Outline/Summary My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? From noon until three, darkness came over all the land. At about three o’clock, Jesus shouted in a loud voice, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” When some of the bystanders heard him, they said, “This man is calling for Elijah.” Immediately, one of them
Outline/Summary Jesus is tormented, then executed After the people chose Jesus for execution over Barabbas, Pilate’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered an entire company of soldiers around him. They stripped off his clothes and put a scarlet robe on him and then twisted together a crown of thorns and placed it on his head.
Outline/Summary The chief priests convince Pilate to allow the execution of Jesus Jesus stood before the Roman governor, Pontius Pilate, who asked him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” “You have said so,” Jesus replied. When he was earlier accused by the chief priests and the elders of the people, Jesus had refused to answer. Pilate asked him,
Outline/Summary A potter’s field, a field of blood The Jewish leaders perceived Jesus’ teachings as threatening the Jewish religion and their credibility. After arresting Jesus (with assistance from the disciple Judas), early in the morning, the chief priests and the elders of the people planned how they could have Jesus executed. They bound him and handed him
Outline/Summary Curses, oaths, and lies Peter was sitting in the courtyard when a girl approached him, saying, “You were with Jesus of Galilee.” But Peter denied her accusation before everyone present. “I don’t know what you are talking about.” Then he went out to the gateway, where another servant girl approached him and said to the people there, “This
Outline/Summary Jesus appears before Caiaphas and the teachers of the law After his capture and arrest, Jesus was taken to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled. Peter followed them from a distance, right up to the courtyard. He entered and sat down with the guards to see the
The disciples fail to keep watch. Judas leads authorities to Jesus, who is arrested, fulfilling Old Testament prophecy. (Matthew 26:36 – 26:56).
Outline/Summary The Arrest of Jesus After Jesus predicted the disciples would betray him, they all went to a place called Gethsemane. Jesus told them, “Sit here and wait while I go over there and pray.” He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he became troubled and sad. He said to them, “My
Jesus predicts Peter will deny knowing him. Peter and all the disciples deny they will ever disown the Savior. (Matthew 26:31 – 26:35)
Outline/Summary I will never disown you Then Jesus told them, “This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written: “I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.” But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.” Peter replied, “Even if all
The Last Supper – Jesus begins the road to his death and introduces the covenant of life to the disciples (Matthew 26:17 – 26:30)
On the first day of the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the disciples (Luke tells us it was Peter and John) asked Jesus, “Where do you want to make preparations for you to eat the Passover meal?” Jesus replied, “Go into the city to a certain man and tell him, “The teacher says: My appointed time is
When Jesus finished his sermon to the disciples, he revealed his fate to them. “As you know, the Passover is two days away – and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.” The chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest Caiaphas. They discussed how