The Fifth Sunday of Easter

1 John 3:16-24 How Will You Show Your Love? This is how we know what love is:  Jesus Christ laid down his life for us.  And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.  If anyone has material possession and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be […]

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

1 John 3:1, 2 Live Who You Are! How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!  And that is what we are!  The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.  Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will […]

The Third Sunday of Easter

Acts 4:8-12 Jesus Christ of Nazareth— The Most Powerful Name of All! Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them:  “Rulers and elders of the people!  If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a cripple and are asked how he was healed, then know this, you and all the people […]

The Second Sunday of Easter

1 John 5:1-6 Easter’s Ongoing Victory! Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.  This is how we know that we love the children of God; by loving God and carrying out his commands.  And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God […]

Easter Sunday 2021

John 20:19-23 Life-Giving Hands On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”  After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.  The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.  […]