And when he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was stirred up, saying, "Who is this?" And the crowds said, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth of Galilee"...
Starting on Sunday, April 5, we will provide daily Scripture readings and a daily summary article from Desiring Godto remember and reflect on what went on during Jesus' final days before his crucifixion. We hope this helps you set the tone for the weight of Good Friday and ultimately, the joy of Easter!
Sunday - April 12, 2020: Easter Sunday
Some women discover the empty tomb and are instructed by angels
Matt. 28:1–7; Mark 16:1–7; Luke 24:1–7; John 20:1
The women, fearful and joyful, leave the garden and tell the disciples
Matt. 28:8–10; Luke 24:8–11; John 20:2
Peter and John rush to the tomb based upon Mary Magdalene’s report and discover it empty
Luke 24:12; John 20:3–10
Mary returns to the tomb and encounters Jesus
Jesus appears to Cleopas and a friend on the road to Emmaus
That evening Jesus appears to the Eleven (minus Thomas) in a house in Jerusalem