Third Sunday of Easter preparation

Free Church Book of Common Prayer (1929)

Second Sunday after Easter

Almighty God, who hast given thine only Son to be unto us both a sacrifice for sin, and also an ensample of godly life; give us grace that we way always most thankfully receive that his inestimable benefit, and also daily endeavour ourselves to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

or this,

Almighty God, who shewest to them that be in error the light of thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; grant unto all them that are admitted into the fellowship of Christ’s religion, that they may eschew those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same; through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Epistle: I Pet. ii, 19-25 (end)
Gospel: John x, 11-16.

A book of prayer for the church and the home (Universalist, 1866)

Second Sunday after Easter

Almighty God, who showest to them that be in error the light of thy truth, to the intent that they may return into the way of righteousness; grant unto all them that are admitted to the fellowship of Christ’s religion that they may eschew those things that are contrary to their profession, and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same, through thy grace in Jesus Christ thy Son. Amen.

Gospel, St. John xvi. 16.
Epistle,  1 St Peter ii. 11.

About Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 45, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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