Tag: chief priests

  • Is Jesus Dead?

    Is Jesus dead? No, Jesus is very much alive today. In the months leading up to His crucifixion, Jesus repeatedly foretold what would happen—that He would be betrayed into the hands of the Jewish religious leaders, that He would die and that He would arise from the grave after three days and three nights. From that…

  • November 19 – Jesus is Raised from the Dead

    Reading Matt. 28:2-4 Mark 16:1-7 Luke 24:4-8 Mark 16:8 John 20:2-10 Mark 16:9; John 20:11-17 Matt. 28:8-15 Luke 24:9-11, 13-35; John 20:19 Luke 24:36-44 John 20:21-29; 21:1-24 Matt. 28:16-20; Mark 16:15-18 Luke 24:45-51; Acts 1:6-11 Luke 24:52-53; Acts 1:12-26 Mark 16:20 John 20:30-31; 21:25 Devotional Early on Sunday morning there was a violent earthquake and…

  • November 18 – Jesus Dies Upon the Cross

    Reading Mark 15:23, 25, 27-28; Luke 23:32-34a John 19:19-24 Matt. 27:39-44; Luke 23:35-43 John 19:25-27 Matt. 27:45-49; John 19:28-29 Luke 23:46; John 19:30 Matt. 27:51-56; Mark 15:39-41; Luke 23:47-49 John 19:31-37 Mark 15:42-45 Matt. 27:59-60; John 19:38b-42 Luke 23:55-56 Matt. 27:62-66 Devotional Today’s reading tells the story of the most important event in all of…

  • November 10 – The Final Week, Sunday and Monday

    Reading John 12:12-13 Matt. 21:1-7; Mark 11:1-7; Luke 19:29-35; John 12:14-16 Mark 11:8-10; Luke 19:36-44 Matt. 21:10-11; John 12:17-19 Mark 11:11-18; Luke 19:47-48 Matt. 21:14-16 John 12:20-36 Mark 11:19 Devotional As the Passover Feast of 30 A.D. approaches, Jesus finishes His journey to Jerusalem, knowing that He is marching towards His death. When the crowd…

  • November 8 – Jesus Raises Lazarus

    Reading John 11:1-54 Devotional Jesus had three friends who were brothers and sisters, Mary, Martha and Lazarus who apparently lived in the town of Bethany, which is about 2 miles from Jerusalem. (Note: This is likely the same Mary and Martha referred to in Luke 10:38-42 where Martha wanted Mary to help her prepare the…