The Passion of
Jesus Is In The Tomb
Family time with God
There's a popular song commonly sung on Good Friday called, Were You There? It powerfully asks if "Were you there when they crucified my Lord?" They testify that even thinking about the Lord Jesus' suffering and death upon the cross is too much for them and that it causes them to tremble...
Read and meditate upon the scriptures. Think about what information is included, what it means, and how you can apply it to your life. Be sure to journal your thoughts!
Listen to Steve Hannett, President & Founder of Gospel Mission Network, and Senior Pastor of Abundant Grace for Day 21 teaching devotional.
"Before receiving Christ, I lived with a conflicting belief of the Holy Trinity as taught to me in the Catholic Church. I understood God existed; his son was Jesus who died on the cross-but its significance was vague, and I had no clear understanding of the purpose or need of the Holy Spirit...
About seven years ago..." —
Think and journal your answers to the following questions to go deeper into today's scripture and meditation.
What is the significance of Jesus' burial? Why is it important to know that Jesus was buried?
Why did the Chief Priests go to Pilate to ask that the tomb would be secured? What were the Chief Priests afraid of in Matthew 27:60-66?
How do you think the disciples felt during this time? Why? (See Luke 24:13-32)
Why will you choose to believe God and live a life of expectation?
Record what you feel about Jesus' suffering, crucifixion, death, and burial. How does it make you feel? How does it impact you? How does it call us to now live?
LIVE IT OUT
The key to growing in the Lord is to not only "hear" God's Word but to apply it to our lives.