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Good Friday — Cycle A

Sermons for Good Friday
SermonStudio (71 items)
It Is Finished from THE POWER OF DARKNESS
Sermon on John 19:17-30 by DURWOOD L. BUCHHEIM
In Turning to God from God's Love for Us
Sermon on John 18:2-3; 25-27 by Edward R. Mangelsdorf
How Was Jesus' Death Different? from Cross Purposes
Sermon on John 19:17-18 by John R. Brokhoff
After Good Friday from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Richard W. Ferris
The Price Of God's Glory from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 18:1-19:42 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Death: A Way Of Life from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Bill Mosley
What Is Revealed? from Paradise Restored
Sermon on Revelation 5:1-13 by Bill Mosley
Looking At Life From The Point Of View Of Death from Tears Of Sadness, Tears Of Gladness
Sermon on John 18:1-19:42 by Albert G. Butzer, III
Atonement: At--One--Ment from RESTORING THE FUTURE
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Robert J. Elder
Death Leads To Life from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Richard E. Gribble
Cross Connections from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 18:1-19:42 by Robert A. Noblett
Stop The Offerings! from Sermons On The Second Readings
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Paul E. Robinson
The Cross Reminds Us Who Jesus Is -- Who We Are from Ashes To Ascension
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by John A. Stroman
Held In His Arms from From This Day Forward
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Paul W. Kummer
Junk Food And Holy Tables Or The Cup Of Good Friday from The Culture Of Disbelief
Sermon on John 18:1-19:42 by Donna Schaper
The Sadness Of God from Times of Refreshing
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 by E. Carver McGriff
The Spice Of Death from Which Way to Jesus?
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by Harry N. Huxhold
Wounded Healers from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Charles D. Reeb
The Victory Of The Cross from The Victory of the Cross
Sermon on Psalm 139:7-12 Luke 23:44-49 by Erskine White
The King Who Came To Die from THE GREATEST WONDER OF ALL
Sermon on John 19:l6b-22 by JOHN M. BRAATEN
The S & L That Didn't Fail! from A 'NEW AND IMPROVED' JESUS?
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:1-12 by BARBARA BROKHOFF
Why Did Jesus Have TO Die? from PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermon on John 19:17-30 by MARK ELLINGSEN
The Night The Devil Laughed from CALLED TO JERUSALEM: SENT TO THE WORLD
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by THEODORE F. SCHNEIDER
Mr. Sandman from From Dusk To Dawn
Sermon on John 18:119:42 by Charles Michael Mills
The Paradox Of The Cross from HIS FINEST DAYS
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Mark 15:20-25 by ROBERT L. ALLEN
All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray from The Power To Change
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Durwood L. Buchheim
Good Friday from Excuse Me, Did You Know Him?
Sermon on by Jack Brownlee
A SPEAR, A NAIL, A CROSS from God's Most Unmistakable Message
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 John 19:17-30 Psalm 22:1-23 by Don M. Aycock
Good Friday from Restore Me
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by Craig M. Sweet
Freely Sharing The Burden from Cross, Resurrection, And Ascension
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Where, In This Hell, Is The Holy? from The Lord Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! He Really Is!
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by Richard L. Sheffield
The Day God Forgot from Love Is Your Disguise
Sermon on Hewbrews 10:16-25 by Frank Luchsinger
Through The Eyes Of Jesus from Leading To Easter
Sermon on by Douglas E. Meyer
The Final Stone from Journey Of Stones
Sermon on Matthew 27:60 by
Pilate Pops The Question from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by Frank G. Honeycutt
In A Land Of Faithfulness from Sermons On The Second Readings
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Friday -- The Good One from THE VICTORY OF FAITH
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Mark J. Molldrem
Why A Cross? from Turning Points
Sermon on John 19:16-27 by Robert A. Beringer
I Thirst from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on John 19:28 by Maurice A. Fetty
Father, Forgive Them from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on Luke 23:34 by Maurice A. Fetty
My God, My God, Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on Mark 15:33-34 by Maurice A. Fetty
Today Shalt Thou Be With Me In Paradise from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on Luke 23:42-43 by Maurice A. Fetty
Father, Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on Luke 23:46 by Maurice A. Fetty
It Is Finished from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on John 19:30 by Maurice A. Fetty
Woman, Behold Thy Son; Behold Thy Mother from The Seven Last Words Of Jesus Christ
Sermon on John 19:26-27 by Maurice A. Fetty
Joseph Gives His Tomb from The Gifts Of Lent
Sermon on John 19:38-42 Mark 15:42-47 Matthew 27:57-61 by Donald Neidigk
Good Friday from Wounded For Us
Sermon on by C. David Hogsett
Pilate's Friend from Gospel Subplots
Sermon on John 19:1-12 by David O. Bales
Deformed, Disfigured, And Despised: A Marred But Magnificent Messiah from Deformed, Disfigured, And Despised
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Carlyle Fielding Stewart III
The Cross: A Symbol Of Absolutes from Living Vertically
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by John N. Brittain
Peeking Over The Fence from Hope For The Weary Heart
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Henry F. Woodruff
It's All About Jesus from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Ron Lavin
Dave, Tell Me About The Cross from Sermons on the Second Readings
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by John T. Ball
Where Are You From? from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by David T. Ball
A Death On A Long Friday from Sermons on the First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Ken Lentz
Silence And Darkness from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by John Smylie
How Do We Make Sense Of This? from Sermons on the Second Readings
Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Nancy Kraft
That's Why We Call It Good from Sermons on the First Readings
on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by David J. Kalas
A Bloody Sacrifice from Sermons on the Second Readings
on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Steven E. Albertin
You Are Here from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
on John 18:1--19:42 by Frank Ramirez
A Frightening Friday from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
on John 18:1--19:42 by Donald Charles Lacy
Sharing God's Love from Sermons on the Second Readings
on Hebrews 10:16-25 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Priceless from Sermons on the First Readings
on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Frank Ramirez
God's Incredible Gift from The Courage to Carry On
Lent/Easter on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by David H. Webb
The Cross No One Wants To See from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on John 18:1--19:42 by Lee Griess
Where The Rubber Meets The Road from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Schuyler Rhodes
A Friday We Call "Good" from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on Hebrews 10:16-25 by David O. Bales
Suffered under (Saint) Pontius Pilate from To The Cross and Beyond
Lectionary on John 18:1--19:42 by David O. Bales
What Does Jesus Look Like? from Show-and-Tell
Lectionary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Tony S. Everett
Good Friday from Experiencing Easter
Lent/Easter on John 19:28-42 by Gregory L. Tolle
From the Courtroom to the Cross -- A King's Journey from The View from the Cross
Sermon on John 18:1--19:42 by John W. Clarke


StoryShare (8 items)
Living the Song of the ServantStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Wagner C. David McKirachan
Never FinishedStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Frank Ramirez
Incarnationstories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by C. David McKirachan Sandra Herrmann
The Garden at Twilight on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt
The ClearingStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt Frank Ramirez
The LambStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt David O. Bales
Do this remembering me...Stories on John 18:1--19:42 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 by Bryan Meadows Frank Ramirez
Betrayal in the Third GradeStories on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22:1-15 by Rick McCracken-Bennett John E. Sumwalt


Children's material for Good Friday
CSSPlus (31 items)
Let's get together — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
The kingdom of love — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
Don't let go! — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
He really is the king — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
We can get in — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Completed, at last — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
Written down! — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Bitter medicine — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
Bitter medicine — Children's Activity on John 18:1-19:42
Doing good — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Jesus crucified — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
The source — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
God's math — Children's Sermon on John 18:1-19:42
Good deeds — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
A different kind of king — Children's Sermon on John 18:1 - 19:42
Provoking others — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Jesus' hangout — Children's Sermon on John 18:1--19:42
Jesus' hangout — Children's Activity on John 18:1--19:42
Good friends — Children's Sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Good for us — Children's Sermon on John 18:1--19:42
Good for us — Children's Activity on John 18:1--19:42
Memory — on Hebrews 10:16-25
What is truth? — on John 18:1--19:42
What is truth? — Children's Activity on John 18:1--19:42
Not alone — Children's sermon on Hebrews 10:16-25
Just deserts — Children's sermon on John 18:1--19:42
Just deserts — Children's activity on John 18:1--19:42
When Friends Betray Us — on John 18:1--19:42
Who Has the Power? — on John 18:1--19:42
The Hardest Day — children's sermon on John 18:1--19:42
In the Cross of Christ is Life — on John 18:1--19:42

SermonStudio (7 items)
The Shepherd Cares For His Sheep from ... Let the Children Come
Children's Sermon on Isaiah 40:11 Isaiah 53:6 Luke 15:6 Psalm 100:3 by Robert B. Lantz
The Lantern from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on John 18:3 by Wesley T. Runk
