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Tag: Holy Week

Easter
Jon Brown

Christ the King

Read: John 19:1-37 Pilate also had an inscription written and put on the cross. It read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.” (v. 19 NRSV) Holy Week began

Easter
Jon Brown

Washing Feet

Read: John 13:1-20 So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. (v. 14 NRSV) The image of Jesus riding

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Easter
John Koedyker

A Certain Young Man

Read: Mark 14:51-52 And there followed him a certain young man . . . (v. 51 KJV) At first reading, these two verses seem very strange. What would be the

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Easter
John Koedyker

Final Words

Read: Mark 16:9-20 Afterward he appeared to the eleven themselves as they were reclining at table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they had

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Easter
John Koedyker

The Resurrection

Read: Mark 16:1-8 He has risen; he is not here. (v. 6) This morning, Christians around the world are greeting each other with these words: “He is risen!” “He is

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Easter
John Koedyker

What Changed Joseph

Read: Mark 15:42-47 Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate and asked

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Easter
John Koedyker

Crying Out in the Dark

Read: Mark 15:33-37 At the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice. (v. 34) It was a dark day, the day we call Good Friday. As Jesus hung on

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Easter
John Koedyker

A Love without Limits

Read: Mark 15:29-32 And those who passed by derided him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself,

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Easter
John Koedyker

Mocking Jesus

Read: Mark 15:16-30 And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the purple cloak and put his own clothes on him. (v. 20) The Apostles’ Creed tells us