Name something that happened each hour during the crucifixion.
9 AM. – "The Third Hour" Jesus is Crucified on the Cross
Mark 15: 25 – It was the third hour when they crucified him.
Luke 23:34 – Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.
10 AM. – Jesus is Insulted and Mocked (Matthew 27:39-40) (Mark 15:31) (Luke 23:36-37,39)
11 AM. – Jesus and the Criminal Luke 23:40-43 – But the other criminal rebuked him. "Don’t you fear God," he said, "since you are under the same sentence? We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom."
Jesus answered him, "I tell you the truth, today you will be with me in paradise." Jesus Speaks to Mary and John
When Jesus saw his mother standing there beside the disciple he loved, he said to her, "Woman, he is your son." And he said to this disciple, "She is your mother." And from then on this disciple took her into his home.
12:00 Noon – "The Sixth Hour" Darkness Covers the Land
Mark 15:33 – At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour.
1 PM.– Jesus Cries Out to the Father Matthew 27:46 – And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
I Thirst! Jesus is Thirsty
John 19:28-29 – Jesus knew that everything was now finished, and to fulfill the Scriptures he said, "I am thirsty!" A jar of sour wine was sitting there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put it on a hyssop branch, and held it up to his lips.
2 PM.- It is Finished
John 19:30a – When Jesus had tasted it, he said, "It is finished!" (NLT)
Luke 23:46 – Jesus called out with a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." When he had said this, he breathed his last.
3 PM. – "The Ninth Hour"
Events Following Jesus’ Death
The Earthquake Matthew 27:51-52 – At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook and the rocks split. The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. (NIV)
The Centurion – "Surely he was the Son of God!" (Matthew 27:54; Mark 15:38; Luke 23:47)
The Soldiers Break the Thieves’ Legs (John 19:31-33)