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Palm/Passion Sunday — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Passion Sunday
SermonStudio (4 items)
Passion/Palm Sunday from Water From the Well
on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Stephen P. McCutchan
Passion/Palm Sunday from Water From the Well
on Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Passion/Palm Sunday from Water From the Well
on Philippians 2:5-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Passion/Palm Sunday from Water From the Well
on Matthew 21:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Passion Sunday
Village Shepherd (3 items)
Shame by Janice Scott
Sermon on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Leadership through service is it possible? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11
The power of slavery by Janice Scott
Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11


SermonStudio (18 items)
Temptation Of The Palms from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11 by Richard W. Ferris
Sharing The Pain Of Others from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Dark Ugly Clouds from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Bill Mosley
A Meeting Of The Minds from ACCESS TO HIGH HOPE
Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11 by Harry N. Huxhold
The Cry Of The Vacant Heart from Tears Of Sadness, Tears Of Gladness
Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66 by Albert G. Butzer, III
Slaving After Freedom from RESTORING THE FUTURE
Sermon on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Robert J. Elder
God Works Through Opposites from PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 by MARK ELLINGSEN
The Road To The Cross from PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66 by MARK ELLINGSEN
God's Spectacular Glory from CALLED TO JERUSALEM: SENT TO THE WORLD
Sermon on Isaiah 50:4-9a by THEODORE F. SCHNEIDER
The Mission Of Christ Is Ours from Cross, Resurrection, And Ascension
Sermon on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
Where Is God When I Need Him? from The Lord Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! He Really Is!
Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 by Richard L. Sheffield
The Holy Vessel Is Empty from Love Is Your Disguise
Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11 by Frank Luchsinger
A Salvation Army Parade from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on Matthew 26:14--27:66 by Lee Griess
I Love A Parade from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Schuyler Rhodes
Humility: We Know It When We See It from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on Philippians 2:5-11 by David O. Bales
Remembering Jesus from To The Cross and Beyond
Lectionary on Matthew 26:14--27:66 by David O. Bales
Peace and Quiet in an Upside-Down World from Show-and-Tell
Lectionary on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Tony S. Everett
The Tragedy Of His Victory from The Man From Galilee
Lectionary on Matthew 21:1-11 by Thomas A. Pilgrim


The Immediate Word (4 items)
From Cheers to JeersSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Ron Love
Illustrations for March 16, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by
The Fickle CrowdSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Paul Bresnahan Scott Suskovic
Carlos Wilton
The ContenderSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Mary Boyd Click


StoryShare (4 items)
God's WayStories on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16 by Keith Hewitt Peter Andrew Smith
In the Arms of Love on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16 by Judy Sepsey David O. Bales
Upwards MotionStories on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Bryan Meadows David O. Bales
If You Could Choose a CrownStories on Matthew 21:1-11, Matthew 26:14-27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Psalm 31:9-16 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Passion Sunday
CSSPlus (22 items)
A special symbol — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
The Last Supper — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66
The Last Supper — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Ultimate obedience — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
Submission — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Submission — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Kneeling before Jesus — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
King Jesus — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66
King Jesus — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Going down! Going up! — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
Peter and the rooster — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14 - 27:66
The Bread And The Cup — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14 - 27:66
Which vase is Jesus? — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
God's blueprints — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14-27:66
God's blueprints — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14-27:66
What's in a box? — Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11
Shiny money — Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Shiny money — Children's Activity on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Emptied — on Philippians 2:5-11
Betrayed — on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Betrayed — on Matthew 26:14--27:66
In the Breaking of Bread — children's sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66

Village Shepherd (2 items)
The Braying Of A Donkey by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 27:11-54
The Search for Kingship by Janice Scott
Children's Story on Luke 19:28-40

