As we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection this day, the service will be available on the St Mary and St Barnabas Magdalene YouTube channel at 10am today. The order of service can be found here: Easter Day order of service 2020
Jesus is risen Read John 20.11-18 Consider how Mary must have felt, going from despair to elation as she started to understand. We thank you Lord, for your sacrifice for us, and the hope of eternal salvation you bring.
Jesus is placed in the tomb Read Mark 15.42-47 Consider how the disciples, having buried their Lord must have felt. They did not understand it was not the end. We pray that all may come to know you Lord, and know that even when all
Jesus is taken down from the cross Read Matthew 27.55-58 Consider how Jesus mother and disciples’ felt as they took our Lord’s body from the cross, the fear of persecution not stopping them. We pray for all parents who have known the grief of having
Jesus dies upon the cross Read Matthew 27.45-54 Consider how Jesus, made the ultimate sacrifice for us, dying on the cross. We thank you Lord, that by your cross and resurrection you have set us free from sin and opened the way to glory.
Jesus is nailed to the cross Read Luke 23.33-43 Consider how Jesus, having been placed on the cross, offered up his life for our salvation. We pray for the courage to forgive those who wrong us, not expecting anything in return.
Jesus is stripped of His garments Read John 19.23-25 Consider how roughly Jesus was treated, His garments torn from Him. Take pity on your Saviour so cruelly treated. We pray for those who have known violence in their lives, and particularly for victims of domestic
Jesus falls the third time Consider Psalm 39.12-13 Consider the third fall of Jesus Christ, he could scarcely move but was given no respite. Lord, as we contend with the ongoing threat of Covid-19, help us to persevere in our isolation, for the protection of
The women of Jerusalem mourn for our Lord Read Luke 23.27-31 Consider how these women wept with compassion at seeing Jesus in such a pitiable state. Yet, He said, “Do not weep for me, but for yourselves and your children”. We pray for the courage
Jesus falls the second time Consider Philippians 2.6-8 Consider the second fall of Jesus under the cross; a fall which renews the pain in His body, yet He continued. We pray for the strength to pick ourselves up and keep going whatever life may throw