Readings and Sermon for Third Sunday of Easter

Collect: Third Sunday of Easter


O God, whose blessed Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread:  Open the eyes of our faith, that we may behold him in all his redeeming work; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.  Amen

Acts 9:1-6 (7-21) . . . Paul is converted from being an enemy of the Christian way in order to become the great apostle to the non-Jewish people
Psalm 30 . . . The journey out of sorrow into joy
Revelation 5:11-14 . . . This is a vision of the Lamb that was slain—a figure of Jesus.
John 21:1-19 . . . This is another appearance by Jesus to his disciples—this time after their return to the Sea of Tiberias or Galilee
Sermon:   Jesus, Will Willimon, disciples, sheep, discipleship, Peter, Duke Divinity School, failure, Year C, John 21:1-19, fishermen, commissioning, feed, Third Sunday of Easter, fly fishing, follow me, command

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