Lessons and Hymns for Easter 5 C

These are the Scripture readings you will hear this coming Sunday:

Acts 11:1-18
Revelation 21:1-7
John 16:12-22

Jesus Turns Sorrow into Joy

On earth “you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy” (John 16:20). Already the Spirit grants you peace and joy through the forgiveness of your sins. For by the cross of Christ, “God has granted repentance that leads to life” (Acts 11:18). His Gospel is “a message by which you will be saved, you and all your household” (Acts 11:14). He gives freely “from the spring of the water of life” (Rev. 21:6), “and death shall be no more” (Rev. 21:4). He dwells with His people, adorning His Church as a bride for her husband, “making all things new” (Rev. 21:5). Therefore, as the Son of Man is glorified by His cross, “and God is glorified in him” (John 13:31), so He is glorified in us by our “love for one another” (John 13:35), which His Spirit works in us by His grace.

These are the hymns we will sing:

Awake, My Heart, with Gladness (LSB 467:1-4)
At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing (LSB 633:1-4)
Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me (LSB 722)
At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing (LSB 633:5-8)
Awake, My Heart, with Gladness (LSB 467:5-8)

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Living in north central Arkansas among the trees and lakes serving the Lord in one of His churches. A lifelong Lutheran who cares greatly about God's Church. Recently married and enjoying life with my dear wife. Many interests--St. Louis Cardinals, NASCAR, and the St. Louis Blues!

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