The Cross Week 5: Day 3
Read: Luke 23:35-38
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?
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?
· 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.