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Easter 2 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Second Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (4 items)
Easter 2 from Water From the Rock
on Acts 5:27-32 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 2 from Water From the Rock
on Psalm 118:14-29 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 2 from Water From the Rock
on Revelation 1:4-8 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 2 from Water From the Rock
on John 20:19-31 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Second Sunday of Easter
Village Shepherd (3 items)
The value of doubt by Janice Scott
Sermon on John 20:19-31
The freedom of the cross by Janice Scott
Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8
In the nick of time by Janice Scott
Sermon on Exodus 14:10-31; 15:20-21


SermonStudio (17 items)
Alpha Dog from Sermons On The Second Readings
Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8 by Dallas A. Brauninger
When The Wailing Ends from Hope For The Weary Heart
Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8 by Henry F. Woodruff
Cracking The Code from Sermons on the Second Readings
on Revelation 1:4-8 by Steven E. Albertin
Jesus Brings Hope from Sermons on the Second Readings
on Revelation 1:4-8 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
The Faith Struggle from THE POWER OF DARKNESS
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by DURWOOD L. BUCHHEIM
Do Not Be Doubting But Believe! from Taking the Risk Out of Dying
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by Lee Griess
Colorizing Jesus from CHANNELING GRACE
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by CARL L. JECH
A Word For All Reasons from THE GREATEST WONDER OF ALL
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by John M. Braaten
Bearing The Scars from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by Frank G. Honeycutt
Believing Is Seeing from Living Vertically
Sermon on John 20:19-31 by John N. Brittain
Believing Thomas from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
on John 20:19-31 by Frank Ramirez
Those Who Doubt from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
on John 20:19-31 by Donald Charles Lacy
The Life You've Always Wanted from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Acts 5:27-32 by Charles D. Reeb
Obedience Is An Ugly Word! from A 'NEW AND IMPROVED' JESUS?
Sermon on Acts 5:27-32 by BARBARA BROKHOFF
Obeying God Rather Than Men from Deformed, Disfigured, And Despised
Sermon on Acts 5:27-32 by Carlyle Fielding Stewart, III
A Tale Of Two Peters from Sermons on the First Readings
on Acts 5:27-32 by David Kalas
Who? from Sermons on the First Readings
on Acts 5:27-32 by Frank Ramirez


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Unlocking Easter's HopeSermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Ron Love
Is It Real or Is It Photoshop?Sermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
George Reed
Cogito TuteSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Dean Feldmeyer George Reed
Yearning for PeaceSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr. Barbara Jurgensen
Thom M. Shuman
Breaking Into the TombSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by George L. Murphy


StoryShare (5 items)
Ringing Without a PermitStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by John E. Sumwalt
Witnessing to the TruthStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by Peter Andrew Smith Frank Ramirez
A Regrettable NecessityStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by Keith Hewitt Craig Kelly
And Jesus Will Be Our FriendStories on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Frank R. Fisher
Can There Be Any Doubt?Stories on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 150 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Second Sunday of Easter
CSSPlus (19 items)
Round and round — Children's Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8
Which direction? — Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31
Which direction? — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
No beginning or ending — Children's Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8
The marks on Jesus — Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31
The marks on Jesus — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
The beginning and the end — Children's Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8
Blessed are those who believe — Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31
"Blessed are those who believe" — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
Palm prints — Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31
Palm prints — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
Was, is, will be — Children's Sermon on Revelation 1:4-18
Alpha and omega — Children's Sermon on Revelation 1:4-8
Retainers — Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31
Retainers — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
Salutations — on Revelation 1:4-8
Surprise! — on John 20:19-31
Surprise! — Children's Activity on John 20:19-31
Believing with Your Heart — on John 20:19-31

Village Shepherd (2 items)
Toby's Dive by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 20:19-31
Thomas and the Cave by Janice Scott
Children's Story on John 20:19-31

