Resources on independence day

Total results: 620
Thanksgiving Day, Everyday Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Joan Stott http://www.thetimelesspsalms.net/w_resources/pentecost23[30]c_2016.htm Scripture Meditation/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. Flags and Greeting Cards Article about Worship by Nathan Aaseng https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/flags-greeting-cards Article about Worship by Nathan Aaseng Topics: Culture , Worship , Secularism , Worship Planning Source: Working Preacher This article by Nathan Aaseng questions where secular holidays, such as Mother's Day or Independence Day, fit into our corporate worship. He suggests that our worship, our proclamation, and our priorities be Bible-based, rather than Hallmark-driven. Call to Worship, Prayer: Bless the Nation Call to Worship https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/call-to-worship-prayer-bless-nation.html Call to Worship Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Nation , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive call to worship and opening prayer suitable for use on Canada Day (July 1), Independence Day (July 4), or at any other national celebration. Astounding Freedom Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Mark D Roberts https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/astounding-freedom-reflection-independence-day Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Mark D Roberts Topics: Independence Day , Freedom , Thankfulness , Gratitude Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Mark Roberts' reflection of Ephesians 3:12 on Independence Day celebrating freedom of the country, encourages us to take a step back and consider the freedom Christ has given us to approach God with deep confidence. Strong in Broken Place Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Robert M Franklin http://day1.org/1328-strong_in_the_broken_places Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Robert M Franklin Topics: Independence Day , Fourth of July Sunday , Thanksgiving , Providence Source: Day1 Remembering the struggles faced through American history, this Independence Day sermon by Robert Franklin on 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 encourages us to remember the faith in God’s all-sufficient grace that enables us to endure difficulties with thankfulness. Opening Prayer: Freedom Opening Prayer by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/opening-prayer-freedom.html Opening Prayer adapted by Christine Longhurst Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Freedom , Prayerfulness Source: Re-Worship This is an opening prayer about freedom that is suitable for use on Canada Day (July 1), Independence Day (July 4), or any other occasion of national celebration. Independence in Ministry Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Bryant M Kirkland http://commons.ptsem.edu/id/3055 Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Bryant M Kirkland Topics: Sermon , Ministry , Calling/Vocation , Faithfulness Source: Theological Commons (Princeton Theological Seminary) In this audio sermon based on 1 Kings 19:1-16 and 2 Corinthians 4:1-5, Bryant M. Kirkland preaches about finding independence in the bondage of ministry. Independence, Shame, the Prodigal Son, and Reconciliation Article about Worship by Mia Kano https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-lent-4-c-2019 Article about Worship by Mia Kano Topics: Lent , Parables , Reconciliation , Shame Source: Sermons That Work In this Bible study, Mia Kano provides thoughts and reflection questions on independence (Joshua 5:9-12); shame (Psalm 32); the prodigal son (Luke 15:1-3, 11-32); and reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:16-21). Scripture Litany: A Prayer for a National Celebration Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Nathan Nettleton https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/scripture-litany-psalm-33-12-22.html Scripture Drama or Paraphrase by Nathan Nettleton Topics: Independence Day , Nation , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a paraphrase of Psalm 33:12-22. It would be a beautiful prayer litany for days of national celebration, like Canada Day (July 1) or Independence Day (July 4). It’s OK to Be Patriotic, But… Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Derek Vreeland https://www.missioalliance.org/ok-patriotic-2/ Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Derek Vreeland Topics: Independence Day , Love , Prayer , Nation Source: Missio Alliance As we celebrate Independence Day, Derek Vreeland explains how to understand the word 'patriotic' as a Christian and warns us not to idolize our nation. An Independence Day Prayer Prayer by Centerline New Media https://skitguys.com/videos/an-independence-day-prayer Prayer by Centerline New Media Topics: Independence Day , Prayer , Thanksgiving , Service Source: The Skit Guys This text video is a prayer of thanksgiving to God for America and the freedoms that we have been given. The Day of Salvation Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-day-of-salvation Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Day , Sin , Salvation , Christ Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon Charles Spurgeon discusses the "day of salvation" (2 Corinthians 6:2) - the time from Christ's first coming until his second coming - and urges his hearers not to miss out on it. Independence of Christianity Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/independence-of-christianity Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Glory , Power , Holy Spirit , Ecclesiology Source: The Spurgeon Center A sermon on Zechariah 4:6 by Charles Spurgeon, who applies the verse to the church, which triumphs "not by might, nor by power," but only through the Holy Spirit. Renew This Nation Prayer of Confession https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/06/prayer-of-confession-renew-this-nation.html Prayer of Confession Topics: Prayer , Confession , Nation , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a responsive prayer of confession suitable for Canada Day (July 1), Independence Day (July 4), or any other national day of celebration. It is based on Isaiah 2:4-5. God's Household of Freedom Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Mark S Hanson http://day1.org/3133-bishop_mark_hanson_gods_household_of_freedom Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Mark S Hanson Topics: Fourth of July Sunday , Service , Freedom Source: Day1 In reflecting on America’s celebration of freedom at Independence Day, Mark Hanson tells us that Biblical freedom does not liberate people to immorality, as some fear, but to live lives of abundant service toward others. Dependence Day Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Samuel Wells http://chapel-archives.oit.duke.edu/documents/sermons/July4DependenceDay.pdf Scripture Meditation/Sermon by Samuel Wells Topics: Independence Day , Community , Compassion Source: Duke University Chapel Archives In this July 4th sermon, Sam Wells reconciles Paul’s seemingly contradictory instructions in Galatians 6:1-6 to be both dependent and independent. We must carry our own burdens so that we may learn to bear others’ burdens. The Freedom to Celebrate Independence Article about Worship https://youngclergywomen.org/the-freedom-to-celebrate-independence/ Article about Worship Topics: Fourth of July Sunday , Service , Singing , Holiday Source: Young Clergy Women This article provides some ideas for celebrating the fourth of July at church without overtaking worship. The Day that the Lord Has Made Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/resurrection-of-our-lord-3/commentary-on-psalm-1181-2-14-24-6 Sermon Preparation or Illustration by James C Howell Topics: Day , Thankfulness , Time , Offering Source: Working Preacher In addition to discussing thankful giving and the rejected cornerstone, James Howell's commentary on Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 conveys the significance of "days." Days define us and recall God's activity. Each day is a gift from God. Veterans Day Gratitude Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Hyper Pixels Media https://skitguys.com/videos/veterans-day-gratitude Sermon Preparation or Illustration by Hyper Pixels Media Topics: Gratitude , Memorial Day Sunday , War , Sacrifice Source: The Skit Guys This video consists of Ronald Reagan reading the letter of a D-day veteran's daughter that describes the emotions of World War 2. This video may be used as a sermon illustration on sacrifice and gratitude. Special Days and Emphases Article about Worship https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/worship/special-days-and-emphases/ Article about Worship Topics: Special Days , Worship Planning , Holiday Source: Presbyterian Church Mission This resource contains an alphabetical list of the annual cycles of civic, agricultural, school, and business life; including special times of family remembrance and celebration; for a variety of cultural expressions, commemorations, and events.