Cycle A Gospel Sermons for Lent and Easter
David G. and Marian R. Plant
Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! provides fourteen cycle A gospel sermons for Lent/Easter. In these sermons you will see the mix of the lives of the Plants, committed to social justice, the important context of the role of the church as that which speaks for Christ, and the importance of the need for individuals to take up the challenge of living their faith more fully.

First Lesson Sermons For Lent and Easter, Cycle A
G. Edward Whetstone
The season of Lent and Easter find us Caught In The Acts -- caught in the acts of those who, as Luther said, are both saints and sinners all at once.
Those pastors who read sermons by other preachers, seeking

Lenten Dialogues For Lectionary Cycle B
Roger E. Timm

Useful for a midweek Lenten gathering, a Sunday worship service, a retreat setting, or private and group devotionals, Acting Out the Messages of Mark and John relies on simple dialogue and staging as it introduces us to biblical characters such as Peter and his wife, Anna; St. James the Less and his parents, Alphaeus and Mary; Nicodemus; Jairus; and Mary of Bethany. Timm imagines each character's response to their immersion into the often-surprising narrative of God's kingdom, and he reveals ancient questions that many within today's church still ponder: Who is this man named Jesus? What is our response to divine forgiveness? What does Jesus' resurrection mean for us?

Six Lenten Sermons And Worship Services
Robert C. McCreight
The Psalms have long been recognized as a rich resource for individual spiritual enrichment and for magnificent corporate liturgical expression in the life of the church.

The Psalms Were Made For Lent provides a collection of six sermo

Based on Gospel Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary
David O. Bales
To the Cross and Beyond takes us through Jesus' final days on earth as recounted in the Sundays of Lent and Easter. David O. Bales explores some of the gospel's best-known moments as Jesus journeys to Jerusalem and, ultimately, to the Cross and then the empty tomb.

A Sermon Series
Maurice A. Fetty
This sermon series for Lent/Easter is fast-paced and illustrated with stories and anecdotes that keep the attention of readers and listeners. With titles such as ”The Challenge To Change,” ”The Challenge Of Tragedy,” ”The Challenge Of No-Fault Religi...

Six Midweek Monologues and Services for Lent
Beth Huener
In The Word Has Come Down, Huener guides participants through the ashes of repentance of Ash Wednesday, journeying through Lent to the Last Supper of Maundy Thursday and the crucifixion of Good Friday, culminating in the revelation of the risen Jesus at Easter. Along the way, Huener stops to look at each of the main characters in these events, people like Caiaphas, Peter, Judas, Pontius Pilate, and the women at the tomb, allowing each one to tell their side of the story.

Messages For Good Friday
Maurice A. Fetty
For centuries, the cross has been the central symbol of Christianity -- and the ”Seven Last Words” of Jesus have been indelibly etched into the Christian conscience as these words remind us of the pain and torture that Jesus faced on our behalf. But

Lenten Sermons Comparing Jesus And Job
Wallace H. Kirby
These seven sermons will penetrate the hearts and souls of every listener ... because each one of us has been touched by the tragic side of life. Like Job, everyone sitting in a church pew has at one time or another screamed for a reason why, or e

Ten Sermons And Monologues
Carl B. Rife
By combining a compelling sermon series with an insightful group of monologues, At The Cross With Jesus offers flexible, effective resources that will keep the cross central in your congregation's minds and hearts during Lent. Practical for use in any church, large or small, the material in At The Cross With Jesus is perfect for midweek worship or Holy Week services, and could also be used for a Bible study.

The five moving messages in