Readings for Easter 2 (focus text in bold):
Ezekiel 34:1-16a - the Lord himself will search for his sheep and shepherd them
Psalm 23 - "The Lord is my shepherd; therefore can I lack nothing"
1 Peter 2:19-25 - Jesus is the chief shepherd and bishop of our souls
John 10:11-16 - Jesus is the Good Shepherd who gives his life for his sheep
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: “The Good Shepherd” (detail) by Alfred Handel, c. 1940, stained glass at St. John the Baptist Church, Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia