• September 10, 2021

Prayerful Holy Week Bible Verses – Jesus’ Direct Speech

 Prayerful Holy Week Bible Verses – Jesus’ Direct Speech

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Maundy Thursday, The Day Of The Last Supper

Maundy Thursday Verse 1,Don’t let your hearts be troubled”

“Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. You know where I am going, and you know the way. Thomas asked him, “Lord, we don’t know where you are going, so how can we know the way? Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Jn 14:1, 5-6

Maundy Thursday Verse 2 , “Your pain will turn into joy”

“You’ll be deeply distressed, but your pain will turn into joy.  When a woman is in labour she has pain, because her time has come. Yet when she has given birth to her child, she doesn’t remember the agony anymore because of the joy of having brought a human being into the world. Now you are having pain. But I’ll see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.” Jn 16:20-22

Maundy Thursday Verse 3 , “Wash one another’s feet”

I’m giving you a new commandment to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. “Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. “Jn 13:14, 34-35

Last Supper, Jn 13:14, Holy Week Bible Verses Photo: lds.org

 Maundy Thursday Verse 4 , I’m not going to forsake you like orphans”

“I will ask the Father to give you another Helper, to be with you always.  He is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor recognizes him. But you recognise him, because he lives with you and will be in you. I’m not going to forsake you like orphans. I will come back to you.” Jn 14:16-18

Maundy Thursday Verse 5 , I’m giving you my own peace”

“I’m leaving you at peace. I’m giving you my own peace. I’m not giving it to you as the world gives. So don’t let your hearts be troubled, and don’t be afraid.” Jn 14:27

Last Supper, Jn14:16, jesus direct speech Photo: lds.org


Good Friday , The Day Of The Death Of Christ

Good Friday Verse 1 , “Everyone on the side of truth listen1s to me”

“You are a king, then! said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.” Jn 18:37

Good Friday, Jn 18:37, Holy Week Bible Verses Photo: lds.org


Good Friday Verses 2 , The Last Seven Words of Jesus:

The Last Words Of Jesus, Painting: Carl Bloch

i. “And about three o’clock Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ‘Eli, eli, lema sabachthani?’ which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?’ “Mt 27:46

ii. “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ And they divided up his clothes by casting lots. “Lk 23:34

iii. “Then he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ Jesus answered him, ‘Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.'” Lk 23:42-43

iv. “When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, behold, your son.’ Then he said to the disciple, ‘Behold, your mother.’ And from that hour the disciple took her into his home. “Jn 19:26-27

v. “After this, aware that everything was now finished, in order that the scripture might be fulfilled, Jesus said, ‘I thirst.’ “Jn 19:28

vi. “When he had received the drink, Jesus said, ‘It is finished.’ With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” Jn 19:30

vii. “Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commend my spirit;’ and when he had said this he breathed his last.” Lk 23:46

Holy Saturday, The Day Jesus Lay In His Tomb After His Death

Holy Saturday Verse,

“The women who had come with Jesus from Galilee followed Joseph and saw the tomb and how his body was laid in it. Then they went home and prepared spices and perfumes. But they rested on the Sabbath in obedience to the commandment.” Lk 23: 55-56

Holy Saturday, Lk 23:55, Holy Week Bible Verses Photo: lds.org

Easter Sunday , The Day Of The Resurrection Of Jesus

Easter Sunday Verse 1 , “Why do you look for the living among the dead?”

“The men said to them, ‘Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.’ “Lk 24: 5


Easter Sunday Bible Verse, Lk 24: 5


Easter Sunday Verse 2 , “I am the life”

“Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.”  Mk 28: 5-7


Easter, Jn 11:25, Holy Week Bible Verses, Photo: lds.org


The Octave Of Easter , The eight days of Easter

Easter Octave Verse 1 , “Peace be with you!”

“When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’After he said this, he showed them his hands and side. The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.” Jn 20:19-20


Easter Bible verses, Jn 20:19 Photo: lds.org


Easter Octave Verse 2,Do not doubt but believe”

“Then he said to Thomas, ‘Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.’ Thomas answered him, ‘My Lord and my God!’  Jesus said to him, ‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.'” Jn 20: 27-29


Easter Sunday Bible Verse, Jn 20: 27 Photo: lds.org

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