Jesus on the Cross (Luke 23:26-49) May 23, 2019

JESUS ON THE CROSS

Luke 23:26-49

I. The Way to the Cross (vs. 26-32)

a. How does Jesus get His cross to Calvary? _______________________________________________

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b. How do we know that what was being done does not have everyone’s full support? ___________________________________________________________________________________

c. What does Jesus say to the women that are weeping and mourning for Him? ___________________________________________________________________________________

d. Jesus prophesies about the coming destruction of Jerusalem and the suffering that will be endured…

this happened in 70AD. How bad would things get? _________________________________________

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e. Who was crucified with Jesus that day? _________________________________________________

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II. Jesus is Crucified (vs. 33-43)

a. What are the first words Jesus spoke from the cross that Luke records? _______________________

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b. Were the religious leaders content with Jesus crucifixion and impending death as suffering enough? __________________________________________________________________________________

c. Who else joined in mocking Jesus? ____________________________________________________

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d. What inscription had Pilate attached to the cross? ________________________________________

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e. What is especially significant about Jesus interaction with the second criminal (not the one who

mocked)? ___________________________________________________________________________

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III. Jesus Dies on the Cross (vs. 44-49)

a. What happened between the 6th hour (noon) and the 9th hour 3pm? _________________________

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b. Would a solar eclipse account for this 3 hour period of darkness? *google how long an eclipse lasts. ___________________________________________________________________________________

c. What was the last statement Luke records Christ saying from the cross? _______________________

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d. What does the centurion recognize about Jesus? __________________________________________

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e. Where are Mary and the others that followed Jesus to Calvary? ______________________________

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IV. Application: The Gospels record seven statements of Jesus from the cross. Why was it necessary that

Jesus die as He did? _________________________________________________________________________

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