The Rope from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on John 18:12-13 by Wesley T. Runk
The Dice And The Robe from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on John 19:23-24 by Wesley T. Runk
The Spear from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on John 19:31-35 by Wesley T. Runk
Christ The King from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on John 18:33-37 by Wesley T. Runk
The Spear from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on John 19:31-35 by Wesley T. Runk

Gospel Grams (6 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Good Friday
Emphasis (22 items)
GOOD Friday? Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-10 John 18, 19
God is there Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
The triumph of the cross Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
For you and for me Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
Suffering Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16 John 18:1-19:42
The Broken Heart Commentary on Hosea 6:1-6 Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 John 19:17-30
Triumphant suffering Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42
What's so good about Good Friday? Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 Psalm 22
Scripture and history fulfilled Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
The seven last words of Pilate Commentary on John 18:1-19:42*
Lamb of God Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
The way up is down Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42
The Passion according to John Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42
Good? Commentary on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42
The people nearby Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22
Personal history Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22
Why did Jesus have to die? Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22
What's so good about Good Friday? Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22
It's all about Jesus Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42
Reclaiming hope in sorrow Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42
The one from whom men hide their face Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42
Climbing in the light Commentary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42


SermonStudio (23 items)
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on John 18:1-19:42 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 by George M. Bass
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Good Friday from Preaching And Reading The Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Elizabeth Achtemeier
Healing and eternal life through the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 by Russell F. Anderson
The Sting Of Death from The Life Of Christ And The Death Of A Loved One
Exegesis on 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, 35-38, 42-44, 53-58 by Barbara G. Schmitz
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:1353:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:119:42 by E. Carver McGriff
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hosea 6:1-6 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42 by George M. Bass
Good Friday from Aids To The Psalms
Exegesis on Psalm 22:1-18 by HUGH H. DRENNAN
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on John 18:1-19:42 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 by George M. Bass
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Luke 23:1-49 by George M. Bass
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1--19:42 by E. Carver McGriff
Good Friday from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons:
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Elizabeth Achtemeier
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Carlos Wilton
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Carlos Wilton
Good Friday from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 22 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Good Friday from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 22 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Good Friday from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 22 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by E. Carver McGriff
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Carlos Wilton
Good Friday from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Elizabeth Achtemeier
Good Friday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Mark Ellingsen


Illustrations and Stories for Good Friday
Emphasis (241 items)
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How proud we are that... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
In the movie, Rainman... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
On the eve of Yom... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
The prophet Hosea reminds us... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Nobody loves me, everybody hates... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Back in the 1940s Eugene... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
That Jesus intimately shares in... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
In the 1920s, the London... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Novelist Fred Buechner mentions going... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
In his book, Wherefore... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
The novel Shoeless Joe... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
The end is the beginning... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
April 17, 1961, was the... Illustration on John 18:1-40; 19:1-37
How could they do such... Illustration on John 18:1-19:44
Appearance means so much to... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
I suspect that many of... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
In The Ragman, the... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
A parable of the two... Illustration on Isaiah 25:6-9
Paul Gallico's novel The... Illustration on Isaiah 25:6-9
John Bunyan in his immortal... Illustration on Isaiah 25:6-9
Most people enjoy a good... Illustration on Isaiah 25:6-9
In the movie Blowup a... Illustration on Acts 10:34, 37-43
A middle-aged couple were... Illustration on Acts 10:34, 37-43
On Easter morning 1799, the... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Maxie Dunnam tells of an... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
The stories of Exodus and... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
A problem that continually dogs... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
In the earlier part of... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:19-28
Those who were alive in... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1-5:19-28
Dr. Reginald Fuller, who taught... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:19-28
Archaeologists discovered some seeds in... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 15:19-28
Charles Colson's death and resurrection... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-4
Dietrich Bonhoeffer walked to the... Illustration on Colossians 3:1-4
Easter's personal dimension ...br... Illustration on John 20:1-18
Only gradually did she realize... Illustration on John 20:1-18
Did you ever wonder why... Illustration on John 20: 1-18
Martin Luther was a person... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
