Holy Week, Wednesday - The Greatest Commandment
One of the unnamed scribes (lawyers) who came to Jesus during that last week asked Him, "...which is the first commandment of all?" Jesus said, " 'Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. An...
Holy Week, Tuesday - What is Obedience?
One of Jesus' parables from the Gospel of Matthew tells about a father who needed some help in his vineyard. He went to his first son. He said, "Son, go, work today in my vineyard." The son answered, ...
Holy Week, Monday - Kicking Out the Robbers
Jesus walked into the temple Mark says on Monday after the triumphal entry, Matthew and Luke indicate it's on Palm Sunday. Which day isn't as important as what happened and why, is it?It wasn't the fi...
Palm Sunday. What's so great about that?
I've often wondered about that day of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Did He love the feel of the morning sunshine and feel honored by people's shouts of acclaim? Or did He think ahead to the e...
Just Thinking: How Can You Tell the Difference?