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Holy Week Reflections, Good Friday ("It is finished!")


The Final Days of Jesus: Friday from Crossway on Vimeo.

Scriptures & Events

Jesus is betrayed by Judas and arrested by the authorities (perhaps after midnight, early Friday morning) Matt. 26:47–56; Mark 14:43–52; Luke 22:47–53; John 18:2–12
Jesus has an informal hearing before Annas (former high priest and Caiaphas’s father-in-law) Matt. 26:57, 59–68; Mark 14:53, 55–65; Luke 22:63–71 
As predicted, Peter denies Jesus and the rooster crows Matt. 26:58, 69–75; Mark 14:54, 66–72; Luke 22:54b–62; John 18:15–18, 25–27 
After sunrise on Friday the final consultation of the full Sanhedrin condemns Jesus to death and sends him to Pontius Pilate Matt. 27:1–2; Mark 15:1 
Judas changes his mind, returns the silver, and hangs himself Matt. 27:3–10

Pilate questions Jesus and sends him to Herod Antipas

Matt. 27:11–14; Mark 15:2–5; Luke 23:1–7; John 18:28-38
Herod questions Jesus and sends him back to Pilate Luke 23:8–12
Jesus appears before Pilate a second time and is condemned to die Matt. 27:15–26; Mark 15:6–15; Luke 23:13–25; John 18:38b–19:16
Jesus is mocked and marched to Golgotha Matt. 27:27–34; Mark 15:16–23; Luke 23:26–49; John 19:17
Jesus is crucified between two thieves Matt. 27:35–44; Mark 15:24–32; Luke 23:33–43; John 19:18–27
Jesus breathes his last Matt. 27:45–56; Mark 15:33–41; Luke 23:44–49; John 19:28–37
Joseph of Arimathea buries Jesus in a new tomb Matt. 27:57–61; Mark 15:42–47; Luke 23:50–56; John 19:38–42

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