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Easter 3 — Cycle A

Devotions for Pastors Third Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (4 items)
Easter 3 from Water From the Well
on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 3 from Water From the Well
on Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 3 from Water From the Well
on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by Stephen P. McCutchan
Easter 3 from Water From the Well
on Luke 24:13-35 by Stephen P. McCutchan


Sermons for Third Sunday of Easter
Village Shepherd (3 items)
Strangers or neighbours? by Janice Scott
Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Encountering the risen Christ by Janice Scott
Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
A change of heart by Janice Scott
Sermon on Acts 2:14a, 36-41


SermonStudio (16 items)
Because from Sermons On The Second Reading
Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by Richard W. Ferris
Defeat Transformed Into Victory from Sermons on the Gospel Readings
Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
My Laughin' Place from Sermons On The First Readings
Sermon on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Bill Mosley
Genuine Mutual Love from ACCESS TO HIGH HOPE
Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by Harry N. Huxhold
Wide-Eyed Recognition from Tears Of Sadness, Tears Of Gladness
Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Albert G. Butzer, III
To Be Lord, To Be Messiah, To Be Crucified from RESTORING THE FUTURE
Sermon on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Robert J. Elder
What Happens To You When You Die? from PREPARATION AND MANIFESTATION
Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by MARK ELLINGSEN
The Ball's In Our Court! from CALLED TO JERUSALEM: SENT TO THE WORLD
Sermon on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by THEODORE F. SCHNEIDER
Metanoia: The Process Of Conversion from Cross, Resurrection, And Ascension
Sermon on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Richard E. Gribble, CSC
People Die! from The Lord Is Risen! He Is Risen Indeed! He Really Is!
Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Richard L. Sheffield
A Time To Be Born Anew from Love Is Your Disguise
Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by Frank Luchsinger
Hope To Carry On from Sermons On The Gospel Readings
Lectionary on Luke 24:13-35 by Lee Griess
Converting To Christianity from Sermons On The First Readings
Lectionary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Schuyler Rhodes
Oddballs For God from Sermons On The Second Readings
Lectionary on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by David O. Bales
On the Road with Jesus from To The Cross and Beyond
Lectionary on Luke 24:13-35 by David O. Bales
Claimed, Framed, Changed from Show-and-Tell
Lectionary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Tony S. Everett


The Immediate Word (6 items)
Meeting Jesus AgainSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Ron Love
Then Their Eyes Were OpenedSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Leah Lonsbury Chrisopher Keating
Ron Love
Where Is Emmaus?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
George Reed
Illustrations for April 6, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by
What are the Odds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Scott Suskovic Barbara Jurgensen
Carlos Wilton
Well-known ChristiansSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Carlos Wilton


StoryShare (5 items)
Burning HeartsStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Peter Andrew Smith John Fitzgerald
Saved from ViolenceStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John Fitzgerald Peter Andrew Smith
The Feud on John 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Keith Hewitt John E. Sumwalt
Speak the Truth in LoveStories on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John S. Smylie Sandra Herrmann
Growing PainsStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


Children's material for Third Sunday of Easter
CSSPlus (20 items)
You were ransomed! — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Slow to believe — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
Slow to believe — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-35
The ransom is paid! — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
It's in the book! — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-25
It's in the book! — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-35
A different kind of money — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Using bread to remember — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
Using bread to remember — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-35
A place in heaven — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
The talk of the town — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-25
The talk of the town — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-25
What the Heart Knows — Children's sermon on Luke 24:13-35
Clean souls — Children's Sermon on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Bread of life — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
Bread of life — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-35
Oh, behave! — Children's Activity on 1 Peter 1:17-23
One of us — Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35
One of us — Children's Activity on Luke 24:13-35
Is It Raining? — Children's sermon on Luke 24:13-35

Village Shepherd (2 items)
Jamie's Uncle Jim by Janice Scott
Children's Story on Luke 24:13-35
God's Son Returns by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Luke 24:13-35

SermonStudio (3 items)
The Twice-Traveled Road from Alleluia!
Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Elaine M. Ward
O Lord, Save My Life from Story Time At The Altar
Children's Sermon on Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Elaine M. Ward
They Recognized Him from THE BIG INFLUENCE OF SMALL THINGS
Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 by Brett Blair

Gospel Grams (2 items)
Commentary and Exegetical material for Third Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (8 items)
Reverent fear Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
The Stranger and we strangers Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
Read the manual Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
Hearts afire Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
Big finish? Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
Homecoming Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19
A time to reflect Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
Redemption in Christ Commentary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35


SermonStudio (9 items)
Third Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by John R. Brokhoff
Third Sunday Of Easter from THE WESLEYAN PREACHING ANNUAL 2001--2002
Exegesis on by Derl G. Keefer
The risen Christ is revealed from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Russell F. Anderson
Third Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by John R. Brokhoff
Third Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by E. Carver McGriff
Easter 3 from Hear My Voice
Lectionary on Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by James Evans Stan Purdum
Third Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Carlos Wilton
Third Sunday Of Easter from Lectionary Preaching Workbook
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Jerry L. Schmalenberger
Third Sunday of Easter from Preaching and Reading the Old Testament Lessons
Exegesis on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Elizabeth Achtemeier


The Immediate Word (6 items)
Meeting Jesus AgainSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Then Their Eyes Were OpenedSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Leah Lonsbury Chrisopher Keating
Where Is Emmaus?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
Illustrations for April 6, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by
What are the Odds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Scott Suskovic Barbara Jurgensen
Well-known ChristiansSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Carlos Wilton


