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Why Ash Wednesday? Ash Wednesday became the day that marked the beginning of the Lenten renewal. Laura Smit explores the use of ash on Ash Wednesday and the implications for believers. Resource type: Article Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Laura Smit
Ash Wednesday A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Marvin A. McMickle
Ash Wednesday Worship Outline of a worship service of repentance and renewal for Ash Wednesday, including prayers, invitation, scripture, music, imposition of ashes, benediction, and a link to a meditation by Debra Rienstra. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Debra Rienstra
Ash Wednesday: Crisis and Repentance This podcast considers texts for Ash Wednesday, suggesting the penitential prayer of repentance from Psalm 51 and the communal crisis from Joel 2 as key preaching themes. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Working Preacher Author: Rolf Jacobson
The Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday ... us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when we don ashes and hear the call to return ... Resource type: Image Source: Loyola Press Author: Daniella Zsupan-Jerome
Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs. Resource type: Sermon Illustration Source: The African American Lectionary Author: William H. Wiggins, Jr.
Contemporary Service for Ash Wednesday This outline of an Ash Wednesday service provides video, prayer, and song suggestions. Resource type: Service Outline Source: Discipleship Ministries
Lament: Ash Wednesday This reflection gets to the heart of Ash Wednesday and the season of Lent by exploring Joel 2 and our need to pray, to fast, to mourn, and to read God’s Word. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Sermons That Work Author: Joslyn Ogden Schaefer
A Blessing in the Ashes Ash Wednesday is the subject of a collection including a painting, reflection, poem, and other resources. The author writes about the grief of burying her husband and the power of ashes and dust in God's hands.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The Painted Prayerbook Author: Jan Richardson
Cross of Wood A black and white symbol imitating the ashen mark of the cross, suggesting the ruggedness and earthiness of our sinfulness and the suffering and death of Christ on our behalf. Resource type: Image Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Author: Elizabeth Steele Halstead
Full Text Hymns on Ash Wednesday Dust and Ashes Touch Our FacePD
Create in Me a Clean HeartPD
Lord, Who Throughout These Forty DaysPD
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The Call is Urgent A commentary on Joel 2:1-2, 12-17. The text calls us "to confess our sins, to remind ourselves of our mortality and frailty, and to hear the call to repentance or turning around from our sinful ways." Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week Author: Dennis Olson
Lent, A Necessary Time of Preparation This resource provides an introduction to Lent and offers a comprehensive guide to Lenten planning. It provides suggestions for selecting passages, ideas for a sermon series, questions to consider, and sample elements of worship. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
I Gave Up Gossip for Lent Dena Dyer shares her experience of giving up gossiping for lent, what it taught her about spiritual disciplines, and how it prepared her to be wowed by the resurrection story again. Resource type: Article Source: The High Calling Author: Dena Dyer
Clean Out Your Closet! Jesus’ teaching in these Ash Wednesday lectionary texts from Matthew 6 contrast inward faithfulness with outward appearances. Jesus calls his hearers to righteousness: an inward faithfulness and obedience to the spirit of the law of God.... Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: Patheos Author: Alyce M. McKenzie Hymn: Sound The Alarm, The Lord Is Near F. Richard Garland's hymn for Ash Wednesday is based on Joel 2:12-16, Isaiah 51:4-6 and Isaiah 58:6-7. It is set to the tune "Orientis Partibus." Resource type: Study Guide Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: F. Richard Garland Hymn: O God, Be Merciful To Me This hymn was composed in 2006, and inspired by Psalm 51. It is especially appropriate for Lent and Ash Wednesday. It is set to the tune, CRIMOND. Resource type: Song/Hymn Source: Discipleship Ministries Author: Carolyn Winfrey Gillette Sermon Brainwave 402 This podcast is a commentary on the Lectionary readings of Ash Wednesday (Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21; Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10) suggesting that reconciliation goes beyond the individual to extend to the communal whole. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Working Preacher Author: Rolf Jacobson Ash Wednesday Kenyatta Gilbert provides this commentary on Luke 4:1-13 for Ash Wednesday. There is a biblical exegesis, celebration of what Christ has done, descriptive details, and other sermon suggestions. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis Source: The African American Lectionary Author: Kenyatta R. Gilbert
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