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Jesus Final Week: THURSDAY

A normal practice of the Passover was to slaughter the sacrificial lamb on the afternoon of 14 Nisan and ate it together at sunset of 15 Nisan.

Jesus’ Final Week: WEDNESDAY

Judas was not actually acting on his own. It was Satan who took charge of the action. Of course we can infer that Judas opened the door to his heart and allowed Satan to come in. Thus, he cannot be exonerated. His action does not render him free from moral responsibility.

Jesus’ Final Week: TUESDAY

These events showed that the conflict between Jesus and the religious leaders was heating up and would eventually lead to his passion and death.

Jesus’ Final Week: Monday

The Cleansing of the Temple displays God's judgment on those who had drifted away from the real purpose of the rituals inside the Temple. Jesus used the lesson of the cursing of the fig tree as an opportunity to build his disciples' faith and encourage them to pray.

On the Way to THE CRUX: Reflections on Jesus’ Journey to the Cross

Week Four: Lost in His Own Home The older brother’s character shows that one does not have to leave his home in order to be lost or be called a prodigal son. A person can be estranged from God even if he is always inside the church. However, everyone is invited to return to God and repent, both the sinners and the clean ones.

On the Way to THE CRUX. Reflections on Jesus’ Journey to the Cross

Week One: Rethinking Our Concept of Being a Neighbor and Our Treatment of Jesus The Lenten season has started. It is a season of forty days, except Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Though the season is not formally observed in many Evangelical or nondenominational churches, it is still, the best season to reflect on Jesus’ journey to the Cross. I invite you to reflect with me in this series entitled “On the Way to THE CRUX. Reflections on Jesus’ Journey to the Cross.”