Sermon for the Second Sunday of Easter

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A good, if somewhat commonplace, sermon for this "Doubting Thomas" Sunday tends to speak something of our questioning being a holy – or at least understandable and acceptable – thing.

But a closer reflection on today's Gospel can lead us to a more thought-provoking question: what is the difference between Resurrection and resuscitation? Part of the answer is that the former is defeating death, while the latter only postpones it. The reality of what Easter means may stun us out of our skepticism into doing great things for God's Kingdom – as it did for Thomas.

What we do though with our lives as a result is really the question that we need to focus on however…

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