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Lesson Plan for Matthew 21-23; Mark 11; Luke 19-20; John 12

  In the past few weeks, we have read how Jesus has angered the Jewish leadership so much that they have already conspired together to bring about His death. The historical timeline of this past week's readings is exactly one week after Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. After that event, Jesus goes into hiding in a small town 13 miles outside of Jerusalem (see John 11:54) and prepares for his final triumphal trip to the holy city. Before we dive in, I think it is worth pointing out something from the beginning that might help us become better students of the four gospels. In this week's readings, for the first time this year, we were in all 4 gospels. With us reading the New Testament Gospels every four years and trying to do so in a chronological way, it is my opinion that we might miss the specific reasons each of the four gospels was written. New Testament Scholar, N.T. Wright has written on such: "Matthew takes us into the synagogue, where the people of God are learn

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