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SCRIPTURE GUIDE TO THE EVENTS OF HOLY WEEK


Sunday

Jesus enters Jerusalem
Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-10; Luke 19:29-44; John 12:12-19
Jesus predicts his death John 12:20-36
Jesus visits the temple Matthew 21:14-17
   
Monday
Jesus curses a fig tree Matthew 21:18-19; Mark 11:12-14
Jesus cleanses the temple Matthew 21:12-13; Mark 11:15-18; Luke 19:45-48
   
Tuesday
The lesson from the fig tree Matthew 21:20-22; Mark 11:20-26
Jesus teaches and engages in controversies in the temple Matthew 21:23-23:39; Mark 11:27-12:44; Luke 20:1-21:4
Jesus predicts the future Matthew 24-25; Mark 12:1-37; Luke 21:5-36
   
Wednesday
Jesus continues his daily teaching in the temple complex
Luke 21:37-38
The Sanhedrin plots to kill Jesus Matthew 26:3-5; Mark 14:1-2; Luke 22:1-2
 
Thursday
Jesus instructs his disciples Peter and John to secure a large upper room in a house in Jerusalem and to prepare for the Passover meal

Matthew 26:17-19; Mark 14:12-16; Luke 22:7-13
In the evening Jesus eats the Passover meal with the Twelve, tells them of the coming betrayal, and institutes the Lord's Supper

Matthew 26:20-29; Mark 14:17-23; Luke 22:14-30
During supper Jesus washes the disciples' feet, interacts with them, and delivers the Upper Room Discourse (Farewell Discourse)

John 13:1-17:26
Jesus and the disciples sing a hymn together, then depart to the Mount of Olives
Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26; Luke 22:39
Jesus predicts Peter's denials Matthew 26:31-35; Mark 14:27-31; Luke 22:31-34
Jesus issues final practical commands about supplies and provisions
Luke 22:35-38
Jesus and the disciples go to the Gethsemane, where he struggles in prayer and they struggle to stay awake late into the night

Matthew 26:36-46; Mark 14:32-42; Luke 22:40-46
   
Friday
Jesus is betrayed by Judas and arrested by the authorities (perhaps after midnight, early Friday morning)
Matthew 26:47-56; Mark 14:43-52; Luke 22:47-53; John 18:2-12
Jesus has an informal hearing before Annas (former high priest and Caiaphas' father-in-law) Matthew 26:57, 59-68; Mark 14:53, 55-65; Luke 22:63-71
As predicted, Peter denies Jesus and the rooster crows Matthew 26:58, 69-75; Mark 14:54, 66-72; Luke 22:54b-62; John 18:15-18, 25-27
After sunrise on Friday the final consultation of the full Sanhedrin condemns Jesus to death and sends him to Pontius Pilate

Matthew 28:1-2; Mark 15:1
Judas changes his mind, returns the silver, and hangs himself
Matthew 27:3-10
Pilate questions Jesus and sends him to Herod Antipas Matthew 27:11-14; Mark 15:2-5; Luke 23:1-7; John 18:28-38
Herod questions Jesus and sends him back to Pilate Luke 23:8-12
Jesus appears before Pilate a second time and condemned to die Matthew 27:15-26; mark 15:6-15; Luke 23:13-25; John 18:38b-19:16

Jesus is mocked and marched to Golgotha
Matthew 27:27-34; Mark 15:16-23; Luke 23:26-49; John 19:17

Jesus is crucified between two thieves
Matthew 27:35-44; Mark 15:24-32; Luke 23:33-43; John 19:18-27

Jesus breathes his last
Matthew 27:45-56; Mark 15:33-41; Luke 23:44-49; John 19:28-37

Joseph of Arimathea buries Jesus in a new tomb
Matthew 27:57-61; Mark 15:42-47; Luke 23:50-56; John 19:38-42
   
Saturday
The chief priests and Pharisees place guards at the tomb with Pilate's permission
Matthew 27:62-66
   
Sunday
Some women discover the empty tomb and are instructed by angels
Matthew 28:1-7; Mark 16:1-7; Luke 24:1-7: John 20:1
The women, fearful and joyful, leave the garden and tell the disciples
Matthew 28:8-10; Luke 24:8-11; John 20:2
Peter and John rush to the tomb based upon Mary Magdelene's report and discover it empty
Luke 24:12; John 20:3-10
Mary returns to the tomb and encounters Jesus John 20:11-18
Jesus appears to Cleopas and a friend on the road to Emmaus
Luke 24:13-35
That evening Jesus appears to the Eleven (minus Thomas) in a house in Jerusalem
Luke 24:36-43; John 19-23
Later Appearances of Jesus and the Ascension
Jesus appears to the Eleven (including Thomas)

John 20:24-31
Jesus appears to some at the Sea of Galilee John 21

The Great Commission
Matthew 28:16-20 (see also Luke 24:45-49; John 20:21-23; Acts 1:8
The Ascension Luke 24:50-53; Acts 1:9-11