Resources on Acts 11:1-18

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Peter's Vision of the Sheet Scripture Drama or Paraphrase https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/04/readers-theatre-acts-11-1-18.html Scripture Drama or Paraphrase Topics: Gentiles , Holy Spirit , Gifts of the Spirit Source: Re-Worship This is a three-voice readers’ theatre setting of Acts 11:1-18 from the New Living Translation. A Dangerous Read for a Holy People Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://www.aplainaccount.org/post/acts-11-1-18-2 Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Holiness , Holy Spirit , Peter , Change Source: A Plain Account Describing how God breaks Peter's "holiness code" in Acts 11:1-18, this commentary says God's nature is free "to be whoever God will be." God may act in people who formerly were excluded. Let us choose who can repent Assurance of Pardon by Bill Wessner https://confessionrcl.blogspot.com/2013/04/cycle-c-easter-5.html Assurance of Pardon by Bill Wessner Topics: Judgment , Inclusion , Purity Source: ConfessionRCL Ironically asking God to put us in charge of repentance, purity, and invitation, this prayer of confession reflects on God's inclusion of the Gentile Others (Acts 11:1-18). God's Love Is for Everyone Children's Sermon or Lesson by Kristin Schmidt https://ministry-to-children.com/peter-explains-childrens-sermon/ Children's Sermon or Lesson by Kristin Schmidt Topics: Peter , Gentiles , Gospel , God's Love Source: MinistryToChildren Kristin Schmidt's video children's message (with transcript) on Peter's vision and the conversion of Gentiles (Acts 11:1-18). "Peter realized that God wanted to let him know the good news of the Gospel is for everyone!" Many Peoples Sunday Service - Breaking Down Barriers Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Raul Bogoya https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/12421 Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Raul Bogoya Topics: Cultures , Immigration , Diversity , Nation Source: Together in Worship Raul Bogoya’s multicultural worship resource/service outline is based on Psalm 148, John 13:31-35, Acts 11:1-18, Revelation 21:1-6. It helps churches to welcome immigrants, and “think globally and act locally.” In the Spirit's Way Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2009-05/spirits-way Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Kenneth H Carter Jr Topics: Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit , Gentiles , Peter Source: The Christian Century Kenneth Carter Jr. reflects on Peter's response to the pouring out of God's Spirit on the Gentiles: "Who was I that I could hinder God" (Acts 11:17). In what ways do we hinder God's Spirit? Dreaming in Joppa Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Jon M Walton https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-04/dreaming-joppa Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Jon M Walton Topics: Gentiles , Holy Spirit , Peter Source: The Christian Century Jon M. Walton's commentary on Acts 11:1-18 and Psalm 148 notes how Peter's dream resulted in Christianity becoming available to Gentiles. Even today the church still struggles with admitting people thought by some to be unfit. Enlarged Vision Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://livingchurch.org/2016/04/24/enlarged-vision/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Creation , Praise , Divisions , Language Source: The Living Church "How good is it when earth is joined to heaven and human beings everywhere are reconciled to God." A commentary on Acts 11:1-18, Psalm 148, and Revelation 21:1-6. The Spirit, Everyone, & Everything Sermon Preparation or Illustration https://livingchurch.org/2013/04/28/spirit-everyone-everything/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Holy Spirit , Peter , Holiness , God's Presence Source: The Living Church Infused with the Spirit, every person is a sanctuary of holiness, worthy of respect and reverence. The Spirit drives us to our neighbor in love and to see the created order fully alive with praise. An Order of Service Template for Celebrating the Lord's Supper Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2016/04/liturgy-wcommunion-for-april-24-2016.html Service Outline or Song Suggestions by Thom M Shuman Topics: Easter , Grace , Liturgy , Holiness Source: Lectionary Liturgies This resource provides a template designed to assist worship leaders in planning a worship service celebrating the Lord's Supper based on John 13:31-35, Acts 11:1-18, and Revelation 21:1-6. Commentary on Acts 11:1-18 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James