The Power of Persistence, Part 2
Alyce McKenzie’s commentary on Luke 18:9-14 focuses on the tax collector’s prayer, elucidating the difference between the genuine humility through which God can work and the self-deprecation that keeps us from trusting God to work.
Pilgrim Book of Bible Stories
"The Pilgrim Book of Bible Stories" is designed as a child's (3rd-6th grade) study Bible, based on the NRSV. Over 250 stories are arranged in biblical sequence, with pictures, annotations, explanations, and easy navigation.
Pilgrim’s Progress: You Can’t Make it Alone
Personality change, the transformation of character, the conversion of the self is a process, a journey, a pilgrimage and faith becomes real by becoming internalized. John Mulder and "Pilgrims Progress" explain.
Pilgrims and Nomads
Michael Rogness provides commentary on Luke 9:51-62, where Jesus speaks about discipleship and about the implications of following him. Being a disciple gives us a whole new identity, part of which is being nomads and pilgrims.
Pilgrims, Processions, and Palm Sunday
This sermon draws on the eyewitness account of Egeria, an early pilgrim to Jerusalem, who marveled at the devotion of the Palm Sunday procession from the Mount of Olives to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
"Pilgrim of Sorrow" and "The Modern Joshua"
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by the Jewel Gospel Singers in 1963, with the songs "Pilgrim of Sorrow" and "The Modern Joshua."
The Quintessential Pilgrim
This sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 teaches that it is always disturbing when God enters our lives. It also reminds us, as Christians, we are all pilgrims called to follow Jesus deeper into the Kingdom of God.
A pilgrim people following a living God
As a pilgrim people following a living God, awe, wonder and praise are the best responses to God’s leadership during crisis--plus practicing humility and generosity with others as they seek to do the same.
Pilgrims on This Earthly Journey
Hymn that celebrates the gifts of all people in God's family, "Pilgrims on This Earthly Journey," by Jeanie Miley. Tune WEBSTER 184.108.40.206., by David Bolin.
Pilgrims on This Earthly Journey
Hymn that celebrates the gifts of all people in the family of God, "Pilgrims on This Earthly Journey," by Jeanie Miley. Tune WEBSTER 220.127.116.11., by David Bolin.
A Pilgrim Psalm
This commentary on Psalm 130 explores the nature of the Psalm and its use as a "pilgrim Psalm" for Jerusalem travelers of ancient Israel and also a penitential Psalm in the medieval Church.
A book review, written by Virginia Thomas, of the children's book Molly's Pilgrim. Thomas summarizes this book about a Russian Jewish family assimilating in New Jersey, adding biblical connections and "faith talk" questions.
Full Text Hymns on Pilgrim
The Pilgrim's SongPD
I'm a Pilgrim, and I'm a StrangerPD
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What is a Christian Pilgrim?
Brett Webb-Mitchell shares his experiences of being a Christian pilgrim and going on several pilgrimages all around the globe, learning that every day is a new day to understand and know God's love.
The Infant Jesus Distributing Bread to Pilgrims
This 17th century painting by Bartolome Esteban Murillo depicts the Infant Jesus distributing bread to elderly pilgrims, an action symbolizing charity.
This video features a new hymn, "Fallen Pilgrim," based on Psalm 6, accompanied by acoustic guitar and written by a a poet and retired priest. The lyrics are raw, poetic, prayers of confession turned to praise....
Affirmation of Faith: A Pilgrim People
Christine Longhurst presents an affirmation, "We Are a Pilgrim People," from the Uniting Church in Australia. It acknowledges that "we live and work between the time of Christ's death and resurrection and the final consummation."
The Soul-Stirring Gospel Sounds of the Pilgrim Travelers Featuring Louis Rawls
This album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by Louis Rawls and The Pilgrim Travelers in 1966 and includes the songs "Wade in the Water;" "Sweet Chariot;" and many others.
The best of the Pilgrim Travelers Vol. 1
This 33 1/3 rpm album from the Baylor Black Gospel Music Restoration Project was recorded by the Pilgrim Travelers in 1970, with songs "I was there when the Spirit came," "Blessed be the name," etc.
Vocation: On being Pilgrims
Jes Kast wonders if vocation might be broader than we often think it is, arguing that the best definition of vocation is discipleship, and disciples live as pilgrims. Vocation should therefore shift from "what" to "how."
American Pilgrims Were Heroic and Flawed
Describing that American pilgrims were heroic and flawed, this sermon illustration shows how God can use us despite our weakness and sinfulness. It is appropriate for 1 John 1:8, 2 Corinthians 4:7-10, and 1 Timothy 1:15.