Stroll through Scripture for Holy Week, 2024

Pastor Matthew Best
5 min readMar 26, 2024

Holy Week is my favorite week of the entire church year. It’s got it all jammed into this week — unique services, a depth in the story we don’t get the rest of the year, quite literally facing death and Jesus overing it, intrigue, doubt, complexity, uncertainty, vulnerability, complicated relationships, the lowest of lows and the highest of highs. It has it all and more.

In this week’s Stroll through Scripture I’m going to briefly look at the Narrative Lectionary assigned texts for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. If no one has already…

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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.