Friday // The Crucifixion
(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.)
- Jesus drank “the wine of wrath” for you. How does the truth that Jesus received your condemnation free you to enjoy life with God?
- How does Jesus’s suffering on the cross highlight the nature of (1) our sin, (2) God’s justice, and (3) God’s grace?
- 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…”