Maundy Thursday

Posted on April 14, 2022

Mark 15:16-30 Then the soldiers led him into the courtyard of the palace (that is, the governor’s headquarters); and they called together the whole cohort. And they clothed him in a purple cloak; and after twisting some thorns into a crown, they put it on him. And they began saluting him, ‘Hail, King of the […]

Wednesday in Holy Week

Posted on April 13, 2022

Mark 15:1-15 As soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. They bound Jesus, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate. Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” He answered him, “You say so.” Then the chief priests […]

A Consistent Witness

Posted on April 12, 2022

Mark 14:60-72 Then the high priest stood up before them and asked Jesus, “Have you no answer? What is it that they testify against you?” But he was silent and did not answer. Again the high priest asked him, “Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?” Jesus said, “I am; and ‘you […]

It’s time to show up for Jesus

Posted on April 11, 2022

Mark 14:43-59 Immediately, while he was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, arrived; and with him there was a crowd with swords and clubs, from the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders. Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man; arrest him and lead […]

The Journey to the Cross

Posted on April 10, 2022

Mark 14:32-42 They went to a place called Gethsemane; and he said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.” He took with him Peter and James and John, and began to be distressed and agitated. And he said to them, “I am deeply grieved, even to death; remain here, and keep awake.” And going […]

Making our way to Calvary and the Cross

Posted on April 09, 2022

Mark 14:18-31 And when they had taken their places and were eating, Jesus said, “Truly I tell you, one of you will betray me, one who is eating with me.” They began to be distressed and to say to him one after another, “Surely, not I?” He said to them, “It is one of the […]

A Gift of Love

Posted on April 08, 2022

Mark 14:1-17 It was two days before the Passover and the festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill him for they said, “Not during the festival, or there may be a riot among the people.” While he was at Bethany […]

Keep Awake!!

Posted on April 07, 2022

Mark 13: 20-37 And if the Lord had not cut short those days, no one would be saved; but for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he has cut short those days. And if anyone says to you at that time, “Look! Here is the Messiah!”* or “Look! There he is!”—do not believe […]

Things That Shall Endure

Posted on April 06, 2022

Mark 13:1-19 As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!” Then Jesus asked him, “Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left here upon another; all will be thrown down. “When he was sitting on the […]

Never Stop Learning

Posted on April 05, 2022

Mark 12:35-44 While Jesus was teaching in the temple, he said, “How can the scribes say that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself, by the Holy Spirit, declared, ‘The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet.”‘ David himself calls him Lord; […]

A love so basic yet so elusive

Posted on April 04, 2022

Mark 12:18-34 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for his brother. There were seven brothers; the first […]

Grateful Hearts

Posted on April 03, 2022

Mark 12:1-17 Then he began to speak to them in parables. “A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a pit for the wine press, and built a watchtower; then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. When the season came, he sent a slave to the tenants to […]