Passion Week Readings

Sunday: Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem – Matthew 21.1-11, Mark 11.1-10, Luke 19.28-44, John 12.12-18
     Some Greeks see Jesus – John 12.20-36
     Jesus returns to Bethany – Matthew 21.17

Monday: Jesus curses the fig tree – Matthew 21.18-19, Mark 11.12-14
     Jesus clears the Temple – Matthew 21.12-13, Mark 11.15-17, Luke 19.45-46
     Jesus returns to Bethany – Mark 11.19

Tuesday: Disciples see the withered fig tree on the return to Jerusalem – Matthew 21.20-22, Mark 11.20-21
     Temple controversies in Jerusalem – Matthew 21.23-23.39, Mark 11.27-12.44, Luke 20.1-21.4
     Olivet Discourse on the return to Bethany – Matthew 24.1-25.46, Mark 13.1-37, Luke 21.5-36

Wednesday: Jesus continues teaching – Luke 21.37-38
     Sanhedrin plots to kill Jesus – Matthew 26.3-5, Mark 14.1-2, Luke 22.1-2

Wednesday/Thursday: Preparations for the Passover – Matthew 26.17-19, Mark 14.12-16, Luke 22.7-13

Thursday: Passover meal/Last Supper – Matthew 26.20-35, Mark 14.17-26, Luke 22.14-30
     Upper Room Discourse – John 13.1-17.26
     Jesus prays in Gethsemane – Matthew 26.36-46, Mark 14.32-42, Luke 22.39-46

Friday: Betrayal and arrest – Matthew 26.47-56, Mark 14.43-52, Luke 22.47-53, John 18.2-12
     Trial before Annas – John 18.13-24
     Trial before Caiaphas – Matthew 26.57-75, Mark 14.53-72, Luke 22.54-65, John 18.19-24
     Trial before full Sanhedrin – Matthew 27.1-2, Mark 15.1, Luke 22.66-71
     Trial before Pilate – Matthew 27.2-14, Mark 15.2-5, Luke 23.1-5
     Trial before Herod – Luke 23.6-12
     Trial before Pilate again – Matthew 27.15-26, Mark 15.6-15, Luke 23.13-25, John 18.28-19.16
     Crucifixion (approx. 9am-3pm) – Matthew 27.27-54, Mark 15.16-39, Luke 23.26-49, John 19.16-37
     Burial – Matthew 27.57-61, Mark 15.42-47, Luke 23.50-54, John 19.38-42

Sunday: Empty-tomb witnesses – Matthew 28.1-8, Mark 16.1-8, Luke 24.1-12
     Resurrection appearances – Matthew 28.9-20, Mark 16.9-20, Luke 24.13-53, John 20.1-21.25