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

You can also view "A Messianic Rosh Hashanah Service for the New Year." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship service that is based on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day....

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 from the NIV Bible to put into...

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 being baptized and filled with the...

The Week for Christian Unity

You can also view "Hugging and Kissing in the Bible" in the section on this site of "Scriptures on Our Freedom in Worshipping the LORD." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a...

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. You can also view the scriptures that are listed in "Christ the King Sunday." For other scriptures that center on Jesus’ time of ministry,...

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 more scriptures on confessing our sins, see "All the Introductions to and Confessions of Sin in the...

Ash Wednesday

For Ash Wednesday, the emphasis of the verses below is on repentance. For scriptures on confessing our sins, see "All the Introductions to and Confessions of Sin in the Bible." For verses on repentance and rededication, please see "Lent," the previous worship service...

President’s Weekend

You can also view scriptures for "July 4th and Our Country’s Independence." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship service that is based on the President’s Weekend. Calls...

The World Day of Prayer

You can also view six different ways to pray which are in "Scriptures for 17 Aspects of a Worship Service" and scripture on prayer in "Crying Out in Prayer in the Bible" in this reference work's section on "Scriptures on Our Freedom in Worshipping the LORD." The...

Palm Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible 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...

Maundy Thursday

You can also view scriptures for "A Festival of Unleavened Bread Messianic Service Where Jesus Provides Himself for Us as 'The Bread of Life' ” as well as in "When Communion, the LORD’s Supper, or the Eucharist Is Included in a Worship Service." The following 17...

Good Friday

You can also view scriptures for "A Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur Messianic Service with Jesus as God’s Final Sacrifice of Atonement." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a...

The Great Prayer Vigil of Easter or Holy Saturday

You can also view scriptures for "Waiting on the LORD for Him to Speak or Act." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship service that is based on the Great Prayer Vigil of...

Easter

You can also view scriptures for "A Festival of First Fruits Messianic Service with Jesus as the First Fruits of the Resurrection." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship...

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 from the NIV Bible 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...

The National Day of Prayer

You can also view six different ways to pray which are in "Scriptures for 17 Aspects of a Worship Service," and scripture on prayer in "Crying Out in Prayer in the Bible" in this reference work's section on "Scriptures on Our Freedom in Worshipping the LORD." The...

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 from the NIV Bible 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...

Pentecost

You can also view "The Messianic Festival of Weeks or Shavuot = Pentecost and Jesus Supplants the Old Covenant of the Law at Mount Sinai with the New Covenant of the Holy Spirit" in this reference work's section on "God’s Word and the Best Scriptures to Use in 23...

Trinity Sunday

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible 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...

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

You can also view scriptures for a "President’s Weekend" worship service. 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...

Labor Day Weekend

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible 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...

The Resumption of Sunday School or Bible Sunday

You can also view "All the Introductions to Scripture Readings in the Bible." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship service that is based on the Resumption of Sunday...

The International Day of Peace

The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible 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...

World Communion Sunday

You can also view scriptures for "When Communion, the LORD’s Supper, or the Eucharist Is Included in a Worship Service," "Maundy Thursday," and "A Festival of Unleavened Bread Messianic Service Where Jesus Provides Himself for Us as 'The Bread of Life'.” The following...

Thanksgiving

You can also view "All the Introductions to and Prayers of Thanksgiving in the Bible." The following 17 aspects of a worship service have the best scriptures listed for each of them from the NIV Bible to put into a worship service that is based on Thanksgiving. Calls...

Christ the King Sunday

The scriptures below center on Jesus’ authority as a Godly King. You can also view scriptures for "The Transfiguration of the LORD." For scriptures that center on Jesus’ time of ministry, see "The Festival of Tabernacles or Booths, or Sukkot and Jesus Tabernacled...

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 from the NIV Bible 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...