Easter Devotional – Friday

Easter Devotional – Friday

The events of Friday of Holy Week started long before the sun came up.  Jesus was tried before a powerful Jewish leader named Annas and then before the High priest Caiaphas. In the midst of the trials, Jesus’ friends scattered and Peter denied that He even knew the...
Easter Devotional – Thursday

Easter Devotional – Thursday

As Jesus re-entered Jerusalem on Thursday of Holy week, what awaited Him were some of the most emotional moments leading up to His trials and crucifixion.  Jesus would lovingly partake of the Passover meal with his disciples and simultaneously institute the Lord’s...
Easter Devotional – Wednesday

Easter Devotional – Wednesday

The peace and quiet of the Sea of Galilee where Jesus often sought solitude with His Father. On Wednesday of Holy week, the gospels record none of Jesus’ activities.  It is a strangely quiet day.  It is assumed by most that Jesus spent the day at Bethany. This does...
Easter Devotional – Tuesday

Easter Devotional – Tuesday

In all likelihood, Jesus left the home of his friends on Tuesday morning and set off for Jerusalem.  Once in the city, it wouldn’t take long for the religious leaders to challenge Jesus in a very public way.  Their attempts to entrap and outwit Jesus failed miserably...
Easter Devotional – Monday

Easter Devotional – Monday

After the exciting events of Palm Sunday, most scholars agree that Jesus returned to a town called Bethany that night to stay with his disciples and His beloved friends*.  (Mark 11:11) No doubt, being with His friends was exactly what Jesus needed and wanted.  It’ s...