Resources on John van de Laar

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The Connectedness of All Things Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/easter-4a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Easter , Compassion , Resurrection , Community Source: Sacredise Sermon notes and commentary by John van de Laar on Acts 2:42-47, Psalm 23, 1 Peter 2:19-25, and John 10:1-10, which illuminate how the Jesus's life is given and received by mutual care, compassion and protection. Sacrificial Followers of Christ Commentary/Exegesis by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/epiphany-2a/ Commentary/Exegesis by John van de Laar Topics: Lectionary , Sacrifice , Obedience , Discipleship Source: Sacredise Psalm 40:1-11, Isaiah 49:1-7, John 1:29-42, and 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 call us to follow Christ's sacrificial life. John van de Laar explores ways to obey this call in our everyday life. Baptized in the Holy Spirit Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/epiphany-1-the-baptism-of-the-lord-c/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Baptism , Epiphany , Holy Spirit , Baptism of Christ Source: Sacredise Reflecting on Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, John van de Laar says Jesus' baptism is "not just about Jesus." It invites us to be baptized in the Holy Spirit and participate in God's work in the world. Good News for All Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/christmas-day-c/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Christmas , Incarnation , Justice , Christ Source: Sacredise Reflecting on several texts, John van de Laar emphasizes that the Christmas message is the reign of God bringing justice for all people, especially outsiders, and includes good news for all creation. Unexpected Commentary/Exegesis by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-21b/ Commentary/Exegesis by John van de Laar Topics: Healing , God's Will , Moses , Esther Source: Sacredise Sermon notes and commentary by John van de Laar on various passages that emphasize God’s surprising and unexpected work through unexpected people in unexpected ways. The Presence of God Article by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/epiphany-3a/ Article by John van de Laar Topics: God's Presence , Reign of God , Oppression , Suffering Source: Sacredise God’s presence sustains us through times of oppression and distress. John van de Laar draws this theme from Psalm 27:1, 4-9; Isaiah 9:1-4; Matthew 4:12-23; and 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 and offers life applications. Invited into Jesus's Baptism Devotional by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-of-10-16-january-2016/ Devotional by John van de Laar Topics: Baptism , Jesus , Holy Spirit , Epiphany Source: Sacredise This reflection by John van de Laar on the baptism of Jesus (Luke 3:21-22) encourages readers to participate in the life of the Holy Spirit, the same spirit that descends on Jesus. Restoration Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/advent-3b/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Advent , Joy , Restorative justice Source: Sacredise The idea of restoration is the main focus of Psalm 126; Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11; Luke 1:47-55; John 1:6-8, 19-28; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24. John van de Laar presents global and local application as well as worship resources. Living Water Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/lent-3a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Christ , God , Life , Samaritans Source: Sacredise Commenting on John 4:5-42, John van de Laar observes that we are to be not only recipients of living waters but givers of it, especially to the poor and marginalized. Holiness as Compassion and Justice Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/epiphany-7a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Epiphany , Compassion , Justice , Holiness Source: Sacredise This sermon starter by John van de Laar draws on Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18, Psalm 119:33-40, 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23, and Matthew 5:38-48 to argue that holiness is "doing justice, compassion, fairness, non-violence, and generosity." God's Invitation into the Freedom of Love Devotional by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-of-04-10-march-2018/ Devotional by John van de Laar Topics: Ten Commandments , Love , Slavery , Freedom Source: Sacredise John van de Laar draws on Exodus 20:1-17 and John 2:13-22 and reflects on our tendency to choose slavery over freedom. The Good Shepherd Devotional by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-of-22-28-april-2018/ Devotional by John van de Laar Topics: Healing , Sabbath , Good , Shepherd Source: Sacredise A meditation on John 10:11-18. John van de Laar makes a connection with John 9 and sees Jesus as one faithful Shepherd who "bends the rules" and heals the blind man on the Sabbath. Born from Above Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/lent-2a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Transfiguration , Faith , The New Birth , Politics Source: Sacredise Reflecting on John 3:1-17, John van de Laar observes that often the way the word "faith" is used is "a shadow of the richness, vitality and challenge of the biblical meaning." Living a Wise Life Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-19-25-august-2018/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Wisdom , Solomon , Daily Living , Eucharist Source: Sacredise "It's our deep connection with God in Christ that opens us to the wisdom of God, which empowers us to live wisely." John van de Laar offers brief reflections on 1 Kings 2:10-3:14 and John 6:51-58. Our of Our Hands Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/easter-5a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Easter , Suffering , Faithfulness , Assurance Source: Sacredise Sermon notes and commentary by John van de Laar on Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; and John 14:1-14, passages which offer an assurance that we are partners with God, even in our pain. Resurrection Now Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/easter-sunday-a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Death , Easter , Resurrection , Life Source: Sacredise Reflecting on the gospel resurrection narratives, John van de Laar emphasizes that Christ's resurrection is about not just a historical event or an expectation for the end of time, but new life available now and forever. Drawn into Life Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/easter-2a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Easter , Resurrection , Assurance , Hope Source: Sacredise Sermon notes and commentary by John van de Laar on Acts 2:14, 22-32, Psalm 16, 1 Peter 3:1-9 and John 20:19-31. Each passage offers the assurance that God’s life is available to us now in Christ. Sacrifice and joy Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/lent-5c/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Lent , Joy , Suffering , Discipline Source: Sacredise Reflecting on John 12:1-8, John van de Laar observes that Lent is not only about repentance and sacrifice. We are also invited to "extravagant, celebratory adoration of the Incarnate One." God's Place and an Important Dualism Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/lectionary-resources/proper-24a/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Topics: Glory , God's Presence , Government , Separation of Church and State Source: Sacredise John van de Laar's sermon starter draws on Exodus 33:12-23, Isaiah 45:1-7, Psalm 96:1-13, 99, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10, and Matthew 22:15-22 to discuss both God's glory and honor and the importance of separating God and government. Priestly Prayer Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar http://sacredise.com/daily-worship/week-of-13-19-may-2018/ Sermon Starter/Outline by John van de Laar Source: Sacredise In this meditation, John van de Laar focuses on Christ's priestly prayer in John 17. Jesus continues to pray for us, and we need his prayers to help us follow him as we long to.

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