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.
Nicodemus in the Shadows
Peter Wallace's reflection on Jesus’ ministry and death, based on texts from the gospel of John, is written from the perspective of Nicodemus who questions what it would be worth risking to stand with Jesus.
Miracles of Jesus - Study Resources
This table contains a list of miracles performed by Jesus, the location of each miracle, and the Scriptural references to the miracle.
An Ordinary Miracle
Kathleen Norris talks about living in wonder and noticing how God works miracles through words we speak. They are seeds sown into a human heart that may yield much fruit.
Miracle of the Ass
This 15th century sculpture by Donatello depicts St. Anthony's "Miracle of the Ass," where a donkey that stubbornly refused its food sinks to its knees in front of a host, which Anthony provides.
Miracles that Provide
Roger Nam reflects on four themes in 2 Kings 4:42-44: hospitality, doubt, human agency, and provision. We are vehicles for God’s miracles. Sometimes we doubt and question, but in the end, God supplies abundantly.
Miracles And Science
This sermon starter considers both the science and the theology of miracles, advocating for a position that understands God to work within natural processes while still making space for miracles, prayer, and special providence.
Miracle of the Repentant Son
This 15th century bronze relief by Donatello depicts the Miracle of the Repentant Son, where, according to legend, the severed leg of a repentant youth was reattached by St. Anthony.
Miracles, Science, and the Laws of Nature
Ard Louis discusses belief in science vs. belief in God and miracles that occur. He focuses on what science is and what limits it can present when looking at nature.
Full Text Hymns on Miracles
It Took a Miracle©
I Believe in MiraclesPD
All that you need is a miracle©
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The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes
This 16th century painting by Tintoretto depicts the Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes from Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, Luke 9:12-17, and John 6:1-14.
Moses and the Israelites after the Miracle of Water from the Rock
This 16th century painting by Lucas van Leyden depicts Moses and the Israelites after the miracle of water from the rock from Exodus 17.
Miracle of Multiplication
Preaching on Christ's miraculous feeding in Matt 14:13-21, Aidan Nichols meditates on the even greater miracle it points to, the nourishment of God's life poured into us, in glimpses at the Eucharist, in fullness in heaven.
Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus
This resource introduces the picture book Miracle Man: The Story of Jesus. This book, which would be useful for children's sermons or teaching, tells Jesus' story through his miracles.
History of Hymns: “Amazing Grace” (Part 2)
C. Michael Hawn offers background and commentary on the 1779 iconic and universally sung hymn by John Newton (1725-1807): "Amazing Grace." Part 2 of 2 focuses on stanzas 2-6 of the beloved hymn.
Seeing Epiphany Whole
An article by Steven Harmon on Epiphany. Epiphany can seem like a cacophony of disjointed events: the Magi’s visit to Bethlehem, Christ’s baptism by John, and Christ’s miracle at the wedding at Cana.