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Scriptures & Reflection
The Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 28, 2017 – Year A
How to use this page:
Read a different passage each day and think about it. Some questions are offered to help stimulate your reflection. You’ll find your experience of worship on Sunday will be intensified.
For a method to read and pray with the scriptures you might try to use the ancient practice of Lectio Divina (Divine Reading). We’ve written some instructions on how to useLectio with the Sunday Scriptures at the following link:Using Lectio Divina to pray the lections
O God, the King of glory, you have exalted your only Son Jesus Christ with great triumph to your kingdom in heaven: Do not leave us comfortless, but send us your Holy Spirit to strengthen us, and exalt us to that place where our Savior Christ has gone before; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.
A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles (1:6-14)
We are not given knowledge of the future, but we are given power from on high and promises to enable us to trust God for the future. What power and hope grounds and motivates you?
What blessings of God sustain you and prompt your gratitude?
A Reading from the first epistle attributed to Peter (4:12-14; 5:6-11)
The writer invites us to connect our ordeals with the suffering of Christ.
The Gospel according to John (17:1-11)
In John’s gospel, eternal life is knowing our oneness with God in Jesus here and now. In John’s gospel, Jesus’ glorification is his cross. What does that mean to you?