Friday // The Crucifixion

Dr. Justin Jackson   -  


(Pick one or two of the passages below. Read the passage(s) carefully and write down any observations that come to mind.)

  • Matthew 26:47-27:61
  • Mark 14:32-15-47
  • Luke 22:39-23:56
  • John 18:1-19:42



(Take a moment to reflect on how the events that happened on this day shape your understanding of Christ and the redemption he has accomplished.)

  1. Jesus drank “the wine of wrath” for you. How does the truth that Jesus received your condemnation free you to enjoy life with God?
  2. How does Jesus’s suffering on the cross highlight the nature of (1) our sin, (2) God’s justice, and (3) God’s grace?
  3. In what way is God calling you to imitate Christ’s sacrifice in your relationships today?


(Use the meditations below to foster a time of prayer and thanksgiving for what Jesus has done.)

“Lord, thank you for Jesus’s sacrifice. Thank you that he drank the wine of your wrath so that I could have the water of life instead. Help me to imitate Christ’s sacrifice today by…”