Text of Jesusâ€™ Arrest and Trial. The second line of the inscription refers to Pontius...
Jesus Arrest and Trial
The second line of the inscription refers to Pontius Pilate, while the third line identifies him as "praefectus of Judea."
Small Tomb near Haifa in Israel
John 11: 45 Therefore many of the Jews who came to Mary, and saw what he had done, believed in him. 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them the things which Jesus had done. 47 Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees convened a council, and were saying, What are we doing? For this man is performing many signs. 48 If we let him go on like this, all men will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation. 53 So from that day on they planned together to kill him. 54 Therefore Jesus no longer continued to walk publicly among the Jews, but went away from there to the country near the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim; and there he stayed with the disciples. Resolution to Kill Jesus (John 11:45-53) Jesus Arrest and Trial The Jewish Leadership's Plot to Kill Jesus
John 12:9 The large crowd of the Jews then learned that he was there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom he raised from the dead. 10 But the chief priests planned to put Lazarus to death also; 11 because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and were believing in Jesus. Resolution to Kill Lazarus Also (John 12:9-11) Jesus Arrest and Trial The Jewish Leadership's Plot to Kill Jesus
Mark 14:1 Now the Passover and Unleavened Bread were two days away; and the chief priests and the scribes were seeking how to seize him by stealth and kill him; 2 For they were saying, "Not during the festival, otherwise there might be a riot of the people." Plan to Kill Jesus before Passover Jesus Arrest and Trial The Jewish Leadership's Plot to Kill Jesus
Mark 14:10 Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went off to the chief priests in order to betray him to them. 11 They were glad when they heard this, and promised to give him money. And he began seeking how to betray him at an opportune time. Judas' Agreement to Betray Jesus Jesus Arrest and Trial The Jewish Leadership's Plot to Kill Jesus
Questions Why does the Jewish leadership want to kill Jesus? What steps do they take to that end?
Mark 14:12 On the first day of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb was being sacrificed, his disciples said to him, "Where do you want us to go and prepare for you to eat the Passover?" 13 And he sent two of his disciples and said to them, "Go into the city, and a man will meet you carrying a pitcher of water; follow him; 14 and wherever he enters, say to the owner of the house, 'The teacher says, "Where is my guest room in which I may eat the Passover with my disciples?' 15 And he himself will show you a large upper room furnished and ready; prepare for us there." 16 The disciples went out and came to the city, and found it just as he had told them; and they prepared the Passover. Preparation for Passover Jesus Arrest and Trial Jesus Last Passover Meal
John 13:1 Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knowing that his hour had come that he would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end....3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come forth from God and was going back to God, 4 got up from supper, and laid aside his garments; and taking a towel, he girded himself. 5 Then he poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded. 6 So He came to Simon Peter. He said to him, "Lord, do You wash my feet?"7 Jesus answered and said to him, "What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter." 8 Peter said to him, "Never shall you wash my feet!" Jesus answered him, "If I do not wash you, you have no part with me." Washing of Disciples' Feet Jesus Arrest and Trial Jesus Last Passover Meal
Contd John 13:9 Simon Peter said to him, "Lord, then wash not only my feet, but also my hands and my head. 10 Jesus said to him, "He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, but is completely clean; and you are clean, but not all of you." 11 For he knew the one who was betraying him; for this reason he said, "Not all of you are clean." 12 So when He had washed their feet, and taken his garments and reclined at the table again, he said to them, "Do you know what I have done to you? 13 "You call me teacher and Lord; and you are right, for so I am. 14 If I then, the Lord and the teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. 15 For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you. 16 Truly, truly, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his master, nor is one who is sent greater than the one who sent him. 17 "If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them. Washing of Disciples' Feet Jesus Arrest and Trial Jesus Last Passover Meal
Mark 14:17-21 17 When it was evening he came with the twelve. 18 As they were reclining at the table and eating, Jesus said, "Truly I say to you that one of you will betray meone who is eating with me."19 They began to be grieved and to say to him one by one, "Surely not I?" 20 And he said to them, "It is one of the twelve, one who dips with me in the bowl. 21 For the son of man is to go just as it is written of him; but woe to that man by whom the son of man is betrayed. It would have been good for that man if he had not been born." Announcement of Betrayal (1) Jesus Arrest and Trial Jesus Last Passover Meal