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Topical Study on Pentecost Pentecost is the Christian celebration of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the apostles just after Jesus's ascension. Ten days after the ascension of Christ and fifty days after his resurrection, the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples on the day of Pentecost. Pentecost was an established Jewish festival... Pentecost Sermon Starter/Outline by Luke A. Powery http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=214 Sermon Starter/Outline by Luke A. Powery Topics: Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Worship Planning Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon outline for Pentecost Sunday which focuses on the Holy Spirit and congregants rededicating themselves to God's Spirit. This resource includes sermon notes, illustrations, and music. Pentecost: Commentary on Acts 2:1-21 and Acts 4:27-31 Sermon Illustration by Andrea L. Walker http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=408 Sermon Illustration by Andrea L. Walker Topics: Pentecost , Sermon , Holy Spirit Source: The African American Lectionary Andrea Walker provides this sermons starter for Pentecost Sunday that includes textual analysis, sermon outline, illustrations, sermon introduction, and suggested songs for a worship service. A Call to Worship for Pentecost Sunday Inspired by Acts 2:1-13 Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Praise , Glory , Singing Source: Re-Worship Written specifically for Pentecost Sunday, this call to worship (with response) could also be used before a sermon on Acts 2. Pentecost Reimagined for the 21st Century Article by Charles Self https://www.missioalliance.org/pentecost-reimagined-for-the-21st-century/ Article by Charles Self Topics: Pentecost , Community , Missions , Holy Spirit Source: Missio Alliance When the Spirit comes, new communities are created with the mission to bear witness to Christ. As we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, Charles Self explains what Pentecost means for missional believers in the here and now. What Wishes Pentecost to Be? Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2016/05/what-wishes-pentecost-to-be/ Sermon Starter/Outline by Anna MacDonald Topics: Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Renewal , Attributes of God Source: Ekklesia Project In this Pentecost Sunday reflection, Anna MacDonald uses Psalm 104, John 14:8-17, and Acts 2:1-21 to discuss the purpose of Pentecost in addition to the nature and role of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost Sermon Starter/Outline by Janet Floyd http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=150 Sermon Starter/Outline by Janet Floyd Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Church , Commentary Source: The African American Lectionary Pentecost equipped believers to be understood by the diverse crowd gathered. And it empowered them to live and die for the cause of the Gospel. This commentary includes biblical commentary and background on Pentecost. The Heartbeat of Pentecost Service Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-heartbeat-of-pentecost-pentecost-sunday-acts-2 Service Outline Topics: Pentecost , Worship Planning , Holy Spirit , Work of the Holy Spirit Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A worship service outline on Acts 2: 1-13 for Pentecost Sunday that focuses on the heartbeat of Pentecost which is the call to proclamation. Pentecost Preparations for Prayer Element of Worship http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/prayerpathprep.html Element of Worship Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Prayerfulness Source: The Sunday Website Here are are two brief preparations for prayer for Pentecost Sunday. The first seeks openness of heart and mind, and the second focuses on recollection and anticipation. Pentecost Prayer: A New Reality Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-new-reality.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Holy Spirit , Renewal Source: Re-Worship Here’s an opening prayer for Pentecost Sunday from Sonya Dyer. This prayer repeats a petition for the indwelling of the Holy Spirit, asking for God to bring courage, renewal, comfort, healing, and justice. Pentecost as a Jewish Feast Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/theword_hamm.html Commentary/Exegesis by Dennis Hamm Topics: Pentecost , Covenant , Passover , Feast Source: The Sunday Website Pentecost didn't happen on just any day. It was during the end of Passover, a Jewish celebration. Dennis Hamm discusses this further and how events from the Old Testament are thematically present. Resurrection Apprehension Article by Louis E. Lotz https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1991/resurrection-apprehension-lots-ideas-calm-those-easter-sermon-fears Article by Louis E. Lotz Topics: Easter , Preaching , Sermon Source: Reformed Worship Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension. Louis E. Lotz helps calm Easter sermon fears by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts. A Story for Pentecost Sunday Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2011/06/story-for-pentecost-sunday.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Church , Children , Holy Spirit Source: Re-Worship In this worship resource, Christine Longhurst shares a children's message about Pentecost. It teaches about how the church came to be and how it still continues today through the work of the Holy Spirit. Full Text Hymns on Pentecost Sunday For the beauty of the earthPD
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Pentecost and the Witness of the Spirit Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H. Fuller http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostB052018/theword_indepth.html Commentary/Exegesis by Reginald H. Fuller Topics: Pentecost , Fruit of the Spirit , Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website This commentary on Acts 2:1-11, Psalm 104, 1 Corinthians 12:3-13, Galatians 5:16-25, John 15:26-27 and John 16:12-15 notes the origins of the feast of Pentecost, the multiple comings of the Spirit, and the question of glossolalia. Pentecost Prayer Entreating the Holy Spirit to Come Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-come-holy-spirit.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Holy Spirit , Trinity Source: Re-Worship This prayer of invocation by Martin Brown is suitable for Pentecost Sunday or teaching about the Holy Spirit. The prayer compares the Spirit’s activity to rain, fire, wind, wave, breath, love, and Kingdom. Pentecost: Cultural Resource Element of Worship by Freeman L. Palmer http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupCulturalAid.asp?LRID=150 Element of Worship by Freeman L. Palmer Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Worship Planning , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary This resource is for Pentecost, Freeman L. Palmer gives these cultural resources: an introduction based on 1 Corinthians 12:4-11, descriptions of the gifts of the spirit, and other various recommendations. Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation Sermon Starter/Outline http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/lent-planning-guide Sermon Starter/Outline Topics: Lent , Liturgy , Worship Planning , Worship 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. Ash Wednesday Commentary/Exegesis by Marvin A. McMickle http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=197 Commentary/Exegesis by Marvin A. McMickle Topics: Ash Wednesday , Lent , Reconciliation , Culture Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary. Pentecost Prayer: Breath of God Element of Worship by Catherine Gorman https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/04/pentecost-prayer-breath-of-god.html Element of Worship by Catherine Gorman Topics: Pentecost , Prayer , Tongues , Spirit Source: Re-Worship Catherine Gorman's prayer of commitment for Pentecost Sunday, inspired by Acts 2, speaks to themes of truth, justice, change, and valuing all people. The Power of Pentecost Article by Paul Stroble https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/1271/the-power-of-pentecost Article by Paul Stroble Topics: Pentecost , Gifts of the Spirit , Trinity , Spiritual Growth Source: Ministry Matters An article written in response to Pentecost Sunday with teaching on the Holy Spirit. It includes background on the Spirit in the Old Testament (with extensive references), the Trinity, Spiritual Gifts, and the Christian life. Pentecost Sermon Starter/Outline by James C. Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/8996/weekly-preaching-pentecost-2018 Sermon Starter/Outline by James C. Howell Topics: Pentecost , Christian , Holy Spirit , Spirit Source: Ministry Matters In this sermon starter on Romans 8:22-27, John 15:26-16:15 and Acts 2, James C. Howell reflects on the Spirit's activity in the life of the believer for Pentecost Sunday.

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