What Happened During Passion Week?

Happy Resurrection Day!

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The week leading up to Easter is often referred to as the Passion Week. This week began with Jesus’s entrance into Jerusalem on a Sunday (Palm Sunday) and ended with His death and burial. This, of course, led to His resurrection—Easter—which we are getting ready to celebrate in just a few days.

When you read the four gospels in the New Testament, you get the picture that the Passion Week was an incredibly busy week for Jesus and His disciples. I would like to take a few minutes to walk you day-by-day through this week, maybe the most famous week in history. You will see that most of these events can be found in all four gospels.

Sunday

As mentioned above, this week began on Palm Sunday with Jesus’s entry into the city of Jerusalem. You can read about this in Mt. 21:1-11; Mk. 11:1-11; Lk. 19:28-40; Jn. 12:12-19. Some…

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