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Epiphany 4 | OT 4 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
SermonStudio (4 items)
Epiphany 4 / OT 4 from Water From the Well
on Micah 6:1-8 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 4 / OT 4 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 15 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 4 / OT 4 from Water From the Well
on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 4 / OT 4 from Water From the Well
on Matthew 5:1-12 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
Village Shepherd (2 items)
Justice for all by Janice Scott
Sermon on Micah 6:1-8
Will the meek inherit the earth? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12


SermonStudio (17 items)
The Bottom Line from Something's Coming ... Something Great
Sermon on Micha 6:1-8 by Robert A. Beringer
A Time To Quit Asking Questions from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Micah 6:1-8 by John T. Ball
What Does God Want From Us? from Between Gloom and Glory
Sermon on Micah 6:1-8 by R. Glen Miles
What's All The Fuss About? from A Long Time Coming
Lectionary on Micah 6:1-8 by Stephen M. Crotts
What Were You Thinking? from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Micah 6:1-8 by Tony S. Everett
How Costly Grace? Or Does Spelling Count? from Hope Beneath the Surface
Lectionary on Micah 6:1-8 by Paul E. Robinson
Rejoicing In Reality from SERMONS ON THE GOSPEL READINGS
Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Susan R. Andrews
Ka-Chang from TIME'S UP!
Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by JOHN B. JAMISON
Blessed Are Those Who Mourn from And Then Came the Angel
Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by William B. Kincaid, III
Are You Happy? from It's News To Me: Messages of Hope for Those Who Haven't Heard
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 by Linda Schiphorst McCoy
Those Who Most Need A Blessing from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
How Blest Are Those Who Know Their Need Of God from God in Flesh Made Manifest
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 by Mark Wm. Radecke
Different from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr.
Moving At The Speed Of Light: Jerusalem: What Word Would You Say? from Moving At The Speed Of Light
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Frank Luchsinger
All These Demands Don't Make Sense, God from Holy Email
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Dallas A. Brauninger
The Way Things Are from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by John N. Brittain
Lift High the Cross from Christmas Grace
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Timothy J. Smith


The Immediate Word (3 items)
A Tale of Two MountainsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Christopher Keating Mary Austin
Ron Love
On Seeing GodSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 by Roger Lovette Mary Austin
George Reed
Blessed, But Who's Counting?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Carlos Wilton


StoryShare (3 items)
The Man with the PowerStories on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 15 by Keith Hewitt John Fitzgerald
Child Sacrifice on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 15 by Sandra Herrmann John Jamison
A Comforting DreamStories on Matthew 5:1-12 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 150 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
CSSPlus (19 items)
Big things from a small boy — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A great reward — Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12
A great reward — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
Not foolish at all! — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Blessed are the persecuted — Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12
Blessed are the persecuted — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
Power workers — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Jesus the teacher — Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12
Jesus the teacher — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
The best bubble — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Blessing and promise — Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12
Children Of God — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
Never giving up — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Turning the world upside-down — Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12
Turning the world upside-down — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
What do you need? — on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Pure in heart — on Matthew 5:1-12
Pure in heart — Children's Activity on Matthew 5:1-12
The Learning Curve — on Matthew 5:1-12

Village Shepherd (1 items)
John and Jane by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 5:1-12

SermonStudio (6 items)
All Saints' Day from Story Time At The Altar
Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Elaine M. Ward
What's Inside from Cows In Church
Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:28-31 by B. Kathleen Fannin
Turned On from Cows In Church
Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:17-18 by B. Kathleen Fannin
The Constitution Of Our Faith from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Wesley T. Runk
Believing In Jesus from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 by Wesley T. Runk
Happiness from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
Emphasis (7 items)
Christ crucified Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
Fools for Christ or just plain fools? Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
The ways of God Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
Of simplicity and simpletons Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Psalm 15
Fools for Christ or just plain fools? Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Psalm 15
It's a dog's life Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
The surprising profile Commentary on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12


