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The empty tomb -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Materials Large, rounded rock (1 for each child)
Like a butterfly -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Teachers or Parents: Our children should learn the true meaning
Egg-stra special day! -- John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 -- Easter Day - B
Teachers or Parents: Easter eggs are a long-standing
The Easter Drama -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Teachers: Create a short Easter drama with your students. You
A new life -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Materials: Clean, empty baby food jars with lids Glue

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Children's Activity Bulletin: John 20:1-18 -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B

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Children's Activity Bulletin: Mark 16:1-8 -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Easter Day - B

Commentary

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Waking to a New Day -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Wayne Brouwer -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
When builders dug in modern Rome to secure the footings for a new parking garage, they uncovered an
A Whole New World -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Frank Ramirez -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
This year’s scripture texts invite us to proclaim not only that Jesus is risen, but that the resurre
'Tis Pleasant to Repeat -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- David Kalas -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
Paul’s starting place in 1 Corinthians 15 is our starting place on Easter Sunday.
Life eternal transforms us -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Sandra Herrmann -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
Our scriptures today remind us that Easter is more than a welcoming of spring, and that our Easter m
An annual reminder -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 -- David Kalas -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
In the opening verse of our passage from the epistles, the apostle Paul writes, "Now I would remind
Surprise endings -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 2000
Most of us enjoy a surprise ending to a story.
Easter -- victory,vindication and validation -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 1994
George M. Wiseman has written:Too long the world has missed the Easter Glory,
Not for graveyards -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 1991
No doubt you have heard me say it before, "Easter is not for graveyards."
The Last Enemy -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
In 1 Corinthians 15, verse 26, Paul declares that "The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death."
An annual reminder -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- David Kalas -- Easter Day - B
In the opening verse of our passage from the epistles, the Apostle Paul writes, "Now I would remind

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'Tis Pleasant to Repeat -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- David Kalas -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
Paul’s starting place in 1 Corinthians 15 is our starting place on Easter Sunday.

Children's bulletin

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Children's Activity Bulletin: John 20:1-18 -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B

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Children's Activity Bulletin: Mark 16:1-8 -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Easter Day - B

Children's Liturgy and Story

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Broody's Chick -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Janice B. Scott -- Easter Day - B
The liturgy can start with a procession in which

Children's sermon

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Why Are You Crying? -- John 20:1-18 -- John Jamison -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
Object: A big rock.* * *
Missing Easter! -- Mark 16:1-8 -- John Jamison -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so
A new life -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
Good morning, boys and girls, it's Happy Easter Day!
A Surprise Ending -- John 20:1-18 -- Anna Shirey -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
First Thoughts: This story is so familiar to us we might not recognize the resurrection as a
They saw the resurrected Jesus -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning, boys and girls. Today I have something very special in a box.
The empty tomb -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning, boys and girls. Today is the biggest day in our Christian year. What day is it?
He is risen! -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning! What do they call this flower? (Show the
Like a butterfly -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning! Today is a very special Sunday. Can anybody
By God's grace we are ... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
How many of you know who Popeye is? (Let them answer.)
Egg-stra special day! -- John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning! Today we say "Christ is risen!" What does
Recharged back to life -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning, boys and girls. I brought a (name the object)
The best news ever -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning, boys and girls. Do you remember my story last
An important message -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B
Good morning, boys and girls. How many of you like important things?

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Unfinished Business -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Katy Stenta, Elena Delhagen -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
For March 31, 2024:
Time Lapse Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Thomas Willadsen, Bethany Peerbolte, George Reed, Katy Stenta -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
For April 4, 2021:
The First Fact Checkers -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
For April 1, 2018:
Jesus Has Left The Building / Not Here -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Leah Lonsbury, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
When the women coming to anoint Jesus’ body discover that his tomb is empty, their first reaction (u
Do-It-Yourself Resurrection? -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
On Easter Sunday we celebrate God's triumph over the power of death -- but while we are all mor
"shock And Awe" -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Carlos Wilton -- Easter Day - B
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Alive Again! -- Carlos Wilton, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman, Carter Shelley -- Easter Day - B

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Missing Easter! -- Mark 16:1-8 -- John Jamison -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so

Children's Story

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Mike's Great Disappointment -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Janice B. Scott -- Easter Day - B
Mike was fed up.

