#JesusFinalHours: All the Tweets

March 28, 2016


Here are all 162 tweets we used in the #JesusFinalHours project:


 #JesusFinalHours begins at 3 PM today and goes through Easter Sunday. Join us as we relive the greatest story ever told.

Impossible to be certain about exact timing. Assigning times gives a sense of the general flow of events. #JesusFinalHours

Chief resource: “The Final Days of Jesus” by Kostenberger and Taylor: http://goo.gl/bZ8Dnn #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 3 PM Jesus tells his disciples, “My time is at hand” (Matthew 26:18). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 3:10 PM Jesus tells his disciples to prepare the Upper Room (Mark 14:12-16). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 3:45 PM The disciples meet a man carrying a jar of water just as Jesus said (Mark 14:13). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 7 PM Jesus and his disciples meet in the Upper Room for the final Passover observance (Luke 22:14-18). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 7:15 PM Jesus washes the disciples’ feet (John 13:1-10). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 7:25 PM Peter: “You will never wash my feet!” Jesus: “If I don’t wash you, you have no part with me” (John 13:8). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8 PM Jesus predicts one of his disciples will betray him (Matthew 26:20-25). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:05 PM Deeply distressed, the disciples say one by one, “Surely not I?” (Mark 14:19). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:10 PM Jesus to Judas: “What you are about to do, do quickly” (John 13:27). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:15 PM Jesus: “It would have been better for that man if he had not been born” (Matthew 26:23). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:30 PM Jesus institutes the first Lord’s Supper (Matthew 26:26-28). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:40 PM Judas leaves the Upper Room–“And it was night” (John 13:30). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:55 PM Jesus predicts Peter’s coming fall and restoration (Luke 22:31-32). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:56 PM Peter boldly proclaims, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never deny you!” (Matthew 26:35) #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 8:57 PM Jesus predicts Peter will deny him 3 X before the rooster crows (Luke 22:34) #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 9:30 PM Jesus: “A new commandment I give you: Love one another” (John 13:34). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 9:45 PM “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you” (John 14:27). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 10:10 PM “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 10:30 PM Jesus and the disciples leave the Upper Room and go to the Mount of Olives (Luke 22:39). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 11 PM Jesus prays in Gethsemane (Mark 14:32). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 11:30 PM “My Father! If it is possible, let this cup pass from me” (Matthew 26:39). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 11:45 PM The disciples fall asleep, exhausted from their grief (Luke 22:45). #JesusFinalHours

Thursday 11:55 PM Jesus warns the disciples the betrayer is near (Mark 14:42). #JesusFinalHours


