Death Is Swallowed Up: Easter Sunday Resources (B)
Worship resources for Easter Sunday (Year B). Includes a litany, call to confession, prayer of confession, assurance of pardon, and song suggestions.
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.
Ash Wednesday: Cultural Resources
This worship resource for Ash Wednesday provides the following cultural resources: historical information, a prose excerpt, and traditional songs.
Reading Julian on Good Friday
Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor.
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.
Glory and Taxes
This lectionary resource includes liturgy planning, song suggestions, readings, prayers, and sermon starter notes on Moses' request to see God's glory, and the Pharisees' attempt to trap Jesus by questioning him about paying taxes.
Glory in the Wilderness
This is a sermon starter on Exodus 16:2-15 suggests that the Spirit of God turns us toward the wilderness, toward suffering, and against all odds, may reveal to us God's glory in the end.
Glory and Love
This commentary on John 13:31-35 focuses on the themes of glory and love, suggesting that all works that show God's glory are at their core works of love.
This article is a word study on "glory" and its divergent connotations in worship and modern culture.
Although moments of crisis may naturally prompt us to seek self serving interests, Jesus teaches us that his glory is something different than our natural inclinations might pursue.
Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom
A 4th-century sermon is still preached every Easter in Orthodox churches. This poetic sermon is heard but once a year, but many worshipers know it by heart.
Glory, Glory, Hallelujah
True glory lies in being willing to let go, to lose one’s life in this world in love for the glory of God’s name. A sermon starter by Eleonore Stump for John 12:20-33.
Full Text Hymns on Glory
Glory, Glory HallelujahPD
To God Be the GloryPD
Glory to His NamePD
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Glory of God
A sermon-starter for John 17:20-26: "Glory can be... everything we usually associate with the glory of God: luminous, splendid, mind-boggling, blinding...But glory can also come through the grace and truth of the very humble incarnate Lord...
Glory and Grace
In this study guide, Grey Maggiano notes the themes of God's glory in Isaiah 64:1-9, restoration in Psalm 80, strength and grace in 1 Corinthians 1:3-9, and the second advent in Mark 13:24-37.
Glory To You, Lord
This song, "Glory to You, Lord," was composed by Kathryn Pacelli in 2008, and is suitable for Communion, Lent, Prayer, or other uses.
A Lenten message on Mark 9:2-9. Canon Brian Cole explores the glory of God as revealed on the mount of Transfiguration. He says, "we get to glimpse the Glory of the Christ in our ordinary time."
Glory to the LORD
According to Daniel Quanstrom, Psalm 29, possibly the oldest psalm, adapts language and patterns derived from Canaanite songs of Baal, to declare emphatically that Yahweh alone is worthy of glory.
Glory Revealed in Unity
As the clearest revelation of Christ’s glory, the church is called to repent of our divisions, trust God’s plan, and use our gifts to show how Jesus brings unity even to people who were formerly enemies....
Glory in a Storm
In his commentary on Psalm 29, James Limburg focuses on the awesome, mighty, and heavy glory of God embodied in a storm.
"Glory": Unbridled Commitment
The soldiers in the film, "Glory," who remained on duty even under threat of execution, can illustrate full commitment in service to Christ, as in Ephesians 6:7 and Psalm 27:1-4.