Lent Questions Day 35

lent 2014

33And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. 34And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. 35And the people stood by, watching, but the rulers scoffed at him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!” 36The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine 37and saying, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” 38There was also an inscription over him, “This is the King of the Jews.” Luke 23:34

 

What things happen in this passage? Notice things happening on the cross and around it.

 

How do you picture the scene? Is it black and white? Sepia? Full color?

 

What stands out to you about Jesus’ prayer for forgiveness?

 

How does His prayer affect you?

 

Would you be able to make that kind of prayer? Why or why not?

 

How can you focus today on the word “forgiveness”?

 

Is there someone you need to forgive?

Is there someone whom you need to ask forgiveness from?

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