The Last Week of our Lords Ministry with Texts and Articles for Each Days Reading
7 Days before the Passover Traveling toward Jerusalem:
Only the Humble Shall Be Exalted
Thy Faith Hath Saved Thee
6 Days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany and in the evening, Mary anointed our Lord:
A Bottle of Spikenard, Very Costly
Perfume Very Precious
5 Days before the Passover They strewed palm branches; He rode into Jerusalem.
Hosanna in the Highest
Hosanna! Blessed is He that Cometh.
Coming in the Name of the Lord
4 Days before the Passover Cursing the fig tree and cleansing of the Temple; He taught the people there
The Barren Fig Tree Defiled Temple
Lesson of the Blighted Fig Tree
Cleansing of the Temple
3 Days before the Passover Teaching in the Temple; challenged with questions; tried to catch Him in His words. Many of His parables were given on this day.
Teaching with Authority
Parable of the Vineyard
Col. 2, Paragraphs 2 & 3 many of His parables given
2 Days before the Passover There is no record of the events of this day. It was probably spent in retirement at Bethany.
Col 1, next to last paragraph. First few lines.
Yearly Reckonings Spiritual Accounts. An excellent article to read at this time of the year.
1 Day before the Passover The disciples made ready for the Passover which was to be after 6:00 p.m. that evening.
Strife among the Disciples
John 13:5, 14, 15
He washed their feet
Washing One Anothers Feet
I Pray for Them
Our Lord Betrayed and Denied
With Strong Crying and Tears
The Lord Betrayed
The Great High Priest Arraigned
Gethsemane Watching and Praying
The Agony in Gethsemane
Test of the Apostles and its Lessons
The day of the crucifixion. Bro. Russell suggests that we keep very close to our Lord during this day, remembering what He endured and entering into it as fully as possible.
As Deceivers and Yet True
How and Why Christ was Crucified
Choose Ye This Day
A Look at the Crucified One
He was Numbered With the Transgressors
Christ Died for the Ungodly
The Greatest Event of History
and 1367, including R1368
An Ancient and Interesting Document. This is very interesting reading
He is Risen, Even as He Said
How is Christ Risen from the Dead
Communing with the Lord
The Walk to Emmaus
Jesus Himself Drew Near