The Trials of Christ from His Arrest to His Death on the Cross

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The Trials of Christ from His Arrest to His Death on the Cross Introduction Jesus was in Jerusalem because he was trying to fulfill the prophesy that the Messiah would die and rise again in three days. Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey. As they proceeded into Jerusalem many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread palms they had cut in the fields. Those who followed shouted, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David. Hosanna in the highest. Between Jesus' entry into Jerusalem and the first day of his trials he did many things including his visit to the temple. Jesus entered the temple and began driving…show more content…
After supper Jesus took the bread and said "this is my body" after he had blessed and broken it he took the cup again he gave it thanks and praise gave it to his disciples and said "eat this bread and drink this blood". The word trial means tests. There are many different types of trials Jesus went through these are * Physical * Faith * Emotional (friendship) * Legal; Jesus had three legal trials in front of the Sanhedrin (Jewish law), Herod and Pontius Pilate roman governor (Roman law) Garden of Gethsemane Jesus went to the Garden of Gethsemane with Peter, James and John and told them "Sit here while I pray" Jesus began to be deeply distressed and troubled so he told them "Stay here and keep watch". Going a little further he fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from him. Jesus said "Abba Father, everything is possible far you take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will? He then returned to the disciples and found them sleeping, he asks them to stay watch and pray. Once again he went away and prayed the same thing; he came back again and found them asleep. Returning the third time he said “Are you still sleeping? Enough! The hour has come Look; the son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!" Judas approached Jesus and said
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