Illustrations and Stories for Third Sunday of Easter
Emphasis (75 items)
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Maggie is a wonderful dog... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
A girl fell in love... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
In one church, the new... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Bob Newhart once said about... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
A corrupt generation tolerates the... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
In 1982, a Boeing 737... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
William Willimon tells this story... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
A sign of the times... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
In his book, An Agenda... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
The travelers on the road... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Emmaus, Overheard could be the... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Some people deal with change... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
In one church, the new... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Bob Newhart once said about... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
A corrupt generation tolerates the... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
In 1982, a Boeing 737... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
William Willimon tells this story... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
A sign of the times... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
In his book, An Agenda... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
The travelers on the road... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Emmaus, Overheard could be the... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Some people deal with change... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Maggie is a wonderful dog... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Jesus must have gotten an... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Walking with his friend, Al... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
A 1998 cartoon in The... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
An old cartoon by Goddard... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Bart had been outspoken, opposing... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
A woman writes of a... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
William Henry Harrison, then Governor... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Love God and do as... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
When we moved into the... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Take, eatthe presence... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
The Mental Health division of... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
When my son was six... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Beth was startled to learn... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Human beings have a natural... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Martin Luther said, We do... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
A study was recently conducted... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
A small boy was leading... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Child welfare workers face difficult... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Love one another deeply from... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
The futile ways of our... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Botanists have identified tens of... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Paul speaks of a faith... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Professional basketball player Michael Jordan... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Each of us has our... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
When Charles M. Schulz, creator... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
I enjoy browsing in gift... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
In my senior year of... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
When the people heard Peter... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
The key lesson we need... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Lionheart, they called him. They... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
A team of people in... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
How many times does someone... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
When I was growing up... Illustration on 1 Peter 1:17-23
John Wesley, having served Christ... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Recently, one of my Bible... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
At the time of this... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Human beings have a natural... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
When my son was six... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
When we moved into the... Illustration on Luke 24:13-35
Acts 2:14a, 36-41br... Illustration on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
on 1 Peter 1:17-23
on 1 Peter 1:17-23
on Luke 24:13-35
Sermon Illustrations for Easter 3 on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35
Talk about a fire and... on Acts 2:14a, 36-41
Dr. Adam Geibel, a music... on 1 Peter 1:17-23
Democratic President Harry... on 1 Peter 1:17-23
This lesson's call... on 1 Peter 1:17-23
There were two men... on Luke 24:13-35
Sermon Illustrations for Easter 3 on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35


SermonStudio (4 items)
Stranger In The Choir
Story on Luke 24:13-35 by John E. Sumwalt
Unrecognized Faith
Story on Luke 24:13-35 by Constance Berg
Life From Death -- Rick's Discovery
Story on Luke 24:13-35 by Timothy J. Smith
East Of Easter
Lectionary on Luke 24:13-35 by David E. Leininger


StoryShare (5 items)
Burning HeartsStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Peter Andrew Smith John Fitzgerald
Saved from ViolenceStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John Fitzgerald Peter Andrew Smith
The Feud on John 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Keith Hewitt John E. Sumwalt
Speak the Truth in LoveStories on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John S. Smylie Sandra Herrmann
Growing PainsStories on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by John E. Sumwalt and Jo Perry-Sumwalt


The Immediate Word (6 items)
Meeting Jesus AgainSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Then Their Eyes Were OpenedSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Leah Lonsbury Chrisopher Keating
Where Is Emmaus?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
Illustrations for April 6, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by
What are the Odds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Scott Suskovic Barbara Jurgensen
Well-known ChristiansSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Carlos Wilton


Worship and Drama for Third Sunday of Easter
SermonStudio (14 items)
Walk With Him
Drama on Luke 24:13-35 by Robert F. Crowley
The Promise Is For All
Worship on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Frank Ramirez
Third Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Beverly S. Bailey
EASTER 3
Worship on Psalm 116:12-19 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Norman A. Beck
Easter 3
Lectionary on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Amy C. Schifrin Martha Shonkwiler
Loving Deeply From The Heart
Worship on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by Dallas A. Brauninger
THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
Worship on Acts 2: 14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by B. David Hostetter
Jesus' Walk to Emmaus
Worship on Luke 24:13-35 by Wayne H. Keller
Third Sunday Of Easter
Worship on Acts 2:14, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Dallas A. Brauninger
Third Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Third Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on 1 Peter 1:17-23 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Third Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on Luke 24:13-35 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Third Sunday Of Easter
Lectionary on Psalm 116 by H. Burnham Kirkland
Easter 3
Worship on Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Luke 24:13-35 by Thom M. Shuman


The Immediate Word (6 items)
Meeting Jesus AgainSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Dean Feldmeyer Mary Austin
Then Their Eyes Were OpenedSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 by Leah Lonsbury Chrisopher Keating
Where Is Emmaus?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Roger Lovette Ron Love
Illustrations for April 6, 2008 from The Immediate WordSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by
What are the Odds?Sermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 1 Peter 1:17-23 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Scott Suskovic Barbara Jurgensen
Well-known ChristiansSermon help, Worship, Illustrations, Children's Sermon on Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 1:17-23 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 by Carlos Wilton


Village Shepherd (2 items)
God's Son Returns by Janice Scott
Children's Liturgy and Story on Luke 24:13-35
Broken God... by Janice Scott
Intercession on Luke 24:13-35