Holy Week is the most important week for Christians as we celebrate the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Holy week is the final week of Lent, Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and concludes on Easter Sunday. Let’s set aside time this week to reflect on his messages in the bible, to remember his actions, and to recommit to living as his disciples in the world today following the bible reading plan below.
Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem riding a donkey
Mathew 21:1-11, John 12:12-19 Mark 11:1-11, Luk3 19:28-44
Jesus visits Bethany, Mary anoints the feet of Jesus. Jesus overturns the tables in the temple, and curses a fig tree.
Mathew 21:12-22, Mark 11:12-19, Luke 19:45-48, John 12:12-19
Jesus foretells the betrayal of Judas and the denial of Peter
Religious leaders question Jesus
Mathew 26:17-29, Mark 11:20 -33, Luke 20:1-8
Judas makes a deal with the high priest; he turns Jesus over for 30 silver coins
Mathew 26:1-16, Mark 11:11 -14:11, Luke 20:1-22:6, John 12:30-50
The last supper takes place, Jesus institutes the sacraments of the Eucharist
Mathew 26:17-19, Mark 14:12-25, Luke 22:7-62, John 13:1-35
Jesus is sentenced to death by crucifixion. He died on the cross, and was buried in a tomb.
Mathew 27:1-61, Mark 15:1-47, Luke 22:66-23:55, John 18:28 -19:42
Jesus descends into the Abyss
Mathew 27: 62-66, Luke 23:56
Jesus is Risen.
Mathew 28, Mark 16:1-8, Luke 24:1-12, John 20:1-9