Devotional

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Easter Day -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Stephen P. McCutchan -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
Acts 10:34-43
The Resurrection Of Our Lord / Easter Day -- John 20:1-18 -- William W. Helland -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
John 20:1-18

Drama

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Everyone's Invited To The Feast! -- Isaiah 25:6-9, Acts 10:34-43, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:14-29 -- John A. Tenbrook -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
Thespian Theological Thoughts

Illustration

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Sermon Illustrations for Easter Day (2024) -- Isaiah 25:6-9, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Mark Ellingsen, Frank Ramirez, Bonnie Bates, Bill Thomas -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
Acts 10:34-43
Sermon Illustrations for Easter Day (2021) -- Isaiah 25:6-9, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Mark Ellingsen, Frank Ramirez, Bonnie Bates, Bill Thomas -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
Acts 10:34-43
Sermon Illustrations for Easter Day (2018) -- Isaiah 25:6-9, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Bob Ove, Mark Ellingsen, Frank Ramirez, Ron Love, Bonnie Bates, Bill Thomas -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
Acts 10:34-43
Sermon Illustrations for Easter Day (2015) -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Derl G. Keefer, Frank Ramirez, Mark Ellingsen, Bob Ove -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
Acts 10:34-43
Sermon Illustrations for Easter Day (2012) -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Acts 10:34-43
Leonard Sweet tells an old story... -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Leonard Sweet tells an old story about three African elders visiting the West.
Our system of justice is... -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Craig Kelly -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Our system of justice is based to a great degree on testimony.
Paul reminded the constituents... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Ron Love -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Paul reminded the constituents in the church at Corinth "of the good news that I proclaimed to you,
The boy was saddened and cried... -- John 20:1-18 -- Richard A. Hasler -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Chuck Swindoll in his book, Growing Deep in the Christian Life relates the story about a Sund
There is something fascinating about illusionists... -- John 20:1-18 -- Craig Kelly -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
There is something fascinating about illusionists like David Copperfield or Penn and Teller.
Acts 10:34-43br... -- John 20:1-18, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Isaiah 25:6-9 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Acts 10:34-43
Clarence Jordan wrote The Cotton... -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Clarence Jordan wrote The Cotton Patch Gospel, a version of the New Testament in the dialect
Linda and Lee bought a... -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Linda and Lee bought a forty-foot sailboat and lived aboard it sailing from Alaska to Mexico and bac
Fred and Anna lived next... -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Fred and Anna lived next to an Indian Reservation.
Victor Hugo's lengthy novel Les... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Victor Hugo's lengthy novel Les Miserables begins with an act of grace.
A friend of mine used... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
A friend of mine used to say, "I can always find 1 Corinthians 15, because it's where I spilled my c
For 2,000 years there have... -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
For 2,000 years there have been inquiries concerning proof of the resurrection, and questions are st
Why do people visit cemeteries... -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Why do people visit cemeteries? What is it they expect to find?
Last November, evangelist Billy Graham... -- John 20:1-18 -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Last November, evangelist Billy Graham celebrated his ninetieth birthday. Dr.

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Unfinished Business -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Katy Stenta, Elena Delhagen -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
For March 31, 2024:
Time Lapse Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Thomas Willadsen, Bethany Peerbolte, George Reed, Katy Stenta -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
For April 4, 2021:
The First Fact Checkers -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
For April 1, 2018:
Jesus Has Left The Building / Not Here -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Leah Lonsbury, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
When the women coming to anoint Jesus’ body discover that his tomb is empty, their first reaction (u
Do-It-Yourself Resurrection? -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
On Easter Sunday we celebrate God's triumph over the power of death -- but while we are all mor

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Back and Forward -- John 20:1-18 -- Peter Andrew Smith -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
“Dad?” Susan flipped on a light in the living room.

