Passion Week Devotional – Maundy Thursday

Read Matthew 26: 17-30 and John 13: 1-20 Thursday is the culmination of Jesus’ time with his disciples.  What does he do? What are his final words to them as a group? Matthew, Mark and Luke tell of Jesus’ Passover meal sermon.  They explain the purpose of...

Passion Week Devotional – Wednesday

Read Matthew 26:3-5; Mark 14:1-2; Luke 22:1-2 The Sanhedrin was a Jewish council of seventy-one members. They were patterned after the seventy elders that God established through Moses. In the gospels they are called, “the council of the elders.” In Judea,...

Together Tuesday – Unleavened Bread

On Thursday, we are going to end our somber and reflective Maundy Thursday service by celebrating the Lord’s Supper together.  What elements should you use?  In the time of the original Passover and during Jesus’ life, unleavened bread and wine would have...

Passion Week Devotional – Tuesday

Read Matthew 21: 23-27 This is day three of the Passion Week.  To say that the previous two days have been exciting is an understatement.  The crowds have observed first-hand that this Jesus is different than the priests and scribes.  As a matter of...

Passion Week Devotional – Monday

Read Matthew 21:12-13 With the excitement of the previous day still in the minds of all of Jerusalem, the narrative moves to the temple.  The crowd watches in anticipation.  What will Jesus, the one that they loudly proclaimed was the David Messiah,...

Passion Week Devotional – Palm Sunday

Read Matthew 21:1-11 Have you ever been excited to catch a glimpse of someone?  Perhaps one of your favorite actresses, athletes or world leaders?  Excitement was in the air in Jerusalem.  Passover was at hand.  The crowds gathered to take part in...

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