Going Deeper into Respect: Week 1/Day 4

Everyone is Someone for Whom Christ Died

Before you look at the Word, consider the week’s Reflection Scripture and praise God as Heroic.

Day 4: The Thieves

Read Matthew 27:38-44

Who was crucified alongside Jesus?

List all the people who ridiculed Jesus as He hung on the cross.

Who should’ve been the least likely to mock Him?

The two robbers being justly executed joined in the verbal abuse against Jesus, even though their guilt was evident to all.

Mockery stems from pride. Consider these prideful thieves. Have you looked down on someone who you were really no better than? Explain.

Jesus died for the prideful sinner as well as the humble.`

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