Journey to the Cross – Easter

  • The assurance of Easter

    If you have ever lost someone you love unexpectedly, then you have an idea of how the disciples felt when Jesus was crucified. Without warning, someone they had just spoken with, someone they were so close to, was gone. It…

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  • The Journey to the Cross

    As we approach Holy Week, we want you to focus on the cross and the empty tomb. Everyday there is a reading that will walk you through a chronology of the daily steps Jesus took on the road to the…

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  • Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday… The Journey to the Cross

    Palm Sunday began Jesus’ journey to the cross. In Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, He told the disciples to get Him a donkey on which He would ride into the city of Jerusalem. Jesus told the disciples to tell…

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  • Fig Tree

    Monday… The Journey to the Cross

    On Monday morning Jesus and the twelve disciples leave Bethany to return to Jerusalem. Along the way, Jesus looks up at a fig tree and sees it is barren and curses the fig tree. The fig trees of Israel are…

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  • Mount of Olives

    Tuesday… the Journey to the Cross

    Jesus leaves Bethany early in the morning and on the way to Jerusalem the disciples see the fig tree that He had cursed. The tree had withered down to its roots and the disciples wonder how this could happen so…

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  • Southern steps

    Wednesday… the Journey to the Cross

    The scriptures don’t give us specific events that happened today, but we do know that with Passover approaching the chief priests and scribes are plotting ways to put Jesus to death. Satan enters Judas Iscariot, who agrees to hand over…

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  • Garden of Gethsemane

    Thursday… the Journey to the Cross

    Jesus sends Peter and John to prepare for the Passover meal. Jesus instructs them to follow a man and ask him about his guest room. They head towards Jerusalem and locate the man who shows them a large upper room…

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  • Jerusalem

    Friday… the Journey to the Cross

    Jesus was betrayed by Judas and arrested by the authorities sometime after Thursday midnight, so on in the early hours of Friday morning the first trial of Jesus is set in motion. Jesus is before the former high priest Annas,…

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  • Saturday… the Journey to the Cross

    The chief priests and Pharisees go before Pilate and remind him that Jesus said in three days He would rise. They think that the disciples or followers of Jesus want to steal Jesus’ body so they tell Pilate to seal…

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  • resurrection

    Sunday… Resurrection Morning

    Early on Sunday morning, as the new day was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went out to see the tomb. Suddenly there was a great earthquake, because an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and rolled…

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