Bible Readings (p.541) –3rd Sunday of Easter
First Reading: Acts 3:12-19 After a lame man had been healed in the Temple, Peter addresses the crowd who gathered around him; ‘The God of our Ancestors has glorified Jesus by raising Him from the dead. Repent, therefore and turn to God and have your sins wiped out.’
Second Reading: 1 John 3:1-7 John the ‘beloved disciple’ expounds to us that we are now God’s children as we abide in Jesus Christ. All who have this hope purify themselves, as Christ is pure.
Third Reading: Luke 24:36b-48 Jesus stands in the midst of the disciples, challenging their doubts. He eats with them to prove He is alive, then opens their understanding of the prophetic scriptures about the Messiah, commanding them to proclaim His name to all nations.
4th Sunday of Easter —Page 543
- Acts 4:5-12
- 1 John 3:16-24
- John 10:11-18