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Topical Study on Ordinary Time "Ordinary Time" -- the "green season" -- may almost seem like a letdown after celebrating the great themes of Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter, but it is in "ordinary time," after all, that we live most of our lives. This season covers the time between Epiphany and Ash Wednesday and... Words on a Scroll Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/a-new-covenant-promised/commentary-on-jeremiah-361-8-21-23-27-28-then-3131-34 Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam Topics: Sin , Faithfulness , Writing , God's Faithfulness Source: Working Preacher Jeremiah is commanded to write the words onto a scroll to preserve these texts for future generations to look back at the calamity as an impetus to their repentance and divine forgiveness. Commentary on Jeremiah 36:1-8,... Owe nothing except love Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Fever https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/ordinary-23/commentary-on-romans-138-14-4 Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Fever Topics: Love , Law , Grace , Cross Source: Working Preacher Commenting on Romans 13:8-14, Kyle Fever explains that the exhortation to owe nothing but love (v. 8) means that love would be the motive overriding all other obligations that were pervasive in Roman culture. Here Comes God! Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship http://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/here-comes-god-micah-1 Service Outline by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Topics: Advent , Grace , Hope , Judgment Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship This order of service inaugurates the Advent season by introducing congregations to the book/message of Micah. Though often pronouncing judgment, Micah's prophecy "is fundamentally a message of hope in God's grace." Unlikely Place, Unlikely Figures Sermon Starter/Outline by Scott E Hoezee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/epiphany-5c/?type=the_lectionary_gospel Sermon Starter/Outline by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Discipleship , Humility , Peter , James Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Luke 5:1-11 is a story of transformation. Jesus calls a group of common, ordinary, and humble people who lived far away from the religious center of the day to change the world. Our Lenten Vocation Commentary/Exegesis by Patricia K Tull https://www.workingpreacher.org/columnist/our-lenten-vocation-serving-and-preserving-gods-garden Commentary/Exegesis by Patricia K Tull Topics: Creation , Environment , Vocation Source: Working Preacher Patricia Tull writes about the human vocation to serve and cultivate creation, traces the theme of the “ground” or “land” throughout Genesis, and highlights the natural settings of Old and New Testament passages. Benediction Sermon (Complete) by David Hull http://day1.org/8204-david_hull_benediction Sermon (Complete) by David Hull Topics: Worship , Isaiah , Witness , Calling Source: Day1 In this sermon on Isaiah 6:1-8, Dr. David Hull says an authentic encounter with God challenges us to look at the needs of the world. Worship is always transformed into mission. Called to Holiness Sermon (Complete) by David Sanders http://torch.op.org/torch/called-to-holiness Sermon (Complete) by David Sanders Topics: God's Presence , Holiness , Calling , Identity Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars This homily on Luke 5:1-11 considers where we can find God and where God finds us. Seeing God High and Lifted Up Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/trinity-sunday-b/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Illustration by Scott E Hoezee Topics: Confession , Sanctification, holiness , Worship , Trinity Sunday Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This sermon starter on Isaiah 6:1-8 reminds us to confess: seeing God on God's throne brings new things to light. This theme corresponds with Trinity Sunday, when we reflect on who we encounter in worship. Dualisms in Romans 8 Sermon Starter/Outline by Audrey West https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/the-holy-trinity-2/commentary-on-romans-812-17 Sermon Starter/Outline by Audrey West Topics: Adoption , Trinity , Lectionary Source: Working Preacher This commentary on Romans 8:12-17 notes the various dualisms in the text. Death, flesh, and slavery stand on one side, with life, spirit, and adoption on the other. Trusting God on the Trip Sermon Starter/Outline by Alyce M McKenzie http://www.patheos.com/Progressive-Christian/Trusting-God-Alyce-McKenzie-10-01-2012 Sermon Starter/Outline by Alyce M McKenzie Topics: Faith , Trust , Surrender , Kingdom of God Source: Patheos In asking adults to receive the kingdom of God like a child, Jesus expects us to depend on and trust in God because, apart from God's gracious help, entering his kingdom is humanly impossible. The Baptism of the Lord for Children Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2012/11/year-c-baptism-of-lord-january-13-2013.