Day by Day Guide for Passion Week

Updated: Mar 11, 2020

Sunday –

  • Jesus triumphant entrance into Jerusalem

Matthew 21:1-11

Mark 11:1-11

Luke 19:28-40

John 12:12-19


Monday –

  • Curses the fig tree on the way into the city

Matthew 21:18-22

  • Weeps over Jerusalem

Luke 19:41-44

  • Cleanses the temple for the second time in His ministry

Mark 11:15-19

Luke 19:45-48


Tuesday –

  • Finds the fig tree withered; teaches on faith

Mark 11:20-25


Wednesday – Silent Day

  • No record in the Gospels, but much activity as Jesus prepares for the Last Supper and as Judas and Sanhedrin prepare for Jesus’ arrest.


Thursday –

  • Peter and John sent to make preparation for Passover Meal

Luke 22:7-13

  • Lord’s Supper instituted

Matthew 26:26-29

Luke 22:14-20

  • To Garden of Gethsemane; Jesus’ agony

Matthew 26:36-46

Mark 14:32-42

Luke 22:39-46

  • Betrayal by Judas; arrest by Sanhedrin

Matthew 26:47-56

John 18:1-11


Friday –

The trials of Jesus Christ

  • First trial, before Annas

  • Second [and primary] trial before Sanhedrin; Jesus is condemned, misused

  • Third trial, immediately at dawn

  • Fourth trial, before Pilate

  • Fifth trial, before Herod

  • Sixth trail, before Pilate

  • Jesus is scourged

  • Jesus bears His cross to the gate on north of city and is crucified around 9am

Matthew 26:57-27:44

Mark 14:53-72

Luke 22:54-23:25

John 18:12-19:16


Jesus’ Seven Saying from the Cross