Mr C, my mum & I spent the Easter weekend at Stobbery House in Wells. We enjoyed a relaxing atmosphere, kind hospitality, a delightful garden and spectacular views. We attended the Easter Morning Eucharist service in Wells Cathedral. As the choir was singing the response (in Latin) to the initiation of the Eucharistic prayer I [...]
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12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2017
The culmination of all the drama of Holy Week. On Easter Sunday (appropriately known as Resurrection Sunday), Jesus rose from the dead and, in the days to come, appeared to his astonished followers to tell them the good news: the power of sin and death was broken, and all who believed could find forgiveness and [...]
8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 16th 2017
This day saw the beginning of a sequence of rapidly-unfolding events that would lead to Jesus’ crucfixion. On this day, Jesus gathered with his disciples to celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover. During this celebration, commonly called the Last Supper because it was Jesus’ final meal before his arrest and death, Jesus established the practice [...]
12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 13th 2017
On these two days, Jesus made a number of appearances and addresses, most famously to “cleanse” the temple of money changers and merchants who had set up business in God’s house. Jesus also appeared at the temple courts to debate the priests and community leaders.
Matthew 21:12-25:13 New International Version (NIV)
Jesus at the Temple
12 Jesus entered [...]
16 Comments CherryPie on Apr 10th 2017
On Palm Sunday, Jesus arrived at Jerusalem riding on a donkey, where he was welcomed by cheering crowds. (The “Palm” in “Palm Sunday” refers to the tree branches that the crowds used to make a path for Jesus.) His arrival—often called the Triumphal Entry—fulfilled a prophecy by the Old Testament prophet Zechariah about the [...]
8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2017
Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the beginning of a series of events leading to the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.
The Bible Gateway shares an informative infographic of Holy Week. The chart displays the people and events that form the Easter Story.
Leading up to Easter I will be sharing more of the Easter Story through Vision & [...]
2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 8th 2017