May Readings

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Sunday, May 1

Third Sunday of Easter

Readings and Psalm

  • Acts 9:1-6 [7-20]
    Paul’s conversion, baptism, and preaching
  • Psalm 30
    You have turned my wailing into dancing. (Ps. 30:11)
  • Revelation 5:11-14
    The song of the living creatures to the Lamb
  • John 21:1-19
    Jesus appears to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias

Sunday, May 8

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Readings and Psalm

  • Acts 9:36-43
    Peter raises Tabitha/Dorcas from the dead
  • Psalm 23
    The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not be in want. (Ps. 23:1)
  • Revelation 7:9-17
    A white-robed multitude sings before the Lamb
  • John 10:22-30
    Jesus promises eternal life to his sheep

Sunday, May 15

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Readings and Psalm

  • Acts 11:1-18
    Peter’s vision: God give the Gentiles repentance that leads to life
  • Psalm 148
    The splendor of the Lord is over earth and heaven. (Ps. 148:13)
  • Revelation 21:1-6
    New heaven, new earth: springs of living water in the new Jerusalem
  • John 13:31-35
    Jesus gives a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you

Sunday, May 22

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Readings and Psalm

  • Acts 16:9-15
    Lydia and her household are baptized by Paul
  • Psalm 67
    Let the nations be glad and sing for joy. (Ps. 67:4)
  • Revelation 21:10, 22–22:5
    The Lamb is the light of the city of God
  • John 14:23-29
    The Father will send the Holy Spirit
  • John 5:1-9 (alternate)
    Jesus heals on the Sabbath

Sunday, May 29

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Readings and Psalm

  • Acts 16:16-34
    While in prison, Paul speaks to the jailer, who is then baptized
  • Psalm 97
    Rejoice in the Lord, you righteous. (Ps. 97:12)
  • Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21
    Blessed are those who wash their robes
  • John 17:20-26
    Jesus prays that the disciples will be one and abide in his love

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