A Week that Changed History: Jesus’ Journey to the Cross

“King’s Game” on the floor of the Praetorium As if the agony of Gethsemane and the seemingly endless illegal trials (see here and here) that Jesus endured were not enough, Jesus’s journey to Calvary’s cross was absolutely brutal.  For example, did you know the Roman soldiers severely mocked and tortured Jesus in a charade called The King’s Game? …

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A Week that Changed History: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of Passion Week

We’re leading up to Resurrection Day by exploring the week that set the stage.  As you know, Jesus entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.  The Jews were expecting a conquering king, and had hopes that Jesus would save them from oppressive Roman rule.  However, Jesus came as a humble servant, riding on a lowly donkey and, …

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A Week that Changed History: Monday and Tuesday of Passion Week

Friends, we have entered the most sacred week in Christendom, leading up to the day Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, rose from the dead to defeat sin and death once and for all! My studies have led me back to a series I posted several years ago that so moved me I want to …

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A Palm Sunday Message: Don’t Miss the Day of Our Lord’s Visitation

Happy Palm Sunday! As we set our sights on Resurrection weekend (next weekend), it is important to know and understand the significance of Palm Sunday...the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem, setting the stage for the remainder of what we now know as Passion Week.  Later that week, Jesus would be crucified and then resurrected, marking …

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