Resources on John van de Laar

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The Power of the Transfiguration Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/transfiguration-sunday-c/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Transfiguration , Hope , Jesus , Glory Source: Sacredise Reflecting on Luke 9:28-43, John van de Laar emphasizes "the power of the transfiguration to give Jesus the hope and courage to face the cross, and to draw us into our own personal and communal transfiguration." The Mystery of Your Love Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/01/prayer-mystery-of-your-love.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Love , Prayer , Mystery , God's Love Source: Re-Worship John van de Laar's prayer explores the incomprehensible and mysterious love of God for God's people. Your Kingdom Come Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/11/prayer-your-kingdom-come.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Prayer , Intercession , Kingdom of God , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This a wonderful responsive prayer of petition and intercession about the Kingdom of God from John van de Laar, and inspired by Matthew 6:10. Your Coming Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/advent-intercession-commitment.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Intercession , Coming of Christ Source: Re-Worship This is an Advent prayer of intercession and commitment written by John van de Laar. It focuses on the coming of Christ. The Amazing Invitation Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/prayer-amazing-invitation.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Feast , Jesus , Parable Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's prayer based on Jesus' parable of the wedding feast (Matthew 22:1-14). "Well, Jesus, Lord of the Feast, with thankful and open hearts, we accept Your amazing invitation." Quiet Proclamation Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/prayer-litany-quiet-proclamation.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Justice , Teaching , Art Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's corporate prayer of petition and commitment. In the face of so much noise, its refrain is, "Teach us, O Christ, the art of quiet proclamation." We Embrace Your Presence Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/11/dedication-blessing-for-advent.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Blessing , Worship , God's Presence Source: Re-Worship "In this moment of giving we hear Your call again, O Lord. And we offer You ourselves." An Advent benediction written by John van de Laar. You Are With Us Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/good-friday-prayers-of-people.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Good Friday , Suffering , Mercy , Fear Source: Re-Worship A prayer of petition and intercession by John van de Laar, written for the prayers of the people on Good Friday. The prayer proclaims God's presence among all those suffering in the world. John the Baptizer's Message Continues to Preach Devotional by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-of-06-12-december-2015/ Devotional by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Preparation , John the Baptist Source: Sacredise This Advent reflection by John van de Laar focuses on John the Baptizer who tells people to prepare for the coming Messiah, a message that is continually relevant. Healing Humility Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/09/prayer-healing-humility.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Humility , Prayer , Justice , Healing Source: Re-Worship A responsive prayer of confession written by John van de Laar and inspired by Luke 18:9-14. The words contrast the arrogance permeating the world with the humility of Christ, which Christians are called to imitate. Covenants and Feasts Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-13a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Covenant , Feast , Poverty , Generosity Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter draws on Genesis 32:22-31, Isaiah 55:1-5, Psalm 17:1-7, 15, 145:8-9, 14-21, Romans 9:1-5, and Matthew 14:13-21 to discuss both God's covenant invitations and our responsibility to respond to hunger needs.... Responding to the Coming of God Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/advent-3c-2/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Compassion , Justice , Salvation Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's Advent sermon starter on Zephaniah 3:14-20, Isaiah 12:2-6, Philippians 4:4-7, and Luke 3:7-18 challenges us to respond to God's coming by becoming God's agents of salvation through building relationships with marginalized persons. A Desperate World Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/05/prayer-of-intercession-desperate-world.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Prayer , Justice , Trinity Sunday Source: Re-Worship "We are a world that is desperate for you, God...We need a God who is bigger than ourselves and our personal interests." A thoughtful intercessory prayer by John van de Laar, especially appropriate for Trinity Sunday. Courage and Faith to Live Christ’s Call Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/lent-5b/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Lent , Covenant Source: Sacredise John van de Laar discusses Psalms 51, 119; John 12:20-33; and Hebrews 5:5-10 by focusing on God’s new covenant promise and Christ’s high-priest role. In the new covenant, Christ is our high-priest. Ascension Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/prayers-of-people-ascension.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Ascension , World , Redemption Source: Re-Worship Here’s a prayer litany for Ascension Day from John van de Laar. It mourns the brokenness of the world while also affirming the ability of God to redeem all things. God's Inclusive Welcome Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-21a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Grace of God , Reign of God , Community , Oppression Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter draws on Exodus 17:1-7, Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32, Psalm 25:1-9, 78:1-4, 12-16, Philippians 2:1-13, and Matthew 21:23-32 to discuss the oppressive forces that exclude people and God's all-inclusive grace. Finding God Together Poetry by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/finding-god-together.html Poetry by John van de Laar Topics: Easter , God's Will , Mystery , God Source: Re-Worship John van de Laar writes a poem called "Finding God Together" even though people are widely different, being interconnected and in a community, people can find God. We Are All Loved By God Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/christmas-2c/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Christmas , CHILDREN OF GOD , Grace of God , Universalism Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter on Jeremiah 31:7-14, Sirach 24:1-12, Psalm 147:12-20, Wisdom of Solomon 10:15-21, Ephesians 1:3-14, and John 1:1-18 describes how God has graciously chosen to declare us as one and beloved. Seeing Glory Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/10/confession-commitment-ex-3312-23.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Confession , Glory , Suffering , Exodus Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares a prayer of confession by John van de Laar. It is inspired by Moses seeing God's glory in Exodus 33:12-23 and confesses the forgetting of the vulnerable. Preparing for Justice and Restoration Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/advent-2c-2/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Work , Justice , Preparation Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter on Baruch 5:1-9, Malachi 3:1-4, Luke 1:68-79, 3:1-6, and Philippians 1:3-11 encourages Christians to respond to God's prophecies of restoration by carefully and patiently preparing to work toward God's justice.

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