The Passion (3): Holy Saturday – what now?

Holy Saturday (or Easter Saturday as I have always called it) is a strange day. Often so quiet. Rarely discussed. Yet I think there is so much we can learn from this day about following Jesus, and our need for Him. The first Holy Saturday was a day without hope. A day...

The Passion (2): Good Friday – Not knowing, but trusting

It’s Good Friday. Today in our Passion series we come to Jesus on the cross. He has been abandoned, betrayed, let down, humiliated, misrepresented, beaten up, tortured, publicly stripped naked and rejected by almost everyone. He asks God why He is forsaking Him. Now...

The Passion (1): Not my will but yours

Welcome to the first post of my series on Jesus’ Passion. We begin today, Maundy Thursday, the evening Jesus was arrested. So let’s try and picture the scene. Jesus has been in Jerusalem all week preaching. It is now late Thursday, going into Friday. Jesus...

Passion Week: An Introduction

As many of you will be aware, this week is Holy Week. The week we remember the week leading up to and including Jesus arrest, crucifixion, death and resurrection. This is a week absolutely fundamental to all of us who choose to follow the way of Jesus, the week that...