Resources on Covenant

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Topical Study on Covenant In Scripture a covenant is an agreement between God and human beings, always including God's promise of grace and sometimes, as in the grandest covenant (God's covenant of grace with Abraham), human vows of faith and obedience. Covenant Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/8297-weekly_sermon_illustration_covenant Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Covenant , God's Love , Illustration , Sacrifice Source: Day1 In this sermon illustration, Hebrews 10:11-22 is paired with a reading from Frederick Buechner that argues the New Covenant--God bleeding for humanity--is a fulfillment of God's suffering love in the Old Covenant. Covenant for Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2015/01/year-b-second-sunday-in-lent-march-1.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Covenant , Lent , Cross , Worship Planning Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown offers suggestions for using "a cross and a covenant" to incorporate children into worship. Includes ideas for Genesis 17:1-16, Psalm 22:23-31, Mark 8:31-9:9, and Romans 4:13-25; 8:31-39. Covenants and Feasts Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar https://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-13a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Covenant , Feast , Poverty , Generosity Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter draws on Genesis 32:22-31, Isaiah 55:1-5, Psalm 17:1-7, 15, 145:8-9, 14-21, Romans 9:1-5, and Matthew 14:13-21 to discuss both God's covenant invitations and our responsibility to respond to hunger needs.... Covenant Renewal Sermon Starter/Outline by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-27a/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Starter/Outline by Doug Bratt Topics: Covenant , Worship , Promises Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This sermon starter on Joshua 24:1-3, 14-25 considers the church's central task, suggesting that Christian worship is like a covenant renewal ceremony. It includes a sermon illustration of the covenant. Covenant and Creation Article by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson http://www.religion-online.org/article/covenant-and-creation/ Article by Wesley Granberg-Michaelson Topics: Covenant , Environment , Creation , Stewardship Source: Religion Online In this article, Wesley Granberg-Michaelson says God’s covenant, depicted in the Bible, consists of promises both to humans and all of creation. Crises now faced by life on earth call for preserving the integrity of creation. Covenant Love Sermon Starter/Outline by Scott E Hoezee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/lent-2b/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Starter/Outline by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Covenant , Lent , Sacraments , God's Love Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Preaching notes by Scott Hoezee on Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16: Using the story of Abraham’s circumcision, Hoezee explores the intimate nature of God’s sacraments, which are confirmations of God's covenant love. Covenants and Families Sermon Starter/Outline by Dennis Hamm http://liturgy.slu.edu/HolyFamilyA16/theword_hamm.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Dennis Hamm Topics: Covenant , Christmas , Family , Community Source: The Sunday Website "It takes the whole covenant community to be a family." Dennis Hamm offers reflections on the Holy Family, community life, and covenant relationships, focusing on Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14 and Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23. Covenant, Confession, and Christ Study Guide by Greg Johnston https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-lent-5-b-2018 Study Guide by Greg Johnston Topics: Covenant , Lent , Sin , Jesus Source: Sermons That Work Greg Johnston's Bible study on Jeremiah 31:31-34, Psalm 51:1-13, Hebrews 5:5-10, and John 12:20-33 discusses the nature of God's new covenant, repentance, the identity of Jesus as king and priest, and the appeal of Jesus. Covenant Reminder Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-23a/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Illustration by Doug Bratt Topics: Covenant , Obedience , Idolatry , Memory Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this sermon starter on Exodus 32:1-14, Doug Bratt focuses on the importance of memory. As Moses reminds God of the covenant, we too, are called to remember. It includes a sermon illustration about theocracy. Covenant, Law and Unity Sermon Starter/Outline by Anathea Portier-Young https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/reformation-day/commentary-on-jeremiah-3131-34-11 Sermon Starter/Outline by Anathea Portier-Young Topics: Covenant , Law , Jeremiah , Unity Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Jeremiah 31:31-34 emphasizes God's promises to make a new covenant, where the law is placed within God’s people, creating conditions for unity. Covenant renewal Commentary/Exegesis by Esther M Menn https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/transfiguration-of-our-lord-3/commentary-on-exodus-3429-35-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Esther M Menn Topics: Covenant , Blessing , God's Presence , Moses Source: Working Preacher Esther Menn reflects on the covenant renewal scene in Exodus 34:29-35, noting the themes of God's covenant and God's presence. Covenants Have Legs Article by Joel Shuman http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2018/10/covenants-have-legs/ Article by Joel Shuman Topics: Covenant , Israel , Time , Church Source: Ekklesia Project When we consider how God invites a people, Israel, and by extension, the Church, to be part of this work, it suggests that his Covenant with his people “has legs.” Like God endures, his covenant endures. Full Text Hymns on Covenant What a CovenantPD
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Covenant Faithfulness Element of Worship by Daniel Flucke https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2018/02/confession-promise-of-forgiveness-lent.html Element of Worship by Daniel Flucke Topics: Lent , Confession , Assurance , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship A responsive prayer of confession with words of assurance based on Genesis 17:1-16, Mark 8:31-38, and Romans 4:13-25 that speaks of God's covenant and faithfulness. Covenant Prayer Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/covenant-prayer.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Covenant , Prayer , John Wesley , Surrender Source: Re-Worship Here is a beautiful prayer of commitment written by John Wesley. It is known as the Covenant Prayer. It is a prayer of whole hearted abandonment and surrender to God's will for your life. Covenant with All Things Sermon Starter/Outline by Jacqueline E Lapsley https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/flood-and-rainbow-promise/commentary-on-genesis-616-22-98-15 Sermon Starter/Outline by Jacqueline E Lapsley Topics: Covenant , Creation , Violence , God's Will Source: Working Preacher This is the only biblical covenant between God and all living creatures: the emphasis is all on God’s promise not to destroy, the covenant also makes demands of humanity to be good stewards of God's creation.... Misunderstanding Acts 15 Commentary/Exegesis by Christopher Seitz https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2016/06/12/evaluating-this-holy-estate-misunderstanding-acts-15/ Commentary/Exegesis by Christopher Seitz Topics: Covenant , Law , Gentiles , Sexuality Source: The Living Church In this reflection on Acts 15:1-29, Christopher Seitz analyzes the danger of flattening the distinction between the covenant people of Israel and the adopted children of God (i.e. Christians). Observances Under the New Covenant Sermon (Complete) by Joseph Koterski http://www.hprweb.com/2016/04/homilies-for-may-2016/ Sermon (Complete) by Joseph Koterski Topics: Covenant , Eucharist , Reverence , Pentecost Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review These five homilies by Joseph Koterski on Acts 15:1-29, Luke 24:46-53, Acts 2:1-11, Proverbs 8:22-31 and 1 Corinthians 11:23-26, respectively discuss new covenant rules, Jesus' last words, the Holy Spirit, the Nicene Creed and reverence. The Blood of the Covenant Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-blood-of-the-covenant Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Peace , Glory , Blood , Sheep Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Hebrews 13:20-21 by Charles Spurgeon, who identifies the covenant names of God and the covenant seal in this passage, and says that God's covenant with the church is the source of great praise. Covenant Blessings Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/covenant-blessings Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Promises , Work of the Holy Spirit , C. H. Spurgeon Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Ezekiel 36:26-27, Charles Spurgeon preaches on the new convents as preparation for the Holy Spirit, the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, and the promised results. The Bond of the Covenant Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-bond-of-the-covenant Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Covenant , Grace , Sin , Wilderness Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Ezekiel 20:34-38, Charles Spurgeon preaches on the meaning and experience of being brought into the bond of the covenant.