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Resources on Easter

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Topical Study on Easter Easter is the Christian celebration of Jesus Christ's resurrection. Shared Supper Article by Sarah Hinlicky Wilson https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2010-04/shared-supper Article by Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Topics: Ethics , Community , Food Source: The Christian Century Times have changed. A long-lost ethical flashpoint is finding new life in the realm of food. Suddenly the food hysteria of the Pharisees is neither so bizarre nor so past. The Holy Spirit and Forgiveness on Easter Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/day-of-pentecost-a/?type=the_lectionary_gospel Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Pentecost , Forgiveness , Jesus , Grace Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching After his payment for their sins, Jesus forgives the disciples, telling them to offer forgiveness to others. The grace of Christ needs to be spread all around. A sermon starter for John 20:19-23 by Scott Hoezee. Three Contemporary Hymns for Easter Song/Hymn by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/04/three-contemporary-hymns-for-easter.html Song/Hymn by Christine Longhurst Topics: Easter , Hymn , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This offers three contemporary hymns for Easter: The Final Triumph Won, This is the Day the Lord Has Made, and Christ is Risen! Shout Hosanna!. All are written in common meters, and set to common tunes. Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Hedahl https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/resurrection-of-our-lord-3/commentary-on-1-corinthians-1519-26-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Hedahl Topics: Easter , Death , Resurrection , Commentary Source: Working Preacher 1 Corinthians 15 clearly works out with depth the several related faith issues of a Christian community which is dealing with death, resurrection, and the way Jesus functions in these realities. Power and Acts of Power Sermon Starter/Outline by Mitzi J Smith https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/fourth-sunday-of-easter-2/commentary-on-acts-45-12 Sermon Starter/Outline by Mitzi J Smith Topics: Work , Jesus , Power , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Acts 4:5-12 considers the text from the perspective of power, suggesting that the establishing, negotiating, and naming of power and acts of power is inherently political and very often religious. Open to Grace Sermon (Complete) by Oliver James Keenan http://torch.op.org/torch/sunday-5 Sermon (Complete) by Oliver James Keenan Topics: Peter , Conversion , Grace , Forgiveness Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Oliver James Keenan offers a moving reflection on the calling and conversion of St. Peter, arguing that Peter models for all of us that appropriate apprehension and embrace that mean we have been encountered by God. Commentary on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Hedahl https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/resurrection-of-our-lord-2/commentary-on-1-corinthians-151-11 Commentary/Exegesis by Susan Hedahl Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Commentary , Romans Source: Working Preacher 1 Corinthians 15 is the eloquent center of Paul's primary argument for the Resurrection. Through Paul's discussion of all the ramifications of the gospel in his own life, he lends credibility to the gospel's core message. He Is Taken Up Sermon (Complete) by Brendan Slevin http://torch.op.org/torch/he-is-taken-up Sermon (Complete) by Brendan Slevin Topics: Ascension , Holy Spirit Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily for the Ascension of the Lord on Mark 16:15-20 and Acts 1:1-11 reflects on the mystery of divine ascent and descent, suggesting the resurrection, ascension and pentecost continue to be realized in our lives.... Passion/Palm Sunday Ideas for Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2012/12/year-c-passionpalm-sunday-march-24-2013.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Jesus , Palm Sunday , Children , Passion Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown presents different ideas for how to celebrate Passion/Palm Sunday with children. She also give suggestions for how to encourage families to handle Holy Week with their children with use of texts from Luke. Palm Parade Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2015/01/year-b-palm-passion-sunday-march-29-2015.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Palm Sunday , Children , Passion , Worship Planning Source: Worshiping With Children In this blog entry, Carolyn Brown offers multiple resources for worshiping with children on Palm and Passion Sunday. She looks at each passage from the perspective of children and highlights what may speak to them. It's About God Article by Kyle Childress https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-01/its-about-god Article by Kyle Childress Topics: Church , Jesus , Conversation , Ministry Source: The Christian Century In this reflection on Isaiah 6:1-8, Luke 5:1-11, and 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Kyle Childress reminds us that our call is to keep talking of God and pointing to Jesus Christ with our lives. Amateurs and Rookies Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick A Niedner, Jr https://www.christiancentury.org/article//amateurs-and-rookies Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick A Niedner, Jr Topics: Vocation , Grace of God Source: The Christian Century In Luke 5:1-11, the fishermen became the amateurs and rookies. “Catching people,” that’s how Jesus described their new vocation, and they had no training for this new line of work. Full Text Hymns on Easter Christ the Lord Is Risen Today©
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Healing and Salvation Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/4EasterB042218/theword_indepth.html Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller Topics: Peter , Healing , Father , CHILDREN OF GOD Source: The Sunday Website Reginald H. Fuller gives commentary on the enthronement psalm from Psalm 118, Jesus as the good shepherd from John 10:11-18; Peter's speech from Acts 4:8-12; and God as father from 1 John 3:1-2. From Tears of Sorrow to Tears of Joy Devotional https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/1 Devotional Topics: Resurrection , Mary Magdalene, Saint , Redemption , Eternal life Source: ePriest This reflection on John 20:11-18 explores Mary Magdalene's great love of Jesus, her desire to be in his presence that is met by love and redemption, and the forgiveness of sin that frees her. Palm-Passion Sunday with Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2016/01/year-c-palm-passion-sunday-march-20-2016.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Jesus , Holy Week , Palm Sunday , Holiness Source: Worshiping With Children In this children's sermon resource, Carolyn Brown offers a collection of resources for including children in a congregational worship service based on Psalms 24, 31, 118, Isaiah 50:4-9, Luke 19-24, and Philippians 2:5-11. Believe Mary Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas B Slater https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/resurrection/commentary-on-john-201-18-4 Sermon Starter/Outline by Thomas B Slater Topics: Jesus , Resurrection , Devotion , Disciple Source: Working Preacher This section begins and ends with Mary’s devotion. The men do not believe she is telling the truth; however, truth is not determined by the value we have for the person who says it (John 20:1-18). The Great Mystery of Christ Sermon Illustration by Stan Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stan Mast Topics: Epiphany , Gentiles , Mystery , Gospel Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this Epiphany sermon starter on Ephesians 3:1-12, discusses the mystery hidden for ages in God as the complete inclusion of the Gentiles in the covenant with all its blessings. Experiencing Lent with Penitence and Humility Sermon (Complete) by Scott A Haynes http://www.hprweb.com/2013/01/homilies-12/ Sermon (Complete) by Scott A Haynes Topics: Penance , Hypocrisy , Temptation , Ash Wednesday Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Five homilies by Scott Haynes on Luke 4:21-30, Luke 5:1-11, Matthew 6:16-18, Psalm 91, and Luke 9:28-36. Themes include sin and hypocrisy, penitence, Ash Wednesday, Satan's temptation, and the Transfiguration. The Baptism of the Lord Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2013/12/year-the-baptism-of-lord-january-12-2014.html Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Baptism , Jesus , Children , Worship Planning Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown provides a helpful list of ideas to celebrate the baptism of Jesus. Herein find Scriptures appropriate for the day as well as suggestions for congregational (all ages) reading of Scripture along with sermon ideas.... Banquets, Aid, and the Kingdom of God Sermon Starter/Outline by Reginald H Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/28OrdA101517/theword_indepth.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Reginald H Fuller Topics: Wedding , Parable , Salvation , Kingdom of God Source: The Sunday Website Reginald H. Fuller provides commentary on four texts, Isaiah 25:6-10, Psalm 23, Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20, and Matthew 22:1-14.