Sunday: Sixth Sunday of Easter

Acts 8:5-8, 14-17/1 Pt 3:15-18/Jn 14:15-21

“For Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the sake of the unrighteous, that he might lead you to God. Put to death in the flesh, he was brought to life in the spirit.”

1 Peter 3:18, NABRE

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Acts 16:11-15/Jn 15:26—16:4a

“One of them, a woman named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth, from the city of Thyatira, a worshiper of God, listened, and the Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what Paul was saying. After she and her household had been baptized, she offered us an invitation, “If you consider me a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my home,” and she prevailed on us.”

Acts 16:14-15, NABRE

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Acts 16:22-34/Jn 16:5-11

“But I tell you the truth, it is better for you that I go. For if I do not go, the Advocate will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you.”

John 16:7, NABRE

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Acts 17:15, 22—18:1/Jn 16:12-15

“When they heard about resurrection of the dead, some began to scoff, but others said, “We should like to hear you on this some other time.”  And so Paul left them. But some did join him, and became believers. ”

Acts 17:32-34, NABRE

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Acts 18:1-8/Jn 16:16-20

“Amen, amen, I say to you, you will weep and mourn, while the world rejoices; you will grieve, but your grief will become joy.”

John 16:20, NABRE

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Acts 18:9-18/Jn 16:20-23

“One night the Lord said to Paul in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent; for I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you to harm you, for there are many in this city who are my people.” He stayed there a year and six months, teaching the word of God among them.”

Acts 18:9-11, NRSVCE

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Acts 18:23-28/Jn 16:23b-28

“On that day you will ask in my name. I do not say to you that I will ask the Father on your behalf; for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.”

John 16:26-27, NRSVCE

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