Matthew 27:11-26: Barabbas

Deuteronomy 18-21, Psalm 67, Matthew 27:11-26, Romans 12:9-21   Matthew 27:11-26: The crucifixion is getting closer and closer. Jesus gives no answer to the accusations brought against him. The governor was amazed that ...
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Matthew 27:1-10: Betrayal and Salvation

Deuteronomy 13-17, Psalm 66, Matthew 27:1-10, Romans 12:1-8 Matthew 27:1-10: How extraordinary it is to find the leaders of God’s people “taking counsel” together to oppose the work of God, and to do ...
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Matthew 26:57-75: Betrayal

Deuteronomy 9-12, Psalm 65, Matthew 26:57-75, Romans 11:25-38   Matthew 26:57-75: In an illegal court, the high priest gathers to bring false accusations against Jesus to be able to take him to the ...
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Matthew 26:36-56: Gethsemane

Deuteronomy 6-8, Psalm 64, Matthew 26:36-56, Romans 11:1-24 Matthew 26:36-56: What a prayer is this—take this cup from me, but not my will, but your will be done (26:39). Jesus is expressing his ...
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Matthew 26:17-35: Love to the Loveless Shown

Deuteronomy 4-5, Psalm 63, Matthew 26:17-35, Romans 10 Matthew 26:17-35: Was ever love like this? Jesus prepares to eat the feast of Passover, and as he sits down at the meal, he tells ...
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Matthew 26:1-16: Anointing Jesus 

Deuteronomy 1-3, Psalm 62, Matthew 26:1-16, Romans 9:19-33 Matthew 26:1-16: The movement towards Jesus’ death, betrayal, execution (and then resurrection) now appears inexorable. Once again, Jesus predicts his death (26:1-2). And, indeed, in ...
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