Holy week in pictures

This year, Holy Week looks different for all of us. It’s good to remember this story, the suffering of Jesus, and the real reason for Easter.

Ms. Marcia's Mom-ologues

The week leading up to Easter is a special time in the Christian church called Holy Week. We remember the events preceding and surrounding Jesus’ death. It is a week filled with excitement, danger, and sadness, but it is mostly about love. In order to experience the joy of Easter, it is necessary to understand the depth of Jesus’ love for all of us.

Children from my church drew these pictures to help tell the story. This is a very abbreviated and simplified account, but it does contain truths that I hope will help you see the heart of God.

One day, Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem. People waved palm branches and shouted “Hosanna! Hosanna!” which meant “save us!” The people wanted Jesus to be their new king and rescue them from Roman tyranny. Jesus rode a donkey instead of a big horse to show that he came in…

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