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March 28, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/22/21

Palm Sunday of the Passion Jesus journeyed to Jerusalem, and entered the city riding on a colt, a donkey. People laid down their cloaks and spread leafy palm branches, crying out “Hosanna in the highest.” Joseph was a man accustomed to journeys, too. He went from his home in ... Read More »

March 21, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/15/21

Fifth Sunday of Lent When some “Greeks” wanted to see Jesus, Andrew and Philip tried to facilitate a meeting. Jesus used the opportunity to explain to them that his “hour had come.” It was time for him to lay down his life, like a seed that is planted only ... Read More »

March 14, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/10/21

Fourth Sunday of Lent The Pharisee Nicodemus came to Jesus at night wondering how one might be “born from above.” (John 3: 3). Jesus explained to him that we must be “born of the spirit,” (John 3:8) and that the Son was sent into the world as “light” (John ... Read More »

March 7, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/01/21

Third Sunday of Lent Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover celebration, and finding too much buying and selling in the temple area, he made a whip of cords, and drove out the salespeople and the moneychangers, proclaiming that the Temple, his “Father’s house,” had become a marketplace instead ... Read More »