An introduction to our Holy Week series: seven words from the cross.
Who killed Jesus? A short reflection on the Roman and Jewish charges, and Jesus’ own intentions.
I haven’t been entirely idle… here’s some info about a few bits I’ve been writing, including a series of reflections for Holy Week.
On Sunday I preached on the Garden of Gethsemane, one of the darkest and most psychologically intense passages of Scripture, as Jesus looks into the face of death, pleads with the Father to take away the cup of judgment, and then resolutely decides “Yet not my will, but yours.” As I was preparing for it…
In the final hours before his arrest, trial and execution, Jesus found himself alone in a garden, wrestling in anguished prayer. This talk looks at the events in Gethsemane and considers what it was that made Jesus’ experience so unique (mp3)
Next week I will be blogging a series of reflections on the story of Easter. Find out more about what to expect.