Category Archives: Passion Week Report

April 21- Passion Week Report – Sunday Resurrection

Jesus’ Tomb is Empty! Read Matthew 28:18-20 JERUSALEM, Sunday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – The tomb of Jesus of Nazareth was found empty today! After His controversial execution by crucifixion on Friday, two men took the body of Jesus. Just … Continue reading

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April 20 – Updated Passion Week Report – Saturday Peace at the Tomb

Quiet Day at the Tomb Read Matthew 27:57-66 JERUSALEM, Saturday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Although one anticipates relative peace at a grave site, that is not a given for the tomb of Jesus. The past seven days have been … Continue reading

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April 19 – Passion Week Report – Friday Crucifixion

Jesus of Nazareth Executed Read Luke 22:66-23:56 JERUSALEM, Friday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Jesus of Nazareth was crucified today just outside of the city at Golgotha. This latest development is the result of middle of the night interrogations and … Continue reading

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April 18 – Passion Week Report – Thursday Arrest

Jesus Arrested Read Matthew 26:36-56 JERUSALEM, late Thursday, spring ca. 30 a.d. –Jesus of Nazareth was taken into custody late this evening. Jewish officials report that he was apprehended somewhat peacefully in the Garden of Gethsemane. The arrest comes on … Continue reading

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April 17 – Passion Week Report – Wednesday Bethany

Religious Tensions Calming? Read John 12:1-19 JERUSALEM, Wednesday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Growing tensions between Jesus of Nazareth and Jewish religious leaders seem to have calmed some today. After three days of major, controversial appearances in Jerusalem, there were … Continue reading

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April 16 – Passion Week Report – Tuesday Denunciation of Scribes and Pharisees

Standoff in Temple Read Matthew 21:23-23:39 JERUSALEM, Tuesday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – Antagonism between Jesus of Nazareth and local Pharisees increased in a standoff in the temple today. After yesterday’s controversial cleansing of the temple, Jesus returned today to … Continue reading

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April 15 – Passion Week Report – Monday Cleansing of Temple

Jesus Upends Temple Tables Read Mark 11:15-21 JERUSALEM, Monday, spring ca. 30 a.d. – For the second day in a row, Jesus of Nazareth attracted public attention in the Jerusalem area. With worshipers gathered in the temple court (Court of … Continue reading

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