April 20, 2014
John 20:1-18
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Acts 10:34-43

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Put on the Lord Jesus...

First Sunday of Advent

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"Put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires." Paul used a word that means "clothe." We are supposed to dress with Christ's purity and goodness. If those were your suit or dress when you left your place today, would you make a fashion statement for the Lord or be fit for a nudist colony?

You might be thinking, "Well, I don't get drunk, I don't revel, and I don't live licentiously." That's commendable. Praise God. But if you had to remove one garment for each of your jealous thoughts, for each time you became impatient, or thought too much of yourself today, would you look like a Hanes display? Paul wanted us to know what time it is and what kind of clothes we need because the day of Christ may be imminent. What clothes will you wear today or tomorrow, if it comes?...

This Sermon Illustration Put on the Lord Jesus... is based on Romans 13:11-14 and relates to First Sunday of Advent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This Sermon Illustration on Romans 13:11-14 is just one of over 15,000 Sermon Illustrations at SermonSuite.com. SermonSuite also offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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