Seventh Sunday of Easter, May 21

I am traveling for the next two weeks and will be back on line June 11.

The Collect and Psalm are from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer.

The First Lesson, Second Lesson and Gospel are from Christian Standard Bible.

The Collect: O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.

First Lesson: Acts 1:6-14

Psalm: Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36

Second Lesson: 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11

Gospel: John 17:1-11

Closing Prayer: On May 25 we celebrate the life of Bede, the Venerable, Priest and Monk of Jarrow. From A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.