Holy Week: March 24 - March 28

Palm Sunday, March 24: Liturgy of the Palms

Read Scripture: Psalm 24

Prayer Prompt

Pray for a renewed and restored joy of your salvation and faith; God is the author of your faith!

Monday, March 25

Read Scripture: Psalm 33, Ephesians 2:1-10

Explanation + Reflection

We were dead in our sin. We did not have the power of resurrection life. BUT GOD. In His rich mercy gave us Jesus to raise us from the dead and bring us into new life through the power of His blood and love for us. Wow!

Journal Prompt

What can you thank Jesus for saving you from?

Tuesday, March 26

Read Scripture: Psalm 145, John 14:1-14

Explanation + Reflection

Jesus is encouraging His disciples that He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. Phillip asks Jesus to show them the Father, and Jesus replies, “If you have seen me, you’ve seen the Father.”

Journal Prompt

What does Jesus’ life and character teach you about God? Does it challenge you to think this way? How?

Wednesday, March 27

Join Prayer + Worship today from Noon-1pm

In-person at the Reach Offices or tune in on your lunch hour via our livestream on YouTube.

Read Scripture: Psalm 98, John 18:28-40

Explanation + Reflection

Jesus says that the purpose of His birth is to bear witness to the truth. To which Pilate asks Jesus a question, “What is truth?”

Journal Prompt

How might you answer this question? What comes to mind for you if you were asked, “What is truth?”

Maundy Thursday, March 28: End of Lent

Read Scripture: Psalm 34, Mark 14:1-25

Explanation + Reflection

Jesus is anointed and eats a Passover meal with His disciples. Jesus then institutes the Lord’s Supper. All of the events in the last days of Jesus’ life are His preparation as the Passover Lamb, a sacrifice for us.

Journal Prompt

Just like Mary, what can you pour out on Jesus in thankfulness?

Good Friday — Friday, March 29

Read Scripture: Psalm 150, John 19

Explanation + Reflection

Reading the torture and crucifixion of Jesus is painful, and yet a powerful reminder of the seriousness of our sin, the depth and incomprehensible love of the Father and Jesus himself, and the finality of payment for our sin. It is finished.

Journal Prompt

What things can you leave in the tomb with Jesus?