Resources on Rachel Benjamin

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Benjamin Article by Lauren Monroe https://www.bibleodyssey.org/people/related-articles/benjamin Article by Lauren Monroe Source: Bible Odyssey In this article, Lauren Monroe shows how Benjamin, the youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, is an enduring element in the Bible’s political history of Israel. Rachel Article by Amanda Mbuvi https://www.bibleodyssey.org/people/main-articles/rachel Article by Amanda Mbuvi Topics: Joseph , Promises of God, The Source: Bible Odyssey Amanda Mbuvi writes that Rachel's tragedy of infertility is also her triumph, fitting into a larger biblical pattern that signals the special importance of the child (Joseph) who finally arrives. Rachel Wept Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Carolyn J Sharp https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/the-holy-innocents/commentary-on-jeremiah-3115-17 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Carolyn J Sharp Topics: Grief , Hope , Work , Commentary Source: Working Preacher The weeping Rachel of Jeremiah 31 is among the most powerfully drawn figures in Scripture. The weeping matriarch shows us that hope cannot be claimed easily after the experience of violence—even for covenant community. Judah's Plea to Replace Benjamin Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Stephen Mosedale https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/2015/4-10-october-2015/tuesday/ Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Stephen Mosedale Topics: Joseph Source: Methodist UK In this exposition of Genesis 44:18-34, Stephen Mosedale discusses Judah's plea for permission to take Benjamin's place prison on charge of theft, and therefore keep the promise he made to Jacob. Keeping Things Moving Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-12a/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Doug Bratt Topics: Providence Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching A sermon starter on Genesis 29:15-28 by Doug Bratt, who explores how the story of Jacob, Laban, Leah, and Rachel shows how God providentially keeps things moving forward in, through, and sometimes despite people’s lives. Daily Bible Study - 29th December 2014 | The Methodist Church in Britain Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Jonathan Hustler https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/2014/28-december-2014-3-january-2015/monday/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Jonathan Hustler Source: Methodist UK Jonathan Hustler's Bible study guide on Jeremiah 31:15-17 reflects on the prophet's use of the image of "Rachel weeping for her children" to express the horror of the people of Judea being forcibly taken into captivity. Theology of the Body: Insights for the Synod on the Family Article about Preaching by Peter Kahn http://www.hprweb.com/2015/05/theology-of-the-body-insights-for-the-synod-on-the-family/ Article about Preaching by Peter Kahn Topics: Theology , Family Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review This essay by Peter Kahn uses the narrative of the family of Jacob (Genesis 25-50) to illuminate John Paul II's theology of the body and reflect on sexuality, suffering, work, and children. Joseph's Triumph Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Scott Hoezee https://groundwork.reframemedia.com/episodes/josephs-triumph Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Scott Hoezee Topics: Grace , Grace of God Source: Groundwork This podcast considers the "the reversals of grace" all through the latter part of Joseph's live as recounted in Genesis 41-50. All these Things - A Sermon with Three Texts Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/all-these-things-a-sermon-with-three-texts Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Topics: Sermon , C. H. Spurgeon , Faith , EXPERIENCE Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon, Charles Spurgeon preaches on Genesis 42:36, Isaiah 38:16, and Romans 8:37 and considers an expression of unbelief, the wisdom of experience, and a faith that conquerors. Joseph and His Brethren Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/joseph-and-his-brethren Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Topics: Christ , Joseph , Conscience , Love Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Genesis 45:3-5, Charles Spurgeon considers Joseph's gentleness in revealing himself to his brothers to be symbolic of Christ's love and mercy toward those who repent and believe. Indictment Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin https://skitguys.com/scripts/indictment Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin Topics: Grace , Guilt , Sin , Mercy Source: The Skit Guys A drama written by Rachel Benjamin. A person caught speeding compares his/her sin to the other “criminals” in the court who seem guiltier. A friend reminds this person that we’re all guilty. Happy Dad's Day Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin https://skitguys.com/scripts/happy-dads-day Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin Topics: Father's Day , Gratitude , Parenting Source: The Skit Guys A young girl thanks her father for not only being her father but for choosing to be her dad. A script for a humorous drama by Rachel Benjamin. Missing Christmas Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin https://skitguys.com/scripts/missing-christmas Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin Topics: Christmas , Worship , Holiday , Busyness Source: The Skit Guys In Rachel Benjamin's script, two shoppers try to coordinate their holiday schedule when they realize they're so busy doing Christmas events, they may actually be missing Christmas. Christmas Perspectives Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin https://skitguys.com/scripts/perspectives Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin Topics: Christmas , Truth , Nativity Source: The Skit Guys The world's perspective about Christmas will never change the universal truth that Christ came as a baby to save us. A skit by Rachel Benjamin for three actors. Vines University: Listening and Hearing Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin https://skitguys.com/scripts/vines-university-listening-and-hearting Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Rachel Benjamin Topics: Fruit of the Spirit , Silence , Rest , Waiting Source: The Skit Guys A humorous skit by Rachel Benjamin about the difference between hearing and listening, and also the times when we need to be quiet before the Lord and simply listen and rest. Continuing to Pray Sermon Preparation or Illustration http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/continuing-to-pray-luke-18-hcld-45 Sermon Preparation or Illustration Topics: Prayer , Heidelberg Catechism , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A service plan focused on the necessity of faithful prayer as demonstrated by "The Parable of the Persistent Widow" in Luke 18 and as explained in the Heidelberg Catechism. The Incarnation and Birth of Christ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-incarnation-and-birth-of-christ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Charles Haddon Spurgeon Topics: Birth , Incarnation , Bethlehem , Christ Source: The Spurgeon Center Despite scoffing at celebrating Christmas, C.H. Spurgeon uses this exposition of Micah 5:2 to encourage his congregation to ponder the implications of the incarnation and the rest promised to those who trust in Jesus by faith.... Divine Purpose Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/divine-purpose-philippians-1- Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Faith , Profession of Faith , Calling , Providence Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This page contains several resources for designing a service around Philippians 1:12-21, including an order of worship, an affirmation of faith, suggested scripture readings, sermon and music notes. Violence of Silence Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Denise Kingdom Grier https://www.faithward.org/violence-of-silence/ Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Denise Kingdom Grier Topics: Love , Worship , Silence , Violence Source: Faithward This sermon by Denise Kingdom Grier, focuses on the silent violence of physical abuse taking place "not just in 'the hood,' but...even in good Christian families." Unchecked, it spreads cancer-like to produce death. The Testament of Jacob Article by Stephen De Young https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/wholecounsel/2019/04/19/the-testament-of-jacob/ Article by Stephen De Young Topics: Covenant , Blessing Source: Ancient Faith Blogs In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Stephen De Young studies the term "testament" in Scripture.