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Focus on Christ during Holy Week

Below are portions of scripture to help us focus our attention on Christ during Holy Week.

Isaiah 42:1-4: Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his teaching the islands will put their hope.

Matthew 26:14-16: Then one of the Twelve — the one called Judas Iscariot — went to the chief priests and asked, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?” So they counted out for him thirty pieces of silver. From then on Judas watched for an opportunity to hand him over.

Isaiah 53:5: But he was pierced for our transgressions,     he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him,  and by his wounds we are healed.

Psalm 22: My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?     Why are you so far from saving me,  so far from my cries of anguish?

Psalm 16:10: Because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead,  nor will you let your faithful one see decay.

Daniel 7:13-14: In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.