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Let Us Worship The Lord

Kevin Mayhew

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This compendium of prayers, reflections, Bible-based monologues, sermon ideas and full services is a valuable resource for those who devise and lead worship. As well as more general material, the focus is on the two great festivals of Christmas, Holy Week and Easter.
This compendium of prayers, reflections, Bible-based monologues, sermon ideas and full services is a valuable resource for those who devise and lead worship. As well as more general material, the focus is on the two great festivals of Christmas, Holy Week and Easter.

The book contains over 300 prayers, with opening prayers, confessions, intercessions and blessings set out for the Christian Year and specific topics.

The material is drawn from books already published by our popular author, John Cox and is brought together here to assist those looking for background information, ideas for sermons, prayers and talks as they prepare to lead congregations in their worship.

The reflections will both stimulate and encourage them in their own spiritual journey.
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Product Code1501542
NameLet Us Worship The Lord
SupplierKevin Mayhew
AuthorJohn Cox
ISBN9781848678903
Barcode9781848678903
Short DescriptionThis compendium of prayers, reflections, Bible-based monologues, sermon ideas and full services is a valuable resource for those who devise and lead worship. As well as more general material, the focus is on the two great festivals of Christmas, Holy Week and Easter.
Pack Size1
Size252mm x 174mm
Count328 Pages
CoverPaperback
Date Published13 Jan 2017
Lead Time3 weeks (approx.) if out of stock
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Since ordination, nearly 40 years ago, John has been a parish priest; Senior Selection Secretary at Church House, Westminster; Director of Ordinands, and  Canon  at  Southwark Cathedral;


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Feasts and Festivals

Advent
Advent wreaths and Candles
Christmas
Epiphany
Ash Wednesday
Mothering Sunday
Palm Sunday
Holy Week
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Holy Saturday
Easter
The biblical accounts
The Easter liturgy
a. The Service of the Light
b. The Vigil.
c. The Liturgy of Initiation.
The Easter garden
Ascension Day
Whit Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Harvest Festivals
All Saints and All Souls

Prayers

Opening Prayers
Confessions
Intercessions
Blessings
Seasonal prayers
Advent
Christmas
Epiphany
Palm Sunday
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Holy Saturday
Easter
Pentecost
Trinity
Transfiguration
Harvest
All Saints and All Souls

General Prayers

Ambition
Anger
Baptism
Beauty
Bereavement
Call
Comfort
Commitment
Courage
Duty
Fairness
Faith
Forgiveness
Future
Generosity
Glory
God’s purposes
God’s Word
Good News
Gratitude
Guidance
Healing
Holiness
Hope
Humour
Justice
Leaders
Light
Love
Motives
Obedience
Peace
Petition
Possessions
Prayer
Prejudice
Presence
School
Sensitivity
Spirit
Suffering
Testing
Thanks
Trust
Truth
Wisdom
Wonder
World
Worship
Worth

Thoughts and reflections

Good news to the poor
Release to captives
Sight to the blind
Freedom to the oppressed
Prophets and prophecy
The Word of the Lord – Isaiah
Worship and Justice
A new leader
The Word made flesh
For all the world
Christmas Eve – expectation
Christmas Day – the presence of God
Ash Wednesday – Fast
Palm Sunday
Confrontation – the cleansing of the Temple
Preparation – the costly ointment
Betrayal
The Last Supper
At the foot of the cross
Resurrection
Emmaus
The power of Resurrection life
Pride
Ambition
Tolerance

In their own words – biblical characters

Old Testament
1. Sarah – you must be joking!
2. Abraham – a terrible test
3. Rebekah – you’re my favourite
4. Jacob – what a struggle
5. Aaron – the pressure of leadership
6. Naomi – a wonderful daughter-in-law
7. Samuel – not happy
8. The Queen of Sheba – a matter of trade
9. Jonah – where’s the justice in that?

New Testament

10. Anne – just an ordinary child really
11. Elizabeth – miracles run in our family
12. The lodging keeper – don’t blame me
13. Melchior, the wise man – we thought we knew
14. The woman at the well – a life-changing meeting
15. Zacchaeus – repentant rogue
16. Mary – nothing is too precious
17. The donkey owner – you only have to ask
18. Pilate – what is the truth?
19. The soldier – you never forget the first time
20. Mary of Magdala – seeing isn’t everything
21. Peter – what a boaster

Services for Holy Week and Easter

1. Palm Sunday – procession
2. An evening act of worship for Monday of Holy Week
3. An evening act of worship for Tuesday of Holy Week
4. An evening act of worship for Wednesday of Holy Week
5. A service for Maundy Thursday – the Exodus meal
6. Good Friday – Execution
a. A dramatic reading of the Passion
b. Christ crucified – meditations on the Passion
c. The Crucifixion – the witness of the Scriptures
7. Holy Saturday – the in-between time. A vigil
8. Easter Day
a. The Easter Light
b. The Easter Garden
c. Easter service – a celebration of resurrection