The Savior’s Visit to the Spirit World


“Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit” (Luke 23:46). Once Jesus said these words he was dead and then was placed into a tomb that was sealed. This makes us wonder what Jesus's spirit did before his resurrection. This mystery is unknown to all Christian denominations except for the Latter-day Saints. Some have their [...]

The Trials and the Cross

Christ on the Cross

There is a lot that we can say about this day, but I'm going to start off by summarizing what took place this day. I would encourage further and deeper study of the day's events. Jesus was first brought to the high priest, where he was questioned about His disciples and His doctrine. This was [...]

The Last Supper and Betrayal


The Passover There was a lot that happened this day. From Bethany Jesus sent Peter and John ahead to the Upper Room in Jerusalem to make the preparations for the Passover Feast. That evening after sunset, Jesus washed the feet of his disciples as they prepared to share in the Passover. By performing this humble [...]

His Last Quiet Day


The scriptures do not say what Jesus did on this day. He may have spent the day with His disciples, and resting in preparation for Passover. Lazarus and his sisters, Mary and Martha lived in Bethany, which was a couple of miles east of Jerusalem. They were close friends of Jesus, and they could have [...]

Christ’s Authority is Questioned

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The next day, Jesus and his disciples went by the fig tree that Jesus cursed the day before, and they noticed that the fig tree dried up from the roots. Jesus used this time to teach them about having faith. “21 And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which [...]

Cleansing the Temple


“12 And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was hungry: 13 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet. 14 And [...]

Fifth Day Before Passover


On the fifth day before Passover, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey as was prophesied. (Zechariah 9:9) As Jesus started to ride into Jerusalem the people recognized Him as their King, shouted “Hosanna,” and placed their garments and palm fronds on the ground in front of the donkey. The word Hosanna is interesting here. [...]