The Week of the First Sunday after Easter

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas
Caravaggio
from 1601 until 1602
Sanssouci Picture Gallery, Potsdam, Germany
Public Domain

Sunday Lessons from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer

The Collect

ALMIGHTY Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may alway serve thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

1 John 5:4-12John 20:19-23

Commentary

Melville Scott, The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels

The Complete Bible in Two Years ©

Odd YearsCoverdale Bible Gateway1st Lesson2nd LessonOptional Readings
Sun nearest Apr 13Ps 107Ps 107Lev 16 SundayAJ 3.9.3-4
MonPs 108Ps 108Lev 17 John 8Sir 6:18-37
TuePs 109Ps 109Lev 18 John 9AJ 3.10.1-3
WedPs 110Ps 110Lev 19 John 10Sir 7:1-17
ThuPs 111Ps 111Lev 20 John 11AJ 3.10.4-5
FriPs 112Ps 112Lev 21 John 12Sir 7:18-36
SatPs 113Ps 113Lev 22 Song 4AJ 3.10.6-7
Sir = Ecclesiasticus, or the Wisdom on Sirach; AJ = Flavius Josephus’s, Antiquities of the Jews

Daily Readings from Other Lectionaries

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The Week of Easter Sunday

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Kinnaird Resurrection)
Raphael
from 1499 until 1502
São Paulo Museum of Art, Brazil
Public Domain

The Collect

ALMIGHTY God, who through thine only-begotten Son Jesus Christ hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of everlasting life; We humbly beseech thee, that, as by thy special grace preventing us thou dost put into our minds good desires, so by thy continual help we may bring the same to good effect; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

Colossians 3:1-7John 20:1-10

Commentary

Melville Scott, The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels

The Complete Bible in Two Years ©

The editor uses these readings for evening prayer, but they can be read whenever most convenient and Optional Readings can be read other than with prayers
Odd YearsCoverdale Bible Gateway1st Lesson2nd LessonOptional Readings
Sun nearest Apr 6Ps 100Ps 100Lev 9 SundaySir 4:1-10
MonPs 101Ps 101Lev 10 John 3AJ 3.8.7-8
TuePs 102Ps 102Lev 11 John 4Sir 11-31
WedPs 103Ps 103Lev 12 John 5AJ 3.8.9-10
ThuPs 104Ps 104Lev 13 John 6Sir 5:1-6:4
FriPs 105Ps 105Lev 14 John 7AJ 3.9.1-2
SatPs 106Ps 106Lev 15 Song 3Sir 6:5-17
Sir = Ecclesiasticus, or the Wisdom on Sirach; AJ = Flavius Josephus’s, Antiquities of the Jews

Daily Readings from Other Lectionaries

Canterbury Cathedral Playlists