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Topical Study on Palm Sunday The events framed by Jesus's entry into Jerusalem and his resurrection are some of the most dramatic and theologically important of the entire scriptural narrative. These days feature not only the drama of the triumphal entry, trial, last supper, and crucifixion, but also Jesus's poignant prayers and prophetic teachings. John's... A Palm Sunday Congregational Prayer Element of Worship by Carol Penner http://globalworship.tumblr.com/post/82105720009/a-palm-sunday-congregational-prayer-carol-penner Carol Penner wrote this prayer for Palm Sunday. She focuses on praising God for sending Christ into the world, thankfulness for God’s forgiveness, some of our temptations, and finishes with asking for God to work in... Author: Carol Penner Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Global Worship Prayer of Adoration & Confession: Palm Sunday Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/03/prayer-of-adoration-confession-palm.html Here’s an opening prayer for Palm Sunday, which includes both adoration and confession. Author: Christine Longhurst Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Confession: Palm Sunday Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/confession-palm-sunday.html After an introduction of praise drawing on Palm Sunday's events, this prayer of confession asks forgiveness for the ways in which we have been unfaithful followers and ends with an assurance of pardon from Philippians 2:6-8. Author: Christine Longhurst Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship The Problem with Palms Article by Debra Rienstra https://blog.perspectivesjournal.org/2013/03/23/the-problem-with-palms/ Palm Sunday is a problem. This article suggests the problem is the crowd and the disciples were feeling triumphant for all the wrong reasons, and very often we are too. Author: Debra Rienstra Resource type: Article Source: The Twelve Palm Sunday Call to Worship Element of Worship by Ann Siddall https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2016/03/palm-sunday-call-to-worship.html This is a call to worship for Palm Sunday that talks about the cloaks we wear and the cloaks we take off. Author: Ann Siddall Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Palm Sunday Confession Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/03/palm-sunday-confession.html This prayer of confession for Palm Sunday illustrates the danger of our secret sins. It is structured in a way that could be used responsively. Author: Christine Longhurst Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Palm Sunday Poems Poetry by Anne Osdieck  http://liturgy.slu.edu/PassionA040917/prayerpathmain.html Anne Osdieck offers four short Palm/Passion Sunday poems on themes from Isaiah 50:4-7; Matthew 21:1-11, 26:14-27, 66; and Philippians 2:6-11. Author: Anne Osdieck  Resource type: Poetry Source: The Sunday Website The Temple by Night Commentary/Exegesis by Jan Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2009/03/29/palm-sunday-the-temple-by-night/ A picture and a poem for Palm Sunday, including commentary on Mark 11.1-11. Mark's gospel leaves us to ponder why Jesus enters the temple that Sunday night an looks around. Author: Jan Richardson Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Painted Prayerbook Pastoral Prayer for Palm Sunday Element of Worship by Annabel Shilson-Thomas https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/03/pastoral-prayer-palm-sunday.html A pastoral prayer for Palm Sunday that focuses on modeling our lives on the actions of Jesus. Author: Annabel Shilson-Thomas Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Palm Sunday Litany Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/03/palm-sunday-litany.html This Palm Sunday litany based on Luke 9:51 and Matthew 16:24-25 can be used as a call to worship or as a commissioning before the benediction. We are called to deny ourselves, follow Jesus, and live.... Author: Christine Longhurst Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship A poem for Palm Sunday Poetry by Joseph A. Komonchak https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/poem-palm-sunday Joseph Komonchak presents G. K. Chesterton's poem "The Donkey," celebrating the role of that humble beast on Palm Sunday. Author: Joseph A. Komonchak Resource type: Poetry Source: Commonweal Calls to Worship on Palm Sunday Element of Worship by The Pastor's Workshop https://thepastorsworkshop.com/calls-to-worship-on-palm-sunday/ These responsive calls to worship are adapted from Zechariah 9:9-10 and John 12:12-15 to be used on Palm Sunday, or during a series on how Jesus Christ fulfills the Messianic prophecies. Author: The Pastor's Workshop Resource type: Element of Worship Source: The Pastor's Workshop Full Text Hymns on Palm Sunday Hosanna, hosannaPD
All Glory, Laud and HonorPD
Ride On, Ride On in Majesty!PD
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Painted Palm Sunday Closing 01 Image by Centerline New Media https://skitguys.com/still-backgrounds/painted-palm-sunday-closing-01 Close your service with this title slide featuring artistic palms and Jesus riding a donkey for his triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. The slide says, "God Bless. See You Next Week." Author: Centerline New Media Resource type: Image Source: The Skit Guys Five Days Before Friday: A service of poetry, music, and Scripture Service Outline by Cynthia de Jong https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1992/five-days-friday-service-poetry-music-and-scripture This service of poetry, music, and Scripture begins with Jesus’ glorious entrance into Jerusalem on Sunday and journeys all the way to his crucifixion on Friday revealing us a deeper truth of who killed him. Author: Cynthia de Jong Resource type: Service Outline Source: Reformed Worship Jesus Saves Peter Sermon Illustration by The Skit Guys https://skitguys.com/videos/jesus-saves-peter This mini-movie about Peter's encounter with Jesus when he got out of the boat to walk on water is ideal for Palm Sunday or to set up a sermon about trusting Jesus. Author: The Skit Guys Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The Skit Guys Palm Sunday: We Worship You Audio/Video by Centerline New Media https://www.ignitermedia.com/products/8194-palm-sunday-we-worship-you Use this mini movie as a powerful intro to your time of worship on Palm Sunday. Based on Zechariah 9:9, Psalm 118:25-29, and Matthew 21. (Length: 1:15) Author: Centerline New Media Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Igniter Media When the Pope Was in Town Sermon Illustration by Kaitlin Campbell https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/when-pope-was-town On Friday, 80,000 New Yorkers piled into Central Park and lined up in rows to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. This may be a good illustration for Palm Sunday and Christ's incarnational ministry. Author: Kaitlin Campbell Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: Commonweal Our King (Palm Sunday) Audio/Video by Centerline New Media https://www.ignitermedia.com/products/8232-our-king-palm-sunday Based John 12:12-13 and John 18:33-36, this mini-movie is a worship introduction for Palm Sunday service. (Length: 2:25) Author: Centerline New Media Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Igniter Media The Return of Palm Sunday Article by Karoline M. Lewis https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2011-03/sunday-april-17-2011 In this article on Matthew 21:1-11, Karoline Lewis argues for the return of Palm Sunday observance, a day when God's reality and the world's reality are held in tension. Author: Karoline M. Lewis Resource type: Article Source: The Christian Century Palm Sunday Audio/Video by The Skit Guys https://skitguys.com/videos/palm-sunday Introducing Palm Sunday, this video by the Skit Guys provides the context to Jesus' triumphal entry (e.g., Jesus' popularity), to the symbolism of riding a donkey (i.e., peace), and to the symbolism of laying palm branches. Author: The Skit Guys Resource type: Audio/Video Source: The Skit Guys

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