Resources: Climate change and the purposes of God

Sermon notes for Creation Time: Climate change and the purposes of God

Posted in: Church resources, Climate change and the purposes of God, Seasonal
Resource type: Talks, lectures and sermons

We have prepared these notes to help people who are preaching on the Lectionary for Creation Time (Sundays in September). We have tried to relate some of the lectionary readings and Collects for each Sunday to themes from ‘Climate change and the purposes of God: a call to the Church’.

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Lent course: Climate change and the purposes of God

Posted in: Church resources, Climate change and the purposes of God, Seasonal
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections

A study course based on ‘Climate change and the purposes of God: a call to the Church’

Operation Noah has published a course which is designed for use as a Lent course – though it is also appropriate for use at any time of the year. It is targeted for use with Church and house groups and the content is based on ‘Climate change and the purposes of God: a call to the Church’.

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Bible study: A meditation on Psalm 8

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections

Psalm 8 is a song of praise to God the Creator.  The overwhelming nature of the poet’s experience of God’s glory in creation helps him to a right understanding of his own place within God’s creation.

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Bible study: Reflections on Psalm 104

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections

The well-know hymn O Worship the King All Glorious Above is based on verses from Psalm 104. It is a celebration of God the Creator and Sustainer of all things.

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Bible study: justice and human flourishing

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Theology
Resource type: Bible studies and reflections

A Bible study on justice and human flourishing.

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Listen to the prophets: expert voices on climate change

Posted in: Climate change and the purposes of God, Science
Resource type: Further reading

Among our modern-day prophets are James Hansen of NASA, who states: ‘The blame, if we fail to stand up and demand a change of course, will fall on us, the current generation of adults. Our parents honestly did not know that their actions could harm future generations. We, the current generation, can only pretend that we did not know.’ This article outlines some of the many clear introductions to the science of human-induced climate change.

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