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The Gospel According To Matthew Essay

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The beginning of the book of “The Gospel According to Matthew”, describes the first early stages of Jesus. Jesus is the child of Mary and the Holy Spirit. Once he was born, King Herod had heard a rumor that baby Jesus would be the king of the Jewish people. King Herod started looking for Jesus. Herod was not told where baby Jesus was, he ordered that all the infants who were two years old or younger in Bethlehem to be killed. Baby Jesus’s existence frightened King Herod. As Jesus grew older the more enemies he accumulated and more people that were frightened by his power. The Romans and the Jewish attacked Jesus on the first opportunity they had. Many readers would believe that the Romans and the Jewish people acted by their own choice on Jesus’s death. However, there is a possibility that the death of Jesus Christ was planned long before he was born, by God. The Romans and the Jewish acted on their own authority to crucify Jesus. Judas Iscariot was one of the twelve…show more content…
The Jewish leader Caiaphas arranged the plot to kill Jesus. Caiaphas arrested Jesus and handed him over to Pilate. Pilate and the Roman soldiers were physically involved in the death of Jesus, but the Jewish were involved with organizing the way on how to kill him. At the same time, there is a possibility that God could have been involved in the death of Jesus by allowing the Romans and the Jewish people to contribute to his plan. Jesus knew that God had a plan for him and his plan was that Jesus blood was going to wash their sins away. Before Jesus died, Jesus had already predicted what was going to occur. On the third day after being crucified Jesus came back to life. That was predicted when Jesus was alive. God planned everything carefully to save mankind from their
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