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Susan Ruth Wiggin Mueller


Tuesday of Passion Week

Holy Tuesday is when Jesus was issued various challenges by the Pharisees and Sadducees over subjects such as marriage in heaven, paying taxes to Caesar, and the source of His authority (Matthew 21:23—23:39; Mark 11:27—12:44; Luke 20:1—21:4). By this same interpretation, this is the day Jesus commented on the widow’s donation (Mark 12; Luke 21) and was approached by a number of God-fearing Greeks (John 12:20–36). Tuesday would also be the day Jesus spoke His eight “woes” against the Pharisees (Matthew 23:13–36) and the evening on which He delivered the Olivet Discourse (Matthew 24—25; Mark 13; Luke 21:5–36).


Isaiah 49:1-6

Psalm 71:1-12

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

John 12:27-38, 42-50


Musical Meditations

Pilgrim, E.Clapton:

Wade in the Water, Eva Cassidy:




Thou has given me a Saviour, produce in me a faith to live by Him, to make Him all my desire, all my hope, all my glory.

May I enter Him as my refuge, build on Him as my foundation, walk in Him as my way, follow Him as my guide, conform to Him as my example, receive His instructions as my prophet, rely on His intercession as my high priest, obey Him as my King.

May I never be ashamed of Him or His words, but joyfully bear His reproach, never displease Him by unholy or imprudent conduct, never count it a glory if I take it patiently when buffeted for a cult, never make the multitude my model, never delay when Thy Word invites me to advance.

May Thy dear Son preserve me from this present evil world, so that its smiles never allure, nor its frowns terrify, nor its vices defile, nor its errors delude me.

May I feel that I am a stranger and a pilgrim on earth, declaring plainly that I seek a country, my title to it becoming daily more clear, my meetness for It more perfect, my foretastes of it more abundant; and whatsoever I do may it be done in the Saviour's name.

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The Saviour, The Valley of Vision, Puritan Prayers and Devotions, The Banner of Truth Trust


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