Tagged: Good Friday


A Love That Never Diesa free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the packet of sermon outlines that accompanies CTA’s Easter theme, A Love That Never Dies. You can use this sermon on Easter Sunday or in the church services, Bible studies, or the mid-week classes leading up to Resurrection Sunday. Visit CTA’s Resource & Idea Center to download…

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The Passion Story Paradoxa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Just like in past Easter seasons, CTA is offering seven FREE sermon outlines this year. Use these resources in church services, Bible study, mid-week classes, or anywhere else you’d like to help prepare your worshipers for Resurrection Day. This year, the theme is A Love That Never Dies, based on Jeremiah 31:3. You’ll find the…

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Christ Is Risen! an Easter prayer

Editor’s note: This Easter prayer was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. His meditation on Jesus’ Easter sacrifice speaks powerfully to many of us at CTA and we hope it speaks to you, too! Read Matthew 28:1–15 and focus on the…

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The End of Starting Overa free Easter devotion for kids

Before you begin, write the words “The End” on one sheet of paper and the words “Start Over” on a second sheet. To begin, hold up your “The End” card and ask the children to read it. Think how often we say and think words like “the end” each day. We scoop the last spoonful…

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The Power of the Cross–a devotion for your children’s ministry

Are you looking for a children’s ministry message you can use for Palm Sunday, Good Friday, or for a special event during Holy Week? Check out CTA’s free devotion titled, “Power of the Cross.” Written especially for children ages 3-10, it will help you share the meaning of Jesus’ death and Resurrection in an interesting, age-appropriate way….

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The Jelly Bean Prayer–a free devotion for children’s ministry

Introduction Jesus died on the cross on the day Christians call “Good Friday.” Then, on Resurrection Sunday, Jesus rose from the dead. He will never die again! That’s why, for Christians, Resurrection Day is one of the happiest days of the year. Getting to the Heart First, let’s talk about why we need the gift…

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