"[H]e is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him, just as he told you." - Mark 16:7 (Public domain image; licensed under CC0)
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Resurrection of Our Lord
John 20:1-18 Commentary
by Mary Hinkle Shore
Christ is risen, and Mary is weeping: John’s account of the disciples’ discovery of the resurrection has this tension at its heart.
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Mark 16:1-8 Commentary
by Philip Ruge-Jones
The ending of Mark’s gospel is notoriously odd. While Jesus is mentioned and his promise is invoked, he does not even come by for a cameo.
Acts 10:34-43 Commentary
by Greg Carey
The Easter message humbles a culture that continually debates human worth.
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 Commentary
by Amanda Benckhuysen
It is easy to see why Psalm 118 is the psalm selection for Easter for all three lectionary years.1
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Commentary
by C. Clifton Black
Today's Gospel lection again competes for the preacher's attention with another of the New Testament's choice epistolary texts.1
No End to the Story
by Karoline Lewis
April 01, 2018
John or Mark? It’s your Easter choice this year. Two very different resurrection reports. Two unique interpretations of the empty tomb. As many of you know, I am wont to encourage ...
SB599 - Resurrection of Our Lord
Discussion on texts for Easter Sunday (April 1, 2018): (Gospel) John 20:1-18; (Alternate Gospel) Mark 16:1-8; (First Reading) Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; (Second Reading) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11.