Anticipating the Crucifixion; Matthew 26:1-16
The responses of the disciples to Jesus prediction of his crucifixion invites us to consider out own response to it. What does the cross of Christ evoke in you?
- A foolish (powerful, wise) message.
- How it sounds to First Century Jews and 21st Century Americans
- The Four Anticipations:
- The Jewish Leaders: Deny It
- The Woman (Mary): Honor It
- The Disciples: Ignore It
- Judas: Reject It
- Mary’s Extravagant Praise, Then and Now