A sermon starter and commentary by Marvin McMickle on 2 Corinthians 5:20b–6:10, for Ash Wednesday in the African American Lectionary.
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.
Pentecost equipped believers to be understood by the diverse crowd gathered. And it empowered them to live and die for the cause of the Gospel. This commentary includes biblical commentary and background on Pentecost.
Pentecost is the day we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit in power. This lectionary resource helps us prepare a service by providing preaching notes, hymn suggestions and more.
A sermon outline for Pentecost Sunday which focuses on the Holy Spirit and congregants rededicating themselves to God's Spirit. This resource includes sermon notes, illustrations, and music.
Pentecost beyond church walls
Pentecost is God using God’s people to be a catalyst for transformation and to reach those who have been overlooked or considered beyond the bounds of ministry, writes Natasha Jamison Gadson.
In this devotional, Dale Cooper reflects that the Pentecost season is a time for the church to remind believers of their daily, lifelong call to bear witness to the Lord and follow the mission of the...
Pentecost and the Witness of the Spirit
Reginald H. Fuller offers in-depth commentary on readings for Pentecost. He notes the origins of the feast, the multiple comings of the Spirit, the question of glossolalia, and more.
Pentecost and the Holy Spirit
Reginald H. Fuller provides commentary on various passages from Scripture that relate to Pentecost—Genesis 11:1-9, Exodus 19:3-8, 16-20, Ezekiel 37:1-14, Joel 3:1-5, Psalm 104, Romans 8:22-27, and John 20:19-23.
Acts 2:5-37 is one of the most exciting moments in Christian history. The day of Pentecost, the conversion of thousands, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. What happened during and after this event?
Resurrection Apprehension: Lots of Ideas to Calm Those Easter Sermon Fears
Preaching on Easter every year can bring up apprehension, but Louis E. Lotz helps by giving possible sermon topics and thoughts.
Pentecost: I Will Pour out My Spirit
This comprehensive worship planning resource for Pentecost focuses on the "pouring out" of the Holy Spirit, and includes sermon starter notes, song suggestions, prayers, and responsive readings.
Full Text Hymns on Pentecost
On Pentecost They Gathered©
Breathe on me, Breath of GodPD
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Pentecost: Celebrating the Coming of the Holy Spirit.
This full worship planning resource is for celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, the fiftieth day after Easter: a day for celebrating the fullness of the Spirit's work in and through us.
This commentary is on Acts 2:1-8 which speaks on Pentecost being a time to remember the commitment made to the Spirit's transformational work. Included here is a biblical commentary, liturgy notes, and causes for celebration.
Pentecost is in trouble because the church has adopted the entrepreneurial tactics of the business world; and the more we try to put the Spirit to work for us, the further we get from Pentecost truth.
Pentecost Prophesy and Prayers of Confession
Sermon and service planning notes for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, focusing on the tax collectors prayer of confession, Joel's Pentecost prophesy and Paul's life as sacrifice.
This 1997 painting by Sawai Chinnawong depicts Pentecost from Acts 2:1-13, putting the Christian disciples in the position and postures assumed by the Buddha in Thai Buddhist art. (Scroll down for image.)
Pentecost is a day about religion, that human pattern of behavior that tells stories and repeats rituals in order to move people toward communal well-being.
This contemporary painting by Irish artist Nora Kelly depicts Pentecost from Acts 2:1-4. (Scroll down for image.)
Pentecost: Commentary on Acts 2:1-21 and Acts 4:27-31
Andrea Walker provides this sermons starter for Pentecost Sunday that includes textual analysis, sermon outline, illustrations, sermon introduction, and suggested songs for a worship service.