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The Crucifixion and Burial of Jesus Christ “Lesson 32: The Crucifixion and Burial of Jesus Christ,” Primary 7: New Testament, 108
On a cold, wintry day an airplane crashed into a bridge in Washington, D.C., and plunged into the icy Potomac River.
Many people were killed, but six people hung on to the plane’s tail while men in a helicopter threw them a life preserver. The water was very cold, and it was hard to hang on to the plane.
These These people were afraid they might die before their turn came to grab the life preserver and be carried to safety.
EEEEvery time the rescuers lowered the life preserver to one man, he passed it to someone else so the other person could be rescued first.
He did this until everyone else had been rescued. When the helicopter came back to get him, the plane’s tail section had slipped under the water. HHHHe died before anyone could save him.
Why do you think this man kept passing the life preserver to others? How would you feel if you had been one of the people this man had saved? Do you understand the courage and love it would take to be able to give your life for others as this man did?
Adam Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden. Because of Adam and Eve’s transgression (disobedience), their bodies became mortal.
TTTThis meant that their bodies would someday die. AAAAs Adam and Eve’s descendants, we also are subject to death, as they were.
PPPPhysical death is part of Heavenly Father’s plan. HHHHeavenly Father, in His great mercy, sent His Only Begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to overcome death.
Through Christ’s death and resurrection, we have all been rescued from physical death. WWWWe will die, but we will be resurrected (see J J J J J oooo hhhh nnnn 3 3 3 3 :::: 1111 6666 –––– 1111 7777; HHHH eeee llll aaaa mmmm aaaa nnnn 1 1 1 1 4444 :::: 1111 5555).
IIIIn our previous lessons we learned of Jesus’ suffering, betrayal, arrest, and trial.
IIIIn this lesson we will learn of Jesus’ pain and suffering on the cross.
He willingly gave His life so every person who has ever lived, or will ever live, will live again because of His great love for us.
Jesus Is Crucified Adapted from “New Testament Scripture Stories,” Chapter 53
PPPPilate, the Roman governor, washed his hands. He said that he was not responsible for Jesus’s death. TTTThe people said that they would be responsible for His death. PPPPilate told his soldiers to crucify Jesus.
The soldiers beat Jesus with whips. They put a purple robe on Him. They made a crown of thorns and put it on Jesus’s head.
They laughed at Jesus and spit on Him. They called Him “King of the Jews.” When they grew tired of mocking Him, they took the robe off Jesus and put His own clothes back on Him.
Simon of Cyrene helped Jesus carry the cross. Many people followed the soldiers as they took Jesus to a hill near Jerusalem.
They nailed His hands and feet to the cross and lifted it up. They also crucified two other men, who were thieves.
JJJJesus prayed. He asked Heavenly Father to forgive the soldiers who crucified Him. They did not know that He was the Savior.
MMMMary, the mother of Jesus, was standing by the cross. The Apostle John was there too. Jesus told John to take care of His mother. John took Jesus’s mother to his home.
Darkness covered the land. TTTThe Savior suffered on the cross for many hours. FFFFinally His spirit left His body, and He died.
WWWWhen He died, an earthquake broke huge rocks into pieces. AAAA curtain in the temple, called the veil, was torn in two. TTTThe Roman soldiers were afraid.
OOOOne of Jesus’s disciples took the Savior’s body off the cross. HHHHe and another disciple wrapped it in a cloth and spices and placed it in a tomb, a place where people are buried. A A big rock was rolled in front of the tomb.
After Jesus’ trial, what did Pilate do? LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2222 7777 :::: 2222 6666 WWWWhat does scourge mean? TTTTo whip
WWWWhat does crucify mean? TTTTo put to death by nailing or binding the hands and feet to a cross CCCCrucifixion was a slow and painful death usually reserved for slaves and the lowest criminals.
By By what two names is the place where Jesus was crucified known? LLLLet’s read M M M M M aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 3333 3333& L L L L L uuuu kkkk eeee 2 2 2 2 3333 :::: 3333 3333
WWWWhat did the soldiers give Jesus to drink? LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 3333 4444 Vinegar and gall were given as a medicine to help ease the pain.
JJJJesus refused to drink the mixture because He wanted to be fully conscious and aware as He finished the work of the Atonement.
WWWWhom did Jesus ask Heavenly Father to forgive? LLLLet’s read L L L L L uuuu kkkk eeee 2 2 2 2 3333 :::: 3333 4444, footnote c in the LDS edition of the Bible WWWWhy do you think it was important that Jesus forgave the soldiers?
How are we blessed when we forgive others? Why is it important that we be forgiving?
Who were some of those who mocked and reviled (insulted) Jesus while He hung on the cross? Let’s read Matthew 27:39–44 Matthew 27:39–44Matthew 27:39–44 What were some of the things they said to Him?
