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Holy Tuesday 2024: Bible Verses, Quotes, Messages, History and Significance – News18

Published By: Nibandh Vinod

Last Updated: March 26, 2024, 06:05 IST

Holy Tuesday is also known as Fig Tuesday. (Image: Shutterstock)

Holy Tuesday is observed on the Tuesday prior to Easter Sunday of the divine week. In some Christian traditions, it is also associated with the parable of the Ten Virgins and the end of the world.

In Christianity, Holy Tuesday is observed on the Tuesday prior to Easter Sunday of the sacred week every year. Also known as Fig Tuesday, it commemorates the day Jesus returned to Jerusalem from Bethany, passing a barren fit tree. It usually falls around the end of March and beginning of the April month.

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The week celebrates various events in the life of Jesus Christ, including his prediction of his own death. Many followers also choose to fast or engage in acts of charity and service as a way of reflecting on the meaning of Holy Tuesday and preparing themselves for the upcoming celebration of Easter. This year Holy Tuesday falls on March 26.

Holy Tuesday: History And Significance

Holy week is the most sacred week for all the Christians around the globe. Catholics and Protestants observe the week with great devotion to honour the journey of Jesus. On this day, some churches hold special services or prayer vigils while others incorporate reading or hymns into their regular worship services.

Upon his return to Jerusalem, Jesus cursed a barren fig tree for never bearing fruit again and taught his disciples that with faith they will have the power to bless or curse the world around them. That’s the reason why this day is also known as Fig Tuesday.

Holy Tuesday, in some Christian traditions, has also been related to the parable of the Ten Virgins and the end of the world.

Meanwhile, the Holy Week, also known as the passion week, is a period of eight days, starting with Palm Sunday, the day Jesus entered Jerusalem preceded through the Last supper and his crucifixion. The weekends with Easter Sunday marking Jesus’ restoration to life.

Bible Verses and Quotes To Share

  1. “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation”: Matthew 26:41
  2. “For where your treasure is, there your heart will also be”: Matthew 6: 21
  3. “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. You believe in god; believe also in me”: John 14:1
  4. “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” : Mark 2:17
  5. “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” : Matthew 26:41
  6. “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”: John 3:16
  7. “If you love me, keep my commands.”: John 14:15
  8. “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.”: Luke 22:15
  9. “The Son of Man goes as it is written of him, but woe to that one by whom the Son of Man is betrayed!”: Matthew 26:24
  10. “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.”: 1 Corinthians 1:31

Messages To Share On Holy Tuesday

  1. Happy Holy Tuesday, May god pour out his love on you today
  2. Happy Holy Tuesday, May the Lord bless you with love and kindness.
  3. Blessings for Holy Tuesday, May the blessing of lord shine upon you and your loved ones.
  4. May the spirit of Holy week touch your soul, and your troubles fade away. Happy Holy Tuesday
  5. Wishing you a blessed Holy Tuesday, May the blessings of lord be always upon us.
  6. Tuesday blessings, May God’s holy words direct your path today.
  7. Happy Holy Tuesday, have a blessed holy week.
  8. Tuesday blessings, May god’s beauty surround you and your family.
  9. May God’s grace be with you and his love surround you. Happy Holy Tuesday.
  10. Happy Holy Tuesday! May your day be blessed beyond measure.

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