Jesus Christ Called Holy Week Essay

1726 Words7 Pages
On Palm Sunday, Jesus and his disciples spent the night in Bethany, a town about two miles east of Jerusalem. In all likelihood, Jesus stayed in the home of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Beginning with Palm Sunday, we will walk through the week; the steps of Jesus Christ called “Holy Week”. We will visit each of the major events that occurred during our Savior 's week of passion. On the Sunday before his death, Jesus began his trip to Jerusalem, knowing that soon he would lay down his life for the sins of the world. Nearing the village of Bethpage He sent two of his disciples ahead to look for a donkey with its colt whom no man had sat on. Jesus instructed the disciples to untie the animals and bring it to Him. Then Jesus sat on the young donkey and slowly, humbly, made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, fulfilling the ancient prophecy in Zechariah 9:9. The crowds welcomed him by waving palm branches in the air and shouting "Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!" This is known traditionally as “Palm Sunday”. • On Monday March 30, Jesus leaves Bethany. His discourse after leaving was Tuesday March 31, He finds a fig tree on the way to Jerusalem and curses it for not bearing fruit, than the cleaning of the temple for the second time. He spends the night in Bethany and leave. He sees the fig tree that it had withered from the day he curse it and He began to teach on faith. •

More about Jesus Christ Called Holy Week Essay

Open Document