Category: The Church

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Saturday

This is the sixth and final installment in a series of devotional guides, briefly introducing each day of Holy Week and the corresponding events in Jesus’s life and ministry. Monday: The fig tree incident and Jesus’s cleansing of the temple courts Tuesday: Conclusion to the fig tree incident, Jesus’s teaching in the temple courts, and ...

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Friday

In this fifth installment of our devotional guides, we introduce Good Friday and the corresponding events in the life and ministry of Christ. As we’ve seen in previous posts, the events of Jesus's final week before his resurrection can be squared with each day of Passion Week in the following way: Monday: The fig tree ...

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Thursday

This is the fourth installment of our devotional guides, which introduces Thursday of Holy Week and the events in Jesus’s life and ministry that dovetail with this momentous day. As we've seen in previous posts, the events of Jesus's final week before his death accord with each day of Passion Week in the following way: ...

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Wednesday

In this third installment of our devotional guides, we introduce Wednesday of Holy Week and the corresponding events in Jesus’s life and ministry. As we've seen in previous posts, the events of Jesus's final week before his death can be squared with each day of Passion Week in the following way: Monday: The fig tree ...

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Tuesday

This is the second in a series of devotional guides, briefly introducing each day of Holy Week and the corresponding events in Jesus’s life and ministry. As we saw in yesterday’s post, these events square with each day of Passion Week in the following way: Monday: The fig tree incident and Jesus’s cleansing of the ...

Holy Week Devotional Guide: Monday

Here at University Assembly, we value the opportunity to observe Holy Week. We find this to be a vital component of growing in our knowledge of and affections for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, our sacrificial “Passover lamb” (1 Corinthians 5:7). Accordingly, we invite you to join us each and every day of this ...

Observing Lent: Several Practical Suggestions

The image of the desert way is one of the classical expressions of the Lenten journey—clearly derived from the way of Jesus in the desert. Only by intentionally entering the desert way can we be kept from idolatry and perhaps from spiritual self-indulgence. —Don E. Saliers As this quote suggests, Lent is notorious for its ...