Tuesday (Read Luke 23: 13-26)1) How many times did Pilate attempt to release Jesus? ________________________________________2) What compromise did Pilate try to use with the multitude?________________________________________________________________________________3) Completethe verse: (a) “Why, what ____ has He done? I have found no reason for death in Him. I will therefore ______ Him and let Him go.” (b) And they all cried out at once, saying, “Away with this Man, and release to us _______” Wednesday (Read Luke 23: 27-56) Even when He was on the cross, being crucified by those who hated Him, Jesus still prays for them- asking God to forgive them. Where in the Bible are we encouraged to forgive others, and what is said? ____________________________________ ____________________________________ ____________________________________ 2) What do you feel gets in the way of us always taking this approach in our everyday lives? ____________________________________ 3) What can we learn from the right-hand thief? ____________________________________ ____________________________________ Monday (Read Luke 23:1-12) In this passage, Jesus is sent from Pilate to Herod after it is found out that Jesus is a Galilean. Verse 9- ‘Then he questioned Him with many words, but He answered him nothing.’ 1) Explain why Jesus did not answer any of Herod’s questions, but instead chose to remain silent. (Refer to Matthew 7:6 for help). _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________
Thursday (Read Luke 24: 1-12) 1) Who were the first to find Jesus’ tomb empty? _______________________________ _______________________________ 2) Which of the disciples ran to the tomb after he heard of the news? _______________________________ 3) Verse 11 states ‘And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.’ Why do you think the disciples did not believe at once? ______________________________________________________________ Friday (read Luke 24: 13-32) Read the passage and then complete the find-a-word below. Keep an eye out for the hidden phrase from the chapter! Saturday (Read Luke 24: 36-50) Verses 41-42: ‘But while they still did not believe for joy, and marveled, He said to them, “Have you any food here?” So they gave Him a piece of a broiled fish and some honeycomb.’ St. Cyril of Alexandria says about Christ's eating- "To produce in them a more firmly settled faith in His Resurrection, He asked for something to eat...He did this only to show them that the One risen from the dead was the same One Who ate and drank with them during the whole previous period of time when He talked with them as a man.” -.-.-.-.-.-.- 1) How long were the disciples to tarry in the city of Jerusalem? Until they received the promise of God Until Jesus returned to them. Until they were given power from on high.