Tag Archives: Easter

7th Sunday of Easter

  Seventh Sunday of Easter (Series C) May 8th, 2016 Gospel: John 17:20-26 Epistle: Revelation 22:1-6 (7-11) Lesson: Acts 1:12-26 Psalm: Psalm 133 CLB Commentary – Rev. Gary Witkop (Originally printed May 12th, 2013) The end of the High Priestly Prayer of Jesus is where these verses are found. That shows how important they were to Jesus and so should

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5th Sunday of Easter

  Fifth Sunday of Easter (Series C) April 24, 2016 Gospel: John 13:31-35 (Or John 16:12-22) Epistle: Revelation 21:1-7 Lesson: Acts 11:1-18 Psalm: Psalm 148 CLB Commentary – Dr. Eugene Boe (On John 13:31-35) (Originally printed April 28th, 2013) This text brings us back to the farewell discourses of Jesus where in private he teaches his disciples. Frederick Dale Bruner suggests that

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4th Sunday of Easter

  Fourth Sunday of Easter (Series C) April 17th, 2016 Gospel: John 10:22-30 Epistle: Revelation 7:9-11 Lesson: Acts 20:17-35 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary – Rev. Omar Gjerness (Originally printed April 21st, 2013) Preachers often take on part of a suggested text and preach on it.  This can easily be done with this text in the following three ways. First, you

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3rd Sunday of Easter

3rd Sunday of Easter April 10, 2016 Gospel: John 21:1-14 (15-19) Epistle: Rev 5:(1-7) 8-14 Lesson: Acts 9:1-22 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary by Pastor David Rinden John 21:1-14 Some observations: Note that this Sunday is called “Third Sunday of Easter,” not “Third Sunday after Easter.” The message of Easter is appropriate for any Sunday, however, it is especially

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Easter Sunday

  Easter Sunday March 27, 2016 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12 Epistle: 1 Cor 15:19-26 Lesson: Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm: Psalm 16 CLB Commentary by Dr. David Veum Luke 24:1-12 The familiarity of Christmas and Easter texts can present a real challenge for preachers. How do we preach on such a well-known story? The angel’s question in this text for Easter Sunday 15 years

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Palm Sunday

  Palm Sunday (Series C) March 20th, 2016 Gospel: Luke 22:1-23:56 Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11 Lesson: Deuteronomy 32:36-39 Psalm: Psalm 118:19-29 or Psalm 31:9-16 CLB Commentary – Rev. Dale Hanson It is interesting that the Religious leaders plotted to kill Jesus during the Feast of Unleavened Bread or Passover. These festivals commemorated God’s deliverance and became the timing of His greatest deliverance ever.

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