Tag: Resurrection

Who Says We're not All Doubters?: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 1 May 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 1 May 2011 (Second Sunday of Easter, Year A) Acts 2:14a, 22-32 •Psalm 16 •1 Peter 1:3-9 •John 20:19-31 Thomas wasn’t there, and that matters. Too often, when I’ve heard people talk about the “doubting Thomas” story, the verses immediately leading up to his most famous ultimatum (“Unless I see…”)…

On to Galilee: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 24 April 2011

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 24 April 2011 (Easter, Year A) Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6 •Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 •Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43 •John 20:1-18 or Matthew 28:1-10 I’ll admit that, in my own judgmental way, I think of the Resurrection of Jesus as one of those moments in the Bible that will reveal in a hurry…

Remembering and Understanding: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 4 April 2010

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 4 April 2010 (Easter Sunday, Year C) Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 65:17-25 •  Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 •  1 Corinthians 15:19-26 or Acts 10:34-43 •  John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12 That I can remember, although I’ve likely preached over a hundred sermons, I’ve only preached one on Easter Sunday, and even though it happened…