Close to Jesus

 As you pray through the Passion Narrative, recall your experience of doing this last Sunday with Matthew. Both evangelists find themes of Exodus and Jesus as King. What variations and nuances can you find?

Let your whole day be soaked with the saving Blood of Jesus by reading scenes in the narrative. Here is a suggested outline:

1) 6 am (or on rising) Arrest, Trial, Denial of Peter18:1–27
2) 9 am Jesus and Pilate18:28–40
3) 12 pm Scourging, Crown of Thorns, Crucifixion19:1–30
4) 3 pm Piercing the Side; Burial19:31–42

Be close to your Lord throughout this day, just as did the beloved disciple and Mary, mother of Jesus.

John 18:1—19:42

Create your own Bible Breaths Learn More…
Example: Head bowed, You gave the Spirit 19:30

Fridays are dedicated to the Gospels.
In the seasons of Lent and Easter we read the Gospel of John.

For all the Firestarters I recommend the ebook.  You will have the entire program of well over a thousand of these introductions with you on your phone or tablet. Check the menu options at the site for more information.

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