SermonStudio (18 items)
The Useless Water from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:11-26 Mark 15:1-15 Luke 23:1-25 by Elaine M. Ward
The Warning Dream from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:11-26 Mark 15:1-15 Luke 23:1-25 by Elaine M. Ward
The Insulting Bonds from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:47-56 Mark 14:43-50 Luke 22:47-54 by Elaine M. Ward
The Betraying Kiss from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:47-50 Mark 14:43-50 Luke 22:47-53 by Elaine M. Ward
The Unwanted Cup from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:36-46 Mark 14:32-42 Luke 22:39-46 by Elaine M. Ward
The Saving Prayer from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:31-35 Mark 14:26-31 Luke 22:31-34 by Elaine M. Ward
The Pointing Table from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:17-30 Mark 14:12-26 Luke 22:7-28 by Elaine M. Ward
The Wasted Ointment from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:6-13 Mark 14:3-9 Luke 7:36-50 by Elaine M. Ward
The Torn Curtain from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:45-54 Mark 15:33-39 Luke 23:44-49 by Elaine M. Ward
The Rejected Drug from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:32-37 Mark 15:21-24 Luke 23:32-38 by Elaine M. Ward
Passion/Palm Sunday from Story Time At The Altar
Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 by Elaine M. Ward
The Crown Of Thorns from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:26b-30 by Wesley T. Runk
The Ladder And The Sponge from Speaking With Signs
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:45-49 by Wesley T. Runk
The Secret Of Wally Wheelbarrow from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Philippians 2:5-11 by Wesley T. Runk
Hosanna! from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 by Wesley T. Runk
Reuben, The Rooster With A Reminder from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:34 by Wesley T. Runk
The Ladder And The Sponge from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:45-49 by Wesley T. Runk
A Reflection Of God's Love from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on Matthew 27:11-54 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Passion Sunday
Emphasis (8 items)
The road to redemption Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27:66 Psalm 31:9-16
Redemptive suffering Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27:66
The servant king Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27:66
The wrong anthem Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27:66 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Passionate about the passion Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Psalm 31:9-16
The wrong anthem Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Psalm 31:9-16
Which parade? Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66
The work of salvation Commentary on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66


SermonStudio (11 items)
Sunday Of The Passion from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Sunday Of The Passion from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 27:11-54 by John R. Brokhoff
Sunday Of The Passion from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
The passion and death of our Lord from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14-27:66 Matthew 27:11-54 by Russell F. Anderson
Sunday of the Passion from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 27:11-54 by George M. Bass
Sunday Of The Passion from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 27:11-54 Matthew 26:14-27:66 by John R. Brokhoff
Sunday Of The Passion from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 27:11-54 by E. Carver McGriff
Liturgy Of The Palms from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Liturgy Of The Passion from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 31:9-16 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Palm / Passion Sunday from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 by Carlos Wilton
Passion/Palm Sunday from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Isaiah 50:4-9a by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (4 items)
From Cheers to JeersSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Illustrations for March 16, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by
The Fickle CrowdSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Paul Bresnahan Scott Suskovic
The ContenderSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Mary Boyd Click


