The Cross Week 5: Day 3

Read: Luke 23:35-38

Explore: 

Describe the different responses to Jesus on the cross recorded by Luke.

Read Psalm 22:7-8. How is this Psalm being fulfilled? 

On what charge is Jesus officially crucified? 

Apply:

Given Jesus’ present circumstances, theidea that hecould be God’s Messiah and Chosen One was laughable to the rulers and soldiers. It couldbe tempting to mock a dying Christ but how doesthis moment actually display the power of God? 

Read 1 Peter 2:21-25. How does Jesus provide an example for those who follow him? 

Pray: 

·         Praise God that the apparent weakness of Jesus on the cross was the power for salvation, that by his wounds you have been healed.

·         Pray that we would be convicted more and more of the wisdom and power of the cross.  

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