The Passover Lamb

Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread,
which is called the Passover, was drawing near.

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The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected
Has become the chief corner
stone.
This is from Yahweh;
It is marvelous in our eyes.

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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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The Passover Lamb

Now during the day He was teaching in the temple, but during the night He would go out and spend it on the mount called “of Olives.” And all the people would get up early in the morning to come to Him in the temple to listen to Him. Now the Feast of Unleavened Bread, […]

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The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is from Yahweh; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 LSB – If you look in the Gospels, you’ll find records of Jesus’ intense confrontations with the religious leaders during Holy Week. Matthew, Mark, and Luke record the heightening tension on […]

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Psalm 118: A Passover Song

Psalm 118 is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel.’ It is a song of Passover. Derek Kidner explains: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly Passover begins here [at Psalm 113], and is therefore commonly known as the ‘Egyptian Hallel’ (Hallel means Praise). Only the second of them (114) speaks directly of […]

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Death & The Passover Lamb

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go and take for yourselves lambs according to your families, and slay the Passover lamb. You shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood which is in the basin, and apply some of the blood that is in […]

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Psalm 118: The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 – If you look in the Gospels, you’ll find records of Jesus’ confrontations with the Pharisees during Holy Week. After telling the parable of the vine-growers killing the son of […]

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Psalm 118: Passover & The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 – Psalm 118 is in Book V of the Psalms. It’s also the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel.’ Derek Kidner wrote: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly […]

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Death & The Passover Lamb

Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel and said to them, “Go and take for yourselves lambs according to your families, and slay the Passover lamb. You shall take a bunch of hyssop and dip it in the blood which is in the basin, and apply some of the blood that is in […]

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Psalm 118: Passover & The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 – Psalm 118 is in Book V of the Psalms and is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel.’ Derek Kidner wrote: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly […]

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Psalm 118: Passover & The Cornerstone

“The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes.” Psalm 118:22–23 Psalm 118 is in Book V of the Psalms and is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel’, Psalms 113–118, a group of psalms used at Passover. Derek Kidner wrote: […]

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