Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Last Supper Jesus Ate with His Twelve Disciples

The Last Supper Jesus Ate with His Twelve Disciples Matt. 26:17-30;  Mark 14:12-26;  Luke 22:3-39;  John 13 Jesus takes a basin of water and begins to wash the disciples’ feet. TWO DISCIPLES, PETERand John, were hurrying along the road from … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Teaching on the Mount of Olives

Jesus’ Teaching on the Mount of Olives Matt. 23:37 to 25:46;  Mark 13;  Luke 21:5-38 In the parable that Jesus told, the foolish young women came after the door had been shut. They had come too late. AS JESUS LEFTthe … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Last Days in the Temple; The Widow’s Mite

Jesus’ Last Days in the Temple; The Widow’s Mite Matt. 22:1 to 24:1;  Mark 12:13 to 13:1;  Luke 20:20 to 21:4;  John 12:20-36 Jesus teaches the people that God looks at the heart of the giver, for God saw that … Continue reading

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The Teachings of Jesus in the Temple; The Moneychangers

The Teachings of Jesus in the Temple; The Moneychangers Matt. 21:12-46;  Mark 11:12 to 12:12;  Luke 19:41 to 20:19 Jesus teaches in the temple, but the chief priests and the scribes are there also, not willing that he should teach … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday – Jesus Rides Into Jerusalem as a King

Palm Sunday –  Jesus Rides Into Jerusalem as a King Matt. 21:1-11;  Mark 11:1-11;  Luke 19:29-40;  John 12:12-19 Hearing those who follow Jesus shout praises to him, others rejoice, saying, “Hosanna!  Blessed is the King of Israel who comes in … Continue reading

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The Journey of Lent

There are many ways for a congregation to mark the journey of Lent.      Of course, beginning with a service of worship for Ash Wednesday is always appropriate (see Ash Wednesday: A Service of Worship).  During Lent, one of the most … Continue reading

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Mary Anoints Jesus and Shows Her Love for Him

Thursday, February 23, 2012 Mary Anoints Jesus and Shows Her Love for Him Matt. 26:6-16;  Mark 14:3-11; John 12:1-11 While the guests are eating Mary goes to the couch where Jesus is reclining, she breaks the box and pours its … Continue reading

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The Season of Lent

The     season of Lent has not been well observed in much of evangelical     Christianity, largely because it was associated with “high church”     liturgical worship that some churches were eager to reject. However, much of     the background of evangelical Christianity, for … Continue reading

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Zacchaeus – The Little Man who Climbed into a Tree to see Jesus

Zacchaeus – The Little Man who Climbed into a Tree to see Jesus Luke 19:1-28 “Zacchaeus,” said Jesus, “come down at once, for today I must stop at your house.” THERE WAS LIVINGin Jericho at the time a rich man … Continue reading

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Blind Bartimaeus Receives His Sight; On the Way to Jerusalem

Blind Bartimaeus Receives His Sight; On the Way to Jerusalem Matt. 20:17-34;  Mark 10:32-52;  Luke 18:31-43 Bartimaeus rises from his seat by the roadside and began to cry loudly, “Jesus, son of David, have mercy on me!” THE TIME HADcome … Continue reading

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