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Resources For Lament

Lament-Resources

If you have questions or comments, or recommendations for adding to or improving these materials on this page, please send an email to lament@HVPC.org.

Lament-BookTo download the study guide, A Process for Lament: A Five Part Study, click here for the PDF.

This study guide contains five (5) short discussions covering various aspects of lament:

1. Nehemiah’s Lament
2. For Whom Do We Lament?
3. Avoiding Avoiding Pain
4. Looking To God
5. Sorrow & Repentance Brings Comfort & Joy

It's designed for group study or individual use. There is a companion sermon, Lament & Blessing, that you can listen to the audio, view the video, or read the text. You can also listen to the opening song and closing song referenced in the sermon.

Articles, Videos, And Music About Lament

These are selected resources that you can access to learn more about lament and use to enhance your own journey through lament. These are all the links found in the back of A Process For Lament: A Five Part Study.

The Need for Lament: Soong-Chan Rah (video)
https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-need-for-lament-soong-chan-rah/

Bringing Our Pain To God: Michael Card and Calvin Seerveld on Biblical Lament in Worship
https://crc-resources.platform.rapiddg.net/worship/bringing-our-pain-god-michael-card-and-calvin-seerveld-biblical-lament-worship

3 Reasons We Ought to Corporately Lament
https://www.9marks.org/article/3-reasons-we-ought-to-corporately-lament/

Ideas for Including Lament in Your Worship
https://www.reformedworship.org/article/december-2006/ideas-including-lament-your-worship

Calvin Institute of Christian Worship
https://worship.calvin.edu/search/?q=lament (several items are listed)

The Psalm with a Painful Lament - Psalm 13
https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/the-psalm-with-a-painful-lament-psalm-13/

Psalm 42 and 43 - A Psalm of Lament
https://worship.calvin.edu/resources/resource-library/psalm-42-and-43-a-psalm-of-lament/

TobyMac - I’m Sorry (a lament) (Lyric Video)
https://youtu.be/KUYClC6vqKk

A New Liturgy: 15 minute guided lament liturgy
https://www.anewliturgy.com/no-7-lament

U2 Music Videos: Yahweh & 40
https://youtu.be/SEV-Y3b_hvw

Bono & Eugene Peterson talk about Psalms
https://youtu.be/-l40S5e90KY

Michael Card on Lament
Brief video: https://youtu.be/9nF4TBkA9Ic

Podcast: https://www.michaelcard.com/lament-erik-divietro
(This also touches on the topics of healthy churches and related topics.)

Article: The Porter’s Gate’s songs give voice to the realities of 2020
https://www.christiancentury.org/article/music/porter-s-gate-s-songs-give-voice-realities-2020

The Porters Gate Website & Lament Songs
https://www.theportersgate.com/ / https://push.fm/fl/lamentsongs

Suggested Books on Lament:

If you have questions or comments, or recommendations for adding to or improving these materials on this page, please send an email to lament@HVPC.org.