Read John 18:1-6 and Hebrews 2:8-18. In what ways can knowing that Jesus is fully in control of situations bring comfort? In what ways knowing that Jesus is fully in control actually bring discouragement to a situation? If there is discouragement how can that issue be resolved?
Read John 12:1-4, Luke 5:1-10, John 13:21-30, and John 21:1-7. What differences do you see in the relationship that Judas and Peter had with Jesus? How does Peter’s interactions show how to have more than a casual relationship with Jesus?
Read John 18:37-38. Who has been a person in your life that has shared truth with you in a way that connects with you? What are some key ways to effectively share truth with others?
In what ways do we see the message of the gospel in Jesus taking the place of Barabbas? This week how can you make much of Jesus’ sacrifice for you?