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Topical Study on Lent The crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ are the heart of the Christian gospel; accordingly, Good Friday and Easter climax the Christian year. Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we ponder our mortality and sinfulness and thus our need to die and rise with Jesus Christ... Lent, the Discovery of Love Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan http://torch.op.org/torch/lent-the-discovery-of-love Sermon (Complete) by Columba Ryan Topics: Love , Repentance , War Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Columba Ryan preaches on making a new commitment to love for the season of Lent through the repentance and belief that makes the other—God and human—central, instead of the self. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by John E. Guns http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=9 Commentary/Exegesis by John E. Guns Topics: Lent , Redemption , Service , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary A sermon starter and commentary on Romans 12:1-3 by John Guns focused on the season of Lent in the African American Lectionary. 8 meditations on Lent Article by Jordan Hillebert https://livingchurch.org/covenant/2017/03/11/8-meditations-on-lent/ Article by Jordan Hillebert Topics: Lent , Prayer , Repentance , Reverence Source: The Living Church "Lent is a voice crying in the wilderness, a finger stabbing in the direction of Golgotha." Jordan Hillebert shares eight brief meditations on Lent. Christian Hope: From Lent to Easter Commentary/Exegesis by John J. Conley http://www.hprweb.com/2014/03/homilies-for-april-2014/ Commentary/Exegesis by John J. Conley Topics: Lent , Lectionary , Easter , Journey Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review In his reflections and homilies, John Conley discusses the prominence of themes like Christian hope in the journey out of Lent and into Easter (John 11:1-45, 20:1-9; Matthew 21:1-11). Lent With Children – Where to Begin? Practical How-To by Adam Waddell https://earthandaltarmag.com/posts/lent-with-children-where-to-begin Practical How-To by Adam Waddell Topics: Lent , Repentance , Sin , Temptation Source: Earth and Altar Adam Waddell makes simple catechetical recommendations for teaching children about Lent. As Fred Rogers would remind us, the best way to teach something is to "love it in front of the other person." Lent: How to Find Freedom the Way that Jesus Did Article by Karen Wilk https://www.missioalliance.org/lent-find-freedom-way-jesus/ Article by Karen Wilk Topics: Lent , Freedom Source: Missio Alliance "Observing Lent is about launching into the deep; not as legalism or as a means to win God’s favor but as a way to discover anew freedom in what Christ has done for the whole world." Lent service planning resources Song/Hymn by Mark A. Jefferson http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=198 Song/Hymn by Mark A. Jefferson Topics: Lent , Fasting , Meditation , Obedience Source: The African American Lectionary Sermon resources as well as musical selections for planning a service in Lent by Mark A. Jefferson focusing on Job 2:8 and Daniel 9:3. Lent: Call to Worship & Prayer Element of Worship by Chris Heckert https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/lent-1-call-to-worship-prayer.html Element of Worship by Chris Heckert Topics: Lent , Prayer , Temptation of Christ Source: Re-Worship Here’s a call to worship and opening prayer for the first Sunday of Lent. It is based on the baptism and temptation of Christ. Lent and Light and Love Prevailing Article by Kae Evensen https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/lent-and-light-and-love-prevailing Article by Kae Evensen Topics: Lent , Preaching , Grace , God's Love Source: Working Preacher "We are sinner and saint, broken and redeemed, we are unlovable and unbelievably loved." In this article, Kae Evensen calls fellow preachers to proclaim a love and grace that precedes us for this season of Lent.... Lent in the South Article by Stephen Freeman https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/glory2godforallthings/2007/02/21/lent-in-the-south/ Article by Stephen Freeman Topics: Lent , Repentance , America Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Stephen Freeman reflects on the celebration of lent in the context of growing up in the American South. Lent Is Scary; It Hurts Like Hell Article by Brian Volck http://www.ekklesiaproject.org/blog/2008/08/lent-is-scary-it-hurts-like-hell/ Article by Brian Volck Topics: Lent , Pain , Fear , Sanctification Source: Ekklesia Project In this reflection on 2 Timothy 1:8-10, Brian Volck uses examples from C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia to explain how Lent can cause fear and pain but still gives life. Pastoral Prayer: Beginning Lent Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2012/02/pastoral-prayer-lent-1-b.html Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst Topics: Lent , Prayer , Temptation , Word of God Source: Re-Worship Lent Prayer/Call to Worship emphasizing Jesus' temptation in the wilderness and our temptations, the need for new life and hearing the voices of those in need, and the Word of God, Christ Jesus. The Journey of Lent Devotional by Kasey Hitt https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/4708/the-journey-of-lent Devotional by Kasey Hitt Topics: Lent , Temptation , Journey , Home Source: Ministry Matters Kasey Hitt offers a meditation, prayer, and reflection for the beginning of Lent, based on the experience of Israel (Exodus 17:4) and Jesus (Matthew 4:1-11) in the wilderness. Lent Audio/Video by The Fuller Studio https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/liturgical-meditation-lent/ Audio/Video by The Fuller Studio Topics: Lent , Liturgy , Spirituality, piety, devotion , Fasting Source: Fuller Studio This video with audio in Spanish evokes the expectant lament of Lent through the arid landscapes of the Salton Sea and Imperial Sand Dunes, with scripture drawn from Isaiah 58. Restore the Joy of Salvation Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson http://paintedprayerbook.com/2012/03/23/day-27-restore-the-joy-of-salvation/ Commentary/Exegesis by Jan L. Richardson Topics: Lent , Joy , Salvation , God's Will Source: The Painted Prayerbook On the twenty-seventh day of Lent, Jan Richardson ponders on the topic of joy in Psalm 51:1-12. She asks us to consider the ways in which we can invite God deeper into our spirits. Lent Madness 2014 Article by Tim Schenck http://day1.org/5691-lent_madness_2014 Article by Tim Schenck Topics: Lent , Devotion , Saints Source: Day1 This article includes a link to the Lenten devotional "Lent Madness" along with a description of the devotional and its goal of helping people learn about saints. Holy self-examination Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner http://day1.org/7132-weekly_sermon_illustration_lent Sermon Illustration by Frederick Buechner Topics: Lent , Tithing , Temptation of Christ , Repentance Source: Day1 Frederick Buechner describes Jesus' testing in the wilderness as 40 days of asking himself "what it meant to be Jesus." In Lent we are to spend roughly a tenth of the year in self-examination. Lent Displays for Teaching and Worship Practical How-To by Kasey Hitt https://www.ministrymatters.com/all/entry/4654/lent-displays-for-teaching-and-worship Practical How-To by Kasey Hitt Topics: Lent , Worship , Art , Worship Planning Source: Ministry Matters This article shares resources for the creation and use of Lent displays to help us encourage each other to participate fully in spiritual disciplines that can help us see the stories with fresh eyes. Lent Commentary/Exegesis by J. Kameron Carter http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=312 Commentary/Exegesis by J. Kameron Carter Topics: Lent , Fasting , Worship Planning , Sermon Source: The African American Lectionary In this sermon starter, J. Kameron Carter looks at Daniel 1:8-21 and reflects on the significance of the Lenten season. The text gives us a glimpse of what the season is about—a season of anticipation.