Events of the Holy Week

Instead of a normal type of blog, today’s blog will be a listing of the events of Holy Week. Perhaps, you could select some verses from each day and read what went on in the life of Jesus that final week. It will give you something to think about…

Sunday:

  • The Triumphal Entry (Matthew 21:19; Mark 11:1-10; Luke 19:28-44; John 12:12-19)

Monday:

  • A fig tree is cursed (Matthew 21:18-19; Mark 11:12-14)
  • Jesus cleanses the temple in Jerusalem (Matthew 21:12-13; Mark 11:15-19; Luke 19:45-46)
  • Tuesday:
  • The Sanhedrin challenges Jesus’ authority (Luke 20:1-8)
  • Jesus foretells the destruction of Jerusalem and His second coming (Matthew 24:4-25)
  • Mary anoints Jesus at Bethany (John 12:2-8)
  • Judas bargains with the Jewish rulers to betray Jesus (Luke 22:3-6)
  • Wednesday

Silence

Thursday:

  • Jesus washes the feet of His disciples (John 13:1-20)
  • Jesus eats the Passover meal with His disciples and institutes the Lord’s Supper
  • (Matthew 26:26-28; Mark 14:22-24; Luke 22:19-20)
  • Jesus identifies Judas as His betrayer (Matthew 26:21-22; Mark 14:18-19; Luke 22:21-23; John 13:21-30)
  • Jesus prays in Gethsemane for His disciples (John 17)

Friday:

  • Jesus’ betrayal and arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:47-56; Mark 14:43-50; Luke 22:47-53; John 18:1-11)
  • Jesus questioned by Annas, the former high priest (Matthew 26:69-70; Mark 14:66-68; Luke 22:55-57; John 18:12-24)
  • Jesus condemned by Caiaphas and the Sanhedrin (Matthew 26:57-68; Mark 14:53-65; Luke 22:54-55, 63-65; John 18:12,18,24)
  • Peter denies Jesus three times (Matthew 26:69-75; Mark 14:66-72; Luke 22:55-62; John 18:15-27)
  • Jesus is formally condemned by the Sanhedrin (Matthew 27:1; Mark 15:1; Luke 22:66-71)
  • Judas commits suicide (Matthew 27:3-10)
  • The trial of Jesus before Pilate (Matthew 27:2; Mark 15:1-5; Luke 23:1-5; John 18:28-19:16)
  • Jesus’ appearance before Herod Antipas (Luke 23:6-12)
  • Jesus is formally sentenced to death by Pilate (Luke 23:13-25)
  • Jesus is mocked and crucified between two thieves (Matthew 27:23-38; Mark 15:16-27;
  • Luke 23:26-33)
  • The veil of the temple is torn as Jesus dies (Matthew 27:51-56)
  • Jesus burial in the tomb of Joseph of Arimathea (John 19:31-42)

Sunday:

  • Jesus is raised from the dead!!! (Matthew 28:1-8; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-9; John 20:1-25)