Our readings for this third Sunday of Easter provide lessons in fundamental Christianity and a kind of master class in preaching. And notice the tension they stress between sin and grace. To get this tension wrong, to emphasize unduly one side or the other, produces mischief in religion.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Acts 3:13-15, 17-19
Psalm – Psalm 4:2-9
Reading 2 – 1 John 2:1-5A
Gospel – Luke 24:35-48