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The Fourth Sunday of Easter Year A
who showest to them that be in error
the light of thy truth,
to the intent that they may return
into the way of righteousness;
Grant unto all them that are admitted
into the fellowship of Christ’s Religion,
that they may eschew those things
that are contrary to their profession,
and follow all such things as are agreeable to the same;
through our Lord Jesus Christ.
whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life:
Raise us, who trust in him,
from the death of sin to the life of righteousness,
that we may seek those things which are above,
where he reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.
The First Reading - Acts 2: 42-47 or Nehemiah 9: 6-15
The Psalm - Psalm 23
The Second Reading - 1 Peter 2: 19-25
The Gospel Reading - John 10: 1-10
Post Communion Prayer
you gave your Son Jesus Christ to be the good shepherd,
and in his love for us to lay down his life and rise again.
Keep us always under his protection,
and give us grace to follow in his steps;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
This may be used as Collect Two in year B.