Isaiah 42:3 – A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice. God’s compassion for us is massive, and in this verse we shall examine some other acts of love- apart from sending Jesus to the cross – that God has done for us.
Mark 15:34 – And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). In this study, we will focus on the word forsaken and ponder upon the sufferings of Christ as he uttered that prayer.
Hebrews 12:2 – Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. In this study we will reflect on who Jesus was – in our preparation and meditation for Good Friday.
Luke 23:21 – But they kept shouting, “Crucify him! Crucify him!” In this study we will analyse the mentality of the crowd who shouted for the crucifixion of Jesus despite Pilate’s reluctance and translate it to modern times.
Luke 9:23 – If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. In this study, we will examine what it means to deny ourselves and take up the cross, especially applying it to our cultural context today.