Friday 12:05 AM Judas arrives with the soldiers to arrest Jesus (John 18:3). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:06 AM Judas betrays Jesus with a kiss (Matthew 26:49). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:10 AM A melee breaks out when Peter slices off the ear of Malchus, the high priest’s servant (John 18:10). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:11 AM Jesus rebukes Peter: “Put your sword away!” (John 18:11). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:12 AM Jesus heals Malchus’ ear (Luke 22:51). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:25 AM All the disciples deserted him and ran away (Matthew 26:56). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12:27 AM A young man (prob Mark) leaves his linen clothes behind and runs away naked (Mark 14:51-52). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 1 AM Jesus tried before Annas, father-in-law of Caiaphas (John 18:12-14). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 1:10 AM A temple police officer strikes Jesus (John 18:22-23). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2 AM Jesus tried before Caiaphas, the high priest. (Matthew 26:57). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:05 AM Peter warms himself by the fire in Caiaphas’ courtyard (Mark 14:54). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:15 AM False witnesses tell lies about Jesus (Mark 14:55-59). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:20 AM A servant girl identifies Peter as having been with Jesus. He denies it (Luke 22:56-57). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:22 AM Jesus keeps silent before his accusers (Matthew 26:63). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:33 AM When asked if he is Messiah, Jesus answers, “I am” (Mark 14:61-62). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:34 AM Caiaphas accuses Jesus of blasphemy (Mark 14:63). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:40 AM Peter again denies being with Jesus: “I don’t know what you’re talking about!” (Matthew 26:69-70). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:50 AM Jesus blindfolded, spit upon, and severely beaten (Mark 14:65). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 2:59 AM Peter denies Jesus a third time, with cursing and with an oath (Matthew 26:74). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3 AM The rooster crows and Peter remembers what Jesus had said (Matthew 26:74-75). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:01 AM Bruised and beaten, Jesus enters the courtyard and looks at Peter. (Luke 22:61). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:02 AM Peter leaves the courtyard, weeping bitterly (Luke 22:62). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 5:25 AM The Sanhedrin meets to formally hand over Jesus to Pilate for the death sentence (Matthew 27:1). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:15 AM Feeling remorse, Judas returns the 30 pieces of silver to the chief priests (Matthew 27:1-5). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:20 AM Jesus’ first trial before Pilate, the Roman governor (Luke 23:1-7). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:22 AM “Are you the King of the Jews?” (Luke 23:3) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:23 AM Jesus answered, “Are you asking this on your own, or have others told you about me?” (John 18:34) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:24 AM “Everyone on the side of truth listens to me” (John 18:37). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:25 AM Pilate utters his most famous statement: “What is truth?” (John 18:38) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:30 AM Pilate declares Jesus innocent: “I find no grounds for charging him.” (John 18:38). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:37 AM Judas commits suicide by hanging himself (Matthew 27:5). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:45 AM Jesus tried before Herod (Luke 23:6-12). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:55 AM To mock him, Herod dresses Jesus in a brilliant robe and sends him back to Pilate (Luke 23:11). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:05 AM Jesus tried before Pilate a second time (Mark 15:6-15). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:10 AM Pilate’s wife warns him to leave Jesus alone because he is a righteous man (Matthew 27:19). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:15 AM Pilate offers to release Jesus, but the crowd chooses Barabbas instead (Matthew 27:21). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:16 AM “What should I do then with Jesus, who is called Messiah?” Matthew 27:22) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:17 AM The people cry out, “Crucify him!” (Matthew 27:23) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:20 AM Pilate washes his hands, declaring, “I am innocent of this man’s blood” (Matthew 27:24). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:25 AM Barabbas is released (Matthew 27:25). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:30 AM Jesus is flogged with a whip embedded with stone and pieces of metal (Mark 15:15). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:35 AM “I offered my back to those who beat me, my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard” (Isaiah 50:6). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:45 AM “They dressed him in a purple robe, twisted together a crown of thorns, and put it on him” (Mark 15:17). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:50 AM The soldiers shout, “Hail, King of the Jews!” (Matthew 27:29). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:55 AM “They spat on him and took the staff and struck him repeatedly on the head” (Matthew 27:30). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7:57 AM “He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief” (Isaiah 53:3). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8 AM Jesus led away to be crucified (Mark 15:20). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8:05 AM Jesus begins the journey to Golgotha bearing his own cross (John 19:16). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8:15 AM The soldiers compel Simon of Cyrene to carry Jesus’ cross (Luke 23:26). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8:25 AM “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and your children” (Luke 23:28). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8:45 AM Jesus arrives at Golgotha, outside the city walls of Jerusalem (Mark 15:22). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 8:50 AM Jesus refuses wine mixed with gall, a kind of anesthetic to dull the pain (Mark 15:23). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 9 AM Stripped of his clothes, Jesus is crucified between two thieves (Matthew 27:35-38). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 9:05 AM The soldier divided his clothes among themselves by casting lots (John 19:23-24). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 9:30 AM An unruly mob gathers, shouting insults and daring Christ to come down from the cross (Mark 15:29-32).

Friday 9:45 AM “Father, forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 10 AM The chief priests mock him: “He saved others, but he cannot save himself!” (Matthew 27:42).

