“He was pierced for our transgressions; “He was crushed for our iniquities… and with his wounds we are healed.”
The Death of Jesus
Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion: 28 Mar 2021 – Mark 11:1-10, Isaiah 50:4-7, Psalm 22, Philippians 2:8-9, Mk 14:1-15:47 ~ Jesus: crown him / crucify him
“Jesus humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.”
Good Friday, 10 April 2020 – Ps 22, John 19:1-37, Isaiah 52:13—53:12, Heb 10:1-25, John 19:1-37 ~ crushed for our sins, once and for all
For God’s will was for us to be made holy by the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all time.
While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up to heaven.
Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?”
which means “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”
Some women were there, watching from a distance, including Mary Magdalene, Mary (the mother of James the younger and of Joseph), and Salome. They had been followers of Jesus and had cared for him while he was in Galilee. Many other women who had come with him to Jerusalem were also there.
And Pilate posted a sign on the cross that read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.”
Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the place called Place of the Skull (in Hebrew, Golgotha). There they nailed him to the cross.