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    Old Testament Readings for Sundays of Easter
     
    For those who require an Old Testament reading on the Sundays of Easter, provision is made in this table. If an Old Testament reading is used, the reading from Acts must be used as the second reading.
       
      Principal Service
       
Year A   The Second Sunday of Easter    Exodus 14.10-31; 15.20,21
    The Third Sunday of Easter        Zephaniah 3.14-20
    The Fourth Sunday of Easter    Genesis 7
    The Fifth Sunday of Easter    Genesis 8.1-19
    The Sixth Sunday of Easter            Genesis 8.20 - 9.17
    The Seventh Sunday of Easter   Ezekiel 36.24-28
       
Year B   The Second Sunday of Easter       Exodus 14.10-31; 15.20,21
    The Third Sunday of Easter      Zephaniah 3.14-20
    The Fourth Sunday of Easter   Genesis 7.1-5,11-18; 8.6-18; 9.8-13
    The Fifth Sunday of Easter   Baruch 3.9-15,32 - 4.4
      or Genesis 22.1-18
    The Sixth Sunday of Easter       Isaiah 55.1-11
    The Seventh Sunday of Easter   Ezekiel 36.24-28
       
Year C    The Second Sunday of Easter   Exodus 14.10-31; 15.20,21
    The Third Sunday of Easter    Zephaniah 3.14-20
    The Fourth Sunday of Easter  Genesis 7.1-5,11-18; 8.6-18; 9.8-13
    The Fifth Sunday of Easter Baruch 3.9-15,32 - 4.4
      or Genesis 22.1-18
    The Sixth Sunday of Easter     Ezekiel 37.1-14
    The Seventh Sunday of Easter      Ezekiel 36.24-28    
       
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