Friday 10:45 AM One thief rebukes the other, saying Jesus is innocent but they are guilty (Luke 23:40-41). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 10:46 AM The repentant thief cries out, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom!” (Luke 23:42). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 10:47 AM Jesus replies, “Today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 11:30 AM Jesus tells Mary, “Woman, behold your son.” To John, “Son, behold your mother.” (John 19:26-27). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 12 Noon Sudden Darkness comes over the whole land for 3 hours (Mark 15:33). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3 PM Jesus cried out, “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:01 PM Jesus cried out, “I thirst!” (John 19:28). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:02 PM Someone gives him wine mixed with vinegar to drink (Mark 15:36). #JesusFinalHours

Friday, 3:05 PM Jesus cries out, “It is finished!” (John 19:30). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:07 PM Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I entrust my spirit” (Luke 23:46). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:08 PM Jesus dies: “Bowing his head, he gave up his spirit” (John 19:30). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:09 PM The curtain in the temple is torn from top to bottom (Mark 15:38). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:10 PM An earthquake shakes the region around Jerusalem (Matthew 27:51). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:11 PM The centurion shouts, “Surely this was the Son of God!” (Matthew 27:54) #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:12 PM The women who follow Jesus watched all these things from afar off (Luke 23:48-49). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:30 PM Dead saints are raised and appear to many in Jerusalem (Matthew 27:52-53). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:45 PM The soldiers ask permission to break the legs of the crucified men, hastening their death (John 19:31). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:50 PM They did not break Jesus’ legs because he was already dead (John 19:33). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 3:55 PM When a soldier pierces Jesus’ side, blood and water come out (John 19:34). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 4:15 PM Joseph of Arimathea asks Pilate for permission to take down the body of Jesus and bury it (Mark 15:43). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 4:20 PM Pilate is surprised Jesus is already dead (Mark 15:44-45). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 4:35 PM Joseph takes Jesus’ body down from the cross (John 19:38-39). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 5 PM Joseph and Nicodemus wrap Jesus’ corpse with linen cloth interspersed with 75 lbs of spices (John 19:4). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6 PM Jesus is buried in a borrowed tomb cut out of the rock, in a nearby garden (Luke 23:53). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:10 PM Joseph rolls a stone across the entrance to the tomb (Matthew 27:60). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 6:15 PM The women watch the burial, noting the location so they can return later to anoint the body (Mark 15:47). #JesusFinalHours

Friday 7 PM Sundown Jesus is dead, buried, and alone in the garden tomb (Luke 23:56). #JesusFinalHours

Friday night “By oppression and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested?” (Isaiah 53:8a) #JesusFinalHours

Friday night “He was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished” (Is 53:8b). #JesusFinalHours

Friday night “He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death” (Isaiah 53:9a). #JesusFinalHours

Friday night “Though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth” (Isaiah 53:9b). #JesusFinalHours


Saturday 8 AM The Jewish leaders ask Pilate to set a guard at the tomb (John 19:62-64). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday 8:20 AM Pilate agrees, saying, “Make the tomb as secure as you can” (Matthew 27:65). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday 9 AM A seal is placed on the tomb with soldiers guarding it (Matthew 27:66). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday 10 AM The women rest on Saturday. (Luke 23:56). #JesusFinalHours

Still Tweeting my way through the final events of Christ’s life. Follow the Twitter stream at #JesusFinalHours.

