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Easter 5 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Fifth Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (4 items)
Easter 5 from Water From the Well
on Acts 7:55-60 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 5 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 5 from Water From the Well
on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 5 from Water From the Well
on John 14:1-14 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Fifth Sunday of Easter
Village Shepherd (3 items)
Visions by Janice Scott
Sermon on Acts 7:55-60
Living Stones by Janice Scott
Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Giving up the comfort blanket by Janice Scott
Sermon on John 14:1-14


SermonStudio (15 items)
The Church That Jesus Built from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by Richard W. Ferris
Jesus, Our Rock Foundation from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 14:1-14 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Letting Go from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 by Bill Mosley
The Truth About Jesus from Tears Of Sadness, Tears Of Gladness
Sermon on John 14:1-14 by Albert G. Butzer, III
Covering Our Ears And Shouting from RESTORING THE FUTURE
Sermon on Acts 7:54-60 by Robert J. Elder
Focus Your Faith from PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermon on John 14:1-12 by MARK ELLINGSEN
The Paradox Of Orthodoxy from CALLED TO JERUSALEM: SENT TO THE WORLD
Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 by THEODORE F. SCHNEIDER
Proclaiming The Message Of God from Cross, Resurrection, And Ascension
Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
This Is Certain from The Lord Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! He Really Is!
Sermon on John 14:1-14 by Richard L. Sheffield
A Time To Build Another Story On A Stone House from Love Is Your Disguise
Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by Frank Luchsinger
The Way And The Truth And The Life from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on John 14:1-14 by Lee Griess
Martyrdom Chic from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Acts 7:55-60 by Schuyler Rhodes
Yes, You from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by David O. Bales
Praying in Jesus' Name from To The Cross and Beyond
Lectionary on John 14:1-14 by David O. Bales
Looking for Ducklings: Kissing the Sidewalk from Show-and-Tell
Lectionary on Acts 7:55-60 by Tony S. Everett


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Mary Austin
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Mary Austin
Who Can You Really Trust?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
George Reed
The Way of the Church versus the Way of the WorldSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Stephen P. McCutchan Barbara Jurgensen
Carlos Wilton
Missing Earth DaySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by George L. Murphy


StoryShare (4 items)
The CornerstoneStories on Luke 14:1-14 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Sandra Herrmann Frank Ramirez
Words of Power on John 14:1-14 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Peter Andrew Smith Keith Hewitt
Encounter in the DarknessStories on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Keith Hewitt Scott Dalgarno
A Good Day to DieStories on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Fifth Sunday of Easter
CSSPlus (22 items)
Hungry for more — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
One and the same — Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14
One and the same — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
The cornerstone — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Only Jesus — Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14
Only Jesus — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
Special people — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A place for me! — Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14
A place for me! — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
Our cornerstone — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
The right direction — Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14
Finding God Through Jesus — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
Spiritual milk — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A room in heaven — on John 14:1-14
A room in heaven — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
A building stone — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A place for us — Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14
A place for us — Children's Activity on John 14:1-14
Precious in his sight — Children's sermon on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Prepare a place — Children's sermon on John 14:1-14
Prepare a place — Children's activity on John 14:1-14
In God's House — Children's sermon on John 14:1-14

Village Shepherd (2 items)
The Maze by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 14:1-14
Mandy's Cloth by Janice Scott
Children's Story on John 14:1-14

SermonStudio (4 items)
You Shall Know They Are Mothers By Their Love from Children's Sermons A To Z
Children's Sermon on John 13:31-35 by Brett Blair
A Light Bulb And God from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on John 13:31-35 by Wesley T. Runk
God's Hero from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Acts 11:27-12:3a by Wesley T. Runk
What's In A Name? from Ping-Pong Words
on Acts 11:26b by Marti Kramer Suddarth

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Fifth Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (8 items)
Seeing the glory of God Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
Always lots of room Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
What is our place in the world? Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
Between acts Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
Jesus is the answer Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
A new us-them mentality Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16
Not only the builders Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
Extraordinary effort Commentary on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14


SermonStudio (10 items)
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by John R. Brokhoff
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
Come into me from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Russell F. Anderson
Fifth Sunday of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:1-10 John 14:1-14 by George M. Bass
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by John R. Brokhoff
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by E. Carver McGriff
Easter 5 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Carlos Wilton
Fifth Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Fifth Sunday of Easter from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Acts 7:55-60 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Who Can You Really Trust?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
The Way of the Church versus the Way of the WorldSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Stephen P. McCutchan Barbara Jurgensen
Missing Earth DaySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by George L. Murphy


