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Meditation –5th Sunday of Easter Year C
Acts 11:1-18
Psalm 148
Revelation 21:1-6
John 13:31-35

Life in the early Church was not always easy and straightforward. When Jesus died, all his disciples were Jews. In his resurrection he appeared only to Jews, and the first converts were all Jews. These new Christians had been raised in Jewish families who kept the Law. It dominated and ordered their lives, with weekly Sabbaths, the annual atonement day, the other festivals – Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles – which drew them to the Temple at Jerusalem, and the rules that directed their conduct, even what they ate and with whom.  Things had to change, however. Jesus had come as the saviour of the world, not only of the Jews...


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