Preaching on Good Friday is... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Sometimes when we read short... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
In the Swiss Alps there... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Woman, behold thy son ... and... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
There is a spirit which... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Maybe if I could see... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
After World War I, 900... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
There is, in music, a... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Even weekend gardeners appreciate the... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
For more than a year... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
The greatest concentration of knowledge... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
You have only to watch... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
George Nicholson writes in his... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
It is indeed a triumphant... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
When a French army officer... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
The Only Helpbr... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
This scripture directly challenges the... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
Since we have a great... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
God's election and protection are... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
A story I read in... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
A male German shepherd gave... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Verse six is an important... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Rare indeed is the true... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Perhaps one of the best... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
In the opening verse of... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
The high priest was the... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
The Christmas Eve candlelight and... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
On February 11, 1935, an... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Charlie stood on the corner... Illustration on John 18:1
The classic question for today... Illustration on John 18:1; 19:42
To a first-century Hebrew... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Rummage sales can be fun... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
The mother, a widow in... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
For I desire steadfast love... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
A couple of years ago... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Shad Hernandez, 23, a Navy... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
For the past few years... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Every successful church needs a... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Our congregation was talking about... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
In the video series I... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
In the late eighteenth century... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
O Henry's masterful tale, I... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
In 1939, a professor from... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
We all want our churches... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Once, and that was enough... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Once the damage was done... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Mark Twain had a bit... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Jesus of Nazareth underwent Jewish... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Community organizers work in a... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Clem and Irene were brother... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
A young high school junior... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
One late afternoon in Florence... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
When I lift my heart... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Death, thou wast once an... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Have you ever traveled on... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The post office was trying... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Before the invention of steam... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Have you ever had someone... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Leo Tolstoi, the Russian novelist... Illustration on Hebrews 4:4-16; 5:7-9
Wes was an 86-year... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
Don't you talk to me... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Church conventions can be some... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
The imago dei of the... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Katherine looked around the room... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
A new plant supervisor on... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Pretend, for a few minutes... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
GethsemaneIn the garden... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The crucifixion seemed to many... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
A seminary student said to... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Four days before Christmas, in... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Samantha simply could not understand... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
A covenant is a solemn... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
On an episode of Family... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
April Fleming was a 16... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Poet Robert Frost was posing... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Jamie was a pastor's nightmare... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
The author of Hebrews valued... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Clay Allison fought for the... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Our lesson encourages us to... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
In 1996 Shannon Lucid set... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
A girl of sixteen, the... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
A group of soldiers were... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
She was one of those... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Ron is naturally cheerful. His... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Garrett is only eight years... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
The Associated Press reported on... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Good Friday is misnamed. It... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Baseball is a great team... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The congregation entered the church... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Kirsty Duncan recently headed an... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
His name was Harlan Sanders... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
This passage of Scripture tells... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The events in these chapters... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
