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The gospel for the third Sunday of Easter is always one in which the risen Christ shares food with the disciples, meals that are the Easter template for the meal we share each Lord’s day. In today’s gospel, Jesus both shares the disciples’ food and shows them the meaning of his suffering, death, and resurrection through the scriptures: the two main elements of our Sunday worship.

PRAYER:

Holy and righteous God, you are the author of life, and you adopt us to be your children. Fill us with your words of life, that we may live as witnesses to the resurrection of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

READINGS:

Acts 3:12-19
Psalm 4
1 John 3:1-7
Luke 24:36b-48

This Weeks Readings

MondayJeremiah 30:1-11a
1 John 3:10-16
Psalm 150
TuesdayHosea 5:15-6:6
2 John 1-6
Psalm 150
WednesdayProverbs 9:1-6
Mark 16:9-18
Psalm 150
ThursdayGenesis 30:325-43
Acts 3:17-26
Psalm 23
FridayGenesis 46:28-47:6
Acts 4:1-4
Psalm 23
SaturdayGenesis 48:-8- 19
Mark 6:30-34
Psalm 23
April 15, 2018 – Third Sunday of Easter