Monthly Archives: March 2018

Holy Saturday

Matthew 27:62-66; Isaiah 53:8-12 Holy Saturday was Security Saturday.  Those who killed Jesus had one goal on this day, to secure the tomb. This is the day in-between the day of Jesus’ death and resurrection.  We don’t have many details … Continue reading

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Life through Death (Friday)

Mark 15:1-47; Isaiah 52:13-15; Isaiah 53:1-7 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 27:1–61, Mark 15:1–47, Luke 23:1–56, John 18:28–19:42.) After being betrayed, experiencing three phases of a Jewish trial in the middle of the … Continue reading

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The Last and First Lord’s Supper (Thursday)

John 16:16-34, 32-33; Mark 14:12-72; Psalm 41:7-13; Zechariah 13:7 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 26:17–75, Mark 14:12–72, Luke 22:7–71, John 13:1–18:27.) On the Jewish calendar, a new day would begin at night.  So … Continue reading

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To Serve or not to Serve? (Wednesday-Thursday)

Mark 14:3-11; Matthew 26:14-16; Luke 22:3-6; Zechariah 11:12-13; John 13:1-35 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 26:6–16, Mark 14:3–11, Luke 22:3–6.) Mark 14 shares a story of a woman who prepares Jesus to be … Continue reading

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The Authority of Jesus (Tuesday)

Luke 21; Luke 22:1-2; Daniel 7:13-14 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 21:23–26:5, Mark 11:27–14:2, Luke 20:1–22:2, John 12:37–50.) On the Tuesday before the death of Jesus on the cross the Sanhedrin questioned his … Continue reading

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Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Mark 11:12-19; Isaiah 56:1-8 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 21:12–22, Mark 11:12–19, Luke 19:45–48.) Jesus went into the temple to teach but did not like what he found. Mark tells us that people were buying and … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday (Sunday) Luke 19:28-44; Zechariah 9:9; Psalm 118:25-29 (For a full account of the events of this day, see Matthew 21:1–11, Mark 11:1–11, Luke 19:28–44, John 12:9–19.) On Palm Sunday Jesus entered Jerusalem knowing that at the end of the … Continue reading

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