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Category Archives: Easter week explained
Is Jesus Angry with Your Church?
So, is Jesus angry with your church? Now I know this seems like a strange question, after all many people say that Jesus is gentle, meek and mild, so it must be true? After Jesus entered Jerusalem, he went to … Continue reading
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Would we like Jesus to give us what we Want or what we Need?
Jesus rode into Jerusalem and the crowd cried out for him to save them. They were expecting salvation from Roman occupation but Jesus had a different agenda. A few days later many of these same people would have been in … Continue reading
Posted in Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained Tagged Crucifixion, Easter, easter week explained, God doesn't exist to serve my needs, God is not a vending machine, Good Friday, holy week explained, Palm Sunday, surrender to God, what is Palm sunday all about?, why did Jesus die? 2 Comments
Will we give our best to Jesus?: A Thought for Palm Sunday
The crowd was so excited to see Jesus that they laid their coats and palm leaves on the ground for the donkey that was carrying him to ride over. Lots of people went home that day with clothing that looked … Continue reading
Posted in Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained, worship Tagged Easter, easter week explained, follow Jesus wholeheartedly, give God our all, holy week explained, Palm Sunday, what is Palm sunday all about?, why did people put palm leaves and coats on the floor, worship, worship is about how we live, worship is about our lifestyle 1 Comment
The one about Egg hunts that don’t mention Easter
Sometimes I am embarrassed to be a Christian! Various prominent Christian leaders have got upset about the National Trust and Cadbury’s who have ‘allegedly’ dropped the word Easter from their egg hunts. Whilst it is true that this image doesn’t … Continue reading
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Christmas, Easter or Something In-between?
A group of us from church share a meal and talk about the Bible each week. The meal is often made up of contributions from different people and a few weeks ago I took this photo of the desserts that were provided. … Continue reading
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Easter Sunday: I’ll be back!
Mary and her friends went to Jesus’ tomb and on their way they began to wonder how they would move the large stone from the entrance. When they got closer though, they could see the stone had already been moved. I wonder what … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained, Jesus, Resurrection Tagged Easter sunday, easter week explained, Ephesians 3.20, God can do more than we ask or imagine, God can do the impossible, Hillsong, holy week explained, i'll be back, Jesus is alive, Stronger, terminator, trust in God 3 Comments
On the Saturday of Easter week did it feel to the disciples like Jesus and God had failed?
The day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday is a reminder of how life often feels. The disciples must have been distraught as they tried to come to terms with what had happened and we can only imagine how they … Continue reading
Posted in Easter week explained, Faith, God is with us, Holy week, Holy week explained, hope Tagged despair, Easter Saturday, God of hope fill you with joy and peace, Gods priority is the salvation of the world, hope, Romans 15 13, sundays coming, the disciples mourn Jesus, Your comfort is not Gods priority 4 Comments
Jesus died on the cross, so why do we call it Good Friday?
So, today we remember that a man was beaten, tortured, nailed to a cross and left to hang there until he died. So why on earth do we call it Good Friday? Shouldn’t it be called ‘Bad Friday’ or ‘Sad Friday’? … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week explained, Saved by Jesus Tagged art of celebration, brought near by the blood of Jesus, easter week explained, Ephesians 2 13, Good Friday, Hebrews 9 28, holy week explained, jesus died for us, Jesus died once for all, jesus saves us, Saved by Jesus, why did Jesus die?, Why is it called Good Friday 14 Comments
From Terror to a Trial: a Rollercoaster of Emotions
It’s okay to feel emotional, but we need to consider how we cope with and continue when our emotions mean that we want to curl up and hide. Jesus prayed, ‘and being in anguish, he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat was like … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, do not be afraid, Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained, Listening to God, perseverance, Prayer Tagged Gethsemane, it's not wrong to be emotional, jesus on trial, jesus prayed anguish, jesus was overwhelmed with emotion, mount of olives, not my will but your be done, peter denies Jesus, release barabbas, sweat like drops of blood, sweta like drops of blood, take this cup from me 5 Comments
A Meal to Remember: What was that all about?
Jesus had a meal with his disciples at which he said some strange things. 2000 years later, we still remember and celebrate his words and actions. Why are his words and remembering this meal so important? 26 As they were eating, … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained, Jesus, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged blood poured out, communion, eucharist, jesus died for us, judas betrayed Jesus, last supper, lords supper, love your enemies, remember me, this is my body broken for you, What is the most important thing? 9 Comments