Theology

The Passover Lamb

On Maundy (i.e. Holy) Thursday, the day before Jesus was crucified, he sat down to eat the Passover meal with his disciples.  This is popularly known as “The Last Supper” and is depicted in art and popular culture.  There is a great significance in this meal. The Passover had been instituted by the Lord and is described in the book …

Glory

The Gospel reading for Palm Sunday is most of John chapter 12.  This text recounts the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem for the final week leading up to his crucifixion.  There’s a lot that can be said about this chapter, but one thing I want to key in on is John’s quotations from Isaiah later in the chapter.  John notes …