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Subject Area - Jesus's last days
Scriptures References

Major Scripture References - Passion Week


Thursday before Palm Sunday

Mark 10:49 Blind Bartimaeus is healed.

Luke 19:2 Tax collector Zacchaeus up in tree.

Luke 19:8 Zacchaeus desires to make everything right.


Palm Sunday

Matt. 21:2-5 Tells disciples to get a donkey, (type of kingship) and rides donkey into Jerusalem.

Matt. 21:8 Palm branches are laid on the road.

Matt 21:15 Children cry out great praise.

Luke 7:38 Women come with tear bottles. Washes his feet with her tear bottle...


Monday Morning

Mark 11:13-14 Comes to the Fig tree, no fruit. And curses the tree.


Monday Evening

John 12:3 Mary brings and breaks the bottle of perfume.

Luke 22:12 …..finds upper room, prepares for the Last Supper.

Mark 14:18 Most assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me."

John 13:25 John asks "Lord, who is it?"

John 13:27 John 18:3 Judas goes to chief priests for soldiers

Luke 22:19 Has communion with his disciples, This is My body which is given for you;

Mark 14:30 The rooster shall not crow this day before you will deny three times

John 13:5 He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet,


Tuesday Night

Luke 22:44 Goes to the Garden of Gethsemane, sweats great drops of blood for you and I.

Luke 22:50-51 Peter cuts off ear of servant of high priest. Jesus heals it. Mark 14:50 Disciples are scattered.

John 18:24 Then Annas sent Him bound to Caiaphas the high priest.

Matt. 26:74 Peter denial - "I do not know the Man!" Immediately a rooster crowed.

Matt. 26:63-67 Jesus confesses himself as Christ. Condemned for blasphemy! Beaten.


Wednesday: - High Sabbath and not the weekly

Matt. 27:2 Led to Pontius Pilate the governor.

Matt. 27:3-5 Judas feels remorse, throws money into sanctuary, and hangs himself.

Luke 22:70 Jesus makes good confession to Pilate. Are You the King of the Jews?

Luke 23:6 When Pilate heard of Galilee, he asked if the Man were a Galilean,

Matt. 27:19 Pilate wife – "Have nothing to do with that just Man,

Matt. 27:16-26 Pilate tries to release Jesus, Releases Barabbas

Matt. 27:24 When Pilate saw that he could not prevail at all, but rather that a tumult was rising,

Matt. 27:26 Pilate scourges and mistreats, mocks Jesus

Matt. 27:29-30 Soldiers twisted a crown of thorns, beat Jesus with a Reed.

Matt. 27:32 ...they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. Him they compelled to bear His cross.

Matt. 27:33 When they had come to a place called Golgotha, that is to say, Place of a Skull,

Matt. 27:34 Thirsts...they gave Him sour wine mingled with gall to drink.

Mark 15:23-24 Matt. 27:35 Jesus refuses to drink it. Divided His garments, casting lots

Mark 15:26 accusation written against Him: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

John 19:18 Then two robbers were crucified with Him

Luke 23:34 "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."

John 19:26 Provides for Mary his mother through the Apostle John. "Woman, behold your son!

Luke 23:42 Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom, today you will be with me in Paradise

Mark 15:34 Why have you forsaken me!

John 19:30 It is finished! And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice, and yielded up His spirit.

Luke 23:45 Veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom;



Wednesday: - High Sabbath and not the weekly

Matt. 27:52-53....and the earth quaked, and the rocks were split, and the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised;

John 19:32 Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other..

John 19:34 ...pierced His side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out.

Matt. 27:57-60 There came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph - laid Jesus in his new tomb,

Matt. 27:66 Jews seal the stone and setting the guard.


Saturday night

Matt. 28:2 A great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat on it.



Mark 16:1 Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices,

John 20:3-5 John and Peter run to Tomb: Peter goes in, John does not go in as he already believes.

Luke 24:13 Two of them were traveling that same day to a village called Emmaus.

Luke 24:31 And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.

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