Holy Week Scripture

Holy Week, also known as the Passion Week, is the week of Lent leading up to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians celebrate and remember the life of Jesus throughout the week including Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Resurrection Sunday, also known as Easter. There are several accounts of the Holy Week throughout the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Below you will find the most popular Bible verses used in Holy Week celebrations and services, including all four Gospel perspectives of Jesus's last week.

We have created individual articles to describe the history and origin of the days of remembrance within the Holy Week, as well as how you can celebrate them today. Visit the following articles to learn more:
Holy Week, Passion Week Timeline
What is Lent?
What is Palm Sunday?
What is Ash Wednesday?
What is Maundy Thursday?
What is Passover?
What’s so Good about Good Friday?
What is Easter
8 Holy Week Prayers