Easter

Mystery of Easter

by Beth A Richardson on April 26, 2017 · 1 comment

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Wednesday, April 26. Read “Easter Essentials” (p. 36). What image from the Easter story presented here is the most mysterious? Which helps strengthen your faith?

Share your perspective.

Words from the Word: Moreover, some women of our group astounded us. They were at the tomb early this morning, and when they did not find his body there, they came back and told us that they had indeed seen a vision of angels who said that he was alive.
– Luke 24:22-23, NRSV

Lectionary Texts:

Audio Lectio: Pray the scripture using audio lectio from Luke 24:13-35

Spiritual Tools: Engage in this weeks spiritual practice, Becoming a Compassionate Neighbor to Myself.

Art Credit: Coventry Cathedral – Baptistery, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=54899 [retrieved March 22, 2017]. Original source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevecadman/2652744641/.

Christ Is Risen!

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| From the Editor: These emails will end April 30. We have loved serving you. Consider subscribing to Daily Reflections from Upper Room Books or Sight Psalms. | Sunday, April 16. Easter. Christ is risen! Read the Easter Litany. Choose one line to be your jubilant breath prayer through the day. Share your prayer. Words […]

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Traditions

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| From the Editor: These emails will end April 30. We have loved serving you. Consider subscribing to Daily Reflections from Upper Room Books or Sight Psalms. | Monday, April 10. As you go through this week, think about how the traditions of Easter are like and unlike our traditions for Christmas. Share your thoughts. […]

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God’s Love Endures

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| We want to hear from you | Monday, April 3. Read Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29. What phrases do you recognize in this passage? How does this psalm fit Holy Week and Easter? Share your thoughts. Words from the Word: O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever! – […]

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Lenten Prayers 2017

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Lent is a season of the Christian Year where we focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. (Learn more about Lent in the article, Lent 101.) Join us on this prayerful forty-day journey toward the empty tomb with these prayers by Larry J. Peacock: Prayer for Ash Wednesday […]

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