DAY 42 - Jesus Is Found Guilty

 

Today’s Reading: John 19:1-16

Today’s Key Points

1) There is the soldiers’ power.

2) There is Pilate’s power.

3) Finally, there is God’s power.

QUESTIONS TO PONDER

FOR YOU:

• In what ways is the desire for power an issue for you? In your marriage, family or workplace?

• What would it look like for you to “lay down power” to help others?

CHILDREN:

• In this story, how did the soldiers use their power?

• According to Jesus, where did Pilate’s power come from?

• Why did Jesus lay down his power and what does it mean for you?

TEENAGERS:

• What are the three different examples of power in this text?

• How did the soldiers, Pilate and Jesus all use their power differently?

• What would it look like for you to “lay down power” to help others?