Holy Week

Holy Week

Resurrection Sunday

JESUS – THE GARDENER . George Methodist Church Resurrection Sunday INTRODUCTION Have you ever wondered about this and how Jesus chooses to show his resurrected self. As we look at it, there may be a deeper message as Jesus who is God reconnects the broken relationship which happened in the garden of Eden at the fall in the Garden of Gethsemane (oil press garden). He establishes a bond again and is determined to do it through his followers and not…

Good Friday

Good Friday George Methodist Church Mark 15 10th April 2020 I will be reading and then reflecting this morning and giving you time to do your own prayers and reflections and so I invite you to pause the message and spend time on your own and then go on to the next point : Mark 15 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Before Pilate 15 Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and…

Judas’ betrayal and Peter’s denial foretold by Jesus

Judas’s betrayal and Peter’s denial foretold by Jesus Today I’ll be talking about Judas and Peter, and how their stories differ from each other, why their stories differ, and what we can learn from that.  Let me pray and then I’ll read from John 13:21-38. There’s a beautiful part there in the middle about the new commandment, but I’m going to be focusing on the first bit and the last bit. So in this, Jesus predicts Judas’ betrayal and Peter’s…

Jesus predicts his own death

Jesus predicts his death Wikus John 12:20-36 It’s Tuesday of Holy Week, and this is my favourite day. I mean Friday and Sunday are obviously the best, but I love the Tuesday of Holy Week.  We’ve just had the triumphal entry, palm Sunday, and the people were cheering for Jesus, they were overjoyed that he was there, and then five days later, on Good Friday, they’re baying for his blood. They want him dead, they rather release Barabbas, a murderer,…