Acts 10:34,37-43; Psalms 118:1-2,16-17,22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9
Once there was a parish in which a special committee was appointed to carry out a single duty …
It was the committee membersí responsibility to patrol the church every Sunday to see if anyone was asleep during the sermon. One Sunday, a committee member dutifully marched up the center aisle and proceeded to wake up the preacher.
There are times, I am willing to admit, when we could use such a committee around here. But not today! Never on Easter Sunday! Christ is risen! And thatís our earth-shattering, mind-boggling wake-up call.
Today is the day when banners are flying, at least figuratively, over every Easter Sunday congregation throughout the world.
Today is the day of joyous celebration for the…
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