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The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Genesis 22.1–18
Acts 11.1–18
John 13.31–5

The verses from St John’s Gospel come at the turning point of the Last Supper. Judas has just left the room, and there is now no going back. A sense of urgency seems to overtake Jesus after this. The supper is over, and Jesus begins to talk, to explain, as though trying to make the disciples understand at last, to impress upon them some of the things that they should already know. But whenever one of the disciples does speak in the verses that follow today’s reading, it is only to demonstrate how puzzled they are, and how little they understand, even at this late hour...


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