Intercession

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God Of Surprises... -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Janice B. Scott -- Easter Day - B
Prayers usually include these concerns and may follow this sequence:

Poems

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Easter Day -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Andrew Daughters -- Easter Day - B -- 1990
It’s Easter Day, a day of joy,a time to celebrate,a time to count our blessings
HE IS RISEN -- John 1:1-9, John 20:1-18 -- Andrew Daughters -- Easter Day - B -- 1990
He is risen. He is risen!Hear the women cry.John and Peter ran together,

Prayer

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The astonishing event of resurrection -- John 20:1-18 -- Dennis Koch -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
Gospel Note:

Preaching

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Unfinished Business -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Katy Stenta, Elena Delhagen -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
For March 31, 2024:
Time Lapse Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Thomas Willadsen, Bethany Peerbolte, George Reed, Katy Stenta -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
For April 4, 2021:
The First Fact Checkers -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
For April 1, 2018:
Jesus Has Left The Building / Not Here -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Leah Lonsbury, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
When the women coming to anoint Jesus’ body discover that his tomb is empty, their first reaction (u
Do-It-Yourself Resurrection? -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
On Easter Sunday we celebrate God's triumph over the power of death -- but while we are all mor
"shock And Awe" -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Carlos Wilton -- Easter Day - B
Dear Preacher,
Alive Again! -- Carlos Wilton, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman, Carter Shelley -- Easter Day - B

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Easter Sunday -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Mark Ellingsen -- Easter Day - B -- 2011
Theme of the DayEaster surprises. Collect of the Day
The Resurrection Of Our Lord/Easter Day -- Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Carlos Wilton -- Easter Day - B -- 2006
(Occurs in all three cycles of the lectionary; see The Resurrection Of Our Lord/Easter Day, Cycle
Easter Day -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Carlos Wilton -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
Theme For The Day
Resurrection Of Our Lord (Easter Day) -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8 -- Jerry L. Schmalenberger -- Easter Day - B -- 2002
Seasonal Theme
Easter Day -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Elizabeth Achtemeier -- Easter Day - B -- 2001
There are many people here this morning who do not normally come to Sunday services.
The Resurrection Of Our Lord (Easter Day) -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
COMMENTARY ON THE LESSONSLesson 1: Acts 10:34-43 (C, RC, E)
Resurrection Of The Lord -- Mark 16:1-8 -- Richard A. Jensen -- Easter Day - B -- 1996
We stand here at the climactic passage in Mark's Gospel.
Through Christ's resurrection we are raised to newness of life -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Russell F. Anderson -- Easter Day - B -- 1996
Theme For The Day: Through Christ's resurrection we are raised to newness of life.
Easter -- Psalm 118:14-24 -- Hugh H. Drennan -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
The Lord is my strength and my might; he has become my salvation.
The Resurrection Of Our Lord (Easter Day) -- Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25: 6-9, John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8 -- John R. Brokhoff -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
This passage looks forward to the day when God will offer a
Easter Vigil -- Mark 10:39b -- George M. Bass -- Easter Day - B -- 1990
(Note: Details about the Easter Vigil are included in the Lectionary Preaching Workbook, Cycle A.
The Resurrection of Our Lord -- Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43 -- George M. Bass -- Easter Day - B -- 1990
In the beginning of the Christian era, there was only the Resurrection of Our Lord.

