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Topical Study on Lent The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ are the heart of the Christian gospel; accordingly, Good Friday and Easter climax the Christian year. Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we ponder our mortality and sinfulness and thus our need to die and rise with Jesus Christ... Lent and the Psalms of Ascent Article by Carol Hochhalter https://www.reformedworship.org/blog/lent-and-psalms-ascent Article by Carol Hochhalter Topics: Lent , Psalms , Pilgrimage Source: Reformed Worship This article is on Lent being our annual pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the passion of Jesus Christ. On this journey the Psalms of Ascent can keep us moving and give perspective to get through gray days. Lent: Contact Unit Sermon Starter/Outline by Alice C. Price http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=256 Sermon Starter/Outline by Alice C. Price Topics: Lent , Jesus , Work of Jesus Christ , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary This worship resource is for Lenten service. Alice C. Price presents this compact unit where she includes historical details, a sermon outline, illustrations, poems, a contemplative video and other recommendations for the season. Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation Sermon Starter/Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/lent-planning-guide Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Lent , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Season of Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Luke A. Powery http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=72 Commentary/Exegesis by Luke A. Powery Topics: Lent , Grace , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Luke Powery on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome http://www.loyolapress.com/our-catholic-faith/liturgical-year/lent/arts-and-faith-for-lent/cycle-a/arts-and-faith-ash-wednesday Image by Daniella Zsupan-Jerome Topics: Lent , Ash Wednesday , Dying and Rising with Christ , Confession Source: Loyola Press ... on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects ... painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when we don ashes... Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Yolanda Pierce http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=134 Commentary/Exegesis by Yolanda Pierce Topics: Lent , Hope , Sermon , God's Deliverance Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Yolanda Pierce on Psalm 32:1-7 for the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. Yes and No: Lent and the Reformed Faith Article by John Witvliet https://thebanner.org/features/2011/02/yes-and-no-lent-and-the-reformed-faith-today Article by John Witvliet Topics: Lent , Baptism , Contextualization Source: The Banner John Witvliet outlines the history of the celebration of Lent and highlights the importance of understanding one's context in discerning how best to celebrate Lent in one's church. Lent: Music and Worship Resources Element of Worship by Michelle Riley Jones http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=134 Element of Worship by Michelle Riley Jones Topics: Lent , Prayer , Repentance , Reverence Source: The African American Lectionary In addition to providing advice on creating reverent and repentant worship services during Lent, these Lenten liturgical resources by Michelle Riley Jones include hymn suggestions, litanies and responsive readings. Lent – Not Denial But Transformation Article by Christine Sine https://www.missioalliance.org/lent-not-denial-but-transformation/ Article by Christine Sine Topics: Lent , Ash Wednesday , Freedom , Journey Source: Missio Alliance "Lent is not really about sacrifice and deprivation, it is about freedom and transformation... In this season God wants to liberate us from the bondage of our slavery to self-centeredness, greed, busyness, and rampant consumerism." Lent Call to Worship: Covenant Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/lent-call-to-worship-covenant.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , Covenant , Moses Source: Re-Worship Here’s a responsive call to worship for Lent. It includes references to the covenant promises God made through Noah and Moses. Using Common Materials to Communicate the Themes of Lent Service Outline by Debra Levey Larson https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1990/dirt-foot-cross-using-common-materials-communicate-themes-lent Service Outline by Debra Levey Larson Topics: Lent , Art , Worship Planning , Service Source: Reformed Worship During the season of Lent a church decided to use common materials to deepen their experience, like dirt and twigs. This resource also provides a Lenten service outline with a large responsive reading section. Sights and Sounds of Lent Drama by Bernard J. Haan, Jr. https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1997/sights-and-sounds-lent-childrens-meditations-season Drama by Bernard J. Haan, Jr. Topics: Lent , Children/youth , Sermon , Children Source: Reformed Worship Coins, a robe, a basin of water, they can all turn into something special for the season of Lent. Here are children’s Lenten meditations that engage their senses by using these objects and more. Full Text Hymns on Lent Create in Me a Clean HeartPD
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Lent is a time for clean up Commentary/Exegesis by Brett Fawcett https://grandinmedia.ca/lent-time-clean/ Commentary/Exegesis by Brett Fawcett Topics: Lent , Fasting Source: Grandin Media Lent is a time for clean-up, to throw some things out (abstinence) or give some things away (almsgiving). Fasting and abstinence is really so that Christ can shape and mould us into our true selves. Lent: Spring Training for Christians Article by Wayne Meisel http://day1.org/5707-wayne_meisel_lent_spring_training_for_christians Article by Wayne Meisel Topics: Lent , Spirituality, piety, devotion , Fasting , Discipline Source: Day1 In college, Wayne Meisel started giving up things for Lent. Since then, his reLent list has been growing. He shares how Lent has been a defining part of his life in this blog entry. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by Juan M. Floyd-Thomas http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=134 Commentary/Exegesis by Juan M. Floyd-Thomas Topics: Lent , Fasting , Preparation , Lenten Meditation Source: The African American Lectionary Juan M. Floyd-Thomas offers insights into Lent, its history, appropriate songs in worship, and encourages people to engage in the practices of fasting and prayer. Lent for the Least of These Article by Katharine Jefferts Schori http://day1.org/3666-lent_message_2012 Article by Katharine Jefferts Schori Topics: Lent , Fasting , Compassion , Generosity Source: Day1 For the season of Lent, Katharine Jefferts Schori invites us to deepen our Christian practices through the old disciplines of prayer, fasting, alms-giving, and study, with a focus on those beyond our communities. Lent: 40 Days of Embracing Compassion Practical How-To by Global Christian Worship http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/111010653045/lent-40-days-of-embracing-compassion Practical How-To by Global Christian Worship Topics: Lent , Easter , Hope , Fasting Source: Global Worship During Lent the staff of Women of Hope International will practice Isaiah 58 and fast in order to “….loose the bonds of wickedness… and to share your bread with the hungry…” Lent Call to Worship Element of Worship by Sojourn Music https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/call-to-worship-litany-for-lent.html Element of Worship by Sojourn Music Topics: Lent , Worship , Isaiah Source: Re-Worship A call to worship litany for Lent based on Isaiah 43:19-21, inspired by aspects of God's provision, mercy, and care for the Israelites while in the wilderness after the Exodus from Egypt. Lent Prayer: A Time for Turning Round Element of Worship by Jan Sutch Pickard https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/lent-prayer-time-for-turning-round.html Element of Worship by Jan Sutch Pickard Topics: Lent , Ash Wednesday , Prayer Source: Re-Worship This prayer for the beginning of Lent calls us into a season of turning around and beginning again, asking for God's guidance on the journey. Rethinking the 'Lenten Journey' Part 2 of 2 Article by Rolf Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/theology-and-interpretation/rethinking-the-lenten-journey-start-by-asking-whats-lent-for-part-2-of-2 Article by Rolf Jacobson Topics: Lent , Worship Planning , Journey , Worship Source: Working Preacher In this second of two essays, Rolf Jacobson uses a personal irritation for the metaphor “Lent is a journey" to reflect on how Christian leaders can help congregations experience Lent as a richer, more meaningful season.