Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for The Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 16, 2021
Comments and Illustrations by John Fairless
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Peter, setting a tone for the Christian church that continues to this day, references the Hebrew scripture to interpret the meaning of the life of Christ and those who followed him.
He refers to two passages from the Wisdom literature of Psalms: Psalm 69:25 and Psalm 109:8 (quoted in the vers…