Third Sunday of Easter, April 18

The Collect: 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 for ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 3:12-19 read from the Modern English Version Bible

Psalm 4 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 John 3:1-7 read from the New American Standard Bible

Gospel: Luke 24:36b-48 read from the New Century Version Bible

Closing Prayer: On April 23 we celebrate the life of Toyohiko Kagawa, Prophetic Witness in Japan. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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