Search ResultsLent, 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.
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See more hymns... God's Faithfulness This sermon starter for Judges 6:1-10, 11-32, and 33-40 provides key theological themes (God's faithfulness, Israel's leadership, and divine strength), an illustration idea, and historical and cultural context for preaching on the story of Gideon. Faithfulness and Love A sermon starter on Psalm 85, Hosea 1:2-10; Luke 11:1-13 and Colossians 2:6-19 about God's faithfulness and love--in living and in prayer. Faithfulness in Jeremiah Within the framework of faithfulness to God, the book of Jeremiah offers a number of passages directly related to work. Joshua Moon and Alice Mathews provide a brief introduction to this topic. Great Is Thy Faithfulness Mark D. Roberts uses Lamentations 3:22-23 to reflect on praising God for his faithfulness in times of joy as well as times of sorrow. Jesus' faithfulness and ours Commenting on Galatians 2:15-21, Sarah Henrich emphasizes two aspects of faithfulness: the faithfulness of Jesus to the ways of God, and our own trust and faithfulness through which we receive the Spirit and live in Christ. Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers for Lent, based on Exodus 34:29-35, Deuteronomy 26:1-11, Isaiah 55:1-9; 2 Corinthians 3:12-18, 2 Corinthians 4:1-2 and Philippians 3:17-21. Included is an Invitation to the Offering. God's Faithfulness in Joseph's Life The story of Joseph is ultimately about the faithfulness of God. What God says, he does. What God promises, he always fulfills. And Jesus Christ is the ultimate fulfillment of God’s promises. Cultivating Faithfulness This reflection on gardening alludes to Psalm 37:3 and lays out 11 steps for growth in faithfulness. It is well suited as a sermon aide or illustration.