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Pastoral Authority and Spiritual Warfare James Keeting calls upon priests to remember the authority vested in them during their ordinations, and to use that authority in the resistance of evil, particularly in calling the people to hope and to holy silence. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: James Keeting Satan and Spiritual Warfare In this video, N. T. Wright reflects that it is dangerous to believe that evil is made of temporary problems that need to be solved when our sin is a constant problem needing redemption through Christ. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Missio Alliance How Frank Peretti Helps Us Work Against Racism A powerful article on the need for discernment in our conversations about racism. The author guides the church toward active reconciliation, rather that a refusal to engage racism or a tendency to "see it behind every... Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: David Fitch Freedom Ministry An article by Robert Morris about the ministry of recognizing and preparing Christians for arenas of spiritual warfare in their lives. Morris identifies various scriptures and principles for effective and balanced responses to the devil's assaults. Resource type: Article | Source: Ministry Matters | Author: Robert Morris When God Breaks In, Conflict Breaks Out This service plan for Christmas is the last in a series on anticipation, and brings a strong touch of realism into the celebration. Spiritual warfare goes along with Christmas. Evil is determined to destroy the work... Resource type: Element of Worship | Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Work Is a Battlefield Ed Cyzewski shares an example of encountering spiritual warfare at work and describes how he combated it. This article would make a good sermon illustration for spiritual warfare, prayer, or work. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: The High Calling | Author: Ed Cyzewski The Travesty of Philando Castile, the Need for White Christian Repentance In this article, Gena Thomas writes to white American Christians about the "reality we take for granted," namely the racialized dominant culture which Christians must notice, resist and undermine. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Gena Thomas History of Hymns: “For All the Saints” Braxton Kubasko contrasts the hymn “For All the Saints” by John Bell and Graham Maule with the more familiar text of the same title by William How. Instead of spiritual warfare it emphasizes "social holiness." Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Discipleship Ministries | Author: J. Braxton Kubasko Moses and Amalek In Exodus 17:8-16 the Israelites battle the people of Amalek, a battle that symbolizes the spiritual warfare that each of us, as members of the church, personally undergoes. Our battle can only be won with God. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: Word on Fire | Author: Bishop Robert Barron 6 Ways Christians Speak A New World Into Existence This article presents six ways Christians can speak wisely in order to be faithful servants and encourage one another. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Mandy Smith Full Text Hymns on Spiritual Warfare Assistance and Victory in the spiritual WarfarePD
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Spiritual Warfare, Commitment, Rationalizations, and Contentment. This post is a series of sermon illustrations from news excerpts on lent, same-sex marriage, sports, abortion, and wealth and happiness. With preaching angles about spirituality, compassion, spiritual warfare, commitment, rationalizations, and contentment. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Matt Woodley Mel Gibson Believes in Spiritual Warfare This sermon illustration by David Neff provides Mel Gibson's views on the alluring nature of evil and of spiritual warfare. This illustration suits Matthew 4:8-9, 1 Peter 5:8, John 8:44, and Ephesians 6:11-12. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: David Neff A Lesson About Spiritual Warfare from Alexander the Great Hugh Poland uses the psychological operations tactics of Alexander the Great to illustrate "Satan's strategies in spiritual warfare," as in Deuteronomy 3:24, Psalm 19:1-6, Ephesians 6:10-18, and other similar passages. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today | Author: Hugh Poland The Real Mission of Worship Worship isn't just about receiving but it's about giving and edifying. In this article, Tara Beth Leach discusses the false notions of the purpose of the gathering and shares the real mission of worship. Resource type: Article | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Tara Beth Leach God’s Armor versus the Devil’s Stratagems Struggles and warfare do affect our everyday life. Andreas Hoeck discusses the spiritual and earthly forces that attach and leave us wondering what God is doing to combat them in the context of Ephesians 6. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Andreas Hoeck Angels and Wild Beasts In this homily on Mark 1:12-15, Robert Barron reflects on the temptation of Jesus. As Jesus stood "between the animal and the angelic," we humans at our best harmonize the physical and the spiritual. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Word on Fire | Author: Robert Barron Abortion: Unmasking the Demon This Catholic article on abortion outlines the pro-life situation, wanting to give a more hopeful view by acknowledging the profound spiritual dimension. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Fr. Stanley Smolenski, SPMA
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