Search ResultsPop-In Jesus In this lectionary reflection, Alyce McKenzie examines the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus, where he responds to the needs of the people he encounters, and leaves again with a promise of the Holy Spirit (Luke 24:36-48). History of Hymns: “Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise” This offers background and commentary on Charles Wesley's 1739 hymn, "Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise.” Jesus and Anger: Does He Practice What He Preaches? Although often sourced in his foreknowledge, how Jesus handles his anger provides a model for Christians today. He knows how to be indignant, irate--even furious, but without the slightest trace of derision, contempt, or abuse. Jesus as a Prophet - Study Guide Adult Sunday School Lesson / Study Guide about the words and actions of Jesus imitating the prophets, where Jesus saw his ministry continuing/bringing to climax the work of the prophets. Liturgical elements and discussion questions included. Hearing Parables in the Patch Joel Snider reviews Clarence Jordan's interpretation of Jesus’s parables, which arose from not only his academic study, but also his small-town background and experiences in establishing the interracial Koinonia Farm in the 1940s. History of Hymns: “Jesus, Tempted in the Desert” This offers background and commentary on the Herman G. Stuempfle, Jr. (1923-2007) hymn, "Jesus, Tempted in the Desert." Forgiveness Is God's Purpose Study guide on forgiveness. It includes a reflection on Luke 4:14-30, discussion questions, and a departing hymn as well as a leader's guide. Full Text Hymns on Jesus Christ's Humanity At the Name of JesusPD
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See more hymns... Jesus, Son and Brother A Bible meditation and discussion questions for Hebrews 5:7-10. The passage reveals how Jesus lived a life free of anxiety and full of obedience. He also shows us how to pray. Jesus: A Model for Living Authentically Jesus is the Son of God, but his real humanity is often overlooked. Here Wallace points to Jesus's moral and emotional authenticity and suggests that it is the model for our authentic human life. Walking the Walk (of the Stations of the Cross) In this article, Carmen Acevedo Butcher discusses how walking the stations of the cross—a devotional path of reflection and repentance based on events in the passion and resurrection of Christ—is being adapted in creative ways today. Jesus and Women Shauna St. Clair offers a sermon starter and commentary on Luke 7:11-11, focusing on Jesus's relationship with women for a service during March, which is Women's History Month. Dorothy Day's Radical Hospitality Describing the history of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, this article by Coleman Fannin suggests that committing to voluntary poverty allows us to practice nonviolence and acts of mercy to the poor.