Monthly Archives: April 2019

He has Risen!

He has risen (Luke 24:1-12).  This is the reason that we are celebrating today.  We are rejoicing in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ for us.  Three days ago, on Friday, Christ died for your sins, being perfectly obedient to the Father and fulfilling all things.  He spilt his blood on the cross to atone for your sins; our …

Good Friday

The Apostle John records (John 19:30): “When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, ‘It is finished,’ and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.”  “It is finished.”  To understand what exactly is finished, you have to step-back and look at the entire arc of the Scriptures, beginning in Genesis.   In the very beginning, prior to …

Holy Thursday

The prophet Jeremiah records the Word of the Lord which declared the coming of a new covenant.  The Lord says it won’t be like the covenant that He made with His people before, the covenant that they broke (Jeremiah 31:31-34).   In the sacrificial system that was a part of this old covenant, the tribe of Levites was set apart …

Palm Sunday

We’ve reached Holy Week at the end of this Lenten season in which we have been preparing for Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday – the Easter or Paschal Triduum. This preparation is something that our Lord Jesus Christ did as well.  His whole purpose in coming in the flesh leads up to this Holy Week.  Indeed, God’s promises …