Tag: Holy Week

35. LET US LAY ASIDE THE WORKS OF DARKNESS

THE ‘LET’ OF THE EASTER VIGILSaturday, April 3rd Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we became believers; the night is far gone,… Continue Reading “35. LET US LAY ASIDE THE WORKS OF DARKNESS”

34. LET HIM BE CRUCIFIED

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEK – GOOD FRIDAYFriday, April 2nd Read Matthew 27:20-50. Pilate said to them, “Then what should I do with Jesus who is called the Messiah?” All of them said, “Let him be crucified!” Then he asked, “Why, what evil… Continue Reading “34. LET HIM BE CRUCIFIED”

33. LET US PERSIST

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEKMaundy Thursday, April 1st Read Mark 14:32-50. Get up, let us be going. See, my betrayer is at hand.Mark 14:42 (NRSV) Day after day I was with you in the temple teaching, and you did not arrest me. But let… Continue Reading “33. LET US PERSIST”

32. LET THIS CUP PASS FROM ME…

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEKWednesday, March 31st Read Matthew 26:36-39. And going a little farther, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want.”Matthew… Continue Reading “32. LET THIS CUP PASS FROM ME…”

31. DO NOT LET OUR HEARTS BE TROUBLED

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEKTuesday, March 30th Read John 14:1-27. Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.John 14:1 (NRSV) Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as… Continue Reading “31. DO NOT LET OUR HEARTS BE TROUBLED”

30. LET HER ALONE

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEKMonday, March 29th Read Mark 14:1-9. But Jesus said, “Let her alone; why do you trouble her? She has performed a good service for me.Mark 14:6 “Why was the ointment wasted in this way?” the disciples asked. While they… Continue Reading “30. LET HER ALONE”

29. LET US BE JOYFUL

THE ‘LET’ OF JESUS IN HOLY WEEKMarch 28th (PALM SUNDAY) Read Luke 19:35-42. But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy.Psalm 5:11 (NRSV) Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones that you have crushed rejoice.Psalm 51:8 (NRSV) But let the righteous be joyful; let them exult… Continue Reading “29. LET US BE JOYFUL”

Easter Vigil- When the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth?

When the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth? Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God… Continue Reading “Easter Vigil- When the Son of Man comes, will he find any faith on earth?”

Good Friday- For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life…?

For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life? From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo… Continue Reading “Good Friday- For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life…?”

Maundy Thursday- Could you not stay awake with me one hour?

Could you not stay awake with me one hour? Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” He took with him Peter and the two sons of… Continue Reading “Maundy Thursday- Could you not stay awake with me one hour?”