The Church of England
Readings for week: Sunday, 30th April 2017
Bible Readings for 30th April
3rd Sunday of Easter (p.172)
First Reading: Act 2:14(a), 36-41 — Peter attests to the fulfilment of King David’s prophecy of Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection, because it was impossible for Christ to be held by the power of death.
Second Reading: 1 Peter 1:17-23 — Peter instructs us to live in reverent fear of the Lord because we are ransomed by the blood of Christ; our hope is set on God; we should love each other deeply from the heart.
Third Reading: Luke 24:13-35 — On the way to Emmaus, Jesus teaches Cleopas and another about himself from the scriptures. At the table, at the breaking of bread their eyes are opened and they recognise Him.
Bible Reading for Sunday 7th May (p.176)
4th Sunday of Easter
1 Peter 2:19-25