SermonStudio (5 items)
Perishables from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:3-9 by Brett Blair
I Doubt It! from Children's Sermons A To Z
Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 by Brett Blair
Are You Who You Say You Are? from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by Wesley T. Runk
Straight A's - Forever! from The Giant Book Of Children's Sermons
Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:3-9 by Wesley T. Runk
Erasers Are For Mistakes from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Second Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (11 items)
Appearance Commentary on Acts 5:17-32 John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-18
For those who don't know Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
Christ for the church Commentary on Acts 5:12, 17-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
Witness: suffering and rejoicing with hope Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
The signs of credibility Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-23
Witnessing Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
The ultimacy of life Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
The end or the beginning? Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Psalm 118:14-29
A week after Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Psalm 118:14-29
Witnesses Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
Transformed lives Commentary on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31


SermonStudio (9 items)
Second Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by George M. Bass
Easter 2 from Lectionary Preaching Workbook, SERIES II
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by Perry H. Biddle, Jr.
Second Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by George M. Bass
Second Sunday of Easter from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons:
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 by Elizabeth Achtemeier
Second Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Second Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by Carlos Wilton
Easter 2 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 150 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Easter 2 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 118:14-29 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Second Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by E. Carver McGriff


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Unlocking Easter's HopeSermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Is It Real or Is It Photoshop?Sermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
Cogito TuteSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Dean Feldmeyer George Reed
Yearning for PeaceSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr. Barbara Jurgensen
Breaking Into the TombSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by George L. Murphy


Illustrations and Stories for Second Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (114 items)
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When you are interiorly free... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Bees are very communicative in... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Knowing your ABCs in Jesus... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
June 6 will mark the... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Charles Duell, head of the... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
I was caught going over... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Could Thomas have been from... Illustration on John 20:19-31
We can only imagine the... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Suppose a stonemason is busy... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Borden P. Bowne, a noted... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
Mount Corcovado overlooks the city... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
In the late 50s, John... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
I remember walking into an... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
After World War II, many... Illustration on Acts 5:12, 17-32
The early disciples were not... Illustration on Acts 5:12, 17-32
My first recollections of Martin... Illustration on Acts 5:12, 17-32
I'm fascinated by cultures in... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
Easter brings us the good... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
At times we become as... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
A couple was discussing the... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Helmet Thielicke, a German theologian... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
One of the most innovative... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
In his book, New... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
There was a volume written... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
This passage deals with a... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
Soren Kierkegaard wrote a parable... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
In Charles Dickens' A Tale... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Reading this warm and positive... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Edmund Schlink, a German theologian... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
The journal entry of a... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
The pastor was dedicating a... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
What is the last book... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
Every generation leaves behind a... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
There is a Providence, God... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
Dorothy L. Sayers, in her... Illustration on John 20:19-31
It was her first year... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Dwight Moody used to tell... Illustration on John 20:19-31
When Thomas wasn't with the... Illustration on John 20:19-31
We, like Peter, are called... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
At a weekly Bible study... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Mid-winter in the year... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
On a recent episode of... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Dr. William Henry Welch, the... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
John is filled with joyful... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
Keys can be such a... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
No one had to tell... Illustration on
It takes time to have... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Easter DawnB... Illustration on John 20:19-31
In this doubting Thomas recording... Illustration on John 20:19-31
The apostles had such an... Illustration on Acts 5:12, 17-32
During a meeting of 200... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Eucharistic Prayer C (Consecration Prayer... Illustration on Acts 5:12, 17-32
In 1975 the People's Republic... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
There is an interesting story... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
Don't be too quick to... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
About 100 years ago, the... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
One Saturday morning, I was... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-18
As a child I spent... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
There is great power in... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
In 1981 the space shuttle... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
An expression which is often... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Maybe you've played hide and... Illustration on John 20:19-31
When Christopher Reeve, paralyzed by... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Most adults have difficulty believing... Illustration on John 20:19-31
People who read their horoscopes... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
To this day, over 20... Illustration on Revelation 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19
A devoted church member once... Illustration on Revelation 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19
Symbols and imagination are a... Illustration on Revelation 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19
In Paul Tillich's brilliant essay... Illustration on John 20:19-31
What did Jesus' breath feel... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Many denominations have undergone liturgical... Illustration on John 20:19-31
It was time for a... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Roy was fascinated by shadows... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
Throughout the past several decades... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
In the course of ministry... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
For those of us over... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
The Apocalypse of John asserts... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
In the middle of a... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
About once a year we... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
The title of Dietrich Bonhoeffer's... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
A pastor conducted a funeral... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
It must have been cold... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
There is a kind of... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
Albert Camus' great novel The... Illustration on Acts 5:12-16
King James instructed the translators... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Clouds are fascinating to watch... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
A cowboy was crossing the... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
In July, 1994, one of... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
There was an Amish man... Illustration on John 20:19-31
William Barclay's commentary tells of... Illustration on John 20:19-31
One of the worst experiences... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Do you dislike buying shoes... Illustration on John 20:19-31
No one had to tell... Illustration on
An English officer by the... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Martin Luther King Jr. was... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
For over a year, Kate... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
Few Christians seem to realize... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32
John begins, as was the... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
The titles we give people... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
During the Civil War, Sherman... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
Many things happen because of... Illustration on Revelation 1:4-8
No doubt, the resurrection was... Illustration on John 20:19-31
When Greg MacAleese, a police... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Roy and Andrea had just... Illustration on John 20:19-31
If you ask most believers... Illustration on John 20:19-31
Acts 5:27-32 A... Illustration on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
Sermon illustrations for Easter 2 (2013) on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31
on Acts 5:27-32
on Acts 5:27-32
on Revelation 1:4-8
on Revelation 1:4-8
on John 20:19-31
on John 20:19-31
Sermon illustrations for Easter 2 (2016) on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31


