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Topical Study on Easter Easter is the Christian celebration of Jesus Christ's resurrection. Easter Preached! Easter Believed! Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/3575 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Discipleship , Suffering Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Arthur Landwehr's Easter sermon on Acts 10:34-43 says that Easter means not just believing in Jesus' resurrection as a past event but following Jesus in discipleship to include taking up the cross. Easter liturgy with communion - Calling us by name Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman https://lectionaryliturgies.blogspot.com/2019/04/liturgy-with-communion-for-april-21.html Element of Worship by Thom M Shuman Topics: Easter , Grace , Hope , Love Source: Lectionary Liturgies Thom Shuman offers an Easter liturgy with communion (John 20:1-18). "We turn to you for answers and discover all we need to know when you call us by our names." Easter Offers "Emptiness Full of Promise" Sermon Illustration by Carolyn Arends http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2010/march/1031510.html Sermon Illustration by Carolyn Arends Topics: Easter , Love , Promises , Resurrection Source: Preaching Today Carolyn Arends' sermon illustration reveals the paradox of Easter: the world offers empty promises whereas Easter offers emptiness full of promise (e.g., empty cross, empty tomb, etc.). This illustration suits 2 Corinthians 12:9 and other passages. 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. Easter People Congregational Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2016/02/easter-people-congregational-prayer-responsive.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Hope , Prayer , Resurrection Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner's congregational prayer asks God to bring Easter to those who are grieving, despairing, sick, or imprisoned by jail, addiction, or prejudice. The refrain is, "We are an Easter people!" Easter's Four Words Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/1341 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Easter , Love , Fear , Resurrection Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection In Arthur Landwehr's Easter sermon on Matthew 28, the four words of Easter are "Do not be afraid" (v. 5). Other instances of this common biblical theme are mentioned. Easter Poem: Hope for the Shadow People Poetry by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2011/04/easter-poem-hope-for-the-shadow-people.html Poetry by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Death , Darkness , Light Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner's Easter poem notes that death casts a shadow over all of human life, but "Jesus cracks open the darkness like a nut." Perpetual Easter Commentary/Exegesis http://www.aplainaccount.org/1-corinthians-15-51-58/ Commentary/Exegesis Topics: Easter , Death , Resurrection , Eternal life Source: A Plain Account In the face of death's sting, Paul celebrates the victory of resurrection found in the person and ministry of Jesus Christ--the perishable will put on imperishability through this victory, which will be complete in the eschaton. Easter Call to Worship Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2012/03/easter-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Death , Life , Praise Source: Carol Penner This worship resource by Carol Penner features an Easter call to worship that invites us to praise for our Savior, the Light of the world, has brought death to death, and life to life. Pastor Almost Loses Wife on Easter Sermon Illustration by David Coffin http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2006/march/14394.html Sermon Illustration by David Coffin Topics: Easter , Good Friday , Hope , Goodness Source: Preaching Today "How can I celebrate Easter when I'm living Good Friday?" Pastor David Coffin tells the story of his wife's brush with mortality when she developed serious heart palpitations on Good Friday one year. Easter: Unconditional Surrender Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/2933 Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Surrender , Cross Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection Arthur Landwehr's sermon notes on Mark 16:1-8 see Easter as a "call to unconditional surrender" - to leave our small persons in the tomb and accept "the greater, grander life in the resurrected Lord." Easter Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick Douglass Haynes III http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=142 Commentary/Exegesis by Frederick Douglass Haynes III Topics: Easter , Death , Faith , Jesus Source: The African American Lectionary Here is a commentary on John 11:25 from Douglas Haynes III for Easter. He provides his own context, biblical exegesis, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions on the text. The Easter Connection Sermon Illustration by Eddie James https://skitguys.com/scripts/the-easter-connection Sermon Illustration by Eddie James Topics: Easter , Jesus , Resurrection , Salvation Source: The Skit Guys In this skit, two friends prepare for an Easter egg hunt while discussing the meaning of Easter. While one is confused about Jesus and what He did, the other sets him straight as to Jesus' mission. Inviting Easter, Welcoming Hope Sermon Illustration by Freebridge Media https://skitguys.com/videos/inviting-easter Sermon Illustration by Freebridge Media Topics: Easter , Family , Jesus , Resurrection Source: The Skit Guys Easter is a time to share the hope we have in Jesus. This video encourages us to invite friends, family, coworkers, and community to experience the Gospel and the life changing love of Christ. Easter benediction Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2013/02/easter-benediction.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Blessing , Resurrection Source: Carol Penner "My brothers and sisters! May the joy of resurrection and the hope of Easter fill your hearts and minds this whole year. Come Lord Jesus!" Easter Commentary/Exegesis by William D Watley http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=80 Commentary/Exegesis by William D Watley Topics: Easter , Jesus , Resurrection , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary Here is a commentary on Luke 24:1-9 for Easter provided by William D. Watley. He provides his own current context, biblical exegesis, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions. Easter Moves Around... Sermon (Complete) by Frank Hegedüs https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/easter-moves-around-easter-day-c-2007 Sermon (Complete) by Frank Hegedüs Topics: Resurrection , Mystery , Faith , Death Source: Sermons That Work An Easter sermon on Luke 24:1-12 by Frank Hegedüs, who says that Easter is a mystery that can't be understood through any natural frame of reference, but must be entered into by faith. The Bad News is Part of the Good News Article by Fleming Rutledge http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2013/04/19/april-18-2003-interview-with-rev-fleming-rutledge/18886/ Article by Fleming Rutledge Topics: Easter , Good Friday , Resurrection , Suffering Source: Religion & Ethics Newsweekly In this interview, Fleming Rutledge explores the themes of suffering and belief surrounding Easter and Good Friday, as well as the implications of these stories for Christians in the rest of history. The Message of Easter: Die in Order to Live Sermon Illustration by M Craig Barnes http://www.preachingtoday.com/illustrations/2009/april/3040609.html Sermon Illustration by M Craig Barnes Topics: Easter , Fear , Love , Marriage Source: Preaching Today In this sermon illustration, M. Craig Barnes recounts the advice he gave to an engaged young man who was afraid to lose his future wife that conveys the reality of Easter on one's life. Easter and terrorism on the same day: A Congregational prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://carolpenner.typepad.com/leadinginworship/2019/04/easter-and-terrorism-on-the-same-day-a-congregational-prayer.html Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Prayer , Violence , Resurrection Source: Carol Penner This Easter prayer addresses an act of terrorism in Sri Lanka and prays for life and faith in the face of all such acts and all that would make it easier to belief in death than...