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The Bad News is Part of the Good News In this interview, Fleming Rutledge explores the themes of suffering and belief surrounding the Easter and Good Friday, as well as the implications of these stories for Christians in the rest of history. Resource type: Article Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Author: Fleming Rutledge
A theory of jerks Are you surrounded by fools? Are you the only reasonable person around? Then maybe you’re the one with the jerkitude, writes Eric Schwitzgebel in this humorous article exploring the theme of jerks, being judgmental, morality, etc. Resource type: Article Source: Aeon Magazine Author: Eric Schwitzgebel
Nicodemus in the Shadows Peter Wallace's reflection on Jesus’ ministry and death, based on texts from the gospel of John, is written from the perspective of Nicodemus who questions what it would be worth risking to stand with Jesus. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Day1 Author: Peter Wallace
Doubt Will Montei, guest writing for "The Twelve", offers a stirring personal reflection on doubt and faith. Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve Author: Will Montei Doubting Zechariah Reflecting on Luke 1:5-25, Edward McIlmail writes that Zechariah sees the angel yet doubts the message. Zechariah thought his age would hinder God’s plan. Despite our lack of faith, God goes ahead with his plan. Resource type: Devotional Source: ePriest Author: Edward McIlmail Doubting Thomas In this sermon on John 20:19-31, Susanna Metz explores the story of Thomas, suggesting that his doubt-filled road to faith can provide comfort and strength when understood in the context of his community of faith. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Sermons That Work Author: Susanna Metz Doubt Strengthens Faith Timothy Warren's sermon on John 20:19-31 maintains that doubt is part of faith. Rather than suppress doubts, we should use them as a means of discovery and enhancing belief. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Sermons That Work Author: Timothy G. Warren Doubt In this article, video suggestions addressing doubt are suggested and summarized for use with John 20:19-31 (the story of “doubting Thomas”). Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Re-Worship Author: Christine Longhurst Doubting Thomas and Story as Sign In this blog post on John 20:24-31, Debra Rienstra reflects on the story of "doubting Thomas" and the way that signs point us toward belief. Thomas, and believers today through stories like that of Thomas, come... Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve Author: Debra Rienstra Doubt is not the enemy of faith Joseph Yoo makes a case for helping people who struggle with doubt by honoring their questions and being willing to search with them, instead of giving pat answers. "The true enemy of faith is fear." Resource type: Article Source: Ministry Matters Author: Joseph Yoo Resurrection Apprehension: Lots of Ideas to Calm Those Easter Sermon Fears Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension, but Louis E. Lotz helps by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts. Resource type: Article Source: Reformed Worship Author: Louis E. Lotz
Full Text Hymns on doubt Through the Night of Doubt and SorrowPD
God of my faith, I offer you my doubtPD
Blessed Thomas, doubt no longer©
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Doubt--The Prelude to Faith "No one really has faith until [they have] fought for it." In this sermon on John 20:24-29, Bill Self sees doubt as a normal precursor to faith and offers suggestions for moving from doubt to faith. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Day1 Author: William L. Self Doubt and belief In this commentary on John 20:19-31, Cyril of Alexandria (c. 376 – 444) notes that other disciples besides Thomas had doubts about Jesus' resurrection (Luke 24:36-43), and emphasizes Jesus' patience with all of them. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Sunday Website Author: Cyril of Alexandria Doubt No Longer In this Eastertide sermon on Luke 24:35-48, Aidan Nichols discusses the difference between doubt and difficulty. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) Source: Torch Author: Aidan Nichols Doubt & Faith: Easter Confession A prayer of confession and a plea for the hope and faith to live in response to Jesus' resurrection, rather than in doubt and fear. "The tomb is empty. We are forgiven, loved and restored." Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Christine Longhurst Doubts Can Lead Us to Faith This reflection by John van de Laar focuses on the disciples' struggles to understand Jesus's resurrection (John 20:24-29). They are an example of how doubt is a part of deepening faith. Resource type: Devotional Source: Sacredise Author: John van de Laar Doubting Thomas at Work This article uses the "doubting Thomas" theme to consider ministry and vocational doubts, specifically the tendency to want to measure success and the need for affirmation. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling Doubting Thomas This 19th century painting by Carl Bloch depicts Doubting Thomas from John 20:27-29. Resource type: Image Source: carlbloch.com Author: Carl H. Bloch Doubting Doubt James Dekker turns to the story of doubting Thomas as he reflects on doubt. He connects Thomas' story to that of a couple who moved from doubt to faith as they found belonging in the church.... Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The CRC Network Author: James C. Dekker
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