April 28, 2016

Passion Week

The next day, when the large crowd that had come to the festival (Passover) heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, they took palm branches and went out to meet Him. They kept shouting: Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord –the King of Israel! – John 12:12-13 (HCSB)

In all of history, there has never been a more important week, nor will there ever be. This is the focal point of eternity; the point at which Satan is defeated and redemption is sealed. Every moment prior to this was merely prelude; a longing in anticipation of this week. Every moment since has been and will be a celebration in the halls of eternity; a testimony to the price paid and the victory won during that pivotal week; the week we call the PASSION WEEK. [Read more…]

Events in the Passion Week

Below is a numbered listing of all recorded events in the Passion Week. This is not an exhaustive listing of every text in the Gospels. (Luke’s introduction, for example, is not included because it is related to Luke’s writing of the Gospel rather than the events of Jesus’ life.) Further, the number and order of events is not always [Read more…]

The Sanhedrin Plots Against Jesus & Lazarus

Event number 158. The Sanhedrin plots against Jesus & Lazarus – John 11:55-12:1,9-11

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Mary of Bethany Anoints Jesus

Event number 159. Mary of Bethany anoints Jesus – Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:3-9, John 12:2-8

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Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Event number 160. Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem – Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, John 12:12-19

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Jesus Curses a Fig Tree

Event number 161. Jesus curses a fig tree – Matthew 21:18-19, Mark 11:12-14

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Jesus Cleanses the Temple and Ministers There

Event number 162. Jesus cleanses the temple and ministers there – Matthew 21:12-17, Mark 11:15-19, Luke 19:45-48

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Greeks Ask to See Jesus

Event number 163. Greeks ask to see Jesus – John 12:20-22

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Jesus Predicts his Death

Event number 164. Jesus predicts his death – John 12:23-36

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Jews Continue in Their Unbelief

Event number 165. Jews continue in their unbelief – John 12:37-50

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