Tag Archive: Joshua

Mar 03

4th Sunday in Lent (Year C) – Words for Worship

Call to Worship (inspired by Joshua 5:9-12) Roll away our sin, O Lord. Remove the stain of our sin. Feed us with your Word, Providing God. Nourish us with the fruits of your grace. Prayer of Confession (inspired by Psalm 32) O Lord, for too long we have tried to hide our sin from you. …

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Mar 03

4th Sunday in Lent (Year C)

Joshua 5:9-12 Common English Bible and NRSV The imagery of God “rolling away” the disgrace could be fun to explore.  Label a large workout/exercise ball or a large beach ball with the word “Disgrace” (or “sin” or “shame”, etc).  Invite people (kids would like this) to help God roll it out of the worship space. …

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Oct 31

21st Sunday after Pentecost

(Yes…I know that today isn’t Tuesday.  But, for the sake of keeping my Categories in order (making searching a little easier), let’s pretend it is… *wink*) Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 While considering this passage, we may ask ourselves, “what other gods do we serve”?  God seeks our undivided attention.  What does that look like?  What  does …

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Oct 21

20th Sunday after Pentecost

Here are a few thoughts about the lectionary texts for next Sunday: Joshua 3:7-17 The Old Testament lesson this week is not one that I have heard preached very often (if at all).  And, I must admit that I have yet to preach on this text…yet…  Still, it does provide some interesting imagery to work …

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