Resources on Mark 1:4‑11

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‘Prepare the Way’ Song/Hymn by Rick Pino http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/157887296200/prepare-the-way-lent Song/Hymn by Rick Pino Topics: Lent , Sin , Preparation , Wilderness Source: Global Worship A video of the song for Lenten meditation “We prepare the way” by Rick Pino and Kari Jobe, based on the ministry of John the Baptist (Mark 1:1-8). Baptismal Blessings? Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M. Lewis https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/baptismal-blessings Commentary/Exegesis by Karoline M. Lewis Topics: Baptism , Lectionary , Grace Source: Working Preacher In this article, Karoline Lewis reflects on Mark 1:1-11 and wonders if we have domesticated the text. The truth is that there is nothing tame, complacent or orderly about baptism. One of the Odd Things Sermon (Complete) by Angela V. Askew https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/first-sunday-after-epiphany-baptism-our-lord-jesus-christ-0 Sermon (Complete) by Angela V. Askew Topics: Epiphany , Repentance , Sin , Jesus Source: Sermons That Work Angela Askew's sermon on Mark 1:4-11 describes to us that Jesus did not need to be baptized, but Jesus stands by us, stands with us, stands for us in our great need for repentance. Out in the Wilderness Commentary/Exegesis by C. Christopher Smith http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2012/01/out-in-the-wilderness/ Commentary/Exegesis by C. Christopher Smith Topics: Preparation , God's Will , Calling , Distraction Source: Ekklesia Project Based on Mark 1:4-11 this resource encourages us to set aside the distractions of modern life and submit ourselves to God in faithful obedience thereby preparing ourselves for the presence of Christ in our lives. God of the Waters Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/12/litany-god-of-waters.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Baptism , Birth , Journey , Christ Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Scott Ressman's poetic litany inspired by the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist (Mark 1:4-11, Luke 3:21-22). "God of the waters. Birth us. Connect us. Live in us. Trouble us." Torn Open, By God Sermon (Complete) by Maxwell Grant http://day1.org/6319-torn_open_by_god Sermon (Complete) by Maxwell Grant Topics: Baptism , Courage , Incarnation , Church Membership Source: Day1 A sermon by Maxwell Grant on Mark 1:4-11 and the radical act of baptism. Baptism tears us open, and truly saying yes to it is the daily work of the rest of our lives. With Water and Fire Element of Worship by Fran Pratt http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/169391137065/litany-for-baptism Element of Worship by Fran Pratt Topics: Baptism , Fire , Water , Worship Planning Source: Global Worship This responsive litany for baptism by Fran Pratt is inspired by the baptism of Christ by John the Baptist (Mark 1:9-11) and the apostles in Ephesus receiving baptism in the Spirit (Acts 19:1-11). Baptism and Blessing Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2015/01/baptism-of-our-lord-b/ Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Baptism , Blessing , Jesus , Promises of God, The Source: In the Meantime Lose invites us to claim and celebrate the promises God made at our baptisms. Baptism is foundational for us as it was for Jesus; the promise of our value and acceptance empowers us to accept others. In the Hole He Goes Sermon (Complete) by Timothy T. Boggess http://day1.org/1191-in_the_hole_he_goes Sermon (Complete) by Timothy T. Boggess Topics: God's Presence , Baptism , Wilderness , Ordinary Time Source: Day1 In his sermon on Mark 1:4-11, Tim Boggess reminds us that we are not alone in the wilderness. Having been baptized with Christ, we know that Jesus will go with us through our struggles. The Baptism of Christ Sermon (Complete) by J. Barrington Bates https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/christs-own-ever-epiphany-1-b-2018 Sermon (Complete) by J. Barrington Bates Topics: Baptism , New Life , John the Baptist , Holy Spirit Source: Sermons That Work J. Barrington Bates’ sermon on Mark 1:4-11 reflects on Jesus’s transformation through baptism and our own; living baptismally we are grafted into Christ’s body the Church, sealed with the Holy Spirit and marked as Christ’s own. Torn Apart Forever Sermon (Complete) by Barbara K. Lundblad http://day1.org/535-torn_apart_forever Sermon (Complete) by Barbara K. Lundblad Topics: Baptism , Awareness of God , God's Presence , Heaven Source: Day1 Focusing on the tearing of the heavens described in Mark 1:4-11, this sermon by Barbara K. Lundblad explains that God's presence emerges through torn places (e.g., the social fabric, broken hearts, difficult lifestyles, etc.) John the Baptist Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/12/pastoral-prayer-john-baptist.