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A Prayer for American Independence Day Prayer by Elizabeth Kaeton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/06/prayer-for-independence-day.html Prayer by Elizabeth Kaeton Topics: Independence Day , Grace , Wisdom , Nation Source: Re-Worship This responsive prayer is written for US Independence Day including specific intercessions for the three branches of government and leaders within them. The congregation repeats the refrain "Give grace to your servants, O Lord." Independence Day Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Sherman Haywood Cox II http://theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=93 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Sherman Haywood Cox II Topics: Independence Day , Slavery , Freedom , Service Source: The African American Lectionary This commentary on Galatians 5:1-13 reminds us of our freedom in Christ. The text is from the African American Lectionary for Independence Day and includes a biblical commentary and a biblical interpretation for preaching and worship. Independence Day Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Aidsand F Wright-Riggins III http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=33 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Aidsand F Wright-Riggins III Topics: Oppression , Slavery , God's Deliverance , Freedom Source: The African American Lectionary This sermon starter and commentary on Exodus 13:17-22 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for an Independence Day service that affirms God is leading God's people to a place where freedom and justice reigns. Independence Day Litany Prayer by Lisa Frenz https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/independence-day-litany.html Prayer by Lisa Frenz Topics: Independence Day , Love , Mercy , Nation Source: Re-Worship This is an Independence Day litany that focuses on God's love and mercy. While written for the United States, it would work well also in other countries and national celebrations. Prayer of Examen for Independence Day Prayer by Steve Garnaas-Holmes https://worshipwords.co.uk/a-prayer-of-examen-for-independence-day-steve-garnaas-holmes-usa/ Prayer by Steve Garnaas-Holmes Topics: Independence Day , Grace , Prayer , Injustice Source: Worship Words Steve Garnaas-Holmes offers a prayer of examen for Independence Day in the United States, giving thanks for all that is good in the nation, and repenting of "our complicity in injustice." Call to Worship: Independence Day Call to Worship by Nancy C Townley https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/call-to-worship-independence-day.html Call to Worship by Nancy C Townley Topics: Independence Day , Nation , God's Presence Source: Re-Worship This is a contemporary call to worship written for American Independence Day (July 4), but useful for national celebrations in other countries as well. Prayers for Independence Day (U.S.A.) Prayer by Kenneth Randolph Taylor https://gatheredprayers.wordpress.com/2013/07/04/prayers-for-independence-day-u-s-a/ Prayer adapted by Kenneth Randolph Taylor Topics: Independence Day , Healing , Forgiveness , Justice Source: Gathered Prayers Kenneth Randolph Taylor offers three prayers for Independence Day in the United States, selected from "Chalice Worship." Honoring Those Who Helped Gain Our Independence Song or Hymn by Darrell R Alexander http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=93 Song or Hymn by Darrell R Alexander Topics: Independence Day , Music , Freedom , Slavery Source: The African American Lectionary A litany based on Old and New Testament readings referring to freedom, and music suggestions for an Independence Day worship service. Freedom and Trial on Independence Day Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/8260/weekly-preaching-july-2-2017 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell Topics: Independence Day , Freedom , Fear of God Source: Ministry Matters In addition to providing preaching advice for Independence Day, James C. Howell's commentary on Romans 6:12-13, Genesis 22, and Matthew 10:40-42 discusses our freedom to obey joyfully, Abraham's trial and Jesus' actions portrayed in "Ben Hur." Independence Day Assurance of Pardon by Bill Wessner https://confessionrcl.blogspot.com/2014/10/cycle-abc-reformation.html Assurance of Pardon by Bill Wessner Topics: Grace , Sin , Holiness , Selfishness Source: ConfessionRCL This resource contains a confession/response based on Psalm 46; Jeremiah 31:31-34; John 8:31-36; and Romans 3:19-28. The confession asks God's forgiveness for cheapening his grace by mistaking it as a license to selfishness, self-indulgence, and self-righteousness. Interdependence Day Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Nils Chittenden https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sermon/interdependence-day-independence-day-2013 Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Nils Chittenden Topics: Independence Day , Community , Freedom , Nation Source: Sermons That Work This sermon from Hebrews 11:8-16 challenges us to think of Independence Day as a day when we celebrate being free from unjust rule as well as committing ourselves to extend liberty and justice to everyone. Independence Day Prayer by John W Vest https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2017/06/prayers-of-people-july-4.html Prayer by John W Vest Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Worship Planning , America Source: Re-Worship This is a pastoral prayer for Independence Day in America that recognizes the burdens of the nation. Full Text Hymns on independence day Independence dayPD
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Independence From What? For What? Poetry by Ana Gobledale https://worshipwords.co.uk/independence-from-what-for-what-a-confession-ana-gobledale/ Poetry by Ana Gobledale Topics: Independence Day , Confession , Freedom , Oppression Source: Worship Words "Breaking away from oppression, forgive us for the ways we keep others back." A poetic meditation on independence by Ana Gobledale. Free Indeed (Independence Day) Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Centerline New Media https://skitguys.com/videos/free-indeed-independence-day Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Centerline New Media Topics: Independence Day , Day , Contentment , Jesus Source: The Skit Guys This video based on John 8.31-36, can be used as the introduction for a sermon on Independence Day, or for a series on what freedom truly means according to Jesus and the gospel. It's Independence Day. Do You Know where Your Church's Flag is? Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Jim Dant https://www.faithandleadership.com/jim-dant-its-independence-day-do-you-know-where-your-churchs-flag Article about Worship and the Sacraments by Jim Dant Topics: Community , Conflict/Disagreement , Nation , Diversity Source: Faith and Leadership In this article, Jim Dant shows that the church often comprises smaller subcultures and communities who experience and express faith differently. He emphasizes that affirmation of community is key in times of conflict. Independence Prayer – Zambia Prayer https://worshipwords.co.uk/independence-prayer-zambia/ Prayer Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Freedom , Nation Source: Worship Words The Zambian Independence Prayer written alongside the celebration of independence on 24 October 1964, is shared in both it contemporary (inclusive language) and original version, with historical context provided. Independence Day Prayer Prayer https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/independence-day-prayer.html Prayer Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Nation , Justice Source: Re-Worship This is a brief national prayer for Independence Day that can be easily adapted for use for other national celebrations. It seeks zeal for justice and strength for liberty. Honoring Those Who Helped Gain Our Independence Article about Worship and the Sacraments by W Patrick Alston Sr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupWorshipAid.asp?LRID=156 Article about Worship and the Sacraments by W Patrick Alston Sr Topics: Independence Day , Fourth of July Sunday , Slavery , Music Source: The African American Lectionary A responsive call to worship as well as music suggestions focused on the theme of liberation for planning an Independence Sunday worship service. Thanksgiving Day, Everyday Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/pentecost23[30]c_2016.htm Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Joan Stott Topics: Hope , Joy , Thanksgiving , Devotion Source: The Timeless Psalms Joan Stott offers a call to worship, prayers of thankfulness and praise, and a personal meditation on Psalm 65, reflecting on every day as Thanksgiving Day and how hope is what links every being in God. Celebrating Easter for Fifty Days Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark D Roberts http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/217611.pdf Scripture Meditation or Sermon by Mark D Roberts Topics: Easter , Worship , Resurrection , Christian Calendar Source: The Christian Reflection Project In this article, Mark D. Roberts argues for celebrating Easter for fifty days in the church as instructed by the liturgical year because the implications of Easter deserve additional attention.