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Today is  Quasimodo Sunday. *   The Lesson is:    Things don’t have to be complicated — unless you cherish your doubts and want to remain there, in your doubts. 628 more words

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1st Sunday After Easter - Church Back Home - April 12, 2015

Today, we have the Gospel story of Jesus’ first encounter with the Disciples after his resurrection, and an Epistle reading that complements that story quite well. 36 more words

So I send you: receiving

“Receive the holy Spirit” The sacred writer had already introduced the giving of the Holy Spirit in John 7 in a scene during the Feast of Tabernacles in which the Spirit is promised at a future time when Jesus was glorified. 1,125 more words


So I send you: mission

Commentary. Meanwhile the disciples, still reeling from the events of the last three days, gather in the upper room. In Matthew 28:8, Mary Magdalene’s reaction to the encounter with Jesus was “ 1,383 more words


So I send you: context

John 20:19-31 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. 590 more words


The Significance of the Resurrection: John 16:16-22

Occasion Sunday Worship 5th April 2015

Illustration: Every child comes into this world with tremendous pain and suffering to the mother. There are no exceptions. Those nine months leading up to delivery are often very difficult for the mother. 1,570 more words