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Baptism , Children , Holy Spirit Source: Worshiping With Children The Baptism of the Lord gives a great opportunity to explain the sacrament of Baptism to children. Carolyn Brown gives great ideas to incorporate in worship, but using the texts assigned for the day. With Him We Shall Do Great Things Sermon (Complete) by Isidore Clarke http://torch.op.org/torch/with-him-we-shall-do-great-things Sermon (Complete) by Isidore Clarke Topics: God , Calling , Peter , Trust Source: Torch: Catholic Homilies from the Dominican Friars Isidore Clarke's homily focuses on God's call of Isaiah in Isaiah 6:1-8, Jesus' call of Simon Peter in Luke 5:1-11, and the greatness of God revealed despite, and through, our weakness. Full Text Hymns on ordinary time God Is HerePD
Praise, My Soul, the King of HeavenPD
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!PD
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The One True King Commentary/Exegesis by Amy Merrill Willis https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/revised-common-lectionary/christ-the-king-2/commentary-on-daniel-79-10-13-14 Commentary/Exegesis by Amy Merrill Willis Topics: King , Righteousness Source: Working Preacher Commentary on Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14, by Amy Merrill Willis, who explores how the imagery emphasizes God's righteous kingship in contrast to the rule of secular, pagan kings, setting up the coming of Christ the king. God Meets Us Article by John W Martens http://americamagazine.org/content/the-word/god-meets-us Article by John W Martens Topics: Theophany , Work , God's Presence , Preparation Source: America: The Jesuit Review Juxtaposing Isaiah's call narrative with Jesus' call to the disciples, John W. Martens' article on Isaiah 6 and Luke 5:1-11 explains that God meets us in our ordinary lives and prepares us for our work. Children of the Father? Commentary/Exegesis by Gail Ramshaw https://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2016-05/children-father Commentary/Exegesis by Gail Ramshaw Topics: Law , Language , Gender , Gospel Source: The Christian Century Reflecting on Romans 8:14-17 and John 14:8-17, Gail Ramshaw asks whether the imagery of God as father was a cultural adaptation and prays that the Spirit of the risen Christ would lead us into truth. It's About God Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Childress https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-01/its-about-god Commentary/Exegesis by Kyle Childress Topics: Church , Jesus , Conversation , Ministry Source: The Christian Century In this reflection on Isaiah 6:1-8, Luke 5:1-11, and 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Kyle Childress reminds us that our call is to keep talking of God and pointing to Jesus Christ with our lives. Father, Brother, and Spirit Sermon Illustration by Tracy Earl Welliver http://4lpi.com/blog/father-brother-and-spirit/ Sermon Illustration by Tracy Earl Welliver Topics: Trinity , God's oneness , God , Relationship Source: Connect! Sunday Reflection In Romans 8:14-17, Paul speaks of how God relates to us in all three persons in one sentence. God is Spirit, Father, and brother all at the same time. Holiness and Glory Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam https://www.workingpreacher.org/commentaries/narrative-lectionary/isaiahs-call-and-sending/commentary-on-isaiah-61-8 Sermon Starter/Outline by Roger Nam Topics: Death , Holiness , Prophets , Fire Source: Working Preacher Isaiah 6:1-8 makes two assumptions: (1) holiness, and not military might, will protect the people; (2) the glory of the Lord goes far beyond the borders of the vast Assyrian empire. Jesus and Nicodemus Drama by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2014/02/readers-theatre-john-3-1-17.html Drama by Christine Longhurst Topics: Scripture Reading , Jesus , Worship Planning Source: Re-Worship This is a readers’ theatre setting in three voices of John 3:1-17 where Jesus and Nicodemus share a conversation. Shaking the Foundations Audio/Video by Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/shaking-the-foundations/871/ Audio/Video by Robert Barron Topics: Forgiveness , Grace , Sin Source: Word on Fire Isaiah 6:1-13 reminds us of grace, shaking us to the foundations, provoking in us a keen awareness of our own sinfulness, and offering us the liberating power of the forgiveness of our sins.