The Stations of the Cross: Introduction

Today, I’m beginning a two-week devotional series based on a biblical version of The Stations of the Cross. The point of this series is to help you reflect upon the meaning of the death of Jesus, so that you might experience the grace and love of God more profoundly. This collection of devotional posts is [Read More...]

Resources for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter

The Seven Last Words of Christ: Reflections for Holy Week The Stations of the Cross: A Devotional Guide for Lent and Holy Week. Based on a new version of the Stations of the Cross, in which all stations represent passages in the Gospels. Includes the paintings by my wife, Linda Roberts. Why Did Jesus Have [Read More...]

The Stations of the Cross: An Easter Postscript

A painting of the resurrection of Christ by Matthias Grünewald, c. 1515. I changed the shape a bit to fit this space. This was originally an altarpiece for the Monastery of St. Anthony in Isenheim [once in Germany], now France. Today it is in the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar, France.

Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! So Christians have proclaimed for centuries on Easter morning and throughout the season of Easter, as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. During the fourteen days prior to Easter, I was reflecting on the Stations of the Cross in preparation for a deeper experience of the reality of [Read More...]

The Stations of the Cross: A Devotional Guide for Lent and Holy Week – The Fourteenth Station

Copyright © 2007, Linda E. S. Roberts. For permission to use this picture, please contact Mark.

The Fourteenth Station: Jesus is Placed in the Tomb Luke 23:50-54; Mark 16:1-4 Luke 23 Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph, who, though a member of the council,  had not agreed to their plan and action. He came from the Jewish town of Arimathea, and he was waiting expectantly for the [Read More...]