Of the Silence on Holy Saturday…

There is one scriptural account of what happened on Holy Saturday and you can read that in Matthew 27:62-66 Matthew 27:62-66 Common English Bible (CEB) Guard at the tomb 62 The next day, which was the day after Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees...

Of the Sorrow and Grief of Good Friday…

On Good Friday we remember Christ’s suffering death… In the church we often say to one another, “may the peace of Christ be with you.”  Good Friday is a day in which there is no peace.  There is only Christ’s death, our sin, and the pain,...

Of the Happenings on Holy Thursday…

On Maundy Thursday Jesus celebrates the passover meal with his disciples, washes their feet, celebrates the last supper, and retires to pray where he is will be arrested… What Happened on Thursday of Holy Week?   Matthew 26:17-46 Common English Bible (CEB)...

Of the Happenings on Holy Wednesday…

On Holy Wednesday Jesus’ fate – his death on the cross – is sealed as his death is plotted and Judas agrees to betray Jesus. What Happened on Wednesday of Holy Week?   Matthew 26:1-16 Common English Bible (CEB) Plot to kill Jesus 26 When Jesus...

Of the Happenings on Holy Tuesday…

There was a lot of action on Holy Tuesday…Jesus returns to the temple and is more directly challenged by those who would oppose him.  Jesus also offers teaching regarding the Kingdom of God, discipleship, religious hypocrisy, and the end times.  All the while...