Day 1: On the Sunday before Jesus death.
Zechariah 9:9, “Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”
- Jesus triumphal entry is recorded in Matthew 21:1-11, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:28-44, and John 12:12-19.
“The Scriptures declare, “My Temple will be a house of prayer, but you have turned it into a den of thieves.” Luke 19:46
- Monday’s events are recorded in Matthew 21:12-22. Mark 11”15-19, Luke 19:45-48, and John 2:13-17.
“Blind guides…For you are like whitewashed tombs-beautiful on the outside but filled on the inside with dead people’s bones and all sorts of impurity. Outwardly you are like righteous people, but inwardly your hearts are filled with hypocrisy and lawlessness…Snakes! Sons of vipers! How will you escape the judgment of hell?” Matthew 23:24-33
- The tumulus events of Tuesday and the Olivet discourse are recorded in Matthew21:23-24:51, Mark 11:20-13:37, Luke 20:1-21:36, and John 12:20-38.
Day 5: Passover and last Supper on Maundy Thursday
"I have been very eager to eat this Passover meal with you before my suffering begins. For I tell you now that I won't eat this meal again until its meaning is fulfilled in the Kingdom of God." (Luke 22:15-16, NLT)
- Thursday's events are recorded in Matthew 26:17–75, Mark 14:12-72, Luke 22:7-62, and John 13:1-38.
His first words were, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." (Luke 23:34, NIV).
His last words were, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." (Luke 23:46, NIV)
- Friday's events are recorded in Matthew 27:1-62, Mark 15:1-47, Luke 22:63-23:56, and John 18:28-19:37.
"He brought about seventy-five pounds of perfumed ointment made from myrrh and aloes. Following Jewish burial custom, they wrapped Jesus' body with the spices in long sheets of linen cloth." (John 19: 39-40, NLT)
- Saturday's events are recorded in Matthew 27:62-66, Mark 16:1, Luke 23:56, and John 19:40.
This will take us to Resurrection Sunday: