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Good Friday | Jesus Paid It All

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Readings

Jesus is Betrayed by Judas and Arrested - Matthew 26:47–56; Mark 14:43–52; Luke 22:47–53; John 18:2–12
Jesus has an Informal Hearing before Annas - Matthew 26:57, 59–68; Mark 14:53, 55–65; Luke 22:63–71
Peter Denies Jesus - Matthew 26:58, 69–75; Mark 14:54, 66–72; Luke 22:54–62; John 18:15–18, 25–27
Pilate Questions Jesus and Sends Him to Herod Antipas - Matthew 27:11–14; Mark 15:2–5; Luke 23:1–7; John 18:28–38
Herod Questions Jesus and Sends Him Back to Pilate - Luke 23:8–12
Jesus Appears before Pilate a Second Time and is Condemned to Die - Matthew 27:15–26; Mark 15:6–15; Luke 23:13–25; John 18:38–19:16
Jesus is Mocked and Marched to Golgotha - Matthew 27:27–34; Mark 15:16–23; Luke 23:26–49; John 19:17
Jesus is Crucified - Matthew 27:35–44; Mark 15:24–32; Luke 23:33–43; John 19:18–27
Jesus Breathes His Last - Matthew 27:45–56; Mark 15:33–41; Luke 23:44–49; John 19:28–37
Joseph of Arimathea Buries Jesus - Matthew 27:57–61; Mark 15:42–47; Luke 23:50–56; John 19:38–42 

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Reflection

It's Good Friday, the day Jesus was mocked, put to death, and buried. It is a somber day, but it is good. It is good because we know is that the story does not end today - but that Sunday is coming!

To help you reflect on the life and death of Jesus today, we've created a Good Friday Worship Guide. It can be used for personal reflection and worship or with your family or community group. And as you begin the day, consider reflecting on these words from the hymn, Jesus Paid It All.

I hear the savior say,
"Thy strength indeed is small,
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in me thine all in all."

Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe;
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed it white as snow.

Lord, now indeed I find
Thy pow'r and Thine alone,
Can change the leper's spots
And melt the heart of stone.

For nothing good have I
Where-by Thy grace to claim;
I'll wash my garments white
In the blood of Calv'ry's Lamb.

And when, before the throne,
I stand in Him complete,
"Jesus died my soul to save,"
My lips shall still repeat.