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Unfinished Business -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Katy Stenta, Elena Delhagen -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
For March 31, 2024:
Time Lapse Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Thomas Willadsen, Bethany Peerbolte, George Reed, Katy Stenta -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
For April 4, 2021:
The First Fact Checkers -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
For April 1, 2018:
Jesus Has Left The Building / Not Here -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Leah Lonsbury, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
When the women coming to anoint Jesus’ body discover that his tomb is empty, their first reaction (u
Do-It-Yourself Resurrection? -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
On Easter Sunday we celebrate God's triumph over the power of death -- but while we are all mor
"shock And Awe" -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- Carlos Wilton -- Easter Day - B
Dear Preacher,
Alive Again! -- Carlos Wilton, Stephen P. McCutchan, Thom M. Shuman, Carter Shelley -- Easter Day - B

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Have You Ever Screwed Up? -- John 20:1-18 -- John Jamison -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
Have you ever screwed up? I mean, really, really screwed up?
The Gardens of Life -- John 20:1-18 -- John W. Clarke -- Easter Day - B -- 2011
I look forward to spring and I guess that we all do especially when we have had a hard winter.
The Difference Easter Makes -- Acts 10:34-43 -- David H. Webb -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
Once upon a time, a few years ago, a little boy came up to his pastor during Holy Week and said, "Sa
Death Meets The Lord -- Isaiah 25:6-9 -- Ken Lentz -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
The writer quoted in Isaiah 25 promises that an unlikely victory will occur.
Looking For Jesus? -- John 20:1-18 -- John S. Smylie -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
The Lord is risen! The Lord is risen indeed!
The Unbelievable Truth -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Nancy Kraft -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
I remember my first experience with death.
Lord Of All! -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Ron Lavin -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
A post-resurrection story is told about Lazarus, the man Jesus brought back from the dead.
True Resurrections -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- John T. Ball -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
Today, Easter is the central festival of the church, out of which comes two derivative festivals, Ch
Jesus Is Still Alive! -- John 20:1-18 -- David T. Ball -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
Today we Christians celebrate Easter Sunday.
Easter Transportation -- John 20:1-18 -- Robert A. Noblett -- Easter Day - B -- 2002
The eyes of our nation have, in recent time, twice been riveted on Antarctica and the need to rescue
Do You Hear What I Hear? -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Paul E. Robinson -- Easter Day - B -- 2002
I'm a bird lover, and spring time is prime time to get excited about our feathered friends.
Hear The Good News! -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- John A. Stroman -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
Throughout the world today great masses of Christians will gather for worship.
Till Death Do Us -- Unite -- Isaiah 25:6-9 or Acts 10:34-43 -- Paul W. Kummer -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
Pastor: Christ is risen!People: He is risen, indeed!
Calmly Plotting The Resurrection -- John 20:1-18 -- Donna E. Schaper -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
We have come to the end of a spiritual journey, one which we were faithful enough to take.
Death Shall Be No More -- Isaiah 25:6-9 -- E. Carver Mcgriff -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
Someone I love very much goes each year to a cemetery near her home, carrying a small teddy bear.
Easter Jogging -- John 20:1-18 -- Harry N. Huxhold -- Easter Day - B -- 1996
He is Risen. "He is Risen, indeed," we respond. We sound the trumpet.
The Easter Parade -- John 20:1-18 -- Charles Michael Mills -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
The Easter Parade is passing on us this morning. Dawn is
Easter: The Festival Of Joy -- Isaiah 25:6-9 -- Durwood L. Buchheim -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
In the book of Proverbs we read: "A glad heart makes a

