A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary.
Hymn: When God Envisioned Love’s Birth
This hymn is a part of a series from the letter to the Ephesians. It is based on Based on Ephesians 3:1-12, for use on Epiphany Sunday or the Epiphany of the Lord
Sermon Brainwave 218
This podcast is a commentary on the Lectionary texts of the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Mark 1:29-39; Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11, 20c; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23) that discusses the relationship between restoration and service to God.
This 1988 painting by John August Swanson depicts Epiphany from Matthew 2:1-12, where the Magi visit Christ.
Distinctive Traditions of Epiphany
An article on celebrating Epiphany: "Three traditions - baking a Kings' Cake, marking a door lintel with the Magi's blessing, and elaborating worship with lighted candles - help us interpret the Christmas season appropriately."
Sermon Brainwave 276
This podcast is a commentary on the Lectionary readings for the Fourth Sunday of Epiphany (Luke 4:21-30; Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; 1 Corinthians 13:1-13) exploring the provocative nature of the gospel and the polemic of love.
Sermon Brainwave 274
This podcast is a commentary on the Lectionary readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany (John 2:1-11; Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 36:5-10; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11) exploring how joy relates to spiritual gifts and the wedding in Cana.
This 1962 painting by Albert Herbert depicts Epiphany from Matthew 2:1–2, 11, where three Magi make their way to the stable where the baby Jesus in his manger.
Baptism and Epiphany
Here is a commentary on Matthew 2:1-12 and Galatians 3:23-28 from Regina Langley for baptism and Epiphany. She includes current context, biblical exegesis, the "senses", and other sermon suggestions.
Epiphany: Light for All Gentiles
Carolyn Brown offers ways to observe and celebrate Epiphany with children in mind. Worshiping with Children is a lectionary-driven weekly resource for building inclusive and engaging child-friendly worship services for the entire congregation.
The Festival of Nativity
Epiphany "completes the season of Christmas by inviting us to discern the identity of the Christ child." Adult Sunday School Lesson / study guide about traditions surrounding the Festival of Epiphany. Liturgical elements and study questions...
This article is a collection of exegetical insights on Scripture readings for the six Sundays of Epiphany in which the author argues that the best resource for a sermon is the preacher's own Spirit-filled imagination.
Full Text Hymns on Epiphany
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Offertory Prayers for Epiphany
This is a series of four Offertory Prayers for congregational use, based on Isaiah 62:1-5, Matthew 2:1-12, Luke 3:15-22, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 and Psalm 71:1-6. Included is an Invitation to the Offering.
Epiphany Prayer: God of All Good Gifts
A prayer of petition or dedication for Epiphany. This prayer asks God for mercy, that our lives would be an offering as we look to God to rule with justice (Matthew 2:1-12).
History of Hymns: “A Star Shone Bright”
This offers background and commentary on F. Richard Garland's 2006 Christmas hymn, "A Star Shone Bright."
Third Sunday after Epiphany: The Call of Repentance and Sharing Good News
Primarily focusing on Mark 1:14-20, this podcast discusses exegesis and preaching ideas on the lectionary texts for third Sunday after Epiphany.
The Art for Epiphany
Epiphany is when we remember the nations coming to worship Christ. Sadao Watanabe made several stencil woodblocks for Epiphany. Some examples include three Kings and Magi being told in a dream to return home another way.
History of Hymns: “We Three Kings”
This offers background and commentary on the John H. Hopkins, Jr. (1820-1891) Christmas carol, "We Three Kings."
This 15th century painting by Fernando Gallego depicts the Epiphany from Matthew 2:11, where the magi bow down and worship Christ.
This is a poem titled Epiphany by Christopher Villiers, fitting for the season of Advent or Ephiphany.