Holy Week

Jesus rides into Jerusalem by Gustave Dore
(public domain via Wikimedia Commons)
We are about to enter Holy Week, the heart of the annual Christian worship calendar. As we do, let's consider what is laid out for us to understand, and in understanding to experience:
  • Jesus' entering Jerusalem as the servant-King come to suffer and die for his subjects (Palm Sunday).
  • Jesus' gathering his followers for the Last Supper; sharing the glorious truths about who he is and what he is about to do for them and all humanity (Maundy Thursday).
  • Jesus' dying on Calvary's cross - the great and complete sin offering that secures forgiveness for all (Good Friday).
  • Jesus' going to the grave where in death he experiences the depth of our corruption - the consequence of sin (Holy Saturday).
  • Jesus' rising from death; born again to new, glorified human life; securing in himself this new birth for all (Easter Sunday).
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