Resources on Stanley Mast

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I Am His and He Is Mine Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-17b/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Joy , Sexuality , Creation , Love Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stanley Mast's sermon starter on Song of Solomon 2:8-13 sees the Song as the Bible's affirmation of appropriate romance and sexual intimacy, and also as an invitation to "closer, more intimate fellowship with Christ." The Eyes of the Lord: A Prototypical Psalm of Praise Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-14c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Worship , Praise , God's Faithfulness , Nation Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stanley Mast's sermon starter discusses Psalm 33:18 as the theological heart of the Psalm. The “eyes of the Lord are on those who fear him,” who trust in His steadfast love rather than in military might. Because God is Faithful Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/lent-3c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Lent , Awareness of God , Desire Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stanley Mast's sermon starter on Psalm 63:1-8 says that the key to a satisfying relationship with God is to pay attention to God: by prayer, noting and remembering God's works, and focusing on Jesus. Communion Service Service Outline by Stanley Mast https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/communion-service-psalm-103/ Service Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Worship , Lord’s Supper , Dance Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship A complete video recording and service outline for "Abounding in Steadfast Love" a service based on Psalm 103 that celebrated word and sacrament. The Exodus with a Twist Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/easter-day-a/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Easter , Hope , God's Deliverance Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Psalm 118 is a hymn of praise to God who freed Israel from Egyptian slavery. Neither chaos nor death gets the last word; where there is life, there is hope. A sermon starter by Stanley Mast. Putting on Christmas Clothes Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/1st-sunday-after-christmas-c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Christmas , Love , Daily Living , Colossians Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this sermon starter on Colossians 3:12-17, discusses Paul's emphasis of being focused on Christ and the positive manner in which he describes the Christian life. The Lord Our God Is Holy Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/last-epiphany-c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Epiphany , Transfiguration , Justice , Righteousness Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast's sermon starter on Psalm 99 explains why we should praise God for God's righteousness, justice, and judgment. Although Christ's holiness was evident at Transfiguration, the clearest Epiphany of Christ's glory was on the cross. Easter as the Beginning of the End Commentary/Exegesis by Stanley Mast https://thebanner.org/features/2016/02/apocalypse-now-easter-as-the-beginning-of-the-end Commentary/Exegesis by Stanley Mast Topics: Eschatology , Easter , Kingdom of God Source: The Banner Paul's words in 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 present Easter as Apocalypse Now, the beginning of the end, and the first page of the grand conclusion to the story of everything. Restore Us Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/advent-4a/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Advent , Prayer , Revival Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Preaching notes by Stan Mast on Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19: No matter what we think about the word "revival," we need to pray to ask God to restore us to our first love. Out of Suffering: Salvation Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/advent-1c-2/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Advent , Hope , Redemption , Salvation Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this sermon starter on Jeremiah 33:14-16, discusses the promises of God made to Israel and the world and how this relates to the work of Jesus Christ. Why Are They Singing? Service Outline by Stanley Mast https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2000/why-are-they-singing-hymn-festival-celebrating-covenant-history Service Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Covenant , History of Redemption , Liturgy , Worship Planning Source: Reformed Worship Stanley Mast and Larry A. Visser offer a service outline and notes on a hymn festival service that features biblical characters with whom God made a covenant including Adam, Moses, David, Mary, Christ, and Paul. Pentecostal Preachers Article by Stanley Mast https://www.reformedworship.org/article/march-2013/pentecostal-preachers Article by Stanley Mast Topics: Pentecost , Preaching , Sermon , Holy Spirit Source: Reformed Worship What does it mean to be a Pentecostal Preacher? Stanley Mast wonders about the challenge that Acts 2 poses to preachers: How do we become truly Pentecostal? Are we really relying on the Spirit to work? Why Are They Singing? Devotional by Stanley Mast https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-2000/why-are-they-singing-short-meditation Devotional by Stanley Mast Topics: Children/youth , Worship , Military , Oppression Source: Reformed Worship When our hope is tied to rituals, traditions, or places, we cling to something that is empty. In this meditation, Stan Mast reminds us that our hope is in the faithfulness of a loving God. Have You Received the Spirit? Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-1c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Epiphany , Gifts of the Spirit , Holy Spirit , Tongues Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this sermon starter on Acts 8:14-17, Stan Mast sees the reception of the gospel by the Samaritans as a turning point in church history, confirming that the gospel is for everyone, not only Jews. Confidence Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/lent-2c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Lent , Faith , Suffering , Assurance Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching In this sermon starter on Psalm 27, Stan Mast shows that the confidence of the Psalmist in the midst of trouble doesn’t mean that we won’t face trouble, but that God will always be with us.... The Way of Sorrows Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-1998/dolorosa-way-sorrows-series-lent-and-easter-tracing-jesus-journey-cross Sermon Starter/Outline by Stanley Mast Topics: Easter , Lent , Sorrow , Jesus Source: Reformed Worship This series for Lent and Easter traces Jesus’ journey to the cross using the famous idea of the Via Dolorosa. Table Fellowship Element of Worship by Stanley Mast https://www.reformedworship.org/article/june-2009/table-fellowship Element of Worship by Stanley Mast Topics: Children/youth , Lord’s Supper , Sacraments Source: Reformed Worship For over 20 years, LaGrave Avenue Christian Reformed Church has welcomed children to the Lord’s table. They share their journey of making the decision and how they prepare and welcome children to the Lord’s table. Intergenerational Worship: Is It Reasonable? Is It Possible? Audio/Video by Howard D. Vanderwell http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/intergenerational-worship-is-it-reasonable-is-it-possible Audio/Video by Howard D. Vanderwell Topics: Church , Intergenerational issues , Worship , Worship Planning Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship In this audio recording, several contributors to the recent book, The Church of All Ages: Generations Worshiping Together, explored the issues involved, highlighted some of the findings, and stimulated further reflection. The Great Mystery of Christ Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-c/?type=lectionary_epistle Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Epiphany , Gentiles , Mystery , Gospel Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Stan Mast, in this Epiphany sermon starter on Ephesians 3:1-12, discusses the mystery hidden for ages in God as the complete inclusion of the Gentiles in the covenant with all its blessings. A Plea for Protection and Deliverance Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/palm-sunday-c/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Sermon Illustration by Stanley Mast Topics: Sorrow , Prayer , Faithfulness , Palm Sunday Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Preaching notes by Stan Mast on Psalm 31:9-16. Mast suggests the following theme for sermons: “Because my times are in your hands, I commit my life into your hands.”

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