We often regard the seven days which follow Palm Sunday as Holy Week. Following Jesus’ entry in to Jerusalem, the original Holy Week saw Jesus led to his death on a cross and climaxed with his resurrection.
This resource contains seven readings and reflections from the final chapters of Luke’s gospel, beginning at the end of Luke 19. They are intended as daily reflections running from Monday to Easter Sunday, but of course can be used on other occasions.
They highlight the difficult path that Jesus followed in the week leading up to his death and resurrection. Undeniably, these singular events have a profound individual significance – Christ died for our sins. But the concerns of Jesus and the implication of this story also demand that we look beyond ourselves. As we journey through Holy Week we are challenged, not only about how we follow him on this path to new life, but also how we can bring the new life of Christ to bear in our communities and the world in which we live.