Easter Sunday Devotional

Easter Sunday Read: Mark 16:1-8. John 20:19-25. Matthew 28. Luke 24. Overview: An angel met Mary Magdalene and “the other Mary” at the tomb to tell them that Jesus was risen from the dead. Early in the morning, women went to the tomb and found that the stone closing the tomb’s entrance had been rolled … [Read more…]

Holy Saturday Devotional

Holy Saturday Read: Romans 6:3-11, Matthew 28:1-20. Overview: Jesus rested in the tomb while his disciples observed the Sabbath. On Holy Saturday we celebrate the theme of faithfulness receiving its reward. The crucifixion is over, Christ is buried, the twelve apostles and other disciples are scattered and defeated. And yet, three myrrh-bearing women come in faithfulness to … [Read more…]

Holy Friday Devotional

Holy Friday/Good Friday Read: I Corinthians 1:18-2:2, Matthew 27:1-38, Luke 23:39-43, Matthew 27:39-54, John 19:31-37, and Matthew 27:55-61. Mark 15. Overview: Jesus was taken into Roman courts, before Pontius Pilate and Herod Antipas, who sent him back to the Jewish court. Roman soldiers took him to Golgotha, the place of the skull, where he was … [Read more…]

Holy Thursday Devotional

Holy Thursday also know as Maundy Thursday Read: Matthew 26:2-20, John 13:3-17, Matthew 26:21-39, Luke 22:43-45, and Matthew 26:40-27:2. Overview: After washing the feet of the disciples, Jesus celebrated the Feast of the Passover. After the supper, Jesus and his disciples went to Gethsemane to pray, where he was arrested by the Temple guard and … [Read more…]

Holy Wednesday Devotional

Holy Wednesday Read: James 5:10-16, Romans 15:1-7, I Corinthians 12:27-31-13:1-8, II Corinthians 1:8-11. Galatians 5:22-6:2, I Thessalonians 5:14-23. Gospel readings: Luke 10:25-37, Luke 19:1-10, Matthew 10:1 & 10:5-8, Matthew 8:14- 23, Matthew 25:1-13, Matthew 15:21-28, and Matthew 9:9-13. Overview: Day of Rest. The scriptures do not mention this day but with the surrounding events it … [Read more…]