Why Is Good Friday Called Good? – Christian Article

Sorrow to the Point of Death While urging his disciples to stay and keep watch with him, Jesus tells them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death” (Matthew 26:38). Can any of us imagine this? Jesus understood the full extent of what was going to happen to him (John 18:4), and he went to it obediently. Today—on a day we call Good Friday—we remember the agony experienced by Jesus not only through his death on the…

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Persuasion 163 | Holy Week 101, with Anne Kennedy – Christian Article

http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/163_Holy_Week_101.mp3 Holy Week will soon be here, and for Christians everywhere, this week is for celebrating and honoring the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Unless you are familiar with the week’s traditional services and observances, you might consider this week as the bookend worship services, Palm Sunday followed by Easter the next Sunday. But for those in high church, it’s a week full of gatherings, readings, prayers, and liturgy. In the past few years, there’s been a renewed…

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Video: Telling the Palm Sunday Story in Rocks – Christian Article

Enter the Zonderkidz and Bible Gateway Easter Sweepstakes (ending April 12, 8 am EDT) Watch this endearing stop-action video of “rocks crying out” presenting the life-changing story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey in the days prior to his crucifixion and resurrection. It’s produced by Patti Rokus, author of the book, He Is Risen: Rocks Tell the Story of Easter (Zonderkidz, 2019). Luke 19:35-36 (NIrV) They threw their coats on the young donkey and put Jesus on it.…

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