April 23, 2017 The Second Sunday of Easter

 

Acts 2:14a, 22–32, Psalm 16, 1 Peter 1:3–9, John 20:19–31

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 Alleluia! Christ is risen.

The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!

In the movie Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances buys a villa while on a tour of romantic Tuscany after a series of … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 Saturday in Easter Week

 

Acts 4:13–21, Psalm 118:14–18, Mark 8:9–15, 20

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 Alleluia! Christ is risen!

The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!

A couple of chapters down the road in Acts, the disciples would again stand before the religious authorities for preaching and healing in Jesus’ name. … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 Friday in Easter Week

 

Acts 4:1–12, Psalm 116:1–8, John 21:1–14

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 Alleluia! Christ is risen!

The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!

 We are creatures of habit. When in the midst of things we do not understand, or grief, or times of crisis in our lives, we tend … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 Thursday in Easter Week

 

Acts 3:11–26, Psalm 8, Luke 24:36b–48

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 Alleluia! Christ is risen.

The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!

No one expected a suffering Messiah…no one. Not the people to whom Peter preached after he healed the lame man; not the disciples themselves when Jesus … Continue reading

April 19, 2017 Wednesday in Easter Week

 

Acts 3:1–10, Psalm 105:1–8, Luke 24:13–35

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+ 

Alleluia! Christ is risen!

The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!

In many of the Gospel accounts of the resurrection, misunderstanding is a central theme. Last Sunday, we heard the resurrection account from the Gospel of John. … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 Monday in Easter Week

 

Acts 2:14, 22b–32, Psalm 16:8–11, Matthew 28:9–15

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+

 Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!

For a while now, as part of my daily prayers, I have been reading from the sermons of Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador during … Continue reading

April 13, 2017 Maundy Thursday

 

Exodus 12:1–4, (5–10), 11–14, Psalm 116:1. 10–17, 1 Corinthians 11:23–26, John 13:1–17, 31b–35

The Rev’d Dr. Jeffrey S. F. Nelson+                                                           … Continue reading