Palm Sunday of Easter week


On this day almost 2000 years ago we see Jesus entering Jerusalem with the help of his disciples. He fulfilled prophecy and set into motion the blood lust of the church leaders. Matthew 21:1-11 shows us the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Jesus, having now spent many days going back and forth from Bethany to Jerusalem, sent the disciples on ahead where they would … Continue reading Palm Sunday of Easter week

Saturday before Easter week


On this day almost 2000 years ago Jesus and the gang are headed back to Jerusalem for the Sabbath. On the way they notice the fig tree Jesus cursed from yesterday is withered and dried up. A flock of Greek Jews in town for Passover week ask Philip for an introduction and a chance to meet Jesus. Jesus agrees, saying now is His time to … Continue reading Saturday before Easter week

Friday before Easter week


On this day almost 2000 years ago, Jesus and his band of brothers would be taking daily trips from Mary and Martha’s house in Bethany to the temple in Jerusalem, 4 miles round trip. On the way into town, Jesus seeks a snack from a fig tree. After finding none on it, he curses it and walks away. When they arrive at the temple, Jesus … Continue reading Friday before Easter week

Thursday before Easter week


Going back almost 2000 years ago today, Jesus, and therefore his disciples, would have made a marked transition from wandering Galilee to making his last planned and purposeful march towards Jerusalem by this point. While Palm Sunday looms on the horizon this morning just a few days away, let’s look at what the crew was up to today. Traveling at 18-20 miles per day on … Continue reading Thursday before Easter week