Christ Lutheran Church Upper Darby

Scriptures that Correspond to Worship 


March 28  - Palm Sunday

Isaiah 50:4-9a - The servant of the Lord submits to suffering
Psalm 31:9-16 - Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit. (Ps. 31:5)
Philippians 2:5-11 - Humbled to the point of death on a cross
Mark 14:1--15:47 - The passion of the Lord

April 1 - Maundy Thursday

Exodus 12:1-4 [5-10] 11-14 - The passover of the Lord
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 - I will lift the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord. (Ps. 116:13)
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - Proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes
John 13:1-17, 31b-35 - The service of Christ: foot washing and meal​


April 2 - Good Friday

Isaiah 52:13--53:12 - The suffering servant
Psalm 22 - My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Ps. 22:1)
Hebrews 10:16-25 - The way to God is opened by Jesus’ death
John 18:1--19:42 - The passion and death of Christ


​April 4 - Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34-43 - God raised Jesus on the third day
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 - This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Ps. 118:24)
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 - Witnesses to the risen Christ
Mark 16:1-8 - The resurrection of Jesus is announced, and the response is one of terror and amazement.

Scriptures that Correspond to Holy Week