Reading: False peace promoted
Reference: Jer. 6:13-16
Jeremiah 6:13: For from the least of them even unto the greatest of them every one is given to covetousness; and from the prophet even unto the priest every one dealeth falsely.
Jeremiah 6:14: They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
Jeremiah 6:15: Were they ashamed when they had committed abomination? nay, they were not at all ashamed, neither could they blush: therefore they shall fall among them that fall: at the time that I visit them they shall be cast down, saith the Lord.
Jeremiah 6:16: Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.
Reading: Great peace is not offended
Reference: Ps. 119:161-168
Psalms 119:161: Princes have persecuted me without a cause: but my heart standeth in awe of thy word.
Psalms 119:162: I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
Psalms 119:163: I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.
Psalms 119:164: Seven times a day do I praise thee because of thy righteous judgments.
Psalms 119:165: Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
Psalms 119:166: Lord, I have hoped for thy salvation, and done thy commandments.
Psalms 119:167: My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.
Psalms 119:168: I have kept thy precepts and thy testimonies: for all my ways are before thee.
Reading: Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene
Reference: John 20:11-18
John 20:11: But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre,
John 20:12: And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
John 20:13: And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.
John 20:14: And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.
John 20:15: Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
John 20:16: Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.
John 20:17: Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.
John 20:18: Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had spoken these things unto her.