Especially from Thursday night through Friday I try to follow closely what Jesus was going through.
This helps me stay close to my best friend in his time of need. I owe him that much.
|Sunday||Triumphal Entry||Mt 21:1-11|
|Monday||Jesus clears the temple||Mt 21:12-13|
|Tuesday||Jesus’ authority challenged in the temple||Mt 21:23-27|
|Jesus teaches and confronts the Jewish leaders||Mt 21:28-23:39|
|Greeks ask to see Jesus||John 12:20-26|
|The Olivet Discourse||Mt 24-25|
|Mary washes Jesus’ head & feet with perfume||Mt 26:6-13*(John 12)|
|Judas agrees to betray Jesus (Or Wednesday)||Mt 26:14-16|
|Wednesday||Bible does not address. He likely stayed in |
Bethany with the disciples.
(*Or possibly this is when Mary washes Jesus’s head & feet.)
|Thursday||The Last Supper||Mt 26:26-29; Mk 14:22-25; Luke 22:14-20|
|Jesus speaks to disciples in the Upper Room||John 13-17|
|Jesus struggles in Gethsemane||Mt 26:36-46|
|Jesus is arrested||Mt 26:47-56|
|Friday||Early Morning Trial by Jews and Romans |
Denied by Peter
|Mt 26:57-27:2 & 27:11-31|
|Sunday||The Resurrection||Mt 28:1-10|
Note: Many of the actual times of these events are not recorded in Scripture. The timeline represents an approximate sequence of events.
6 a.m. Jesus Stands Trial Before Pilate
(Matthew 27:11-14; Mark 15:2-5; Luke 23:1-5; John 18:28-37)
7 a.m. Jesus Returned to Pilate
8 a.m. Jesus is Led Away to Calvary
(Matthew 27:32-34; Mark 15:21-24; Luke 23:26-31; John 19:16-17)
Mark 15: 25 – It was the third hour when they crucified him. (NIV). The third hour in Jewish time would have been 9 a.m.
Luke 23:34 – Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” (NIV)
Matthew 27:39-40 – And the people passing by shouted abuse, shaking their heads in mockery. “So! You can destroy the Temple and build it again in three days, can you? Well then, if you are the Son of God, save yourself and come down from the cross!” (NLT)
Mark 15:31 – The leading priests and teachers of religious law also mocked Jesus. “He saved others,” they scoffed, “but he can’t save himself!” (NLT)
Luke 23:36-37 – The soldiers mocked him, too, by offering him a drink of sour wine. They called out to him, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” (NLT)
Luke 23:39 – One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us!” (NIV)
11 a.m. Jesus and the Criminal
Luke 23:40-43 – But the other criminal rebuked him. “Don’t you fear God,” he said, “since you are under the same sentence? We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong.”
Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.”
Jesus answered him, “I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise.” (NIV)
John 19:26-27 – When Jesus saw his mother standing there beside the disciple he loved, he said to her, “Woman, he is your son.” And he said to this disciple, “She is your mother.” And from then on this disciple took her into his home. (NLT)
Noon – “The Sixth Hour” Darkness Covers the Land
Mark 15:33 – At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour. (NLT)
1 p.m. Jesus Cries Out to the Father
Matthew 27:46 – And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (NKJV)
John 19:28-29 – Jesus knew that everything was now finished, and to fulfill the Scriptures he said, “I am thirsty.”A jar of sour wine was sitting there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put it on a hyssop branch, and held it up to his lips. (NLT)
2 p.m. It is Finished
John 19:30a – When Jesus had tasted it, he said, “It is finished!” (NLT)
Luke 23:46 – Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. (NIV)
3 p.m. – “The Ninth Hour” Jesus’ body dies
6 p.m. – Between 3:00 and 6:00 his body is buried by Joseph and Nicodemus
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