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the International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for April 3, 2016 Renewed Health (Luke 7:1-10) _______________________________________________________________ Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri, and has held preaching ministries in Missouri, Illinois, and Colorado. This lesson treatment is published in the March 27 issue of The Lookout Magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  How can an all-knowing God be amazed at anything? Scripture affirms that Jesus was amazed—we are told of two examples in his ministry. Once he was amazed at belief (today’s passage and the parallel text in Matthew 8:10), and once he was amazed at unbelief (Mark 6:6). Our lesson concerns the amazing faith of a Roman soldier. Matthew and Luke tell this story very differently. Matthew says the centurion approached Jesus personally to make his request. Luke says that the Jews in Capernaum pre…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 5:12, 17–32
   Old TestamentGenesis 15:1–6 (Supplemental)
 Psalm       Psalm 16
New TestamentRevelation 1:4–18
New Testament2 Peter 1:16–21 (Supplemental)
 GospelJohn 20:19–31


Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 5:27–32
             Psalm       Psalm 150 (UMH 862)
 New Testament       Revelation 1:4–8
   Gospel       John 20:19–31


Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       Acts 5:12–16
Response       Psalm 118:1
              Psalm       Psalm 118:2–4, 13–15, 22–24
Second Reading       Revelation 1:9–11a, 12–13, 17–19
Gospel Acclamation       John 20:29
Gospel       John 20:19–31


Catholic Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 5:12–20 (21–32)
             Psalm       Psalm 148
Epistle       Revelation 1:4–18
 Gospel       John 20:19–31


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016 | EASTER
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

 Psalm       Psalm 111 or Psalm 118:19–24
 First Reading       Acts 5:12a, 17–22, 25–29 or Job 42:1–6
Second Reading       (Revelation 1:1–8) 9–19 or Acts 5:12a,                                               17–22, 25–29
Gospel       John 20:19–31


The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010. Print.