Resources on John van de Laar

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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. The Tyranny of Vengeance Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/prayer-of-confession-proper-19a.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Forgiveness , Confession , Justice , Vengeance Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's prayer of confession, which lays out the irony of wanting God's forgiveness while demanding "that justice be done to those who have wronged us." Rainbows and Promises Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/prayer-rainbows-and-promises.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Praise , God , Promises of God, The Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's prayer inspired by Genesis 9:8-17. It praises God "for rainbows and promises and the courage I find in their comforting presence." "God, You Are Enough" Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/05/psalm-23-god-you-are-enough.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Psalms , Prayer , Shepherd , God's Provision Source: Re-Worship Paraphrase/prayer based on Psalm 23, written by John van de Laar: "God, You Are Enough." Balancing the Scales Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/09/prayer-of-commitment-matthew-20-1-16.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Parables , Grace , Generosity Source: Re-Worship "Free the score-keepers in our world and in our hearts." A prayer of commitment written by John van de Laar, based on the parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16). The Art of Quiet Proclamation Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/prayer-art-of-quiet-proclamation.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Peace , Witness , Violence , Silence Source: Re-Worship A responsive prayer of petition written by John van de Laar. The prayer contrasts the noise and confusion of the world with the quiet confidence of God's kingdom. Loving Through the Storm Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/05/prayer-loving-through-storm.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Fear , Prayer , Faith , Suffering Source: Re-Worship "The worst storms, Jesus, are the ones caused by our fear...yet, it's in the storm that we find our capacity to love." A thoughtful prayer inspired by Mark 4:35-41, by John van de Laar. Palm Sunday Call to Worship Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/03/palm-sunday-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Rejoicing , Palm Sunday Source: Re-Worship Here’s a simple call to worship for Palm/Passion Sunday. It was written by John van de Laar, and inspired by the triumphal entry recorded in Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:29-44, and John 12:12-19. Born Yet Again Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/05/prayer-born-yet-again.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , The New Birth , Soul , Grace Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's prayer "Born Yet Again," based on John 3:1-17. "Why do we settle, O God, for only being born once, or even twice, as if the world never changes." A Place for Us Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/08/prayer-place-for-us.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Longing , Prayer , Disagreement , Community Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents "A Place For Us," a prayer by John van de Laar. It expresses thanks for the church community and God's presence in it. Love So Easy and So Hard Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/prayer-love-so-easy-and-so-hard.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Grace , Love , Jesus , Compassion Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar’s prayer exploring paradoxes of love. "Can it be that easy, Jesus? Can it be that hard? That what You want for us is just to love and be loved?" Weak and Poor God Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/10/prayer-weak-and-poor-god.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Weakness , Power , God Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents John van de Laar's prayer, "Weak and Poor God." It celebrates God's willingness to "walk among the poorest and weakest feeling completely at home." The God Who Saves Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/10/prayer-god-who-saves.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Service , Praise , Attributes of God Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares a prayer written by John van de Laar that emphasizes the humbleness and servitude of God. A Pentecost Confession Prayer Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/prayer-pentecost-confession.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Confession , Grace , Holy Spirit Source: Re-Worship This prayer of petition and confession by John van de Larr, asks forgiveness for our blindness to God’s presence, mistrust of God’s power, and our forgetfulness that we are children of God filled by God’s Spirit. Looking Up Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/prayer-looking-up.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Prayer , Wilderness , Suffering , Healing Source: Re-Worship A prayer inspired by Numbers 21:4-9 and John 3:14-21. "We need our eyes to be lifted, God, so our hearts may be filled with faith and hope and love." Witnesses Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/prayer-witnesses.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Easter , Prayer , Witness , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship "Witnesses" is a beautiful prayer for the Easter season based on Luke 24:36-48 and John 20:19-31. The Seed of Your Kingdom Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/07/prayers-of-people-proper-10a.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Life , Faith Source: Re-Worship A prayer of intercession based on the parable of the sower. Amidst rocks and thorns we pray for faith and willingness to yield. It is paired with a painting: The Sower, by Vincent van Gogh (1888). Good Shepherd Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/prayer-good-shepherd.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: Prayer , Shepherd , Social Justice , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a prayer based on Mark 6:34 and focuses on the Good Shepherd. How You Have Loved Element of Worship by John van de Laar https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/prayer-how-you-have-loved.html Element of Worship by John van de Laar Topics: John , Love , Jesus , 1 John Source: Re-Worship A prayer about the Love of Jesus and how it can be witnessed in the incarnation, his sacrifice, and his graciously restorative nature. Broken by Division and Suspicion Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/03/prayer-of-intercession-palm-sunday.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Prayer , Palm Sunday , Intercession Source: Re-Worship This prayer of intercession for general use or for Palm/Passion Sunday names areas of need and has a space for lifting up specific prayers.