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.
John 18:38 – Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” After he had said this, he went back outside to the Jews and told them, “I find no guilt in him. In this study, we will examine the circumstances of Pilate and study his character and conclude that we are no more righteous than he was.
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.
Father, into your hands I commit my spirit. Luke 23:46 is the seventh and the last saying of Jesus on the cross. With his last breath, Jesus said this and died. How does this verse apply to us 2000 years later?