Activities on Holy Saturday (Day 7 of Passion Week)

Day 7: Holy or Passion Saturday This day is seen by many as “A Day of Opposition.” Others see it as “A Day of Gloom.” It was also a Sabbath day—no work was done, for it was a Jewish holy day (see Exodus 20:8-11). The women (Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and …

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Palm Sunday

PASSION WEEK - DAY 1: PALM SUNDAY Today, the Palm Sunday, is the Sunday before Easter, when Christians all over the world remembers Jesus' Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem (see Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-10; Luke 19:28-40; John 12:12-19). It is the Sunday that marked the beginning of the eight days that changed the world. Some people …

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Jesus Activities on Good Friday (Day 6 of Passion Week)

Day 6: Good Friday–the Day of Crucifixion A. Jesus’ trial continued this day—at daybreak: He was bound and led away to the high council (Sanhedrin) at the break of the day and a religious vote of guilty was taken. This was the first formal Jewish or religious trial of the Lord Jesus and His condemnation …

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Jesus Activities on Holy Thursday (Day 5 of Passion Week)

Day 5: Holy Thursday The Last Supper or observance of Passover at the Upper Room (see Matthew 26:17-30; Mark 14:12-26; Luke 22:7-23; John 13:1-35): Preparation of the Passover meal—the Lord Jesus sent out two of His disciples, Peter and John, to make preparation for Passover meal (Matthew 26:17-19; Mark 14:12-16; Luke 22:7-13). After sunset (the …

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Jesus Activities from Palm Sunday (Day 1) to Holy Wednesday (Day 4)

Day 1: Holy Sunday This holy day is called Palm Sunday. It was the day that our Lord Jesus Christ made a triumphal entry into the city of Jerusalem (see Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-10; Luke 19:28-40; John 12:12-19). He foresees destruction and weeps over the city of Jerusalem (Luke 19:41-44). After entering into Jerusalem and …

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Passion Week Chronology of Events

The Passion Week—Jesus’ final week of life and ministry on earth—contains several memorable events. It began with Jesus’ triumphal entry into the city of Jerusalem on Sunday (called Palm Sunday) and included a week filled with His teachings, preaching, and great confrontations with His enemies—the Jewish religious leaders. As the Gospels reveal, “the events include …

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Passion Week or Holy Week

Passion Week (also known as Holy Week), is a very important week for Christendom during the Easter period. The events of this period can be found in the New Testament books of Matthew chapters 21-28; Mark chapters 11-16; Luke chapters 19-24; and John chapters 12-20. Beginning from the Palm Sunday through Easter Sunday or Resurrection …

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