“I am telling you this now, before it takes place, that when it does take place you may believe that I am He.” John 13:19
There are predictions in the Old Testament that are starting to come true in Jesus’ life. Listed below are some of the predictions. I would challenge you to find the objects in brackets and use them as a visual aids when talking about this day with your children. If you own a set of Resurrection Eggs most of the items will be in those eggs. Otherwise, keep it fresh with real size items around your house.
Table Talk & Possible Activities
* He knew His death would be by crucifixion (John 3:14, 12:32,33).
[cross and/or nails]
* He knew the disciples would meet a man with a water pitcher (Luke 22:10).
* He knew that He would be betrayed by Judas for money (John 6:64, 13:1, and Matthew 26:2, 21).
* He knew Peter would deny Him three times (Matthew 26:34).
* He knew the disciples would be scattered (Matthew 26:31, John 16:32). It would also be a good idea to refresh your children’s memory on who Jesus flock is (refer to the Palm Sunday post).
[seeds to scatter]
* He knew He would be crucified not stoned (John 12:32).
[whip, nails, cross]