How did Jesus respond? Let’s read 1 Nephi 19:9 1 Nephi 19:91 Nephi 19:9 How should we respond when people say mean things to us?
How did the two thieves react to Jesus? LLLLet’s read L L L L L uuuu kkkk eeee 2222 3333 :::: 3333 9999 –––– 4444 3333
WWWWhat did the second thief say that showed he was beginning to repent? LLLLet’s read L L L L L uuuu kkkk eeee 2222 3333 :::: 4444 0000 –––– 4444 2222 What was Jesus’ reply? Let’s read Luke 23:43 Luke 23:43Luke 23:43
How did Jesus show great love for His mother while suffering on the cross? Let’s read John 19:25–27 John 19:25–27John 19:25–27 What does this teach us about Jesus?
How long did the darkness cover the land? What did Jesus cry out? Let’s read Matthew 27:46 Matthew 27:46Matthew 27:46 LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2222 7777 :::: 4444 5555
HHHHad God really forsaken His Son? Heavenly Father had withdrawn His spirit for a time so that Jesus could complete His victory over sin and death by Himself.
What does it mean that Jesus “yielded up the ghost”? The only way Jesus could die was to let His spirit leave His body. The scriptures confirm that He gave up His life willingly; it was not taken from Him.
LLLLet’s read JJJJ oooo hhhh nnnn 1 1 1 1 0000 :::: 1111 7777 –––– 1111 8888 WWWWhy do you think Jesus was willing to give up His life?
What miraculous events happened at the time of Jesus’ death? Let’s read Matthew 27:51–53 Matthew 27:51–53Matthew 27:51–53 What does “rent in twain” mean? Torn in half
WWWWhat testimony did the centurion (an officer of the Roman army) offer when he saw what happened? LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 5555 4444
LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 5555 7777 WWWWhat did he do? Who was Joseph of Arimathea? LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2222 7777 :::: 5555 8888 –––– 6666 0000
What did the Pharisees ask Pilate to do? LLLLet’s read MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2222 7777 :::: 6666 2222 –––– 6666 6666 WWWWhy did they want the sepulchre guarded?
Why did their efforts make no difference? What does this teach us about the power of men and the power of the Lord?
HHHHow did Adam and Eve transgress one of Heavenly Father’s commandments in the Garden of Eden? They ate the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
What was the result of this transgression? They had to leave the garden. They became mortal and could have children. They and all their posterity would experience death. This was part of Heavenly Father’s plan.
What happens to our bodies and spirits when we die? The spirit leaves the body and goes to the spirit world; the body, lifeless without the spirit, is usually buried in the earth.
What could we do to reunite our bodies and spirits? NNNNothing; because we are mortal, we do not have the power to reunite our bodies and spirits by ourselves. Who made it possible for us to overcome this hopeless situation?
WWWWhy was Jesus the only one who could save us? HHHHe was sinless; He was Heavenly Father’s Only Begotten Son in the flesh and had power over death. HHHHow does it make you feel to know that there is someone who can help you and your family be resurrected?
EEEEach of the following scriptures contain a statement that Jesus made while hanging on the cross… Enr. Act. 1
LLLL uuuu kkkk eeee 2 2 2 2 3333 :::: 3333 4444 Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted His raiment, and cast lots. HHHHe was merciful and forgiving.
LLLL uuuu kkkk eeee 2 2 2 2 3333 :::: 4444 3333 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise. HHHHe had power to foretell what would happen.
JJJJ oooo hhhh nnnn 1 1 1 1 9999 :::: 2222 6666 –––– 2222 7777 When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple standing by, whom He loved, He saith unto His mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith He to the disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home. HHHHe had love and concern for His mother.
MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 4444 6666 And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? HHHHe expressed His dependence on His Father.
LLLL uuuu kkkk eeee 2 2 2 2 3333 :::: 4444 6666 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, He said, Father, into Thy hands I commend My spirit: and having said thus, He gave up the ghost. HHHHe was submissive to Heavenly Father’s will.
MMMM aaaa tttt tttt hhhh eeee wwww 2 2 2 2 7777 :::: 5555 0000 (including footnote a) Jesus, when He had cried again with a loud voice, saying, Father, it is finished, Thy will is done, yielded up the ghost. HHHHe had fulfilled Heavenly Father’s plan.
Enr. Act. 2 JJJJesus Christ PPPPilate SSSSimon of Cyrene SSSSoldiers MMMMockers TTwo thieves MMary, the mother of Jesus JJohn, the Beloved TThe centurion JJoseph of Arimathea What do you remember about each person or group mentioned in the scripture account of Jesus’s death and burial?
Let’s memorize the Second Article of Faith: We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam’s transgression. Enr. Act. 3
I bear testimony that we will be resurrected and live again because of His great love for us. I am grateful for the great sacrifice Jesus made for us in dying on the cross.
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