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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. Jesus' Baptism with Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2011/11/year-b-baptism-of-lord-january-8-2011.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Baptism , Worship , Congregation , Children Source: Worshiping With Children A baptism-themed leader's guide for children's participation in congregational worship, including sermon scripts, songs, prayers, activities and more. Based on Genesis 1:1-5, Psalm 29, Mark 1:4-11, and Acts 10:34-43. Have You Received the Spirit? Sermon Illustration by Stan Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-1c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stan Mast Topics: Epiphany , Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit , Tongues Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this sermon starter on Acts 8:14-17, Stan Mast sees the reception of the gospel by the Samaritans as a turning point in church history, confirming that the gospel is for everyone, not only Jews. All Sheep Need a Shepherd Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/all-sheep-need-a-shepherd-psalm-23-john-10 Service Outline Topics: Worship Planning , Shepherd , Lent , Sheep Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service outline for Lent focusing on Psalm 23, John 10:22-30, and the strong assurance found in the grace of God that comes to us by viewing Christ as the fulfillment of the shepherd's love. A Passion for Helping Children Understand Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2014/02/year-passionpalm-sunday-april-13-2014.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Palm Sunday , Passion , Worship Planning Source: Worshiping With Children With Jesus' triumphal entry as the backdrop, this children's sermon resource offers a variety of ways to help children and adults celebrate the meaning and importance of Palm Sunday. 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. 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. Commentary on Acts 10:34-43 Sermon Starter/Outline by Brian Peterson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/baptism-of-our-lord/commentary-on-acts-1034-43-10 Sermon Starter/Outline by Brian Peterson Topics: Peace , Jesus , God's Will , Witness Source: Working Preacher Peter's encounter with Cornelius in Acts 10 indicates that the peace established by Jesus is meant to extend beyond the nation of Israel to include all nations, tribes, and languages. Baptism in the Spirit Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm http://liturgy.slu.edu/6EasterA052117/theword_hamm.html Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm Topics: Baptism , Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit , Conversion Source: The Sunday Website Commenting on Acts 8:5-8, 14-17, Dennis Hamm says that "every baptized Christian is baptized in the Spirit," but people may need to pray in community for the Spirit to "become more manifest in their lives." Feasts, Good and Bad Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2014/09/year-proper-23-28th-sunday-in-ordinary.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Joy , Rejoicing , Feast , Eucharist Source: Worshiping With Children A collection of children's resources by Carolyn Brown that helps children explore the false worship of the golden calf, as well as other, happier feasts in New Testament passages. When Justice and Peace Embrace Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/when-justice-and-peace-embrace-lessons-and-carols-06 Service Outline Topics: Christmas , Advent , Prayer , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This worship service outline uses various Scripture readings from the Psalms to tell the narrative of Advent and proclaim the message of Christ's coming to the world. Sent out for Mission Commentary/Exegesis by Mikeal C Parsons https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-14-3/commentary-on-luke-101-11-16-20-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Mikeal C Parsons Topics: Rejoicing , Eschatology , Missions , Disciple Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Luke 10:1-24 unpacks the mission of the Seventy(-two) and its aftermath. 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. While It Was Still Dark Sermon (Complete) by William L Self http://day1.org/4649-while_it_was_still_dark Sermon (Complete) by William L Self Topics: Easter , Jesus , Resurrection , Mary Magdalene, Saint Source: Day1 William Self preaches on John 20:1-18: Mary Magdalene arrived at Jesus’ tomb while it was still dark in her soul. Her experience shows us that God is working even in our darkness to bring light. Good News! Jesus Is Alive! Alleluia! Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2014/03/year-easter-sunday-april-21-2014.html Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Power , Resurrection , Forgiveness , Joy Source: Worshiping With Children Carolyn Brown offers a collection of resources for helping children understand and participate in worship for Easter Sunday, with the primary themes of God's supreme power, God's presence with us, and forgiveness. We Shall Rise with Christ Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy Koester https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/resurrection-of-our-lord/commentary-on-psalm-1181-2-14-24-2 Commentary/Exegesis by Nancy Koester Topics: Easter , Death , Resurrection Source: Working Preacher Just as the Psalmist was delivered by God in Psalm 118, so now Christ empowers us, comforts us, and snatches us out of the realm of death. The Exodus with a Twist Sermon Starter/Outline by Stan Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/easter-day-a/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Starter/Outline by Stan Mast Topics: Easter , Hope , God's Deliverance , Resurrection Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this sermon starter, Stanley Mast encourages preaching Psalm 118 as the believer’s song of faith about the Risen Christ since the “I” in the Psalm becomes each of us individually and all of us together. For All the Saints Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/for-all-the-saints Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: All Saints' Day , Redemption , Saints , Saint Source: Working Preacher In this sermon resource, David Lose reviews some elements of All Saints Day and offers texts and brief commentaries that might help to accent and enliven the worship for all the saints in Christ. Inseparable Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/AscensionA2017/theword_indepth-ascension.html Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H Fuller Topics: Easter , Ascension , Christ , Acts Source: The Sunday Website The resurrection and the ascension are a single inseparable event that points to the power of the risen Christ. Acts 1:1-11, Ephesians 1:17-23, Psalm 27:1,4,7-8, and Matthew 28:16-20 give a complete picture of salvation history. Marvel and Be Moved Commentary/Exegesis http://www.aplainaccount.org/psalm-118-1-2-14-24/ Commentary/Exegesis Topics: Easter , Death , Salvation , God's Deliverance Source: A Plain Account The joyful exuberance of Psalm 118 makes it suitable for an Easter sermon. In celebrating the works of God, the psalmist anticipates the great reversal symbolized by Christ's resurrection. God saves. God lives. God reigns. Forever. Children's Liturgy of the Palms Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2011/01/year-the-sixth-sunday-in-lent.html Practical How-To by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Crucifixion , Passion , King , Humility Source: Worshiping With Children A collection of children's resources by Carolyn Brown designed for Palm Sunday/Passion Sunday based on Matthew 21:1-11, Psalm 118.1-2,19-29, Matthew 26:14-27 and Matthew 27:11-54.