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 and the Great Commission Article by Robert Arakaki https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/orthodoxbridge/ascension-day-and-the-great-commission/ Article by Robert Arakaki Topics: Ascension , Evangelism , Missions Source: Ancient Faith Blog "This Ascension Day celebration should be a reminder for Orthodox Christians to commit their lives to help bring the Gospel to all nations." An article by Robert Arakaki of the Orthodox Church. Ascension Day Prayer Element of Worship https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/ascension-day-prayer_20.html Element of Worship Topics: Ascension , Prayer , Intercession , Feast of the Ascension Source: Re-Worship An Ascension Day prayer that thanks Jesus for being our mediator who empathizes with us, who stands before God and petitions him on our behalf. 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: 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. Ascension Day Prayers of Confession Element of Worship by Anonymous https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2010/07/18/ascension-day-prayers-of-confession/ Element of Worship by Anonymous Topics: Forgiveness , Confession , Piety , Prayer Source: Gathered Prayers Written for Ascension Day, these prayers of confession are suitable for its celebration as well as for private devotion and/or as a congregation prayer prior to receiving the Eucharist. 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. 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." 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. 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. 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. 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 Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares scripturally-based benedictions suitable for Ascension Day/Sunday. Prayer for Ascension Day Element of Worship by Arnold Ruddat https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/16-prayers-for-ascension-day.html Element of Worship by Arnold Ruddat Topics: Ascension , Comfort Source: Re-Worship An Ascension Day prayer from longtime pastor Arnold Ruddat that focuses on themes of comfort and Jesus as the High Priest. Full Text Hymns on Ascension Day Hail the day that sees him risePD
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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. 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. 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. Ascension Day Reflection Devotional by Edmund Banyard https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/ascension-day-reflection.html Devotional by Edmund Banyard Topics: Ascension , Human Nature of Christ, The , Humanism Source: Re-Worship Edmund Banyard offers a reflection on Jesus' ascension, exploring how it offers the assurance that we are known. 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. Rising – A Poem for Ascension Day Poetry by Rowan Wyatt http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/161039862770/rising-a-poem-for-ascension-day Poetry by Rowan Wyatt Topics: Ascension , Angels , Angel , Feast of the Ascension Source: Global Worship This poem for Ascension Day, by Rowan Wyatt, imagines what the ascension of Christ was like from heaven's perspective.