Providing original sermon ideas, new insights into Scripture, and unique illustrations from a wide range of preaching clergy, The Abingdon Preaching Annual is a comprehensive resource that offers everything busy preachers need for sermon and worship preparation. The 2003 edition includes an entire year's worth of weekly worship services, sermon briefs, and benedictions, and is especially useful to preachers who use The Revised Common Lectionary to design their sermons and Sunday morning worship.
• 156 sermon briefs—three sermon briefs for each Sunday of the year, each highlighting one of the featured lectionary texts
• 52 complete Sunday services—weekly worship services that include worship themes, pastoral prayer, and call to worship
• Seasonal and special occasion benedictions, a Scripture index, and a complete listing of readings for the lectionary year
• Sermons for holidays and special days of the year
• 12 devotions for preachers—monthly encouragement for the preacher's spiritual life