The Thrill of Victory or the Agony of Defeat,”The Playing Field” #6

The Playing Field

 

First-quarter

The playing field started in the garden of Gethsemane and was the 1st quarter of the game (Matthew 26:30-36, Mark 14:26-52, Luke 22:39-54, John 15:1-18:12). The game wasn’t going well at this point, so the head coach took a time out before the end of the first quarter and gave a pep talk for the ages (John 15:1-17:26). He taught they needed to compete on a higher level to be victorious. So, he pulled a rabbit out of the hat, and told them about a trick play they would have available to them before the game ended (Acts 1:4-8- something to do with God’s Spirit entering the game!)

Second-quarter

Then the playing field proceeded to the high priest’s palace where the 2nd quarter was played (Matthew 26:57-27:1, Mark 14:53-72, Luke 22:55-71, John 18:13-23). The head coach was criticized and mocked by the world’s team. This brings us to half time and there were no marching bands playing fight songs

Third-quarter

The 3rd quarter was played at the grounds of the governor with the best plays being played out in the common hall area (Matthew 27:2-10, Mark 15:1, Luke 23:1-12, John 18:28-38). Two of the major players on the world’s team were Pilate, their quarterback, nicknamed “the governor,” and Herod, their middle linebacker, who the head coach nicknamed him “the fox (Luke 13:31, 32) I am serious, check it out).” He was referring to him being cunning and deceitful, and he made havoc in the backfield of the head coach’s team  

Fourth-quarter

The final quarter was played in Golgotha, meaning a place of a skull (Matthew 27:31-56, 15:20-41, Luke 23:26-49, John 19:16-37). The intensity picked up on both sides and when it seemed hopeless to pull out the victory the head coach’s team on the last play of the game “*********,” you will just have to wait for the play by play to find out. But what I can disclose is was the greatest ending to the greatest game ever played!

 

 

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