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Advent , John the Baptist , Repentance , Witness Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst offers a pastoral prayer inspired by the ministry of John the Baptist (Matthew 3:1-12, Mark 1:1-8). It emphasizes "the call to repentance and restoration" and intercession for those who are suffering. Full Text Hymns on Mark 1:4-11 On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's CryPD
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Today We Celebrate a Rite of Passage Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/today-we-celebrate-rite-passage-epiphany-1-b-2009 Sermon (Complete) by Debbie Royals Topics: Baptism , Baptism of Christ , Creation , Kingdom of God Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Mark 1:4-11, Debbie Royals reflects on the baptism of Christ and the ongoing creation that God accomplishes through baptism and believers. The Passivity of Baptism Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2018/01/epiphany-1-b-powerful-words-for-a-new-year/ Sermon Starter/Outline by David J. Lose Topics: Baptism , Gift , God's Love , Grace of God Source: In the Meantime David Lose reflects on Mark 1:4-11, on the mystery Jesus' baptism and ours. Jesus' baptism shows us the gift of passively receiving—not doing or earning—God's love and affirmation, gifts we also receive in our baptism. "I Do" Sermon (Complete) by J. Hugh Magers https://episcopalchurch.org/library/sermon/first-sunday-after-epiphany-2 Sermon (Complete) by J. Hugh Magers Topics: Baptism , Epiphany , Salvation , Calling Source: Sermons That Work In this sermon on Mark 1:4-11, J. Hugh Magers reflects on Christ’s baptism and how it symbolized Jesus agreeing to God’s purpose for his life. The Kingdom of God Sermon (Complete) by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/6342-weekly_sermon_illustration_the_kingdom_of_god_ Sermon (Complete) by Frederick Buechner Topics: Repentance , Kingdom of God , Sermon , The gospel Source: Day1 In this sermon on Mark 1:1-15, Frederick Buechner argues that the best news possible is the need to turn to Gospel, for the Kingdom of God is at hand. Take Me to the River Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2009/01/08/epiphany-1-take-me-to-the-river/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson Topics: Baptism , Epiphany , Work , Preparation Source: The Painted Prayerbook Inspired by the ritual of Jesus' baptism, this artwork and exegesis by Jan L. Richardson are based on Mark 1:4-11. As waters rise to claim us, we are blessed through baptism in preparation for work ahead. Common Epiphanies Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/02/common-epiphanies.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Epiphany , Revelation , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a thoughtful liturgical summary and reflection for the end of the Epiphany season inspired by Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 1-2, and Mark 9:2-9. It is well suited for congregational use. Mark's Gospel Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/beginning-of-good-news/commentary-on-mark-11-20 Commentary/Exegesis by Karl Jacobson Topics: Mark , Promises , Gospel , Work of Jesus Christ Source: Working Preacher Karl Jacobson’s commentary on Mark 1:1-20 discusses how Mark’s Gospel sees “the gospel” as the whole ministry of Jesus and examines how verse 15 draws one in to experience God’s plan for creation through Jesus. Remember Your Baptism and Be Thankful Commentary/Exegesis by Erin Martin http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2009/01/remember-your-baptism-and-be-thankful/ Commentary/Exegesis by Erin Martin Topics: Identity , Holy Spirit , Repentance , John the Baptist Source: Ekklesia Project Reflecting on Jesus' baptism (Mark 1:4-11), Erin Martin says remembering the experience of one's baptism is not as importance as remembering what it means. Baptism establishes our identity as beloved children of God through Christ.

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