Resources on Roddy Hamilton

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Lenten Blessing: Into Lent Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/lenten-blessing-into-lent.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Lent , Blessing , Wilderness Source: Re-Worship Roddy Hamilton's blessing for the start of Lent characterizes Lent as a time of wilderness wandering awaiting the promised coming of the Messiah. Give Way to Glory Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/08/transfiguration-prayer-give-way-to-glory.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Transfiguration , Prayer , Glory , Faith Source: Re-Worship Roddy Hamilton offers a prayer based on Matthew 17:1-8; Mark 9:2-8; and Luke 9:28-36 that talks about giving way to God's glory and rekindling our faith. Prayer Reflection: Return Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2016/02/prayer-reflection-return-luke-15.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Love , Prayer , Light , Home Source: Re-Worship Roddy Hamilton's thoughtful reflection (or gathering words). Its theme is loving welcome, inspired by Jesus' parable of the lost son who came home (Luke 15:1-3, 11-32).  Call to Worship: Solstice Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/12/call-to-worship-solstice.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Advent , Hope , Worship , Darkness Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Roddy Hamilton's call to worship for the December solstice marking the shortest day of the year. It emphasizes the promise of light coming in the birth of Jesus, quoting Isaiah 9:2, 6, 60:1. Prayers for the Prejudiced Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/04/prayers-of-people-easter-3-c.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Prayer , World , Violence , Oppression Source: Re-Worship Inspired by Acts 9:1-6, this prayer of the peoples by Roddy Hamilton laments world violence and prays for people who are caught up in prejudice, religious extremity, boundary building, and dehumanizing ways of life. The Death of Jesus Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/03/reflection-death-of-jesus.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Death , Jesus , Good Friday Source: Re-Worship Roddy Hamilton writes a short reflection on the death of Jesus with these poetic words of sadness and mourning. The Letter of Theophilus Drama by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/04/monologue-ascension-of-jesus.html Drama by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Jesus , Ascension , Resurrection , Imagination Source: Re-Worship A letter from Theophilus (Roddy Hamilton) to Luke, in response to the third Gospel and Acts. The letter reflects on the ascension of Jesus (Acts 1:1-11). Lenten Intercessions: Faced with Desolation Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/02/lenten-intercessions-faced-with.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , Prayer , Suffering , Silence Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Roddy Hamilton's prayer of intercession at the start of Lent; "we pray that we return to right relationships with the world and with each other." We Praise You, O God of Life Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/04/easter-prayer-we-praise-you-o-god.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Death , Easter , Love , Prayer Source: Re-Worship Reflecting on the dawning of a new day, this Easter prayer by Roddy Hamilton praises the God of resurrection and life for our new perspective on death, endings, and love. Opening Prayer: Come, Spirit of Grace Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2016/05/opening-prayer-come-spirit-of-grace.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Pentecost , Grace , Prayer , Creation Source: Re-Worship This prayer of invocation for Pentecost by Roddy Hamilton employs an ear-catching contemporary cadence to invite the congregation to contemplate the ministry of the Holy Spirit with a fresh perspective. Peace be with You Commentary/Exegesis by Eric Fistler https://www.pulpitfiction.com/notes/easter2c Commentary/Exegesis by Eric Fistler Topics: Easter , Peace , God's Will , Redeemer’s Return Source: Pulpitfiction These podcasts for Easter provide audio and text study guide/commentary on Revelation 1:4-8, John 20:19-31, and Acts 5:27-32. They focus on themes of following Jesus, the return of Jesus, and obedience. Solstice Blessing Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/12/solstice-blessing.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Birth , Darkness , Light , World Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents Roddy Hamilton's blessing for Solstice (the shortest day of the year) or a Blue Christmas or Christmas service. It offers hope that "the light is slowly creeping back." Christ the King Sermon Starter/Outline by Eric Fistler https://www.pulpitfiction.com/notes/proper29b Sermon Starter/Outline by Eric Fistler Topics: Homiletics , Preaching , Worship Planning , Environment Source: Pulpitfiction This podcast features a discussion on how to preach 2 Samuel 23:1-7; John 18:33-37; Revelation 1:4-8; and Psalm 132. Also included is a video of a sermon by Barbara Rossing on Revelation 1:4-8. Easter Prayer: Believe the Wonder Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/04/easter-prayer-believe-wonder.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Death , Easter , Love , Prayer Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst shares an Easter prayer originally written by Roddy Hamilton and based on John 21:1-18. The prayer ponders what else might be possible in a world where resurrection occurs and love triumphs over death. Blessings in Daily Life and at Days End Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2016/12/christmas-blessings.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Christmas , Blessing , Love , Dance Source: Re-Worship Taking inspiration from Simeon's song in Luke 2:25-32, this Christmas benediction by Roddy Hamilton expresses hope that the emotions of life will settle within the hearers in ways that give the hearers peace, strength, and love. You Break In, O God Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/04/prayer-you-break-in.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Prayer , Change , Truth , Adoration Source: Re-Worship Inspired by Acts 9:1-6, this prayer of adoration by Roddy Hamilton describes how God desires to change us by disrupting our lives, presenting us with truth, and challenging us to strive toward the Kingdom. The God of Many Names Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2015/04/call-to-worship-god-of-many-names.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Easter , Resurrection Source: Re-Worship "Friends, let us worship the God of many names." A call to worship by Roddy Hamilton, particularly appropriate for the season of Easter, and emphasizing God's names as Power, Life, Shepherd, Grace, Creator, and Love. Sending: Maundy Thursday Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/03/sending-maundy-thursday.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Maundy Thursday Source: Re-Worship Although written for Maundy Thursday, this litany by Roddy Hamilton is an appropriate for a service of communion. We are commissioned to tell the good news with the taste of bread and wine in our mouths.... A Call to Anticipate the Birth of Christ Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/12/christmas-eve-call-to-worship.html Element of Worship by Roddy Hamilton Topics: Christmas , Longing , Light , Waiting Source: Re-Worship This call to worship for Christmas Eve by Roddy Hamilton builds anticipation for the birth of Christ Jesus by describing the stillness of quiet night amidst gathering rumors "of a child made all of light." Affirmation: Love Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/02/affirmation-love.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Faith , Love , Faithfulness , Death Source: Re-Worship Christine Longhurst presents a responsive affirmation of faith from Roddy Hamilton. It affirms many things that are accomplished by the love that originates in God.