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Fifth Sunday In Lent
Fifth Sunday in Lent

from the book
Lectionary Worship Aids
Series V, Cycle A

Dallas A. Brauninger

Ezekiel 37:1-14 — Romans 8:6-11
John 11:1-45


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First Lesson: Ezekiel 37:1-14
Theme: You Shall Live

Call To Worship
Leader: And God said, "You shall live; and you shall know that I am the Lord." Come, let us surround ourselves with the compassion of God who gathers up our brokenness and binds it with the wholeness of a new vitality.
People: We come with all our brokenness. We come in search of new life. We come to worship our compassionate Creator.


Did you give us life from a distance, then set us loose, O God? We cannot fathom one so faithfully close as to impart breath to flagging spirits. We want to be in control of our own lives. With a quiet alleluia, let us hear you whisper, "You shall live." Amen.

Prayer Of Confession

We worry about clothing and length of hair, about poundage and heft, and stuff and things -- then wonder why our soul is a bag of dry bones. Hearten us, that we might become aware of your spirit ...

This Fifth Sunday in Lent worship resource, Fifth Sunday In Lent, is based on Ezekiel 37:1-14 and relates to Fifth Sunday in Lent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This worship resource is excerpted from the book Lectionary Worship Aids. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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