Lent

The Trials Of Jesus

Like a courtroom drama, a series of witnesses comes forward to give testimony about their experiences with the accused—Jesus Christ. Through their accounts we come to know the truth, that Jesus came to take our place in the defendant’s chair.

  • Ash Wednesday, March 6 - “The Voice of Satan” • Matthew 4:1-11 Jesus faces the tempter in the wilderness.
  • Week 1, March 10 - “The Voice of Judas” • Mark 14:16, 32-42 - Jesus’ betrayer defends his actions.
  • Week 2, March 17 - “The Voice of Annas” • John 18:12-24 - A chief priest discusses Jesus’ arrest.
  • Week 3, March 24 - “The Voice of Caiaphas” • Matthew 26:57-68 - The high priest faces off with the Son of God.
  • Week 4, March 31- “The Voice of Peter” • Luke 22:54-62 - Jesus’ bold disciple speaks of his weak faith.
  • Week 5, April 7 - “The Voice of Herod” • Luke 23:1-12 One king of the Jews testifies against another.