Search ResultsThe Fight Between Carnival and Lent, art for Ash Wednesday Based on the painting, "The Fight Between Carnival and Lent" by Pieter Brueghel the Elder, this blog reflects on different aspects of the painting that point us to the beginning of Lent and Ash Wednesday, when...
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See more hymns... Holy Saturday and 'The Seed' This art piece by Polish artist Pawel Jonca is titled “The Seed.” It depicts Christ on Holy Saturday. Included also is a poem by William Coleman, entitled "Saturday Night in the Tomb." The Slumber of Holy Saturday This article discusses Holy Saturday in terms of the suffering of life. It suggests that in the "slumber" of Holy Saturday there is hope. Holy Saturday: A Service of the Word This is a full worship planning resource for Holy Saturday, based on Job 14:1–14, Psalm 31, 1 Peter 4:1-8 and Matthew 27:57-66. It includes liturgy planning, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more. 'Lamentations for Holy Saturday' Audio of the Tallis Scholars' performance of "Lamentations for Holy Saturday" by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina. Saturday of Harrowed Hearts Reflecting on the liminality of Holy Saturday between Good Friday and Easter, this article by Debra Rienstra discusses both God's death and how Christians have traditionally interpreted Jesus' activities in Hell while dead. Holy Thursday This sermon starter and commentary on Luke 22:7-65 offers worship resources from an African American perspective for a Holy Thursday service that takes us through the day before Christ's betrayal. Holy Saturday This Holy Saturday devotional grapples with the silence of God, including a prayer that laments God's silence and remembers his faithfulness.