Resurrection Sunday

Jesus’ triumph over death;  what happened to Jesus can also happen for us

Collect : Easter Sunday

O God, who for our redemption gave your only begotten Son to death of the cross, and by his glorious resurrection delivered us from the power of our enemy: Grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection; through Jesus Christ you Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.  Amen.

Acts 10:34-43 . . . Peter preaches the good news: Jesus, judge of the living and the dead, offers forgiveness

Jeremiah 31:1-6 . . . Jeremiah  foresees a time of restoration reminiscent of the first exodus.

Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 . . . the hearts of believers resound with shouts of victory: “The Lord has done a mighty thing!”

Colossians 3:1-4 . . . Paul reminds us that Christ is now our life, and we have set our hearts on him.

John 20:1-18 . . . the tomb is empty, and the risen Jesus reassured Mary Magdalene of his victory.

Matthew 28:1-10 . . . about the resurrection

The Story, a film.

What the resurrection means to us,  Sermon by Bishop  T.D. Jakes at Potter’s Touch.