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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. 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. 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 Call to Worship Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/03/easter-call-to-worship/ 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. 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. Easter congregational prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2012/03/easter-congregational-prayer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Prayer , Resurrection , Power Source: Carol Penner Carol Penner offers a congregational prayer for Easter. "Help us to grasp resurrection; to understand its power, to see its force at work in our world." 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. 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 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 Call to Worship Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2011/04/easter-call-to-worship/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Darkness , Light Source: Carol Penner This worship resource by Carol Penner features an Easter call to worship to all those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death. 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. 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. 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. Easter People Sermon Illustration by Clarence Jordan http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/86143960140/easter-people Sermon Illustration by Clarence Jordan Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Racism , Heaven Source: Global Worship A quotation by Clarence Jordan, the radical founder of the multiracial Koinonia Farm, about how being ‘Easter People’ changes how we live life now. The resurrection means Christ is present on earth, not just in heaven. 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://leadinginworship.com/2019/04/easter-and-terrorism-on-the-same-day-a-congregational-prayer/ 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... Easter Vigil: An At-Home Liturgy for an Awkward Time Element of Worship https://nccumc.org/hw2020/easter/ Element of Worship Topics: Easter , Vigils , Worship Planning Source: North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church A full service for Easter Vigil at home during COVID-19 quarantine, centred on the passage from slavery to freedom, from sin to salvation, from death to life. Easter benediction Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2013/02/easter-benediction/ 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 Otis Moss Jr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=18 Commentary/Exegesis by Otis Moss Jr Topics: Easter , Death , Jesus , Resurrection Source: The African American Lectionary Otis Moss Jr. gives us this commentary on Revelation 1:17-18 for Easter Sunday. He looks at three specific victories in the text for the biblical exegesis. He provides current context, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions. An Easter Sermon for the Ages Sermon (Complete) by Robert Arakaki https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/orthodoxbridge/an-easter-sermon-for-the-ages/ Sermon (Complete) by Robert Arakaki Topics: Easter , St. John Chrysostom Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Robert Arakaki examines John Chrysostom’s Pascha (Easter) homily, which is read out loud as part of the Church's Pascha (Easter) service. Easter Day: Psalm 118 Element of Worship by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/easter1a_2017.htm Element of Worship by Joan Stott Topics: Easter , Joy , Resurrection , God's Presence Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott reflects on Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 for Easter day, noting that the Hebrew people came to know God through the creation, and through their history as a people being guided by God.