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Everyone who does what is right is righteous
Third Sunday of Easter

Janice B. Scott

1 John 3:1-7


I watched highlights from the London Marathon on television just before Easter. As well as exceptionally good running from some of the world's top athletes, we saw huge numbers of people thoroughly enjoying themselves and having a lot of fun. Most of them were running to raise money for various charities, and millions of pounds was raised.

I always enjoy watching those who dress up in bizarre costumes. The thought of anyone running twenty-six miles fills me with admiration, but to see someone running all that way dressed as a rhino, or dressed as a pedal car, or dressed as a massive mobile phone, fills me with open-mouthed astonishment.

It's great to see the wheelchair racers taking part in the same race, but perhaps the image which most moved me and which will remain with me was an elderly lady who had no legs, being pushed in a wheelchair by a young man. The look of terrific excitement and joy on that ...

This sermon, Everyone who does what is right is righteous, is based on 1 John 3:1-7 and relates to Third Sunday of Easter of Cycle B of the lectionary. This sermon on 1 John 3:1-7 is just one of over 800 resources created by Janice Scott for The Village Shepherd (a component of SermonSuite). SermonSuite also offers online sermons, professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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