Messiah!

“So will My word be
which goes forth from My mouth;
It will not return to Me empty,
Without accomplishing what I desire,
And without succeeding in the matter
for which I sent it.”

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Exodus 29–32: The Golden Calf & the Lord’s Side

It came about, as soon as Moses came near the camp,
that he saw the calf and the dancing;
and Moses’ anger burned,
and he threw the tablets from his hands
and shattered them at the foot of the mountain.

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Jeremiah 22–26: Good Figs & Bad Figs

Then the Lord said to me,
“What do you see, Jeremiah?” And I said,
“Figs, the good figs, very good; and the bad
figs,
very bad, which cannot be eaten due to rottenness.”

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Jeremiah 7–11: Lies & Deceit

“Do not trust in deceptive words,
saying, ‘This is the temple of the Lord,
the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.’”

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Sabbath Mourning

Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.’” Matthew 26:31 LSB Men scattered by their fears, Mourning without hope in bleakest sorrow. Hearts rent by bitter tears; Ungrasped yet—His […]

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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine only crown; O sacred Head, what glory, what bliss till now was Thine! Yet, though despised and gory, I joy to call Thee mine. What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, was all for sinners’ gain; Mine, mine was […]

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JESUS THE NAZARENE, THE KING OF THE JEWS

“So he then delivered Him over to them to be crucified. “They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha. There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in […]

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Psalm 118: A Passover Song

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. Mark 14:26 LSB – Psalm 118 is a song of Passover; it is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel,’ a group of Psalms sung annually at Passover. Derek Kidner explains: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly Passover begins here […]

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