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Palm Sunday: A Day of Excitement or Dread?

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Imagine the anticipation people in Jerusalem felt, gathering for Passover and praying for their freedom from the oppression of Rome. They had heard the prophecies of the coming Messiah, a powerful king like David who would lead them to liberation. And then, on a day known as Palm Sunday, a man riding on a donkey…

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Holy Saturday – Holy Week

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Tomorrow is Holy Saturday, the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, and I want to talk to you about hope, the future, and transformation. Hope is an essential part of our everyday lives. We cannot live without it, and knowing Christian hope is vital to living a Christian life. Whatever our future hope is…

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The Darkness and the Light – Holy Week

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Holy Week is a time of deep reflection for Christians around the world. It is a time when we remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, his death, and his resurrection. Good Friday, in particular, is a day that calls us into the suffering of the Lord of all creation. It is a reminder not to…

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A Call to Purity in a World of Temptation – Holy Week

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As we approach Easter, it’s important to take a closer look at the concept of holiness and purity in our lives. While these ideas may seem outdated or irrelevant in our modern society, the truth is that God has given us specific instructions on how to live in a way that honors him. In Leviticus…

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The Day of Atonement: A Prequel to Easter – Holy Week

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As we approach Easter, it’s important to remember the significance of Holy Week and the events that led up to the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Today, I want to focus on Leviticus 16:1-34 and the Day of Atonement. This was a yearly observance where the high priest would enter the Holy of Holies to maintain…

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Maundy Thursday – Holy Week

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Entering into Holy Week reminds us of the hunger that plagues us as human beings. It is a hunger for spiritual satisfaction that has persisted throughout history. In John 6:35-58, Jesus speaks of this hunger as a universal need that only He can satisfy. Jesus satisfies our spiritual hunger as manna fed the Israelites in…

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Palm Sunday – Holy Week

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Holy Week is the most sacred week in the church calendar, and it all starts with Palm Sunday, where Jesus enters Jerusalem as a humble king riding on a donkey. This event redefined Israel’s expectations of what the Messiah would look like. Instead of a conquering military hero, Jesus is a lowly, gentle king who…

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