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The Seventh Sunday of Easter - Year A

Acts 1.6–14
1 Peter 4.12–14; 5.6–11
John 17.1–11

Poor disciples. What they have been through over
the last few weeks! What wild swings of emotion
they have had to deal with. First of all the horrors
of Good Friday, with the anguish they felt for Jesus,
the fear for themselves, the guilt over what they
had done, the confusion about their future now that
Jesus’s mission had apparently failed. Then the
beginnings of the rumours that Jesus was alive,
with all the hope and terror and sheer perplexity
of that. And then, at last, normality again, though...

Taken from Lectionary reflections – Year A by Jane Williams

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