Resources on Luke 12:32-40

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People Get Ready Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Stephanie Yancy https://www.episdionc.org/blog/caminando-with-jesus-people-get-ready/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Stephanie Yancy Topics: Hope , Kingdom of God , Providence , Trust Source: Caminando with Jesus A reflection on Luke 12:32-40 by Stephanie Yancy, who says that "the way to be ready when the Kingdom of God arrives is to start living right now as though the kingdom is already here." Preparing for Jesus Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Maureen Briare https://www.praytellblog.com/index.php/2019/08/05/60-second-sermon-19th-sunday-in-ordinary-time/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Maureen Briare Topics: Trust , Prayer Source: Pray Tell Blog Luke 12:32-48 reminds us to be prepared to welcome Jesus. De-clutter your heart with prayer, sweep away fear, dust away doubt, clean it up with trust. Don't Be Afraid Song or Hymn by Paul Inwood https://www.praytellblog.com/index.php/2019/08/08/gospel-communion-19th-sunday-in-ordinary-time/ Song or Hymn by Paul Inwood Topics: Faith , Faithfulness , Fear , Catholic Source: Pray Tell Blog Paul Inwood introduces a communion antiphon based on Luke 12:32 and Hebrews 11. The lyrics emphasize the salvation that rests on faith. Where Is Your Trust? Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Mark Rockenbach https://concordiatheology.org/2016/07/proper-14-%e2%80%a2-luke-1222-34-35-40-%e2%80%a2-august-7-2016/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Mark Rockenbach Topics: Treasure , Trust , God's Provision Source: Concordia Theology Mark Rockenbach's sermon starter on Luke 12:22-40 says that "in order to address worry we need to assess what we trust in." Almsgiving and Generocity Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-19-3/commentary-on-luke-1232-40 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose Topics: Faith , Generosity , Money , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Luke 12:32-40 focuses on almsgiving, suggesting that the point of almsgiving is not to elevate poverty - circumstantial or chosen - but rather to extol generosity as a mark of the Christian life. Mise en Place Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Alyce M McKenzie http://www.patheos.com/Progressive-Christian/Mise-en-Place-Alyce-McKenzie-08-02-2013 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Alyce M McKenzie Topics: Parables , Eschatology , Second Coming , Exegesis Source: Patheos - Progressive Christianity This exegesis on Luke 12:32-40 that explains the key to readiness for the Second Coming is to make sure your treasure (your heart) is in the right place, keep alert, and be quick to act. Just Do It! Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/just-do-it Sermon Preparation or Illustration by David J Lose Topics: Good works , Daily Living , Freedom , Righteousness Source: Working Preacher In this commentary on Luke 12:32-40, David Lose weighs the tension between grace and works, encouraging preachers to preach a little more works. Is it because Christians should live a certain way? No, because we can. Hearts Set on Heaven Benediction or Blessing by James E Janecek https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/benediction-luke-12-32-40.html Benediction or Blessing by James E Janecek Topics: Evangelization , Witness , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship With the promise of eternal treasure in Luke 12:32-40, this benediction from James Janecek sends us out to treasure the lasting love of God in our hearts and serve unconditionally. Courage, Compassion, and Common Sense Benediction or Blessing by Bruce Prewer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/07/sending-and-benediction-luke-12-32-40.html Benediction or Blessing by Bruce Prewer Topics: Compassion , Courage , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship Bruce Prefer shares a closing commission and benediction inspired by Luke 12:32-40 that offers a blessing of courage, compassion, and common sense. Living as Disciples Discussion Questions https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/season-after-pentecost-part-2-worship-planning-series/eighth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-planning-notes/eighth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-faith-formation Discussion Questions Topics: Stewardship , Wealth , Greed Source: Discipleship Ministries This small group discussion resource centers on the parable of the rich fool in Luke 12:13-32 and includes discussion questions concerning wealth and the Christian life. The Father’s Good Pleasure Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged/2020/01/the-fathers-good-pleasure/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell Topics: Kingdom of God , Sheep Source: Ancient Faith Blogs In this reflection on Luke 12:32-40 from the Orthodox tradition, Barnabas Powell examines “good pleasure” to give us the kingdom. You Are Given The Kingdom! Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged/2021/01/you-are-given-the-kingdom/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Barnabas Powell Topics: Kingdom of God Source: Ancient Faith Blogs In this reflection on Luke 12:32-40 from the Orthodox tradition, Barnabas Powell talks about our capacity to receive the kingdom. Full Text Hymns on Luke 12:32-40 Waiting for the coming of his Lord; or, the active christianPD
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Prepare for the Unexpected Hour Scripture Meditation or Sermon https://www.epriest.com/reflections/view/840 Scripture Meditation or Sermon Topics: Blessing , Preparation , Distraction , Temptation Source: ePriest In this daily reflection prayer/study guide, the author discusses Jesus' call to preparedness in Luke 12:32-48 and how Christians today can keep their eyes on things of the Kingdom rather than temporal things. Ready & Prepared (art + litany) Artwork by Fran Pratt http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/148653423715/ready-prepared-art-litany Artwork by Fran Pratt Topics: Forgiveness , Preparation , Art , Generosity Source: Global Worship An image of the painting of Luke 12:32-40 by artist James B. Janknegt, along with a "Litany for Readiness" on the same scripture passage by Fran Pratt. Peace on Earth? Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Aidan Nichols https://english.op.org/torch/peace-on-earth Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Aidan Nichols Topics: Sacrifice , Jesus , Redemption , Peace Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars In this homily on Luke 12:32-48, Aidan Nichols argues that his sacrifice changes Jesus Christ for ever, so that he may change us forever. On Stuff Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark Sargent http://day1.org/452-on_stuff Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark Sargent Topics: Discipleship , Generosity , Consumerism Source: Day1 In this sermon on Luke 12:32-40, Mark Sargent says that freeing ourselves from stuff frees us to follow Christ and invest our hearts in heaven. Small Group Resource on Watchfulness, Justice and Joy Discussion Questions https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/worship-planning/season-after-pentecost-part-3-worship-planning-series/ninth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-planning-notes/ninth-sunday-after-pentecost-2019-year-c-faith-formation Discussion Questions Topics: Discipleship , Justice , Joy , Wealth Source: Discipleship Ministries This small group resource on Luke 12:32-40 (sell possessions; watchfulness) emphasizes that pursuing justice is part of discipleship which leads to joy. For use with worship resources; includes group guidelines, discussion questions, prayer and sending. Pray for Japan Prayer by Jeffrey Mensendiek https://www.globalministries.org/resource/pray_for_japan_on_sunday_august_7_2016/ Prayer by Jeffrey Mensendiek Topics: God's Presence , Kingdom of God , Trust , Word of God Source: Global Ministries Jeffrey Mensendiek offers a prayer for Japan based on Luke 12:32-40. "Help us to know your abiding presence in our lives. Help us, your little flock, to trust in your Word." The Heart of the Matter Scripture Meditation or Sermon by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/the-heart-of-the-matter Scripture Meditation or Sermon by David J Lose Topics: Blessing , Grace , Law , God Source: Working Preacher Obeying God's commands changes when we discover that "God really, really wants to give us the kingdom and all good things." A working preacher's commentary on Luke 12:32-40. Transforming Our Vision Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Jason Cox https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/transforming-our-vision-proper-14-c-2016 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Jason Cox Topics: Justice , Kingdom of God , Charity , The Poor Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on charity, Jason Cox uses the words of Jesus in Luke 12:32-34 and additional Scripture to reflect on the relationship between power, the poor, and the kingdom of God.