Tagged with: holy week
Wednesday (Matthew 26:10-13)
Wed Mar 28 '18|
As Jesus continued to teach in the Temple, some of the religious leaders decided to take action. They plotted to arrest and kill him, but being afraid of the crowds, they sought to do it in secret. Then on Wednesday,...
Tuesday (Mark 12:1-12)
Tue Mar 27 '18|
It was the Tuesday of Passover week. Thousands of worshippers continued to flock to the Temple to offer their sacrifices. But today there was an unusual sense of tension in the air. Just yesterday, Jesus had brought the Temple to...
Monday (Mark 11:15-18)
Mon Mar 26 '18|
The streets of Jerusalem were filled with celebration, as crowds arrived to celebrate the Passover. Thousands of people trekked up the steep hill towards the Temple. It was a sight to behold. This Temple was the pride of Israel. It...
Thursday: The Sheep and the Shepherd
Thu Mar 24 '16|
‘He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. By oppression and...
Tuesday: Beautiful Feet
Tue Mar 22 '16|
‘How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!”‘ (Isaiah 52:7) If you were asked to suggest one...
Monday: Humble Beginnings
Mon Mar 21 '16|
‘Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to...
Guest Speakers: Palm Sunday
Sun Mar 20 '16|
As we celebrate Palm Sunday, Andy Crouch looks at four snapshots from Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. Through the stories of the king, the image, the pennies and the jar, we learn lessons about worship, power, and what it means to...
Holy Week: The Resurrection
Sun Apr 5 '15|
On the third day, the crucified king overturned the verdict of his enemies, rising again from the grave. This Easter Sunday we will celebrate the resurrection, and consider its implications for our lives 2,000 years on.
Monday: The Devil and the Details
Mon Mar 30 '15|
Right at the start of his ministry; before he’d begun preaching about the Kingdom (Matthew 4:12-17), calling people to follow him (v18-22) or healing the sick (v23-24); before news about him had spread through the nearby towns (v25); before Jesus...
Holy Week: Gethsemane - Matthew 26
Sun Mar 29 '15|
In the final hours before his arrest, trial and execution, Jesus found himself alone in a garden, wrestling in prayer whilst his disciples fell asleep around him. This talk looks at the events in Gethsemane and considers what it was...
Holy Week: Weeping over Jerusalem - Matt 23:37-39
Sun Mar 15 '15|
In Matthew 23, Jesus weeps over Jerusalem. In this talk, on Mothers’ Day, Ang Catlett looks at the love of God for His people, and considers what God’s compassion towards us can teach us about the way we should treat...
Holy Week: Palm Sunday
Sun Mar 8 '15|
The crowds gather in Jerusalem to celebrate their annual festival. And in the midst of the celebrations, a would-be King makes an unusual entrance, riding on the back of a donkey. In this talk Andy Tilsley looks at the events...
Holy Week: The Transfiguration
Sun Mar 1 '15|
Jesus takes some of his closest disciples onto a mountaintop, where they experience something that changes their view of him forever. In the first talk of this new series, David looks at the Transfiguration and Jesus’ preparation to approach Jerusalem.
Tuesday: What is Jesus Worth?
Tue Apr 3 '12|
If you had to put a price on Jesus’ value, what would it be? In today’s passage, Jesus, the most precious being ever to have existed, is humbled to the point of being sold for next to nothing. ‘Then one...
Monday: Return of the King
Mon Apr 2 '12|
Is Jesus King of your life? Are you fully submitted to him? The Easter story begins with a dramatic entry to Jerusalem, which proclaims Jesus as king and demands our allegiance: ‘As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and...