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Epiphany 2 | OT 2 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
SermonStudio (4 items)
Epiphany 2 / OT 2 from Water From the Well
on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 2 / OT 2 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 40:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 2 / OT 2 from Water From the Well
on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Epiphany 2 / OT 2 from Water From the Well
on John 1:29-42 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
Village Shepherd (3 items)
Weakness or strength? by Janice Scott
Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7
The Lamb of God by Janice Scott
Sermon on John 1:29-42
Friends for Christ by Janice Scott
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9


SermonStudio (18 items)
Call Waiting from SERMONS ON THE GOSPEL READINGS
Sermon on John 1:29-42 by Susan R. Andrews
You May Have To Die First from And Then Came the Angel
Sermon on John 1:29-42 by William B. Kincaid, III
Positive Identification from It's News To Me: Messages of Hope for Those Who Haven't Heard
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 by Linda Schiphorst McCoy
Who's Who? from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 by Charles L. Aaron, Jr.
Spirit-Anointed Son Of God The Father from God in Flesh Made Manifest
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 by Mark Wm. Radecke
A Second-place Finish from TIME'S UP!
Sermon on John 1:29-34 by JOHN B. JAMISON
A Renewed Call from Promise of Peace, Call for Justice
Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Thomas E. Ridenhour, Sr.
Theology Two Sizes Too Small from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by John T. Ball
Improving Your Serve from Something's Coming ... Something Great
Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Robert A. Beringer
The Church Of The Servant from Between Gloom and Glory
Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by R. Glen Miles
Christopher Columbus Speaks! from A Long Time Coming
Lectionary on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Stephen M. Crotts
Backseat Drivers: Named, Claimed, Commissioned from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Tony S. Everett
Too Light A Thing from Hope Beneath the Surface
Lectionary on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Paul E. Robinson
Thank God For The Church from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr.
Moving At The Speed Of Light: In Corinth Or Cana? from Moving At The Speed Of Light
Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Frank Luchsinger
I Could Never Be A Saint, God from Holy Email
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Caught In The Middle from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by John N. Brittain
The Church Is the Place from Christmas Grace
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Timothy J. Smith


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Thinking Globally, Acting LocallySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Christopher Keating Beth Herrinton-Hodge
Ron Love
The Cost of Cold HeartsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Leah Lonsbury Dean Feldmeyer
Chrisopher Keating
Suffering and Serving, One and AllSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Mary Austin Ron Love
George Reed
What Are You Looking For?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan Thom M. Shuman
What Kind Of Light?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by George L. Murphy


StoryShare (5 items)
Show Me JesusStories on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Peter Andrew Smith
Called to ServeStories on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Keith Wagner
The End and the Beginning on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Keith Hewitt Larry Winebrenner
Reading Past the SemicolonStories on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by C. David McKirachan John T. Ball
A Mother Forced to ChooseStories on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
CSSPlus (23 items)
We are called to follow — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Come and see — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
Come and see — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
We're rich! — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
The Lamb of God — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
The Lamb of God — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
Enriched — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
The lamb of God — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
The lamb of God — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
One a day — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Lamb of God — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
Doves And Lambs — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
Growing strong in body and spirit — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Peter means "the rock" — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
Peter means "the rock" — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
Our invitation — Children's Sermon on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Changes — Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42
Changes — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
Enriched — on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Follow — on John 1:29-42
Follow — Children's Activity on John 1:29-42
What's in a Name? — on John 1:29-42
What's My Name? — on John 1:29-42

Village Shepherd (2 items)
Tim's Time by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 1:29-42
The Turtle and the Lamb by Janice Scott
Children's Story on John 1:29-42

SermonStudio (4 items)
Mold Me And Make Me from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 by Brett Blair
"Come And See" from Story Time At The Altar
Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 by Elaine M. Ward
Trust In God from ... Let the Children Come
Children's Sermon on Proverbs 28:25 Psalm 40:4 by Robert B. Lantz
Jesus Was A Teacher from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
Emphasis (8 items)
Religious jabberwocky Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11
A light to the nations Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42
Of servants and lambs Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42
Called before born Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11
Keeping up appearances Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11
Becoming what we were meant to be Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11
Called to be faithful witnesses Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42
Refocus Commentary on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42


SermonStudio (11 items)
Second Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Second Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by John R. Brokhoff
Epiphany 2 from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
The Holy Spirit from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Russell F. Anderson
Second Sunday after the Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-41 by George M. Bass
Second Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by John R. Brokhoff
Second Sunday After The Epiphany from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by E. Carver McGriff
What Shall Become Of The Dreamer's Dream? from Gathering Up the Fragments
Sermons on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Mariann Edgar Budde
Epiphany 2/Ordinary Time 2 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 40:1-11 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Second Sunday After The Epiphany / Second Sunday In Ordinary Time from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Carlos Wilton
Second Sunday after Epiphany from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Isaiah 49:1-7 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Thinking Globally, Acting LocallySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Christopher Keating Beth Herrinton-Hodge
The Cost of Cold HeartsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Leah Lonsbury Dean Feldmeyer
Suffering and Serving, One and AllSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Mary Austin Ron Love
What Are You Looking For?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan Thom M. Shuman
What Kind Of Light?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by George L. Murphy


Illustrations and Stories for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
Emphasis (59 items)
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A preacher felt it was... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
John the Baptizer knew his... Illustration on John 1:29-42
The disciples trusted their experience... Illustration on John 1:29-42
A young man new to... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Perhaps there are no better... Illustration on John 1:29-42
The world isn't any bigger... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
A pastor in Warsaw, Ohio... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
A pastor in Warsaw, Ohio... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
We need now the capacity... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
One way God makes us... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
When a Lutheran reads Paul's... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
After the funeral, when the... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
There is a church that... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
A college student was praying... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
One of the most misunderstood... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Alex Longo was a first... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Come and see. It's an... Illustration on John 1:29-42
In his autobiographical book, Travels... Illustration on John 1:29-42
The coming of Christ as... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Two versions of the call... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
It was the middle of... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Carol, a nurse in a... Illustration on John 1:29-42
For centuries prior to the... Illustration on John 1:29-42
I was invited to be... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Leo Braudy, English professor at... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
A clergy colleague begins each... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
God is faithful, Paul reminds... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
In verse 29 John declares... Illustration on John 1:29-42
They called her name. A... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Pastor Bill was struggling. His... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Before accepting my last call... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Here's an odd example of... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
St. Anselm described himself as... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
A woman named Elizabeth was... Illustration on John 1:29-42
When early Christian theologians used... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Maryanne Johns walked past a... Illustration on John 1:29-42
A woman who greatly feared... Illustration on John 1:29-42
Distance runners talk about a... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
Who is the servant that... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
God has become my strength... Illustration on Isaiah 49:1-7
The apostle wishes that his... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
It is increasingly common in... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Last month, Libby received a... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Everyone knows the need to... Illustration on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Who is Jesus? We learn... Illustration on John 1:29-42
John the Baptist excelled in... Illustration on John 1:29-42
God truly works in mysterious... Illustration on John 1:29-42
on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42
on Isaiah 49:1-7
on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
on John 1:29-42
Sermon Illustrations for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 (2014) on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42
Does God go back... on Isaiah 49:1-7
With the dawn... on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
There is a marked... on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
Ever wonder what God... on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
A lamb was slaughtered... on John 1:29-42
Sermon Illustrations for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 (2017) on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42


SermonStudio (6 items)
An Unexpected Song
Story on Isaiah 49:1b Psalm 40:1-11 by John E. Sumwalt
Old Times
Story on John 1:29-42 by Gregory L. Tolle
The Love Of Being A Christian
Story on John 1:29-42 by Constance Berg
Between A Rock And A Hard Place
Story on Psalm 40:1-10 by JOHN E. SUMWALT
Day On
Story on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Timothy J. Smith
The Quintessential Evangelist
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (5 items)
Show Me JesusStories on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Peter Andrew Smith
Called to ServeStories on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Keith Wagner
The End and the Beginning on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Keith Hewitt Larry Winebrenner
Reading Past the SemicolonStories on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by C. David McKirachan John T. Ball
A Mother Forced to ChooseStories on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 Psalm 40:1-11 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Thinking Globally, Acting LocallySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Christopher Keating Beth Herrinton-Hodge
The Cost of Cold HeartsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Leah Lonsbury Dean Feldmeyer
Suffering and Serving, One and AllSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Mary Austin Ron Love
What Are You Looking For?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan Thom M. Shuman
What Kind Of Light?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by George L. Murphy


Worship and Drama for Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2
SermonStudio (17 items)
Job Placement
Drama on John 1:29-41 by Robert F. Crowley
An Epiphany For Simon Bar-Jona
Lectionary on John 1:29-41 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-10 by John A. TenBrook
Before I Was Born
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Frank Ramirez
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Beverly S. Bailey
God's love is like that of a husband for his bride
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by Heth H. Corl
Called from the womb for the world
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-34 by PAUL A. LAUGHLIN
EPIPHANY 2
Worship on Psalm 40:1-1 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-34 by Norman A. Beck
Let Your Steadfast Love And Your Faithfulness Keep Me Safe Forever
Worship on Psalm 40:1-11 by Dallas A. Brauninger
SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by B. David Hostetter
The Lamb of God and the Calling of Several Disciples
Worship on John 1:29-42 by Wayne H. Keller
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on Isaiah 49:1-7 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Second Sunday After Epiphany
Lectionary on Psalm 40:1-11 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Epiphany 2/Ordinary Time 2
Lectionary on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Epiphany 2
Worship on Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Thinking Globally, Acting LocallySermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Christopher Keating Beth Herrinton-Hodge
The Cost of Cold HeartsSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 John 1:29-42 by Leah Lonsbury Dean Feldmeyer
Suffering and Serving, One and AllSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 Isaiah 49:1-7 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Psalm 40:1-11 by Mary Austin Ron Love
What Are You Looking For?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 by Stephen P. McCutchan Thom M. Shuman
What Kind Of Light?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Isaiah 49:1-7 by George L. Murphy


Village Shepherd (2 items)
Tim's Time by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 1:29-42
Multi-faceted God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on John 1:29-42