This Sunday commences Passion Week – a journey that is full of emotion, anticipation, and truth. It begins with celebration and festivities and within a period of 4 days, turns abruptly. It culminates with a final act and victory on Resurrection Sunday, when the tomb is rolled back and is found empty once and for all. We will get to Easter for sure.
For now, I recommend that you take some time, starting this Sunday, and go on the journey with Jesus. Follow Passion Week in the Gospel narratives and records, and put yourself in the crowd. Imagine you are there for Passover in Jerusalem and you are witnessing the events firsthand. Prayerfully consider your reactions to the fanfare, the activities, the happenings. I submit that if you do it authentically, trusting God to be your guide, that you will encounter our Lord and Savior and Passion Week in a life changing and transformational way. Who knows? You may never be the same again! – in a God way, of course.
Join us this Palm Sunday @ 10:00 a.m. at the Clocktower in Beaufort (Front Street). Bring your family & friends. This is where we will gather for worship, and with the Holy Spirit’s lead, we will encounter God in a Passion Week way. My prayer is that we will be more than just a “crowd” on Front Street – may be we willing participators in what God desires to accomplish.