Devotionals about Holy Week

Good Friday

The Eighth Day

Read: John 20:26; 2 Corinthians 5 Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” (John 20:26 NRSV) There is a theological tradition in the church that

Good Friday

The Lord’s Day

Read: John 20:19-23; Revelation 1:10 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were


The Power to Forgive

Read: John 20:1-10; Matthew 6:14-15 So she ran and went to Simon Peter. (John 20:2 NRSV) This is the first time Peter’s name shows up in the Gospel of John

Good Friday

Meeting Our Doubts

Read: John 20:24-29; Revelation 3:20 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in

Holy Week

Presence in Grief

Read: John 20:11-18; 1 Thessalonians 4:13 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb. (John 20:11 NRSV) Even though we

Good Friday

Resurrection Day

Read: 1 Corinthians 15 But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. (v. 20 NRSV) To put it in a

Good Friday

Unleavened Lives

Read: John 19:38-42 Now there was a garden in the place where he was crucified, and in the garden there was a new tomb in which no one had ever

Good Friday

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

Good Friday

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