Celebrating the Resurrection of Christ
Sermons, Outlines, Illustrations, Meditations and Program Ideas
J. Michael Shannon & Robert C. Shannon
(c)opyright 1984, J. Michael Shannon

Calls to Worship

Hear . . . O Lord, attend unto my cry; give ear unto my prayer.
Psalm 17:1

Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, thou that leadest Joseph like a flock; thou that dwellest between the cherubim, shine forth.
Psalm 80:1

The Lord liveth; and blessed be my Rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted.
Psalm 18:46

Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.  From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee.
Psalm 61:1, 2

Come and see the works of God.... Come and hear, all ye that fear God.
Psalm 66:5, 16

O praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.  For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lord endureth forever.  Praise ye the Lord.
Psalm 117

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.  My soul thirsteth for God, for the living
God.
Psalm 42:1, 2

Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.
Psalm 145:3

O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!
Psalm 8:1

O for a thousand tongues to sing
My great Redeemers praise,
The glories of my God and King,
The triumphs of His grace!
Charles Wesley

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge.
Psalm 46:7, 11

The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.  The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the
soul that seeketh him.
Lamentations 3:24, 25

The Lord is in his holy temple, the Lords throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.
Psalm 11:4

O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.
Psalm 34:3

And the four beasts.., rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to
come.
Revelation 4:8

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?  The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Psalm 27:1

O give thanks unto the Lord: for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks unto the God of heaven: for
his mercy endureth for ever.
Psalm 136:1, 26

Let all the earth fear the Lord: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.  For he spake, and it was done; he
commanded and it stood fast.
Psalm 33:8, 9


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