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Back and Forward -- John 20:1-18 -- Peter Andrew Smith -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
“Dad?” Susan flipped on a light in the living room.
Despite Unreliable Witnesses -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 -- David O. Bales, Peter Andrew Smith -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
Contents“Despite Unreliable Witnesses” by David O. Bales
Failures For Jesus -- John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 -- David O. Bales, John Fitzgerald -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
Contents “Failures For Jesus” by David O. Bales
The Pastor's Past -- John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Sandra Herrmann -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
Contents "The Pastor's Past" by Sandra Herrmann* * * * * * *
Back From The Dead -- John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Frank Ramirez, Keith Hewitt, C. David Mckirachan, Sandra Herrmann -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
Contents"Regrets" by Keith Hewitt "Incarnation" by C. David McKirachan
He Saved My Life Today! -- John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Argile Smith, Larry Winebrenner, Lamar Massingill -- Easter Day - B -- 2009
ContentsWhat's Up This Week "He Saved My Life Today!" by Argile Smith
Life-Giving Plasma -- Psalm 23, Matthew 28:1-10 -- John E. Sumwalt And Jo Perry-sumwalt -- Easter Day - B
ContentsA Story to Live By: "Life-Giving Plasma" by Harold Weaver
Singing To Resurrection -- Mark 16:1-8, John 20:1-18, Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- Frank R. Fisher, Sil Galvan, Steven E. Burt, Kenneth Carlson -- Easter Day - B
Contents What's Up This Week A Story to Live By: "Maybe It's Just Too Good"

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Despite Unreliable Witnesses -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 -- David O. Bales, Peter Andrew Smith -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
Contents“Despite Unreliable Witnesses” by David O. Bales

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A "No Surprises" Easter -- John 20:1-18 -- David E. Leininger -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
Why do so many millions gather for worship on Easter morning?
The Crucifixion Of Monty -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Gregory L. Tolle -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
The Crucifixion Of Monty
"Christ Jesus Lay In Death's Strong Bands" -- Acts 10:34-43 -- Constance Berg -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
Christ Jesus lay in death's strong bandsFor our offenses given;
Resurrection -- John 20:1-18 -- John E. Sumwalt, Jo Perry-Sumwalt -- Easter Day - B -- 1996
The first time I saw Maggie she was selling herself on the street like hundreds of other runaway tee
My Dad, Marlie -- 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- John E. Sumwalt, Patricia Gallagher Marchant -- Easter Day - B
For I handed on to you as of first importance what I in turn had received: that Christ died for our

Worship

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Unfinished Business -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Thomas Willadsen, George Reed, Quantisha Mason-Doll, Katy Stenta, Elena Delhagen -- Easter Day - B -- 2024
For March 31, 2024:
Time Lapse Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Mary Austin, Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Thomas Willadsen, Bethany Peerbolte, George Reed, Katy Stenta -- Easter Day - B -- 2021
For April 4, 2021:
The First Fact Checkers -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Christopher Keating, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed, Bethany Peerbolte -- Easter Day - B -- 2018
For April 1, 2018:
Jesus Has Left The Building / Not Here -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, John 20:1-18 -- Christopher Keating, Dean Feldmeyer, Leah Lonsbury, Mary Austin, Ron Love, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2015
When the women coming to anoint Jesus’ body discover that his tomb is empty, their first reaction (u
Do-It-Yourself Resurrection? -- Mark 16:1-8, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Dean Feldmeyer, Mary Austin, George Reed -- Easter Day - B -- 2012
On Easter Sunday we celebrate God's triumph over the power of death -- but while we are all mor
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God, All Praise We Give To The Saviour -- Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26 -- Clyde W. Wentzell -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
Refrain God, all praise we give to the Saviour,
All Praise, This Easter Day! -- Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Clyde W. Wentzell -- Easter Day - B -- 2008
1. All praise, this Easter Day! Good news: The Saviour lives!
Theme: You Explain It -- Isaiah 25:6-9 -- Frank Ramirez -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
Call To Worship (Psalm 118:1-2, 8-9, 14, 18) One:
The Resurrection Of Our Lord -- Acts 10:34-43, Isaiah 25:6-9, John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 -- Charles And Donna Cammarata -- Easter Day - B -- 2005
Call To WorshipThis mini-drama can be used to open worship.
Easter Sunday -- Psalm 118:14-24 -- Frank Ramirez -- Easter Day - B -- 2002
Call To Worship (Psalm 118:14-24)
God Has No Favorites -- Acts 10:34-43 -- H. Burnham Kirkland -- Easter Day - B -- 2002
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God Raised Him -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Mark 16:1-8 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Easter Day - B -- 1999
Call To WorshipLeader: God is in charge. God raised Jesus. This is Easter.
Easter -- Acts 10:34-43, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, John 20:1-18 -- James R. Wilson -- Easter Day - B -- 1996
Call To WorshipLeader: Christ, our Lord, is risen from the dead. Praise be to the Lord!
The Empty Tomb -- John 20:1-18 -- Dallas A. Brauninger -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
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EASTER -- Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9, Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 -- B. David Hostetter -- Easter Day - B -- 1993
* CALL TO WORSHIP (responsively)This is the day on which the Lord has acted:
Jesus' resurrection -- John 20:1-18, Mark 16:1-8, John 20:1-9 -- Easter Day - B -- 1990
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Object: A pointing finger. You might find one of those large, foam, finger-pointing hands you see at sporting events. For more fun, you might create a hand for each child by (downloading and) printing the included image, pasting it on cardboard or posterboard, and cutting around the image so only the shape of the hand remains. My version assumes you are giving each child a hand to use, so adapt it as you need if you just use one hand.

