April 29, 2012 Lectionary Reflection

Paul Heidebrecht, Director of the MCC Canada Ottawa Office, reflects on the challenge of following Jesus in the lectionary reflection for the 4th Sunday of Easter.

In the passage from Acts, the Apostle Peter does not hesitate to proclaim Jesus’ true identity and saving power. This is quite striking, given that he has been imprisoned by the same religious authorities who turned Jesus over to be crucified. Peter, the disciple who had earlier denied knowing Jesus three times, is now offering this testimony even though he may lose his life as a result.

Read the entire reflection here.

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