Search ResultsBeatitudes A service outline based on the Beatitudes from Matthew 5:1-12. The liturgy transitions through each "blessed" statement with an Old Testament reading, New Testament reading, and sung prayer. It includes a worship outline. Beatitudes, not Be Attitudes The Beatitudes are difficult for even the most learned adult and sound like instructions to kids. Carolyn Brown from Worshiping with Children offers ways to make this text accessible to everyone in the congregational worship setting.... The Holiness of Place This article uses the psalms and the poetry of Wendell Berry to demonstrate the holiness of ordinary space. Beatitude Prayer A responsive prayer inspired by the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12), written with a social justice component. The prayer talks of blessing those who "hunger and thirst for justice," who are "merciful," and "persecuted for the sake of... ‘Beatitudes’ The Valaam Monastery is an Orthodox monastery in Russian. The monastery has a professional five-strong male-voice choir. In this video, we hear them sing the Beatitudes. Beatitudes: Version 2.0 This is a contemporary paraphrase of the Beatitudes from Matthew 5:3-12 and Luke 6:20-22. It was written by Harrison Adams. Beatitudes: Context, Content and Claim This commentary on Matthew 5:1-12 suggests that the familiarity of the beatitudes presents the preacher with a challenge, and goes on to examine their context, content and claim. Beatitude Acclamations This is a set of praise acclamations inspired by the beatitudes in Matthew 5:3-12. Call to Worship: Beatitudes Christine Longhurst presents Sidney Fowler's call to worship based on the Beatitudes (Luke 6:20-26; Matthew 5:3-12). "O God, call us together as you did those so long ago to discover your blessed people." Call to Worship: Beatitudes This is a contemporary call to worship inspired by the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12, Luke 6:20-22) that focuses on happiness. The Presentation of the Lord This resource provides suggestions for planning worship for the fourth Sunday after Epiphany, including preaching notes for Micah's call to walk with God, Paul's reflection on the foolishness of the gospel, and the Beatitudes. A Prayer of Thanksgiving and Praise from the Beatitudes This prayer of thanksgiving and praise by Bruce Prewer inspired by the Beatitudes is punctuated by a congregational response praising God for his enduring love. It works well for Thanksgiving Sunday, or a communion service. Full Text Hymns on Beatitudes The BeatitudesPD
See more hymns... Oscar Romero: Beatitude Made Flesh Jorge Lara-Braud recalls the life and sacrifice of Oscar Romero and reminds us that it is never too early or too late to choose the life of beatitude in this sermon on Matthew 5:1-12. ‘Blessed Beatitudes’ (a new retelling) An accomplished author and artist, John Stuart has penned a new retelling of beatitudes with ‘Blessed Beatitudes.’ Included in this post is a faux stained glass design titled 'Begin Again 2.' The Beatitudes Resources on the Beatitudes: two versions of the Beatitudes sung in contemporary Irish chant, an artists visual depiction, a sermon entitled "Some Modern Beatitudes," monks singing them, and an artist's image of Jesus teaching. Litany: Beatitudes Here’s a thanksgiving litany for the Blessed Ones, based on the Beatitudes (Luke 6:20-26; Matthew 5:3-12) suitable for use on All Saints Day (November 1). It is a prayer of remembrance and of blessing. Passive and active Beatitudes Commentary by Reginald Fuller on Zeph 3, Ps 146, 1 Cor 1, Matt 5: The beatitudes are both passive and active. Preaching a Beatitudes Inversion This sermon starter from Matthew 5:1-12 explores how Jesus challenges the normal perceptions of society in the Beatitudes and challenges preachers to not fall victim to producing slogans and behavioral mandates. Song: Beatitudes (India) Ambika Prasad composes and sings "Beautitudes," a 9-minute video related to Matthew 5:3–12. Additional images of India from Daniel Plasman, minister and photographer, tell his story of the Beatitudes from his experiences in India. Beatitudes in the Desert Study Guide / Adult Sunday School lesson drawn from the Sermon on the Mount, focusing on self-denial and the new monasticism. Includes reflection questions and liturgical elements.