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2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19
David danced before the Lord! What joy! To bring the law to the people, the covenant was a great joy for David — indeed for all the people. I wonder if other people were encouraged to dance and to celebrate? I was recently at an anniversary worship service and the celebration began with a liturgical dance. It filled my heart with joy to see the dancer embracing God and faith in movement. I wanted to move as well, and I suppose I swayed in my seat to the music and to the movement.
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Peter Andrew Smith
“Is everything alright?” Gran asked Lily. “That’s the second time you’ve checked your phone since you came to visit me.”

Lily felt her face grow warm. “Well, I was kind of hoping for a message from Brad.”

“Brad?” Gran raised an eyebrow, “I don’t think I’ve ever heard about him.”

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“About?”

Lily looked out the window of her grandmother’s nursing home room. “Nothing important.”

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Janice B. Scott
Andrew was hanging about on the age of the group, as usual. He hadn't many friends at this new school, even though he was already in his second term. The boys were playing their favourite game of "truth or dare", but nobody had invited Andrew to join in.

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James Evans
Psalm 24 celebrates the orderly reign of God over creation. It presupposes a world that has not been disrupted by tragedy or displacement -- in other words, the world as it was before the exile of Israel in 587 B.C.

From the vision of an ordered universe, the psalmist takes us to the holy mountain for worship. He poses the question, "Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place?" (v. 3).

Maurice A. Fetty
In the musical, West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein's modern paraphrase of Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria, the two lovers, confidently sing that there will be "a time for us," a time when their day for true love will arrive, a time when all the pieces will fit together, a time when the fulfillment they dream of will be realized, a time when human life will make sense, a time when the mysteries and questions will be resolved, a time when they will have the confidence they have not lived and loved in vain.

Linda R. Forsberg
"To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God, to devote the will to the purpose of God" (William Temple). "To worship is to change. To stand before the Holy One of eternity is to change. If worship does not change us, we have not truly worshipped." So begins the chapter on worship in Richard Foster's book, The Celebration of Discipline.
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The whole of today's gospel seems to be about John the Baptist. His death sentence was issued by Herod. His head was taken by a soldier of the guard. It was presented to Herodias on a platter and finally reached her mother who gloated over her revenge on the Baptizer.
Alan Bacon Bond
I have held in my hand the only known existing acheological evidence in the world, that crucifixion was actually practiced, as the Bible and other literature asserts.

At the Rockefeller Museum in Jerusalem, Joe Zias, a nephew to one of our group and custodian of the Dead Sea Scrolls, handed to us a hand-wrought iron spike about six inches long and with the tip bent over at right angles. There were some fragments of wood on the spike, but most startling was the fact that the spoke had been driven directly through an ankle bone.

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