Saturday 7 PM With the Sabbath over, the women buy spices to anoint Jesus’ body. (Mark 16:1). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday night “Yet it was the will of the LORD to crush him; he has put him to grief” (Isaiah 53:10). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday night “When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish, he will be satisfied” (Isaiah 53:11). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday night “I will give him a place of honor, a place among the great and powerful” (Isaiah 53:12). #JesusFinalHours

Saturday night “He willingly gave his life and shared the fate of evil men” (Isaiah 53:12). #JesusFinalHours


Early Sunday morning “I know that my Redeemer lives” (Job 19:25). #JesusFinalHours

Early Sunday Morning “Death, where is your victory? Death, where is your sting?” (1 Corinthians 15:55) #JesusFinalHours

Early Sunday Morning “It was impossible for death to keep its hold on him” (Acts 2:24). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday Sometime Before Sunrise Jesus rises from the dead. (1Corinthians 15:4) #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 5:50 AM An angel rolls the stone away. Overcome with fear, the guards pass out (Matthew 28:2-4). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 5:55 AM Fleeing the open tomb, the guards go to Jerusalem to report what has happened (Matthew 28:11). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6 AM The women arrive at the tomb, intending to anoint Jesus’ dead body (Luke 24:1). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:05 AM The women are stunned and confused to find the stone rolled away and the tomb empty (Mark 16:1-5). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:10 AM The angels ask the women, “Why are you looking for the living among the dead?” (Luke 24:5). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:15 AM “He is not here, for He has risen, just as he said” (Matthew 28:6). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:30 AM Mary Magdalene reports to Peter and John that Jesus’ body has been moved (John 20:2). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:15 AM Peter and John visit the tomb, with Peter arriving first (John 20:3-10). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:20 AM Peter finds the burial cloth inside the tomb, but the body of Jesus was gone (John 20:6-7). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:30 AM Mary Magdalene mistakes Jesus for a gardener (John 20:11-15). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:35 AM When Jesus says “Mary,” she realizes he is standing in front of her (John 20:16-17). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:45 AM Rushing back to the disciples, Mary Magdalene tells them, “I have seen the Lord!” (John 20:18). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 8 AM The risen Christ greets the women who fall at his feet and worship him (Matthew 28:8-10). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 8:15 AM When the men hear rumors that Jesus has risen, they think the women are talking nonsense (Luke 24:9-11). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 9 AM The Jewish leaders bribe the guards so they will say the disciples stole Jesus’ body (Matthew 28:11-15). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday Time Unknown Jesus appears to Peter (1 Corinthians 15:5). #JesusFinalHours

We’re at noon on the first Easter Sunday, and there are 17 Tweets to go. Follow the Twitter stream at #JesusFinalHours.

Sunday 3 PM Jesus appears to two disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 4 PM Jesus said, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken!” (Luke 24:25). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 5 PM “Didn’t our hearts burn within us as he talked with us on the road” (Luke 24:32) #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6 PM The two men report to the disciples in Jerusalem, “The Lord has really risen!” (Luke 24:34). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:20 PM The disciples gather in a locked room for fear of the Jews (John 20:19). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:30 PM Jesus appears to the ten disciples (Judas is dead; Thomas is absent) (Luke 24:36-49). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:35 PM Jesus asked them, “Why are you afraid? Why do you have doubts?” (Luke 24:38) #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:37 PM “Look at my hands and feet, and see that it’s really me. Touch me, and see for yourselves” (Luke 24:39). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:40 PM To prove he has risen and is not a ghost, Jesus eats a piece of broiled fish (Luke 24:40-43). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 6:50 PM The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord (John 20:20). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7 PM “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day.” (Luke 24:46). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:10 PM Jesus tells them to preach the gospel in his name in every nation (Luke 24:47). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:15 PM Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit to empower their worldwide preaching (Luke 24:49). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 7:30 PM Jesus commissions them: “As the Father has sent Me, I also send you” (John 20:21). #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 8 PM By nightfall Jesus has appeared to his disciples five times. Slowly they begin to believe: He’s alive! #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 8:05 PM Soon the news will spread and change the world: He is risen! He is risen indeed! #JesusFinalHours

Sunday 8:15 PM We close with Jesus’ words to Thomas, which he says to all of us: “Stop doubting and believe!” (John 20:27). #JesusFinalHours

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