Resources on History

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Topical Study on History The central concept of history is an inquiry into the past. At the core of the Christian understanding of history is the enduring faithfulness and sovereignty of God: History is God's story. God's people are rooted in the story of what God has done in the past and therefore they... History of Hymns: 'Christian People, Raise Your Song' Article by Anneli Loepp Thiessen https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/history-of-hymns-christian-people-raise-your-song Article by Anneli Loepp Thiessen Topics: Creation , Resurrection , Body of Christ , Blood Source: Discipleship Ministries Anneli Loepp Thiessen's article discusses the history and content of the hymn "Christian People, Raise Your Song," with text by Colin Peter Thompson. It is a communion hymn recognizing the gifts of creation. 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. History and Praise, Hand In Hand Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/pentecost16[25]a_2017.htm Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joan Stott Topics: History , Israel , Memory , Identity Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott offers a call to worship, prayers of thankfulness and praise, and a personal meditation on Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45, reflecting on the role of memories and how history and praise of God go together. There is No Christmas and No Church Without History Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/asd/2017/12/24/no-christmas-no-church-without-history/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Christmas , Church , Church History Source: Ancient Faith Blogs "History matters to the Church because it is an ongoing revelation of Jesus Christ." A sermon from the Orthodox tradition on Matthew 1:1-15 by Andrew Stephen Damick. History Is Going Somewhere, and It Rhymes Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/history-is-going-somewhere-and-it-rhymes/5350/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Robert Barron Topics: History , Messiah , Time Source: Word on Fire Robert Barron's homily on Isaiah 7:10-14; Matthew 1:18-24; and Romans 1:1-7 maintains that all of time and history comes to a kind of fulfillment in the Messiah. It's all about Jesus. Anglicans and the echo of history Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John Bauerschmidt https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2017/06/27/anglicans-and-the-echo-of-history/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by John Bauerschmidt Topics: History , Politics Source: The Living Church History is where God works and reveals his will. Those attempting to sweep away the mistakes of the past by escape from it are more likely to perpetuate those same mistakes with their own theological/pastoral broom.... History Lived before God Article about Preaching by Frederick W Schmidt http://day1.org/7487-frederick_schmidt_spirituality_and_leadership_in_the_shadow_of_chaos Article about Preaching by Frederick W Schmidt Topics: History , Revelation , Eschatology , Sovereignty of God Source: Day1 Frederick Schmidt article contrasts two visions of history: the prevalent modern fatalism, expressed in Yeats's poem "The Second Coming," and the confidence of the author of Revelation that human activity is accountable to God. History of Praise and Worship Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Swee Hong Lim https://congregationalsong.org/interview-with-lim-swee-hong/ Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Swee Hong Lim Topics: History , Worship , Praise , Liturgy Source: The Center for Congregational Song Composer, historian, and hymnologist Lim Swee Hong talks about the history of praise and worship music. History of Hymns: 'Christ Beside Me' Song or Hymn by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/articles/history-of-hymns-christ-beside-me Song or Hymn by United Methodist Church - Discipleship Ministries Topics: Prayer , Worship , Education , Church History Source: Discipleship Ministries This article explores the history of St. Patrick, fifth century patron saint of Ireland, and the historical background for the text of the hymn “Christ Beside Me.” Learning from History? Article by Tim Reddish https://biologos.org/blogs/jim-stump-faith-and-science-seeking-understanding/learning-from-history-the-absorption-of-scientific-worldviews-into-theology Article by Tim Reddish Topics: History , Worldview , Christian , Evolution Source: BioLogos History reveals ongoing tension between faith and science and the slow adaptation of one to the other. This article argues that such history speaks to "God’s relationship to the world and our own desire for certainty." Full Text Hymns on History Evidence©
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History of the Debate in the Netherlands Article by Abraham C Flipse https://biologos.org/articles/creation-and-evolution-history-of-the-debate-in-the-netherlands/ Article by Abraham C Flipse Topics: History , Creationism , Evolution , Science Source: BioLogos This article traces the history of science and religion in the Netherlands in order to explain how the Netherlands, one of the most secular countries in the world, is home to so many young-earth creationists. How to Make Black History Month Part of Your Children's Ministry Article about Children or Youth Ministry by Daphne Myers https://ministryspark.com/black-history-month-childrens-ministry/ Article about Children or Youth Ministry by Daphne Myers Source: Ministry Spark Daphne Myers' article for children's ministry suggests that we celebrate Black History Month through remembering that God calls us to unity, love, and redemption as well as offering resources for implementation. Apocalypse And History Article by Henry Karlson https://www.patheos.com/blogs/henrykarlson/2021/08/apocalypse-and-history/ Article by Henry Karlson Topics: History , Apocalypse , Revelation Source: Patheos - Catholicism "The Apocyalpse, the Book of Revelation, was not meant to represent a history of the future but rather to show the metaphysics behind history." A theological reflection on the nature of the Book of Revelation. Images of God’s Temple in Salvation History Article by John T Knox https://www.hprweb.com/2021/07/images-of-gods-temple-in-salvation-history/ Article by John T Knox Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review In this Catholic article, John Knox explores images of God's temple throughout salvation history, and their fulfillment in Christ. The Liturgical Movement and the History of Prayer Book Revision Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Calvin Lane https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2018/08/03/the-liturgical-movement-and-the-history-of-prayer-book-revision/ Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Calvin Lane Topics: History , Catholicity , Church History , Liturgics Source: The Living Church Calvin Lane traces the history of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, showing how it was a "long-awaited attempt to bring into the mainstream principles of worship and ecclesiology that had been fermenting for centuries." The Liturgical History Behind Our Celebration of Advent Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Josef Sorett http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=181 Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Josef Sorett Topics: Advent , Culture , Worship Planning , Second Coming Source: The African American Lectionary This worship planning resource is a collection of cultural resources as well as the liturgical history and etymology of Advent and includes stories, illustrations, songs, and historic advent traditions to help celebrate the season. The Early History of Lent Article by Nicholas V Russo http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/193181.pdf Article by Nicholas V Russo Topics: History , Lent Source: The Christian Reflection Project When and how did the season of Lent stated? Nicholas V. Russo explores the history of the season of Lent, a season which began being recognized after the council of Nicea. The History of Pews Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Luke T Harrington https://christandpopculture.com/history-pews-just-terrible-embarrassing-youd-imagine/ Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Luke T Harrington Topics: Church History Source: Christ and Pop Culture In this article, Luke Harrington examines the "terrible and embarrassing" history of the church pew.