Do you feel like you haven’t done much to prepare your family for Easter this year and suddenly Palm Sunday is already here? It’s ok! This post is for you. Here’s 5 quick, easy things you can read or listen to this week to help you and your family prepare your hearts for Easter.
3 Things to Listen To
Looking for a music selection to play in your home this week? Here’s one already made for you!
2. The Easter Story by Max McClean
This 25 minute episode of the Easter story is a great resource to play aloud as you eat lunch with your kids, run your errands, or even as an evening activity to do as a family (bring out the puzzles, legos, or coloring pages!)
Pray the Word: Holy Week by David Platt
Join David Platt as he prays through each day and the events of Holy Week on his podcast, Pray the Word. At just 5 minutes or less, these short episodes will help you not only see the events of Holy Week as they happened, but remind you of your role in God’s big story.
2 Things to Read
Look, the World Has Gone After Him! By Jon Bloom
“But Jesus knew exactly what he was doing. The timing of Lazarus’s horrible death, of his astonishing resurrection, of Jesus’s laying low, and now of his public reappearance was all coordinated with a prescient precision that would not be noticed until later (John 12:16). His hour had come at last. He would no longer lay low. The news must spread. It was time for the ancient gates to raise their heads, and the ancient doors to lift in homage. The King of glory was on his way (Psalm 24:7).”
8 Day Easter Week Reading Plan by Paul Tripp (Free Download)
This very short, eight day Easter week reading plan is the perfect resource to start this weekend either individually, with your spouse, or together as a family! With commentary from Paul Tripp, this resource will be one you’ll want to come back to every year.
+ BONUS IDEA
1 Thing to Add to Your Easter Basket
This is a super cute Easter basket idea for your kids, grandkids, or even the family next door (recommended ages 3-7) that’s under $5. I suggest purchasing a few extra to store in your closet for those last minute gifting needs that arise!