WHAT IF WHAT HAPPENED THEN CHANGES EVERYTHING NOW?
This is the profound question at the heart of The Easter Experience. For two years, City on a Hill has been retracing Jesus’ steps through the passion and resurrection.
Jesus came not to be served, but to serve. Focusing on the Last Supper, this episode reveals that our life purpose is found in serving others, following Christ’s example.
We’ve all made bad choices, but we don’t have to be held prisoner by them. Through the betrayals of Peter and Judas, we discover that our responses in similar situations can lead to repentance and life, or despair and death.
The journey to the cross was marked by betrayal, abuse, humiliation, loneliness, and agonizing pain. "Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted." (Hebrews 2:18 NIV)
This episode imagines the thoughts and emotions of Mother Mary as she witnessed Jesus’ journey on the road to Golgotha. She struggles to reconcile giving birth to the Son of God, and the scene of His imminent death. Did God really have a plan for her life?
Through the interaction between Jesus and the thief on the cross, we find ourselves in Jesus’ plan of salvation. The heart of the gospel message is powerfully presented as we experience the crucifixion and death of Christ.
Mary Magdalene’s miraculous experience at the tomb is filled with a new message of hope and the promise of eternal life. Through her story, we rejoice in the reality that nothing can take away the hope we have in Christ.