SermonStudio (7 items)
The First Jesus Seminar
Story on John 20:19-31 by Timothy F. Merrill
Holy Coincidences
Story on John 20:19-31 by John E. Sumwalt Lee Domann
''This Is My Body''
Story on John 20:19-31 by Richard A. Jensen
Easter 2
Story on John 20:19-31 by John Steward
Heartfelt Prayers And A Doubting Doctor
Story on John 20:19-31 by Constance Berg
A Time To Laugh
Story on John 20:19-31 by David E. Leininger
The Goodness Of Doubt
on John 20:19-31 by Gregory L. Tolle


StoryShare (5 items)
Ringing Without a PermitStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by John E. Sumwalt
Witnessing to the TruthStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by Peter Andrew Smith Frank Ramirez
A Regrettable NecessityStories on John 20:19-31 Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 Psalm 118:14-29 by Keith Hewitt Craig Kelly
And Jesus Will Be Our FriendStories on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Frank R. Fisher
Can There Be Any Doubt?Stories on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 150 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Unlocking Easter's HopeSermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Is It Real or Is It Photoshop?Sermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
Cogito TuteSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Dean Feldmeyer George Reed
Yearning for PeaceSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr. Barbara Jurgensen
Breaking Into the TombSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by George L. Murphy


Worship and Drama for Second Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (10 items)
The Gift
Drama on Acts 5:1-11 by Robert F. Crowley
Easter 2
Worship on Psalm 2 by Hugh H. Drennan
Second Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by H. Burnham Kirkland
We are witnesses sent by God
Worship on Acts 5:27-32 by James R. Wilson
Second Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Easter 2
Worship on John 20:19-31 by Wayne H. Keller
Easter 2
on Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Psalm 118:14-29 by Julia Ross Strope
Second Sunday Of Easter
on Acts 5:27-32 by Frank Ramirez
Second Sunday Of Easter
on Revelation 1:4-8 by Frank Ramirez
Second Sunday Of Easter
on John 20:19-31 by Frank Ramirez


The Immediate Word (5 items)
Unlocking Easter's HopeSermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Chrisopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer
Is It Real or Is It Photoshop?Sermon help, sermon illustrations, worship resources, children's sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-42 Psalm 118:14-29 by Mary Austin Dean Feldmeyer
Cogito TuteSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 by Dean Feldmeyer George Reed
Yearning for PeaceSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 Revelation 1:4-8 Acts 5:27-32 by James L. Killen, Jr., Jr. Barbara Jurgensen
Breaking Into the TombSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on John 20:19-31 by George L. Murphy


Village Shepherd (2 items)
Toby's Dive by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on John 20:19-31
Self-giving and self-emptying God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on John 20:19-31