Reflection of the Week - 30 March 2021

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Even jellybeans can remind us of Easter...

Red - the blood of Jesus

Black - the darkness that descended at the time Jesus died

Blue - the sadness of Easter Saturday, the feeling of the disciples

White - the angels guarding the tomb

Green - the hope of the resurrection

Purple - the royalty of Jesus the King

Easter is a time to reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus, the love of the Father and our own response.

Luke 23:46 (New International Version)

Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he had said this, he breathed his last.

Luke 24:5-7

... ‘Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: “The Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.” ‘

Why did you die, Lord Jesus? Why did you have to die such an inhumane death? Oh ... you died for us? For all the muck in our life? For all the stuff we've done wrong, all the stuff we haven't done and should've?

Thank you Jesus for dying for us, for giving your life that we might live, forgiven and free.

Thank you!

Prayer

Dear our Lord Jesus, let us choose to follow you today and each day of our life. Let us choose to live remembering your death, and the hope of your resurrection.

Help us to be a witness to you in all we say and do. We give you praise, for you deserve it! Amen


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