Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 9

The Collect: O God, you have prepared for those who love you such good things as surpass our understanding: Pour into our hearts such love towards you, that we, loving you in all things and above all things, may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 10:44-48, read from the Amplified Bible

Psalm 98, read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 John 5:1-6 read from the Christian Standard Bible

Gospel: John 15:9-17 read from the Douay-Rheims Bible

Closing Prayer: On May 10 we celebrate the life of Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf

Prophetic Witness. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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