These days of our Lord's... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
I have at least convinced... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The story is told of... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
Today, in various parts of... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
An old African chieftain shared... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
In Charles Dickens' book A... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
There are many memorable scenes... Illustration on Hebrews 10:1-25
What about that piece of... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
E. L. Cherbonnier once had... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
As unlikely as it may... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
We read about priesthood in... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
In the city of Baku... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9
We who follow Christ need... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Life is hard a woman... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9
One form of obedience is... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
Throned upon the awful tree... Illustration on Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9
As a symbol, the cross... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Which is easier to do... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Throughout the night we have... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Jesus suffered and died at... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Years ago, some island missionaries... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
I wonder how the modern... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
If there is a time... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
In that wonderful old movie... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
In the unforgettable musical, Man... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Who ever said, and believed... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Even though the news was... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Human depravity is fully exposed... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Czeslaw Milosz, U. S. winner... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
Movie actress Bette Davis once... Illustration on Hosea 6:1-6
Seven-year-old Chris was... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Tamara was eight years old... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
The African American poet Dunbar... Illustration on John 18:1-19:42
With his stripes we are... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
The doctrine of the vicarious... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
The unfaithfulness of Christians tarnishes... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
One of the most fascinating... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Lindy is 24 years old... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
It was a common view... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
The ancient Romans knew how... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Leni Riefenstahl recently celebrated her... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
The recent news of an... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Canon Bryan Green used to... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Sometimes Bible translations convey unintended... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Confidence is such a fragile... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Human portraits come from many... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
In the play Othello, William... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13-53:12
A little boy and his... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
The writer of Hebrews calls... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Dorothee Soelle has remarked that... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Helen Keller is credited with... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Jim Caviezel describes his part... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Some wonder where and when... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
The early nineteenth-century landscape... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Hugh... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
One day, the great German... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
We cannot escape the power... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
It can be hard for... Illustration on John 18:1--19:42
When Michelle began her first... Illustration on John 18:1--19:42
A pastor tells of a... Illustration on John 18:1--19:42
While crawling into bed one... Illustration on John 18:1--19:42
It is said there was... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Father Jim Carney was an... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Mark recalls the many times... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
Anna told this story: When... Illustration on Isaiah 52:13--53:12
The US Coast Guard Craft... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
She is a small-town... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
How can we sinners know... Illustration on Hebrews 10:16-25
Among the apostles, the one... Illustration on John 18:1--19:42


SermonStudio (13 items)
Simpson
Story on John 18:1-19:42 by Gregory L. Tolle
A Religious Dilemma
Story on John 18:1-19:42 by Constance Berg
The Power Of The Cross
Story on Hebrews 10:16-25 by John E. Sumwalt Wendy Wosoba
An Hour To Think
Story on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Constance Berg
Trek Of The Cross
Story on John 18:1--19:42 by Timothy J. Smith
Famous Last Words
Story on John 18:1--19:42 by Timothy F. Merrill
Is It Possible To Forgive After Murder?
Story on Luke 23:32-49 by John E. Sumwalt Aba Gayle
A Prayer For Good Friday
Story on John 18:1--19:42 by Constance Berg
He Took It All Back
Story on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Gregory L. Tolle
Sunday's Comin'
story on Hebrews 10:16-25 by David E. Leininger
The Judas Gene
Story on John 18:1--19:42 by David E. Leininger
The Ragman
on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Gregory L. Tolle
The Blame Game
Lectionary on John 18:1--19:42 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (8 items)
Living the Song of the ServantStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Wagner C. David McKirachan
Never FinishedStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Frank Ramirez
Incarnationstories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by C. David McKirachan Sandra Herrmann
The Garden at Twilight on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt
The ClearingStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt Frank Ramirez
The LambStories on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Keith Hewitt David O. Bales
Do this remembering me...Stories on John 18:1--19:42 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 John 13:1-17, 31b-35 by Bryan Meadows Frank Ramirez
Betrayal in the Third GradeStories on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22:1-15 by Rick McCracken-Bennett John E. Sumwalt


Worship and Drama for Good Friday
SermonStudio (57 items)
The Darkest Hour
Drama on John 19:1-30 by Pamela Urfer
God On Trial, Or...?