Boyce https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fifth-sunday-of-easter-3/commentary-on-acts-111-18-2 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James Boyce Topics: Easter , Power , Luke , Peter Source: Working Preacher James Boyce’s commentary on Acts 11:1-18 reflects on God’s word coming to the Gentiles by divine power and proclaimed by divine visions. Peter’s Vision of a Sheet with Animals Artwork by Ben Lima https://lectionaryart.org/2017/05/20/peters-vision-of-a-sheet-with-animals/ Artwork by Ben Lima Topics: Peter , Vision Source: Lectionary Art Ben Lima highlights several art pieces that interpret Peter's vision of a sheet with animals in Acts 10:9-16 and Acts 11:1-18. Full Text Hymns on Acts 11:1-18 Spirit of the Living God©
Santo, Espíritu de Dios©
Teach me, my God and KingPD
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Love for Everyone Scripture Drama or Paraphrase https://togetherinworship.net/ResourceView/82/20550 Scripture Drama or Paraphrase Topics: Love , Gospel , Commandments , God's Love Source: Together in Worship This sermon starter for Acts 11:1-18 and John 13:31-35 contrasts the "old commandment" with the new. If the old commandment was to "love the loveable," than what does the new one require of us? Peter's Invisible Fence Scripture Meditation or Sermon by P Richard Game http://day1.org/4751-peters_invisible_fence Scripture Meditation or Sermon by P Richard Game Topics: Hospitality , Unity , Sermon , Divisions Source: Day1 A sermon on Acts 11:1-18. Dick Game helps us explore the implications for our faith and life from Peter's vision involving the church as he crossed over "the invisible fence" that separate him from the Gentiles. Children as Easter People Children's Sermon or Lesson by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2016/03/year-c-fifth-sunday-of-easter-april-24.html Children's Sermon or Lesson by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Easter , Praise , Children , Food Source: Worshiping With Children A guide for children's participation in congregational worship, including children's books, dramatic readings, activities, etc. Designed for use with Psalm 148, John 13:31-35, Acts 11:1-18, and Revelation 21:1-6. Give Us Your Vision Assurance of Pardon by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2019/05/liturgy-with-communion-for-may-19-2019.html Assurance of Pardon by Thom M Shuman Topics: Creation , CHILDREN OF GOD , Renewal , Justice Source: Lectionary Liturgies Thom Shuman offers a complete order of worship, weaving in passages from Acts 11:1-18, Psalm 148, Revelation 21:1-6, and John 13:31-35, including calls to worship and reconciliation, prayers, a liturgy for communion, an offertory, sending, etc. When the Outsiders Become Insiders Scripture Meditation or Sermon by William H Willimon https://idn.duke.edu/ark:/87924/r4f766n37 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by William H Willimon Topics: Hospitality , Racism , Church , Law Source: Duke University Chapel Archives Peter’s clinging to dietary laws prevents him from receiving Gentiles into his faith community. God used a shocking vision to break human perception of limits. Love One Another Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton https://staging.laughingbird.net/index.php/occasion/c36/2022-05-15/ Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Love , God's Love , Love to God , Easter Source: Laughingbird Staging Paraphrases of Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35. Includes worship resources based on these texts: Eucharistic preface, general prayer of thanksgiving, declaration of grace/absolution, and commission & blessing. Peter's Pride Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Conrad H Massa http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/03520 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Conrad H Massa Topics: Peter , Pride , Forgiveness Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) In this sermon on Acts 11:1-18 Conrad Massa highlights the way in which God challenges Peter's pride as the gospel is extended to the Gentiles. Love One Another Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton https://staging.laughingbird.net/index.php/occasion/c36/2025-05-18/ Assurance of Pardon by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Praise , Heaven , Singing , God's Love Source: Laughingbird Staging Australian paraphrases of Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148; Revelation 21:1-6; John 13:31-35. Includes worship resources: Eucharistic preface, general prayer of thanksgiving, declaration of grace/absolution, and commission & benediction.