SermonStudio (10 items)
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by John R. Brokhoff
Epiphany 4 from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
God's saints are humble in spirit from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Russell F. Anderson
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by George M. Bass
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by John R. Brokhoff
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by E. Carver McGriff
Epiphany 4/Ordinary Time 4 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 15 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Fourth Sunday After The Epiphany / Fourth Sunday In Ordinary Time from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Carlos Wilton
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Micah 6:1-8 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (3 items)
A Tale of Two MountainsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Christopher Keating Mary Austin
On Seeing GodSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 by Roger Lovette Mary Austin
Blessed, But Who's Counting?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Carlos Wilton


Illustrations and Stories for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
Emphasis (46 items)
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One preacher reflecting on a... Illustration on Micah 6:1-8
Among all my patients in... Illustration on Micah 6:1-8
She was right: dignity was... Illustration on Micah 6:1-8
The Judeo-Christian tradition lifts... Illustration on Micah 6:1-8
The paradox of stumbling block... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
J. Barrie Shepherd is now... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Philip Yancey's book, What's... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A foolish person running for... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Abraham Lincoln was well known... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
These words that we call... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
A pastor in Ohio tells... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
The Beatitudes ask us to... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
William Blake's Clod And The... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
A couple from a congregation... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Whatever else might characterize God... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
I once knew a man... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
It is natural for a... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
On a Saturday afternoon in... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
The Jameson family was large... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
I once asked an adult... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
The rock group Chumbawamba has... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
A pastor once asked an... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
There are 85 people listed... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
Some memories seem never to... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
Juana crouched down. She knew... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
She once asked Mother Teresa... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A local television station presented... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
These are powerful words that... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Patrick was a young pastor... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
In order to be useful... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A fellow wanted a job... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A piano looks ominous to... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
There continues to be a... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
No mercy! None expected, none... Illustration on Matthew 5:1-12
Sermon Illustrations for Epiphany 4 | OT 4 (2010) on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
Norman and Ruth Peale... on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman... on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
We have a confession... on Micah 6:1-8
Eighty years ago... on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
God does great things... on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
A few years ago... on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
When Jesus saw... on Matthew 5:1-12
Sermon Illustrations for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4 (2014) on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12
Sermon Illustrations for Epiphany 4 | OT 4 (2017) Illustration on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12


SermonStudio (5 items)
A Comforting Dream
Story on Matthew 5:1-12 by John E. Sumwalt
WWJD
Story on Micah 6:1-8 by Gregory L. Tolle
Send In The Clowns
Story on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Timothy J. Smith
Real Religion
Lectionary on Micah 6:1-8 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (3 items)
The Man with the PowerStories on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 15 by Keith Hewitt John Fitzgerald
Child Sacrifice on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 15 by Sandra Herrmann John Jamison
A Comforting DreamStories on Matthew 5:1-12 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 150 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (3 items)
A Tale of Two MountainsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Christopher Keating Mary Austin
On Seeing GodSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 by Roger Lovette Mary Austin
Blessed, But Who's Counting?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Carlos Wilton


Worship and Drama for Epiphany 4 | Ordinary Time 4
SermonStudio (17 items)
Be About It
Drama on Matthew 5:1-12 by Robert F. Crowley
The Foolishness Of God
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 37:1-18 by John A. TenBrook
The Best Offering
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Frank Ramirez
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Beverly S. Bailey
The righteousness God requires
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Heth H. Corl
The requirements of God
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 37 Matthew 5:1-12 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
EPIPHANY 4
Worship on Psalm 37:1-11 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Norman A. Beck
What Does The Lord Require Of You?
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 by Dallas A. Brauninger
FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by B. David Hostetter
The Beatitudes
Worship on Matthew 5:1-12 by Wayne H. Keller
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on Micah 6:1-8 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Fourth Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on Psalm 15 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Epiphany 4/Ordinary Time 4
Lectionary on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Psalm 15 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Epiphany 4
Worship on Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (3 items)
A Tale of Two MountainsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 by Christopher Keating Mary Austin
On Seeing GodSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Micah 6:1-8 Psalm 15 by Roger Lovette Mary Austin
Blessed, But Who's Counting?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 by Carlos Wilton


Village Shepherd (2 items)
John and Jane by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 5:1-12
Transforming God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on Matthew 5:1-12