Sunday, April 18, 2021
The readings for the 3rd Sunday in Easter encourage us to truly believe in the resurrection of Jesus Christ and to accept his love. The first reading (Acts 3:13-15, 17-19) tells us to turn from our disbelief and accept that God is the author of life. The psalm (Psalm 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9) sings “Lord, let your face shine on us.” The second reading (1 John 2:1-5A) explains that Jesus Christ has wiped away our sins. And in the gospel (Luke 24:35-48) the risen Jesus appears to two disciples and helps them understand his death and resurrection.
So faith, hope, and trust in the love of God are themes for this weekend. Here are some ideas: