Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14
The law for the passover meal.
Until the Lord comes, every time you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim his death.
To the end he showed his love for them.
He surrendered himself to death, while bearing the faults of many.
Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
He learned obedience and became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him.
The passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John.
God saw all he had made, and indeed it was good.
Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac.
Tell the children of Israel to march on, to walk through the sea on dry ground.
But with everlasting love I have taken pity on you, says the Lord, your redeemer.
Come to me and your soul will live. With you I will make an everlasting covenant.
Baruch 3:9-15, 32-4:4
Walk in the way of God and you will live in peace for ever.
I shall pour clean water over you and I shall give you a new heart.
Christ, having been raised from the dead, will never die again.
He has risen from the dead and now he is going before you to Galilee.
Acts 10:34, 37-43
We have eaten and drunk with him after his resurrection from the dead.
Look for things that are in heaven, where Christ is.
(ALTERNATIVE SECOND READING)
Throw away the old yeast, that you may be new dough.
The teaching of Scripture is that he must rise from the dead.