The First Words / John 20:19-23 / Easter Sunday April 16, 2017

  John 20:19-23 (NIV) Jesus Appears to His Disciples 19 On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and […]

My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me? / Matthew 27:45-54 / March 26, 2017

  Matthew 27:45-54 (NIV) The Death of Jesus 45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. 46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lemasabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). 47 When some of those standing there heard this, they said, […]

Woman, Behold Thy Son… Behold Thy Mother / John 19:25-27 / March 19, 2017

  John 19:25-27 (NIV) 25 Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, “Woman,[a] here is your son,” 27 and to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” From that […]

Truly I Tell You, Today You Will Be With Me in Paradise / Luke 23:32-43 / March 12, 2017

Luke 23:32-43 (NIV) 32 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed.33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left. 34 Jesus said, “Father,forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a] And they […]