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Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/8/16 (The Seventh Sunday of Easter)

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Paul and Silas in prison, 1867. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh                                                 Acts 16:16-34; Psalm 97; Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21; John 17:20-26. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, we mark the transition between Ascension Day and Pentecost. Jesus has completed his earthly ministry and has been taken up into heaven. The disciples… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 5/1/16 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

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Baptism of Lydia by Marie Ellenrieder, 1861. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Acts 16:9-15; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5; John 14:23-29. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the Christian church expands into Europe, John describes his vision of the New Jerusalem, and Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples. Acts 16:9-15: Acts tells… Read more »