- Read Matthew 6:10; I John 5:14,15; I Peter 4:2.
How does the biblical principle of Praying for God’s will fit these days of COVID-19 and your own personal circumstances?
- What is the book (beside the Bible), the play or movie that has best helped you consider what Jesus did for us on the cross?
- Read John 1:29; 14:6; 18:28-40
What catches your attention in these verses; and what do you notice about Jesus, the Lamb of God?
- Read John 19:1-16
What catches your attention in these verses; and what do you notice about Jesus’ beatings, mocking and humiliation?
- Read Psalm 22:18; John 19:17-27
What catches your attention in these verses; and what do you notice about the things that took place while Jesus was on the cross?
- Read Psalm 34:20; Zechariah 12:10; John 19:28-37
What catches your attention in these verses; and what do you notice about the death of the perfect Lamb of God?
- Read through each of the SO WHAT? statements below and discuss what to apply to your life this week.
Watch the Lamb (John 1:29)
Biblical principle (not related to the message from John) for dealing with COVID-19: Pray for God’s will (Matthew 6:10; I Peter 4:2; I John 5:14,15)
Watch the Lamb tell the truth under pressure (18:28-40; 14:6)
Watch the Lamb be beaten, mocked and humiliated (19:1-16)
Watch the Lamb hang on the cross in humility (19:17-27; Psalm 22:18)
Watch the Lamb die for the sins of the world (19:28-37; II Corinthians 5:21; Psalm 34:20; Zechariah 12:10)
- Thank God for all that He went through to secure your salvation
- Read through the gospel accounts of Jesus’ suffering and death
- Remember that Jesus’ death only brings eternal life if we place our faith and trust in Him alone (John 3:16; 14:6)
- Follow Jesus’ example in the midst of suffering (I Peter 2:21-24)