Looking among the dead The women The disciples and Peter What if it’s true? Jesus is the king Jesus brings life
The death of a righteous man (vv44-47) The sun turns dark The temple curtain splits Jesus cries his last words Why this unjust death is ‘good’ (1 Peter 3:18) Three responses to Jesus (vv48-56) Recognise Respect Repent How will you respond to Jesus?
The end of Act 1 It is written and must be fulfilled (vv44-49) … to suffer … to rise to preach Preaching to the Nations
The Trial Religious leaders (22:66-71) Pilate - part 1 (23:1-7) Herod (23:8-12) Pilate - part 2 (23:13-24) Following Jesus to the cross The other Simon (23:26) The women (23:27-31) Judging the judge
A further threat… (vv31-34) …so be prepared (vv35-38) Jesus’ final preparation The Cup (Jeremiah 25:15-38) Twice betrayed (vv47- 65) Good news for deniers!
Conspiracies inside and out (vv1-6) Preparing the Passover (vv7-13) The Last Passover (vv14-20) Remember ‘for you’ New Covenant Why did Jesus die? (vv21-23) Celebrating the Passover
Safe as houses? You will live in uncertain times People will lead astray The earth will shake You’ll be hated But the Son of Man reigns He is with us He is reigning And he’ll bring salvation! Signs of uncertain times …remind us to watch Where is your certainty?
Jesus against the religious leaders who… made God small (20:41-44) (Psalm 110:1) and made themselves big (20:45-47) But when God is big…(21:1-4)
The riddle of resurrection (vv27-33) Jesus’ answer Marriage at the resurrection (vv34-36) Resurrection and God (vv37-40) Our hope for resurrection
The trap is set (vv20-22) but Jesus springs the trap (vv23-26) Give to Caesar Give to God