The Best Scriptures to Use in 31 Worship Services Based on the Church and Secular Calendars

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New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to fGod...

Epiphany

The verses below mainly center on Jesus’ manifestation to and salvation for the Gentiles through the visit of the Magi celebrated at Epiphany. The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service...

The Baptism of the Lord

The verses below not only apply to Jesus’ baptism, but also to His time of ministry through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit whom He received at His baptism as well as some other themes. For other scriptures that center on Jesus’ time of ministry, see “The...

The Week for Christian Unity

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the Week for Christian Unity. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to...

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

Most of the Scriptures listed for this worship service emphasize God’s deliverance, or His call for justice and equality, but there are also Scriptures given for other appropriate themes. The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed...

The Transfiguration of the Lord

The scriptures below center on Jesus’ transfiguration and that He was the Son of God and God in human form while He was on earth. For other scriptures that center on Jesus’ time of ministry, see “The Festival of Tabernacles or Booths, or Sukkoth and Jesus Tabernacled...

Lent

The scriptures listed below for Lent emphasize repentance and rededication. For scriptures on repentance alone, see “Ash Wednesday” listed next in this section. For scriptures on dedication, see “A Dedication Sunday or Service” in “God’s Word and the Best Scriptures...

Ash Wednesday

For Ash Wednesday, the emphasis of the verses below is on repentance. For verses on repentance and rededication, please see “Lent,” the previous worship service in this section of WORSHIPPING WITH GOD’S WORD. The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best...

President’s Weekend

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the President’s Weekend. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adorationy Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to...

The World Day of Prayer

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the World Day of Prayer. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to...

Palm Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Palm Sunday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Maundy Thursday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Maundy Thursday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Good Friday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Good Friday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

The Great Prayer Vigil of Easter or Holy Saturday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the Great Prayer Vigil of Easter or Holy Saturday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to...

Easter

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into worship service that is based on Easter. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing Confessions of...

Earth Day and the Stewardship of the Earth

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Earth Day and the Stewardship of the Earth. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God...

The National Day of Prayer

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the National Day of Prayer. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to...

Mother’s Day

The following scriptures emphasize parenting. For scriptures on marriage, see “A Wedding Service or the Renewal of Marriage Vows” in the section on “God’s Word and the Best Scriptures to Use in 23 Special Worship Services” of this reference work. The following 17...

Memorial Weekend

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Memorial Weekend. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Pentecost

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Pentecost. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Trinity Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Trinity Sunday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Father’s Day

The following scriptures emphasize parenting. For scriptures on marriage, see “A Wedding Service or the Renewal of Marriage Vows” in the section on “God’s Word and the Best Scriptures to Use in 23 Special Worship Services” of this reference work. The following 17...

July 4th and Our Country’s Independence

The verses below not only relate to our country’s successful fight for independence, but also to the Christian belief and commitment of our country’s founders and God’s blessing on our nation as we have carried out His ways. The following 17 aspects of a worship...

Labor Day Weekend

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Labor Day Weekend. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

The Resumption of Sunday School or Bible Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the Resumption of Sunday School or Bible Sunday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to...

The International Day of Peace

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on the International Day of Peace. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions...

World Communion Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on World Communion Sunday. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to...

Thanksgiving

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Thanksgiving. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...

Christ the King Sunday

The scriptures below center on Jesus’ authority as a Godly King. For scriptures that center on Jesus’ time of ministry, see “The Festival of Tabernacles or Booths, or Sukkoth and Jesus Tabernacled Among Us” in the “God’s Word and the Best Scriptures to Use in 23...

Advent

Advent celebrates Jesus’ first and second comings to us. But because there is another worship service in this section, “Christmas,” that centers on Jesus’ first coming, the verses below center only on Jesus’ second coming. The second coming that they center on is when...

Christmas

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them to put into a worship service that is based on Christmas. Calls to Worship Prayers of Adoration Prayers and Acclamations of Praise to God Introductions to Singing...