This week is the most important week of the year for a Christian. Here's a brief synopsis of the timing of events that took place with the corresponding Scriptures. Palm Sunday Triumphal entry into Jerusalem Mt.21:1-11; Mk. 11:1-10; Lk. 19:29-44; Jn.12:12-19 Monday in Holy Week Jesus curses the fig tree Mt.21:18-19; Mk.11:12-14 Jesus cleanses the … Continue reading A Chronology of Holy Week
Learning to love like Jesus – Why?
Jesus says in John 13:35: "By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Why is it important that we learn to love like Jesus? The obvious reason is that the Lord commands it. But this text offers us two vital reasons why… Fulfill our mission. Learning to … Continue reading Learning to love like Jesus – Why?
Holy Week Worship Services
Here are several worship services that we have offered during Holy Week. Palm Sunday Worship Service - http://www.box.net/shared/meuhlgyx82 Messianic Passover Seder - http://www.box.net/shared/hg219v3srs Good Friday Worship Service - http://www.box.net/shared/yqd2e5yyt2 Resurrection Sunday Worship Service - http://www.box.net/shared/vufzp8ne68
Maundy Thursday and the Mark of a Christian
The Mark of the Christian (John 13:31-38) The text upon which this teaching outline is based is normally assigned to Maundy Thursday. The Latin word for commandment is mandatum. This commandment that Jesus gave was the old commandment with which Moses himself summarized the whole law, but Jesus made it new by highlighting three things: … Continue reading Maundy Thursday and the Mark of a Christian
A Prayer for Maundy Thursday
Great God, in Christ you call our name And then receive us as your own, Not through some merit, right, or claim, But by your gracious love alone. We strain to glimpse your mercy-seat And find you kneeling at our feet. Then take the towel, and break the bread, And humble us, and call us … Continue reading A Prayer for Maundy Thursday
A Devotional Guide for Holy Week
The upcoming week ranks supreme in our church calendar as well as in the life of any follower of Jesus. Thus, I would encourage you to not let this week go by without intentionally spending time in God’s Word asking the living Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Spirit to speak to you. In our … Continue reading A Devotional Guide for Holy Week