Illustrations and Stories for Passion Sunday
Emphasis (56 items)
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Jennifer Freyd introduced the term... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
The servant of the Lord... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
The Japanese poet Kenji Miyazawa... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
The young American man was... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Rex Reed has a disease... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Some years ago, Art Modell... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
It has been said that... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
Cole Porter's songs often describe... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
When Jesus is Lord, no... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
We think that because we... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
The year 2004 had some... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Convicted Watergate conspirator G. Gordon... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
The student had stayed awake... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
A mother mouse felt it... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
When Paul authored his letter... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
We will never forget that... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
How could Peter have denied... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
My heart is broken! I've... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
At a recent conference on... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
What happened? June asked herself... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
C. Kilmer Myers, in a... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
The story is told of... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
Usually when you learn to... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Have you ever noticed how... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
Stories of remarkable rescues are... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
In the book The... Illustration on Matthew 26:14-27:66
It is said Mother Teresa's... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
In Oriental philosophy, emptiness is... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
I remember reading somewhere that... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
Isaiah 50:4-9a Lt... Illustration on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell survived... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Jack arrived at the homeless... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
English classes, writers' circles, and... Illustration on Isaiah 50:4-9a
In Eric Maria Remarque's classic... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
Isn't it strange that most... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
Paul, in the epistle passage... Illustration on Philippians 2:5-11
There are some new hymnals... Illustration on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Many years ago, a marriage... Illustration on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Throughout Lent, a group of... Illustration on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Joanne faced a difficult task... Illustration on Matthew 26:14--27:66
on Isaiah 50:4-9 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66
on Isaiah 50:4-9
on Isaiah 50:4-9a
on Philippians 2:5-11
on Matthew 26:14-27
on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Sermon Illustrations for Passion Sunday (2014) on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66
The psychological concept... on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Seldom had I been... on Isaiah 50:4-9a
Passion Sunday and this... on Isaiah 50:4-9a
You won't get any less... on Philippians 2:5-11
One of the most important... on Philippians 2:5-11
A great city-wide revival... on Matthew 26:14--27:66
The insidious character... on Matthew 26:14--27:66
In Proverbs, from the King... on Matthew 26:14--27:66
Sermon Illustrations for Passion Sunday (2017) on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66


SermonStudio (5 items)
Forsaken?
Story on Psalm 22 by John E. Sumwalt
The Maiden Who Seeks Her Brothers
Story on Matthew 27:11-54 by Gregory L. Tolle
Sorry!
Story on Matthew 26:14-27:66 by Constance Berg
Herman's Stand
Story on Philippians 2:5-11 by Timothy J. Smith
A Drama In Three Acts
Lectionary on Philippians 2:5-11 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (4 items)
God's WayStories on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16 by Keith Hewitt Peter Andrew Smith
In the Arms of Love on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16 by Judy Sepsey David O. Bales
Upwards MotionStories on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Bryan Meadows David O. Bales
If You Could Choose a CrownStories on Matthew 21:1-11, Matthew 26:14-27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Psalm 31:9-16 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (4 items)
From Cheers to JeersSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Illustrations for March 16, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by
The Fickle CrowdSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Paul Bresnahan Scott Suskovic
The ContenderSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Mary Boyd Click


Worship and Drama for Passion Sunday
SermonStudio (11 items)
Sunday Of The Passion
Worship on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Matthew 21:1-11 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a by Beverly S. Bailey
Passion Sunday
Worship on Psalm 31:9-16 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:1-27:66 by Norman A. Beck
The Attitude Of Christ
Worship on Philippians 2:5-11 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Palm Sunday and Jesus' Passion
Worship on Matthew 26:14--27:66 by Wayne H. Keller
Sunday Of The Passion (Sixth Sunday In Lent)
Worship on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 27:11-54 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Sunday Of The Passion (Sixth Sunday In Lent/Palm Sunday)
Lectionary on Isaiah 50:4-9a by H. Burnham Kirkland
Sunday Of The Passion (Sixth Sunday In Lent/Palm Sunday)
Lectionary on Philippians 2:5-11 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Sunday Of The Passion (Sixth Sunday In Lent/Palm Sunday)
Lectionary on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Matthew 27:11-54 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Sunday Of The Passion (Sixth Sunday In Lent/Palm Sunday)
Lectionary on Psalm 31:1-16 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Passion/Palm Sunday (Lent 6)
Lectionary on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Passion/Palm Sunday
Worship on Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Matthew 27:11-54 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (4 items)
From Cheers to JeersSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Illustrations for March 16, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by
The Fickle CrowdSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 26:14--27:66 Philippians 2:5-11 Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 by Paul Bresnahan Scott Suskovic
The ContenderSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Matthew 21:1-11 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 by Mary Boyd Click


Village Shepherd (2 items)
The Braying Of A Donkey by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Matthew 27:11-54
Suffering God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on