Illustrations and Stories for Fifth Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (61 items)
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September 11 will live in... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Wherever we moved, Mother would... Illustration on John 14:1-14
One day, a teacher, a... Illustration on John 14:1-14
In the first century, a... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Christians can ordinarily do greater... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Stephen reminds us of materially... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
Dying, Stephen heaped shame upon... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
Lord, do not hold this... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
In the checkout line, a... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
In a particular church there... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Jesus is the chief cornerstone... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
The state highway department in... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
When we take Jesus' promise... Illustration on John 14:1-14
The television show, Who Wants... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Clergy from 18 Orthodox Christian... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
The congregation had once been... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Every church has at least... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A student at a Catholic... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Jesus couldn't perform miracles in... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
In the wonderful musical, Camelot... Illustration on John 14:1-14
The teacher read to her... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Around A.D. 200, a man... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
I am amazed how God... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A six-year-old girl... Illustration on John 14:1-14
A parishioner in a church... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Jesus is saying to his... Illustration on John 14:1-14
14:1-14... Illustration on John
In a Sunday School class... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
In the classic movie, The... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A team is an interdependent... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Bishop Gerald Kennedy wrote that... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Stones represent permanence and stability... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
In the movie A... Illustration on John 14:1-14
My daughter has a series... Illustration on John 14:1-14
In an essay in I... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Many stories are told about... Illustration on John 14:1-14
The gold fabric of Raga's... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Franklin Graham grew into his... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
The 22-year-old daughter... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
Nearly every time I play... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
In the checkout line, a... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
Lord, do not hold this... Illustration on Acts 7:55-60
The defeated Napoleon, one of... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
In Ireland and the northeastern... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Drew is not what one... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
When the new church was... Illustration on 1 Peter 2:2-10
In the original Greek, the... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Do not let your hearts... Illustration on John 14:1-14
Acts 7:55-60 The... Illustration on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60
on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
on Acts 7:55-60
on 1 Peter 2:2-10
on 1 Peter 2:2-10
on John 14:1-14
Sermon Illustrations for Easter 5 (2014) on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14
When someone today... on Acts 7:55-60
When Julius Caesar... on 1 Peter 2:2-10
A 2011 Gallup poll... on 1 Peter 2:2-10
Soren Kierkegaard said... on 1 Peter 2:2-10
When I found a home... on John 14:1-14
Sermon Illustrations for Easter 5 (2017) on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14


SermonStudio (5 items)
A Rock Of Refuge
Story on Psalm 31 by John E. Sumwalt
Ice Cream In Heaven
Story on John 14:1-14 by Gregory L. Tolle
What Good Can Come Of This?
Story on John 14:1-14 by Constance Berg
Bruce's Integrity
Story on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by Timothy J. Smith
Christ Our Cornerstone
Lectionary on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (4 items)
The CornerstoneStories on Luke 14:1-14 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Sandra Herrmann Frank Ramirez
Words of Power on John 14:1-14 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Peter Andrew Smith Keith Hewitt
Encounter in the DarknessStories on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Keith Hewitt Scott Dalgarno
A Good Day to DieStories on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Who Can You Really Trust?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
The Way of the Church versus the Way of the WorldSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Stephen P. McCutchan Barbara Jurgensen
Missing Earth DaySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by George L. Murphy


Worship and Drama for Fifth Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (17 items)
In My Father's House
Drama on John 14:1-14 by Robert F. Crowley
Eyes On The Prize
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Frank Ramirez
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 John 14:1-14 by Beverly S. Bailey
The stoning of Stephen
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 by Heth H. Corl
The active, ascended Christ
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
The valley of dry bones
Worship on Ezekiel 37:1-14 Romans 8:6-11 by Heth H. Corl
EASTER 5
Worship on Psalm 31:1-8 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Norman A. Beck
Easter 5
Lectionary on John 14:1-14 Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
In My Fathers House
Worship on John 14:1-14 by Dallas A. Brauninger
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by B. David Hostetter
Jesus, the Way, the Truth, and the Life
Worship on John 14:1-14 by Wayne H. Keller
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on Acts 7:55-60 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on 1 Peter 2:2-10 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on John 14:1-14 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fifth Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on Psalm 31:1-16 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Easter 5
Worship on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Uncovering Our EarsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Acts 7:55-60 1 Peter 2:2-10 John 14:1-14 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Who Can You Really Trust?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
The Way of the Church versus the Way of the WorldSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by Stephen P. McCutchan Barbara Jurgensen
Missing Earth DaySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 14:1-14 1 Peter 2:2-10 Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 by George L. Murphy


Village Shepherd (2 items)
The Maze by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 14:1-14
Courageous God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on John 14:1-14