Resources on Ascension Day

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Topical Study on Ascension Day Jesus' ascension is both one of the most important and most neglected events in the life of Christ. Without it, Christ is not Lord and we are not saved. In Christ's ascension we see not only his enthronement and exaltation, but also our own. Ascension Day: Psalm 47 Element of Worship by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/ascensiondaya_2017.htm Element of Worship by Joan Stott Topics: Ascension , Worship , Praise , Reign of God Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott reflects on Psalm 47, emphasizing "joy-filled excitement as we worship God on this Ascension Day." She is concerned lest worship and liturgy lose "all their zest." Ascension Day Prayer Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/ascension-day-prayer_20.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ascension , Prayer , Worship , Intercession Source: Re-Worship In this worship resource, Christine Longhurst shares an Ascension Day prayer. This prayer thanks Jesus for being our mediator who empathizes with us, who stands before God and petitions him on our behalf. The Descent of Ascension Day Service Outline by Robert DeMoor https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1997/descent-ascension-day-meeting-crowning-event-church-year-more-yawn Service Outline by Robert DeMoor Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Worship Planning , Church History Source: Reformed Worship Noting Christians lack enthusiasm for celebrating Ascension Day, Robert De Moor's article offers historical insights on the practice of Ascension Day, ideas for reaffirming this ancient tradition, and two service outlines that recognize Christ's ascension. Ascension Day: Call to Confession Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/ascension-day-call-to-confession.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ascension , Worship , Confession , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This worship resource by Christine Longhurst features call to confession, prayer of confession, and assurance of pardon for Ascension Day. Festive Service for Ascension Day Service Outline by Bert Polman http://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1987/festive-service-ascension-day Service Outline by Bert Polman Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Heaven , Kingdom of God Source: Reformed Worship This service can be used on Ascension Day or adapted for the preceding week. Themes celebrate the Kingship of Christ and the Second Coming. Ascension Day Poetry by Duncan Wilson https://worshipwords.co.uk/ascension-day-4oth-day-of-easter/ Poetry by Duncan Wilson Topics: Ascension , Easter , Jesus , Mystery Source: Worship Words This worship resource features a poem about the Ascension of Jesus by Duncan Wilson. "Jesus was. Jesus wasn’t. Jesus was again. Jesus went again." Ascension Day Article by Neil de Koning http://network.crcna.org/elders/ascension-day Article by Neil de Koning Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Kingdom of God Source: The CRC Network Neil de Koning unpacks the significance of Ascension Day. This day can be a wonderful occasion to shape our identity in Christ as we confess that Jesus is Lord. Crown Him with Many Crowns: An Ecumenical Service for Ascension Day Service Outline by Winston Robinson https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1998/crown-him-many-crowns-ecumenical-service-ascension-day Service Outline by Winston Robinson Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Liturgy , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship A complete service outline for an ecumenical Ascension Day service. Happy Ascension Day! Article by Andrew Kuyvenhoven https://thebanner.org/departments/2011/01/happy-ascension-day Article by Andrew Kuyvenhoven Topics: Feast of the Ascension , Jesus Christ, authority of Source: The Banner In this article Andrew Kuyvenhoven encourages churches to celebrate Ascension Day as he unpacks the theological significance of Christ's ascension. Prayers of the People for Ascension Day Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/ascension-prayers-of-people.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ascension , Prayer , How To Pray , Worship Source: Re-Worship This worship resource by Christine Longhurst features prayers of the people (prayers of intercession) for Ascension Day or Sunday. Songs & Art for Ascension Day Song/Hymn http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/49883460983/some-songs-art-for-ascension-day Song/Hymn Topics: Ascension , Art , St. Augustine , Music Source: Global Worship The Church has celebrated Ascension Day on the 40th day after Easter since the time of St. Augustine. This offers songs, art, and other resources for its celebration. Benedictions for Ascension Day Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/benedictions-for-ascension-day.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Holy Spirit , Blessing Source: Re-Worship In this worship resource, Christine Longhurst shares scripturally-based benedictions suitable for Ascension Day/Sunday. Full Text Hymns on Ascension Day Hail the Day That Sees Him RisePD
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Ascension Day: A Reflection on Acts 1 Commentary/Exegesis by Jeanna Boase https://colossianforum.org/2015/05/14/ascension-day-a-reflection-on-acts-1/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jeanna Boase Topics: Ascension , Conflict , Acts , Community Source: Colossian Forum Blog In this article, Jeanna Boase looks at Christ's ascension as told in Acts 1:1-11 and reflects on Christ's authority and what that means for conflict between Christians. A Hymn and a Prayer for Ascension Day Song/Hymn by Robert Westveer https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1990/hymn-and-prayer-ascension-day Song/Hymn by Robert Westveer Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Prayer , Hymn Source: Reformed Worship Robert Westveer presents a hymn and prayer appropriate for Ascension Day. A Prayer of Affirmation for Ascension Day Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/affirmation-for-ascension-day.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Ascension , Prayer , Resurrection , Easter Source: Re-Worship Written for Ascension Day, this prayer of affirmation is suitable for use before or after a sermon on Psalm 68 and/or Philippians 2:5-11 both of which affirm the importance of Christ's ascension for the church. Resources for Ascension Day Element of Worship by Reformed Worship https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-1989/resources-ascension-day Element of Worship by Reformed Worship Topics: Ascension , Feast of the Ascension , Liturgy , Lectionary Source: Reformed Worship Reformed Worship supplies resources for pastors and worship leaders to lead their congregation in celebrating Ascension Day. A call to worship, prayer of confession, and scripture and catechism readings are included. Ascension Resources Image by Global Christian Worship http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/173767975905/ascension-resources-2018 Image by Global Christian Worship Topics: Ascension , Heaven , Perseverance Source: Global Worship A collection of resources for Ascension Day, including links to various articles, poems, and worship elements, plus numerous images. Ascension Day Paintings Image by Michael D O'Brien http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/87161628555/ascension-day-paintings Image by Michael D O'Brien Topics: Ascension , Jesus , Heaven , Art Source: Global Worship Images of ten paintings of Christ's Ascension from various cultures, some without named artists. Also included is a brief discussion of the meaning of the Ascension in Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox theology. Ascension Day Faith Element of Worship by Bryce Calder https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/05/ascension-day-prayer.html Element of Worship by Bryce Calder Topics: Ascension , Prayer , Confession Source: Re-Worship Jesus' ascension (recorded in Acts 1:6-11) inspires this pastoral prayer which cries out for deeper faith. With a tone of confession, it acknowledges the wonder we miss when we look up to heaven and seek understanding.... Ten Reasons to Celebrate Ascension Day Article by John D Witvliet https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2015/ten-reasons-celebrate-ascension-day Article by John D Witvliet Topics: Ascension , Pentecost , Worship , Liturgy Source: Reformed Worship Ascension Day, though often neglected, offers us a powerful opportunity to renew our faith. In this article, John Witvliet offers ten reasons for celebrating Ascension Day, what he deems a "worldview tonic for the Christian imagination".