This year for Holy Week I pointed out that Jesus died. We all know that he was crucified, and was raised to life again, but the real miracle here is that God died.
We asked the question Jesus, sheep or shepherd? That post will be my sermon for Easter Sunday. I’m preaching twice in the morning.
Another thought was on Jesus’ prayer from the cross. He didn’t pray just for his followers or his family, but he prayed the prayer of intercession for the people who were crucifying him. “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.” This is the Christ that we are supposed to be like.
There are some older posts I thought about re-posting, but instead I will just link them here. He Cannot Save Himself is a poem about the crucifixion. It is based on the sermon I preached for Easter last year. Feel free to copy and paste it, print it in your church bulletin, or read it outloud.