentary on 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Frank L. Crouch’s commentary on 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 contrasts the two ethical statements found in this text and argues that Paul’s emphasis is on doing good as opposed to judging a certain demographic. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week Author: Frank L. Crouch
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