Resources on Election

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Topical Study on Election Election is the sovereign choice of God by which God chooses, from out of the whole of fallen humankind, those who are to be grafted into Christ and so saved by grace alone through the blood of the cross and the power of the resurrection. Election Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/election Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Election , Truth , Doctrine , God Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14, Charles Spurgeon explains and defends the doctrine of election. Those who desire to respond to Christ in faith are, by that evidence, God's chosen ones. Election and Holiness Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/election-and-holiness Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Election , Sin , Doctrine , Grace of God Source: The Spurgeon Center 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon preaches on election, telling believers that they love Jesus because he first loved you, so that grace alone is responsible for faith; that is, for election and all its effects.. Election Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2009/11/election-prayer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Election , Prayer , Politics Source: Carol Penner "Almighty God, we need your presence in our land during this election time." A prayer of intercession for an election by Carol Penner. Election Day Sermon Starter/Outline by Frederick Douglass Haynes III http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=51 Sermon Starter/Outline by Frederick Douglass Haynes III Topics: Election , Politics , Government Source: The African American Lectionary This commentary on Matthew 22:15-22 and Mark 12:13-17 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for a Sunday preceding an election, addressing how Jesus positioned himself regarding politics in his day. Election Day Element of Worship by Kimberly Knight http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=51 Element of Worship by Kimberly Knight Topics: Politics , Government , Worship Planning , Music Source: The African American Lectionary This article is full of resources for planning a service around the time of election. This article contains prayers, song suggestions, and more that can be used in the service. Election, Love, and Wrath Sermon Starter/Outline https://livingchurch.org/2017/03/12/election-love-and-wrath/ Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Election , Paul , Peter , Wrath of God Source: The Living Church "God elects with a fierce love." With examples of Abram, Simon, Andrew, and Saul of Tarsus, this sermon starter reflects on God's election that, out of love, delivers people from wrath by grace alone. Election Audio/Video by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/election/797/ Audio/Video by Robert Barron Topics: Election , Grace , Glory , Service Source: Word on Fire In this podcast on Matthew 9:36-10:8, Romans 5:6-11 and Exodus 19:2-6, Robert Barron preaches on divine election. Election is not on the basis of merit, and is always for service and never for glory. Election Stress Disorder and the Mind of Christ Article by Brian Keepers https://blog.reformedjournal.com/2016/10/17/election-stress-disorder-and-the-mind-of-christ/ Article by Brian Keepers Topics: Election , Conflict/Disagreement , God's Will Source: The Twelve "We make our elections and our elections make us." This reflections pushes us beyond this polarity, calling out our best instead as we allow the mind of Christ to be ours. Election no Discouragement to Seeking Souls Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/election-no-discouragement-to-seeking-souls--2 Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Mercy , God's Sovereignty , Predestination , Evangelism Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Exodus 33:19 by Charles Spurgeon, who argues that the doctrine of predestination doesn't desttory hope or eliminate comfort, but rather serves as a goad to repentance for sinners. What Is Really At Stake for Catholic Voters in this Election Article by David Vincent Meconi http://www.hprweb.com/2016/11/what-is-really-at-stake-for-catholic-voters-in-this-election/ Article by David Vincent Meconi Topics: Election , Catholic , Politics , Abortion Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review Originally published before the 2016 US presidential election, this essay sees David Meconi reflect on the Catholic commitment to being "pro-life" and offer his assessment of the political implications of that commitment. Benediction for an Election Season Element of Worship by Kenneth Tanner https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2016/11/04/an-end-to-endorsements/ Element of Worship by Kenneth Tanner Topics: Election , Politics , Conscience , Nation Source: The Living Church This blessing by Kenneth Tanner, written for the 2016 presidential election, seeks to remind Christians that political controversies are temporary, but the Kingdom of God is eternal. Sainthood, Election, and Lordship Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Tranvik https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/all-saints-day-2/commentary-on-ephesians-111-23-3 Commentary/Exegesis by Mark Tranvik Topics: Election , Politics , Government , Saint Source: Working Preacher In his commentary on the rich text of Ephesians 1:11-23, Mark Tranvik highlights three themes—sainthood, election, and lordship—and what may be a proper way to discuss and preach on these themes. Full Text Hymns on Election Free grace in electionPD
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Post-Election Day Devotion Devotional by Jessica Miller Kelley https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/3356/post-election-day-devotion Devotional by Jessica Miller Kelley Topics: Election , Prayer , Work , Peace Source: Ministry Matters Jessica Miller Kelley offers a perspective and a prayer for use after an election (this post was written in 2012). Disciples in an Election Season Article by Ben Gosden https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/3189/disciples-in-an-election-season Article by Ben Gosden Topics: Politics , Church , Government , Unity Source: Ministry Matters This article by Ben Gosden encourages Christian leaders to "embody the love of Christ" during elections by refusing to spread "divisive language," avoiding partisan politics, practicing "holy conversation," and praying for unity after the election. The Election is Over: Long Live the King! Article by James K A Smith https://colossianforum.org/2012/11/08/the-election-is-over-long-live-the-king/ Article by James K A Smith Topics: Election , Politics , Divisions Source: Colossian Forum Blog The morning after an election can be a difficult time for Christians, no matter who is elected. James Smith reflects on partisan loyalties and invites us to re-center our our allegiance to Christ. Prayers & Benediction for Election Season Element of Worship by Fran Pratt http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/152226513595/prayers-benediction-for-election-season Element of Worship by Fran Pratt Topics: Election , Prayer , Worship Planning , Politics Source: Global Worship These are responsive reading litanies and a benediction of blessing written during the 2016 American election. However, both are general enough that they can be used in any country preparing for an election in any year. Christian and Citizen / Election Day Element of Worship https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/worship/christian-citizen-election-day/ Element of Worship Topics: Election , Worship , Reconciliation , Politics Source: Presbyterian Church Mission The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has designated the Sunday before Election Day as a time for emphasis on what it means to be a “Christian and Citizen.” Provided here are resources for reflecting on this theme in... Prayer of Intercession: Election Element of Worship https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/10/prayer-of-intercession-election.html Element of Worship Topics: Prayer , Freedom , Intercession , Nation Source: Re-Worship This is a prayer of intercession for the nations. Although it is inspired by the coming of the 2012 election in the United States, the issues it addresses go beyond borders. After the Election Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner https://leadinginworship.com/2009/11/after-the-election-prayer/ Element of Worship by Carol Penner Topics: Election , Politics , Prayer , Peace Source: Carol Penner "We pray this day for our new government that it will help us live in peace with each other." A prayer of intercession for use after an election by Carol Penner. Midterm Elections: Let Us Pray Element of Worship by Rich Villodas https://www.missioalliance.org/midterm-elections-let-us-pray/ Element of Worship by Rich Villodas Topics: Election , Forgiveness , Politics , Prayer Source: Missio Alliance Rich Villodas offers a prayer in the context of the 2018 U. S. midterm elections; it would be valuable for any election or other political event