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Resources on Advent

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Topical Study on Advent One of the blessings of Advent is that it counteracts the hype of the commercial Christmas madness, inviting us to a deeper and more fruitful spiritual renewal. One of two penitential seasons in the liturgical calendar for four weeks prior to Christmas, Advent prepares us for great event of the... Pulled into Advent by God’s Promises Commentary/Exegesis by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-psalm-251-10-9 Commentary/Exegesis by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Advent , Shame , Life , Waiting Source: Working Preacher A commentary on Psalm 25:1-10. Advent is about trusting the promise even while awaiting for the promise to be kept by God. A Journey Through Advent Sermon Starter/Outline by Melinda Quivik https://www.workingpreacher.org/worship/preaching-luke-through-advent-year-c Sermon Starter/Outline by Melinda Quivik Topics: Advent , God's Love , God's Provision , God's Deliverance Source: Working Preacher In this Advent preaching guide, Melinda Quivik explains a larger, two-part theme in Luke's stories surrounding Christ's birth: the incapacities humanity knows in life; and the love God declares for us in Jesus. The Cares of This Life Sermon (Complete) by Denis Minns https://english.op.org/torch/the-cares-of-this-life Sermon (Complete) by Denis Minns Topics: Drunkenness , Jesus , Sermon Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this advent homily on Jeremiah 33:14-16, Luke 21:25-28,34-36, and 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:12, Denis Minns preaches on Jesus' warnings to the disciples concerning the Day of the Lord and the anxiety of everyday life. Wake Up! Christmas Is Coming Sermon (Complete) by Bill Britt http://day1.org/4267-wake_up_christmas_is_coming Sermon (Complete) by Bill Britt Topics: Advent , Hope , Eschatology , Second Coming Source: Day1 This Advent sermon serves as a spiritual wake-up call to prepare for Christ’s coming by living in hope and expectation. The Cosmic Christ Frees Us to Wait for His Birth Sermon (Complete) by David Sanders https://english.op.org/torch/the-cosmic-christ-frees-us-to-wait-for-his-birth Sermon (Complete) by David Sanders Topics: Advent , Jesus , Patience , Waiting Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars David Sanders' homily draws from Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 and reflects on our belief in the second coming of Jesus Christ, the King of Creation, and the countercultural demands of attentive Advent waiting. Faith and Dependence on God Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-psalm-251-10-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Jerome Creach Topics: Faith , God's Faithfulness , Commentary , Psalms Source: Working Preacher Psalm 25 is a model prayer, based on the cries of individuals to God in earlier psalms. It indicates how important it is regularly to recite words that call us to faith and dependence on God. Keeping the Big Picture Commentary/Exegesis by Ben Cremer http://www.aplainaccount.org/jeremiah-3314-16/ Commentary/Exegesis by Ben Cremer Topics: Advent , Fear , Assurance , Kingdom of God Source: A Plain Account A commentary on Jeremiah 33:14-16. In the midst of chaos, Jeremiah assures God's faithful promises to the people of Israel. Knowing we have the same assurance, we can fix our eyes upon Jesus despite present circumstances. A God's Eye View Sermon (Complete) by Susan R Andrews http://day1.org/488-a_gods_eye_view Sermon (Complete) by Susan R Andrews Topics: Advent , Beauty , Suffering , Sermon Source: Day1 In this sermon on Luke 21:25-36, Susan Andrews reflects on how the Incarnation displays both the beauty and terror of the world. Prayers of the People: Element of Worship by Patrick Morley https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/08/prayers-of-people-advent-1-c.html Element of Worship by Patrick Morley Topics: Advent , Prayer , Intercession , Christ Source: Re-Worship This is a prayer of intercession inspired by Jeremiah 33:14-16 that seeks to come to adore Jesus. The Greatest Solace Sermon Starter/Outline by Greg Kandra http://4lpi.com/blog/the-greatest-solace/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Greg Kandra Topics: Advent , Love , Wisdom , Holiness Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection Greg Kandra says that