Christians often use this week to remind themselves of the events of the last week of Christ’s life. Indeed Scripture devotes a disproportionate amount of space to this final week. Perhaps you could use the following traditional placement of the events for your devotional thoughts this week.

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Saturday
John 12:2-11
(see also Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 4:3-9)

Sunday – Official Presentation of Jesus to Israel
Luke 19:29-44
Matthew 21:11-17
(see also Mark 11:1-11, John 12:12-19)

Monday – Cleansing of the Temple
Mark 11:12-18
John 12:20-50

Tuesday AM – Official Challenge of Christ’s Authority
Mark 11:19-25
Matthew 21:23-23:39 (see Mark 12:1-40, Luke 20)
Mark 12:41-44 – The Poor Widow

Tuesday PM – Prophesies Based on Jewish Rejection
Matthew 24:1-25:46

Wednesday – The Plot to Kill Jesus
Matthew 26:1-16

Thursday – The Last Supper
Luke 22:7-16
John 13:1-38
Luke 22:17-20
John 14:1-17:26

10:30 PM- 1:00AM – Gethsemane
Matthew 26:30-46

Friday AM
2-3AM – Arrest
John 18:2-12
Matthew 26:47-56

2:30 AM – First Jewish Phase: Annas
John 18:13-24

3-4:30 AM – Second Jewish Phase: Caiaphas
Matthew 26:57-68

4:30 AM – Peter’s Denials
Matthew 26:69-75

5-5:45 AM Third Jewish Phase: Sanhedrin
Luke 22:66-71
Matthew 27:3-10

6:00 -9:00AM – First Roman Phase: Pilate
John 18:28-38

6:00 -9:00AM – Second Roman Phase: Herod
Luke 23:6-12 – Herod

6:00 -9:00AM – Third Roman Phase: Pilate
Matthew 27:15-26
John 18:39-19:16

Matthew 27:27-32 – Torture and Travel to Execution
Luke 23:26-33a

9:00-12:00 Noon – Crucifixion Part 1:
Matthew 27:35-44
John 19:18-27

Luke 23:33b-43

Friday PM
12 Noon to 3 PM – Crucifixion Part 2: Darkness Covers
Matthew 27:45-56
John 19:28-30
Luke 23:46
Matthew 27:51-56

3-5 PM – Piercing of Side and Disposal of the Body
John 19:31-42
Mark 15:42-45
Luke 23:55-56

Saturday
Matthew 27:62-66 – Securing of the Tomb

Sunday AM
Matthew 28:1-8 – Appearance in the Garden
Luke 24:12
John 20:3-10
John 20:11-18
Matthew 28:9-15

Sunday Afternoon
Luke 24:13-35 – Appearance on the Road

Sunday PM
Luke 24:36-43 – Appearance to the Ten Apostles
John 20:19-25