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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for April 24, 2016
Tested Faith Luke 15:11-24
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 April 17 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  This parable is the most familiar of Jesus’ 40 parables. Jesus’ teaching on discipleship ended with the words, “Whoever has ears to hear, let them hear” (Luke 14:35). The most unlikely people, namely tax collectors and sinners, drew near to hear him (15:1). To justify his association with such folk, Jesus told three parables that act as one (notice the singular use of “parable” in Luke 15:3). Coming to His Father | Luke 15:11-19 Jesus began the story with the phrase, There was a man who had two sons.Both times Jesus started parables this way did not end…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016 | EASTER
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 13:44–52
Old Testament       1 Samuel 20:12–17 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 145
     New Testament       Revelation 21:1–6
   New Testament       1 Corinthians 13:1–13 (Supplemental)
 Gospel       John 13:31–35


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016 | EASTER
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 11:1–18
             Psalm       Psalm 148 (UMH 861)
New Testament       Revelation 21:1–6
Gospel       John 13:31–35


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016 | EASTER
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       Acts 14:21–27
Response       Psalm 145:1
              Psalm       Psalm 145:8–13
  Second Reading       Revelation 21:1–5a
Gospel Acclamation       John 13:34
Gospel       John 13:31–33a, 34–35


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2016 | EASTER
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

First Reading       Acts 11:1–18
             Psalm       Psalm 148
 Epistle       Revelation 21:1–7
 Gospel       John 16:12–22 or John 13:31–35


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 24, 2016 | EASTER
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

 Psalm       Psalm 145 or Psalm 145:1–9
 First Reading       Acts 13:44–52 or Leviticus 19:1–2, 9–18
Second Reading       Revelation 19:1, 4–9 or Acts 13:44–52
 Gospel       John 13:31–35


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