Paul's encouragement of Christians to "“increase and abound in love" (1 Thessalonians 3:12-13, 4:1-2) is the best wisdom and comfort in times of uncertainty and anxiety. Make Ready, the Lord is Coming Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/588 Devotional Topics: Advent , Christmas , Hope , Second Coming Source: ePriest This devotional based on Jesus warning to his disciples to be ready for tribulations before his return, Luke 21:25-28, 34-36, encourages believers to engage in self-examination in preparation for Christ's coming, especially during advent season. May the Lord make you increase and abound in love Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Joseph Brown https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/first-sunday-of-advent-3/commentary-on-1-thessalonians-39-13-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Michael Joseph Brown Topics: Faith , Love , Prayer , Holiness Source: Working Preacher Michael Joseph Brown's commentary on 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 emphasizes the intensity of Paul's prayer for the Thessalonians, as indicated both by the Greek word for "pray" and the use of "night and day" and "most earnestly." Full Text Hymns on Advent The Advent of Our GodPD
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Apocalypse Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston http://day1.org/1018-apocalypse_then_and_now Sermon (Complete) by Scott Black Johnston Topics: Advent , Second Coming , Sermon Source: Day1 In this sermon on Jeremiah 33:14-16 and Luke 21:23-36, Scott Johnston argues that Advent gives Christians a fuller vision of what we are waiting for in Christ's return. Waiting and Working for the Kingdom Sermon (Complete) by Barney Hawkins http://day1.org/1609-advent_waiting_and_working_for_the_kingdom Sermon (Complete) by Barney Hawkins Topics: Advent , Longing , Justice , Calling/Vocation Source: Day1 J. Barney Hawkins IV's sermon launches us into a new church year by exploring the meaning of Advent and its call to work for justice and righteousness. Fig Tree Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/readers-theatre-luke-21.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Worship Planning , Scripture Reading Source: Re-Worship This is a two-voice readers’ theatre setting of Luke 21:25-36, where Jesus teaches about the Day of the Lord and tells the parable of the fig tree. The Day is Surely Coming Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/call-to-worship-jeremiah-33.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Love , Worship , Liturgy , Holiness Source: Re-Worship A hopeful, responsive call to worship inspired by Jeremiah 33:14-16. The leader prophesies that the time for increased love, strengthened hearts, and faithful living is drawing near. The congregation responds by committing to prophetic action. Walk in the Light of the Lord Sermon (Complete) by Martin Ganeri https://english.op.org/torch/walk-in-the-light-of-the-lord Sermon (Complete) by Martin Ganeri Topics: Advent , Faith , Faithfulness , Waiting Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Martin Ganeri uses the First Sunday of Advent to remind his congregation that being a Christian means living life differently, in constant awareness of the presence of Christ and his eventual return. Fear Destroys Sermon (Complete) by Amy Butler http://asermonforeverysunday.com/sermons/c01-first-sunday-of-advent-year-c-2018 Sermon (Complete) by Amy Butler Topics: Advent , Fear Source: A Sermon for Every Sunday Jesus knew the witness of God’s people could not be eliminated by the destruction of the temple, but by fear. So, how do we overcome our own fear? Amy Butler preaches on Luke 21:25-36. Jesus Is Coming Again Children's Sermon by Anonymous https://www.sermons4kids.com/jesus_is_coming_again.htm Children's Sermon by Anonymous Topics: Advent , Christmas , Waiting , Children Source: Sermons 4 Kids This Advent sermon for children explains that Advent is a time of waiting for Christmas but also a time of looking forward to Jesus' second coming (Luke 21:27). Christ Will Arrive Sermon (Complete) by Tripp Martin http://day1.org/4496-christ_will_arrive Sermon (Complete) by Tripp Martin Topics: Advent , Awareness of God , Preparation , Waiting Source: Day1 In Advent, we do not wait by "passing the time," but by seeking and preparing for the "fullness of time," waiting in a manner that acts as if Christ is already fully here.