Riverside Community Church

Easter

Easter Reflections – Sunrise Service

Today’s Passage: Reflection Thoughts from the passage “Remember how He told you…”  Multiple times Jesus had predicted His death and resurrection.  However, Luke explains that, “The disciples did not understand any of this.  It’s meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what He was talking about” (18:34). […]

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Easter Reflections – Saturday

Today’s Passage: Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage On Friday the unthinkable had happened. Their Rabbi, the One they knew to be the Messiah and the actual Son of God, had been killed. How was it possible[…]

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Easter Reflection – Thursday Tenebrae

Many of you grew up with Tenebrae services and it was a very meaningful event for you. Today’s reflection will assist you to have your own Tenebrae at home this evening. It can be adapted depending on if you are on your own, the number of people in your household[…]

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Easter Reflection – Wednesday

Today’s Passage: Reflection Thoughts from the passage Betrayed by one of His own. By a disciple. By a close friend. By someone who had been with Him almost daily for 3 years. Whom He had handpicked to be an apostle. One of the twelve who had seen more and heard[…]

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Easter Reflections – Tuesday

We are journeying with Jesus through this week leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. On Tuesday of Easter Week He was in Bethany, not far from Jerusalem. Today’s Passage: Reflection Thoughts from the passage Two different perspectives of the same person and the same situation. Many at Simon’s house[…]

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Easter Reflections – Monday

   Today’s Passage: Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage Jewish people knew the Scriptures very well so rabbis, especially with their disciples, often used a rabbinical technique called remez.  They would quote from a biblical verse, but[…]

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Easter Reflections – Palm Sunday

Today’s Passage: Click on the 3 horizontal segments of the above image for extra contextual information. Reflection Thoughts from the passage Picture the scene. A crowd of people joyfully celebrating as Jesus rides by. Children running along beside the donkey. Others in the area hearing the commotion and rushing to[…]

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