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Passion Week Timeline: Good Friday

Today is Good Friday. Today we remember the agony experienced by Jesus in his death on the cross, crucified by Roman soldiers. As he hung there he uttered “seven last sayings:” “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” Luke 23:34 “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” Luke 23:43 “Woman, behold […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Maundy Thursday

Today is Maundy Thursday. We’re currently reviewing the biblical day-by-day chronology of events of Passion Week, also known as Holy Week. See the events of Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday. For the Infographic detailing the entire week, see our Holy Week Timeline, which we encourage you to download, print, and share with your church or […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Wednesday

We’re in the middle of looking at the biblical day-by-day chronology of events of Passion Week, also known as Holy Week. See the events of Monday and Tuesday. For the Infographic detailing the entire week, see our Holy Week Timeline, which we encourage you to download, print, and share with your church or community. Browse […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Monday and Tuesday

Do you know the biblical day-by-day chronology of events of Passion Week, also known as Holy Week? Here’s a close-up view of what transpired in the days leading to the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday. For the Infographic detailing the entire week, see our Holy Week Timeline, which we encourage you to download, print, […]

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Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day

“Holy Week” in the Christian church calendar commemorates the chronology of Jesus’ triumphal entry, last supper, betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, and resurrection. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Proclaiming the Gospel from the Upper Room to the Cross: An Interview with Christopher J. H. Wright] As Holy Week plays out, the story’s breadth and depth makes […]

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The Bible Verses of Easter Week

What follows is a day-by-day biblical account of the time leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus, assembled by Russ Ramsey (@russramsey), assistant pastor, Christ Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee. This timeline reflects one possible breakdown of the events of the last week of Jesus’ earthly ministry, based on the author’s best synthesis of the four […]

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What Happened on Good Friday?

Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway Store. Today is Good Friday, the bleakest moment in the Gospel story. Reading the story of Jesus’ arrest, trial, and crucifixion today, we have the benefit of knowing that it’s all leading up to the triumph of Easter. But to the Jesus-followers present at the scene, it […]

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What Happened on Thursday of Holy Week?

As we approach Easter Sunday, the events of Holy Week intensify. We’ve already looked at what happened on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Easter week. What about Thursday? [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day. Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway Store. Thursday of Holy Week—also known […]

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Devotional Study: Crucifixion and Resurrection

This lesson is part of Mel Lawrenz’ “How to Study the Bible” series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. One way of studying Scripture is to ponder the […]

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What Happened on Wednesday of Holy Week?

Earlier this week, we looked at what happened during Monday and Tuesday of Holy Week. Today, we’ll look at the events of Holy Wednesday. All our references are drawn from the Holy Week Timeline. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day] Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway […]

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