|Above: The Incredulity of St Thomas, Caravaggio, 1601–1602|
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First Sunday After Easter
Canon Alistair Macdonald-Radcliff
(From The Church of the Advent Boston)
Vidi Aquam — Mode VIII; Kyrie in D –– Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958) Communion Service in D Major, Sir Edward Bairstow (1874–1946) as also the motet, Let all mortal flesh keep silence The Gradual: Psalm 114, Festal Setting; The setting of the Regina coeli à 8, by Tomás Luis deVictoria c1548–1611) Click here
A Celebration of Easter
Hymns and Choral Music
The Collect of the Day.
ALMIGHTY Father,who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins,and to rise again for our justification;Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice and wickedness, that we may always serve thee in pureness of living and truth; through the merits of the same thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
1 St. John v. 4. WHATSOEVER is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth. For [there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And]* there are three that bear witness[ in earth]*, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one. If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son. He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son. And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son [of God]* hath not life. * these parts omitted in the 1928 BCP. * “of God” added in 1845.
St. John xx. 19. THE same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord. Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
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