Posted by: heisourstrongtower | March 15, 2013

THE NEW TESTAMENT 93-DAY CHRONOLOGICAL READING PLAN – Day 43 Assignment

Moments with God
New Testament Bible Reading Plan
Day 43

“Lord, give me your unfailing love,
the salvation that you promised me.
Then I can answer those who taunt me,
for I trust in your word.
Do not snatch your word of truth from me,
for your regulations are my only hope.” Psalm 119:41-43

I think this is just like God. He had me begin sharing Psalm 119 at just the right moment for us to be in the middle of Jesus fulfilling the promise of salvation!!! The Lord’s unfailing Love and the path to our promised salvation is JESUS! 

The Holy Spirit comes into play in verse 42 – it is through Him that we are able to answer those who taunt us. The Holy Spirit gives us the words of truth as long as we trust and place our hope in God. 

The good news, my friends is this…Salvation is HERE!!!

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Today’s Reading Assignment – Matthew 27 & Mark 15

“This fulfilled the prophecy of Jeremiah that says,

“They took the thirty pieces of silver—
the price at which he was valued by the people of Israel,
and purchased the potter’s field,
as the Lord directed.” Matthew 27:9-10

Study Questions for Matthew 27

The Tragic End of Judas Iscariot (1-10)

What had the chief priests and elders been doing all night?
What decision did they reach? Why did they send Jesus to Pilate?

Why was Judas seized with remorse? How did he try to undo what he had done? What did the chief priests and elders say to him? What did he do? How is remorse different from repentance?

Why had he betrayed Jesus? What did he gain? What can we learn from Judas’ failure? What happened to his money? What does this show us about God’s sovereignty in these events?

Jesus Suffered for Our Sins (11-44)

What was the charge against Jesus? How did Jesus answer? Why was Pilate amazed by Jesus? How did Isaiah describe Jesus? (Isa. 53:7)

What was Pilate’s personal conclusion about Jesus? (18, 19) How did he compromise instead of following the truth? How else did he try to escape the responsibility? How did the crowd respond? (25) Who was responsible for Jesus’ death?

What does it mean that Jesus was flogged? How did the soldiers mock him? Why did he have to suffer like this? (Isa. 53:5)

What do verses 32-34 reveal about his weakness and his strength? What did the soldiers do at Golgotha? (35-37) Why did Jesus have to be so wounded and crushed? (Isa. 53:10, 1 Peter 2:24) Think about the confession of the Roman centurion and those with him. (54)

Who reviled Jesus? How? Why did he not come down from the cross and save himself? How did the chief priests try to make him doubt God’s love?

Jesus Died for Our Sins (45-56)

What did Jesus cry from the cross? What does it mean? Why was this such great agony to Jesus? (Isa. 59:2; 53:6b, 12c) What happened at the moment of Jesus’ death? (51-53) What does his death mean to us? (cf. Heb. 9:7, 25, 26; 1 Tim. 2:5)

Think about the meaning of Jesus’ obedience to death. (Php. 2:6-8; Heb. 5:8, 9) Why is Jesus’ death on the cross a great victory?

“Then Jesus uttered another loud cry and breathed his last. And the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. When the Roman officer who stood facing him saw how he had died, he exclaimed, “This man truly was the Son of God!” Mark 15:37-39

Bible Reading Plan Day 43

Study Questions for Mark 15

Jesus Before Pilate (15:1-15)

Who was Pilate (15:1)? How did he coincide with the chief priest’s plans for Jesus? Why did they change the charge against Jesus (2)? Why did Jesus affirm this charge (3)? What did it mean to him to be King of the Jews?

How did Jesus amaze Pilate (3-5)? How did Pilate find a way to release Jesus (6-9)? Why (10)? Why did he fail (11)? Why did he do what he knew was not right (15)? Was Pilate wrong?

When asked what did the crowd say to do with Jesus (12,13)? When asked why what did they say (14)? Was the crowd wrong? How did the chief priests, Pilate, and the crowd coincide with God’s plan for Jesus?

The Crucifixion of Jesus (16-32)

How and why did the soldiers mock Jesus? What was the significance of this from God’s perspective?

Who was Simon? How might his experience in Jerusalem change his life? (What do you suppose is significant about the mention of his sons by name?)

Describe the place of execution. Why do you think Jesus refused the pain killing drug?

How does the writer show the inhumanity of the soldiers? What seems to be their philosophy of life? How might they have become like this?

Why are the details (soldiers’ actions, robbers, mockers, ect.) significant from God’s point of view?(See Is. 53:3, 5, 12; Ps. 22:7, 8, 16, 18)

What challenge to Jesus and temptation to him is hidden in the words of the mockers? (29, 30, 31, 32) Why did Jesus not come down from the cross as they suggested?

The Death of Jesus (33-41)

Note the time (25, 33), and the response of nature to Jesus’ death. What does this suggest?

At the 9th hour, just before he died, what did Jesus cry? What does this mean? In what respect was his perfect relationship with the Father momentarily broken? How did the people around the cross react?

What do you think is the significance of the temple curtain
being torn? (Cf. Ex. 26:31-35; 25:22; Heb. 9:7, 11-12; 10:19-22)

How did the women of Galilee show their love for Jesus? How did they share his suffering and prepare to be resurrection witnesses?

The Burial of Jesus (42-47)

How did the burial of Jesus confirm the fact of Jesus’ death? How did Joseph reveal his faith?

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