On this mountain(A) the Lord Almighty will prepare
    a feast(B) of rich food for all peoples,
a banquet of aged wine—
    the best of meats and the finest of wines.(C)
On this mountain he will destroy
    the shroud(D) that enfolds all peoples,(E)
the sheet that covers all nations;
    he will swallow up death(F) forever.
The Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears(G)
    from all faces;
he will remove his people’s disgrace(H)
    from all the earth.
The Lord has spoken.(I)

In that day(J) they will say,

“Surely this is our God;(K)
    we trusted(L) in him, and he saved(M) us.
This is the Lord, we trusted in him;
    let us rejoice(N) and be glad in his salvation.”(O)

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Jesus Has Risen(A)

28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene(B) and the other Mary(C) went to look at the tomb.

There was a violent earthquake,(D) for an angel(E) of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone(F) and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.(G) The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid,(H) for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.(I) Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.(J) There you will see him.’ Now I have told you.”

So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Suddenly Jesus met them.(K) “Greetings,” he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him. 10 Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers(L) to go to Galilee; there they will see me.”

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Living as Those Made Alive in Christ

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ,(A) set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.(B) Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.(C) For you died,(D) and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your[a] life,(E) appears,(F) then you also will appear with him in glory.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Colossians 3:4 Some manuscripts our