Devotionals about Easter



Read: Matthew 26:36-56 Remain here, and stay awake with me. (v. 38 NRSV) A lot of time as a parent involves being with your kids—making lunches, cleaning clothes, stopping fights, helping


Whole and Holy

Read: John 17:6-17 Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth. (v. 17) What is Jesus’s desire for the church? On his last night, he took time to pray for


Glorify Your Name

Read: John 17:1-5 Glorify your Son that the Son may glorify you. (v. 1) If you knew this was your last day on earth, what would you do? You might try


Blood Poured Out

Read: Matthew 26:26-29 . . . poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. (v. 28) Centuries before that Last Supper, God’s people had lived under oppressive slavery in Egypt. God sent


Body Broken for You

Read: Mark 14:17-25 Take; this is my body. (v. 22) Growing up I always wanted to be like one of the disciples—until I started to read the Gospels more. The disciples


I Am the Vine

Read: John 15:1-11 I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me


Sending the Spirit

Read: John 14:25-29 The Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things. (v. 26) I once ran a 5K race. I trained, but


I Am the Way

Read: John 14:1-7 I will come again and will take you to myself. (v. 3) Jesus left for a purpose. The disciples were troubled. They couldn’t understand why Jesus was leaving.


Foot Washing

Read: John 13:1-17 He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet. (v. 5) Do you make sure to wash your hands before dinner? Most of the