Category: Articles

Holy Week – Day 8: Resurrection Sunday!

Holy Week – Day 8: Resurrection Sunday!

On Resurrection Sunday we reach the culmination of Passion Week. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the most important event, the crux, you might say, of the Christian faith. The very foundation of all Christian doctrine hinges on the truth of this account. Early Sunday morning several women (Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, […]

Holy Week – Day 7: Saturday in the Tomb

Holy Week – Day 7: Saturday in the Tomb

Jesus’ body lay in the tomb where it was guarded by Roman soldiers throughout the day on Saturday, which was the Sabbath. When the Sabbath ended at 6 p.m., Christ’s body was ceremonially treated for burial with spices purchased by Nicodemus: “He brought about seventy-five pounds of perfumed ointment made from myrrh and aloes. Following […]

Holy Week – Day 6: Good Friday's Trial, Crucifixion, Death, Burial

Holy Week – Day 6: Good Friday's Trial, Crucifixion, Death, Burial

Today we’ll trace Jesus’ steps on Good Friday, the most difficult day of Passion Week. Christ’s journey turned treacherous and acutely painful in these final hours leading to his death. According to Scripture, Judas Iscariot, the disciple who had betrayed Jesus, was overcome with remorse and hanged himself early Friday morning. Meanwhile, before the third […]

Holy Week – Day 4: Silent Wednesday

Holy Week – Day 4: Silent Wednesday

The Bible doesn’t say what the Lord did on Wednesday of Passion Week. Scholars speculate that after two exhausting days in Jerusalem, Jesus and his disciples spent this day resting in Bethany in anticipation of the Passover. Bethany was about two miles east of Jerusalem. Here Lazarus and his two sisters, Mary and Martha lived. […]

Failing Forward – Edward Greig San Francisco Bay ICC

Failing Forward – Edward Greig San Francisco Bay ICC

I titled this article after John C. Maxwell’s book. It seemed like an appropriate matter to speak on since the first word is a subject I am intimately familiar with and so far, by the grace of God, am still pushing forward! Failing is something I’ve grown to become more comfortable with as time has […]

X