Drama on by John O. Eby
Sons Of Thunder
Drama on by Carol Secord
Jesus, Our Shalom
Drama on Ephesians 2:13-14 by Arley K. Fadness
I Am He
Drama on Isaiah 51:17-23 John 18:1-11 (12-27) by Donald H. Neidigk
What Wondrous Love Is This?
Drama on by Donald H. Neidigk
See How He Died
Lectionary on by Amy Jo Jones
All Are Worthy
Lectionary on by Joseph M. Beer
What about Good Friday?
Worship on by WILLIAM LUOMA
Good Friday
Worship on by HOWARD ESHBAUGH
A GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE OF WORSHIP
Worship on by Ralph E. Dessem
The Triumph Of The Lamb
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 by Frank Ramirez
Good Friday
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 John 18:1-19:42 by Beverly S. Bailey
A Growing Darkness
Worship on by Janet Burton
Seven Words To Die By
Worship on by Janet Burton
GOOD FRIDAY
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42 by Heth H. Corl
Good Friday
Worship on by JOANN H. HARY
The Suffering Servant
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by H. Burnham Kirkland
The Last Hours of Jesus' Life
Worship on John 18:1-19:42 by Wayne H. Keller
By A Perversion Of Justice
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-35 John 18:1-19:42 by Dallas A. Brauninger
The redemptive Servant
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 by Heth H. Corl
The suffering substitute
Worship on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Psalm 22 Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
GOOD FRIDAY
Worship on Psalm 22:1-18 Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42 by Norman A. Beck
The events surrounding the last hours of Jesus' life.
Worship on John 18:1-19:42 John 19:17-30 by Wayne B. Keller
Good Friday
Worship on Psalm 22:1-18 by Hugh H. Drennan
My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?
Worship on Psalm 22 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Good Friday's Silence
Worship on by STEPHEN P COWEN CYNTHIA E. COWEN
Love Speaks In The Silence
Worship on by STEPHEN P COWEN CYNTHIA E. COWEN
The Confession Of Silence
Worship on by STEPHEN P COWEN CYNTHIA E. COWEN
The Last Days
Worship on John 18:1--19:42 by DALLAS A. BRAUNINGER
The Last Hours of Jesus' Life and his Burial
Worship on John 18:1--19:42 by Wayne H. Keller
Good Friday
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Good Friday
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by H. Burnham Kirkland
For The Musician
Worship on by Marie A. Asner
Tenebrae For Modern Times
Worship on by Marie A. Asner
Closing The Distance
Worship on Luke 15:20b Matthew 27:55-56 by David R. Mattson
Good Friday Tenebrae
Worship on by David R. Mattson
Justified By Greed
Worship on by Lynda Pujadó
A Good Friday Vigil
Worship on by Alexander H. Wales
Crumbs From The Cross
Worship on by Elaine M. Ward
The suffering servant
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by James R. Wilson
All Have Strayed
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Good Friday
Worship on John 18:1--19:42 by Wayne H. Keller
Theme: Believe It Or Not!
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Frank Ramirez
Good Friday
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1--19:42 Psalm 22:25-31 by Charles and Donna Cammarata
The Darkness Sweeps Around Me
on Psalm 22 by Clyde W. Wentzell
Good Friday
on Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1-19:42 Psalm 22 by Julia Ross Strope
Good Friday
on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by Frank Ramirez
Good Friday
on Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 by Frank Ramirez
Good Friday
on John 18:1--19:42 by Frank Ramirez
Good Friday
Lectionary on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Good Friday
Lectionary on Hebrews 10:16-25 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Good Friday
Lectionary on John 18:1--19:42 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Good Friday
Lectionary on Psalm 22 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Good Friday
Lectionary on John 18:1--19:42 Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 Psalm 22 by Amy C. Schifrin Liturgical Art by Martha Shonkwiler
Good Friday
Worship on Isaiah 52:13--53:12 Hebrews 10:16-25 John 18:1--19:42 by Thom M. Shuman
Betrayer's Bread
Sermon on Mark 14:12-22 by Rolf Svanoe


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