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Unformatted text preview: nd spoke of blasphemy against him (John 22:63-64). Early morning, the elders of the
people and the chief priest and the scribes came together and brought him for cross-examination
by the council. They asked him, “Are thou the Christ?” “If I tell you won’t believe and if I also
asked you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go,” he replied. The council persistently trying to
find fault in him asked, “Art thou then the Son of God?” and Jesus said unto them “Ye say that I The Life of Jesus 4
am” (John 22:70). The perverted council presuming Jesus answer is a confession that he is really
claiming to be the Son of God and a King, took him to Pilate, a Roman high official in
Jerusalem, and accused him of perverting the nation and forbidding paying tribute to Caesar.
However, Pilate found no fault in him and he believed that he has no jurisdiction over the case
convinced that Jesus is a Galilean. Pilate then decided to send Jesus to Herod who happens to be
in Jerusalem at that time (John 23:1-7).
King Herod, who was desirous to see Jesus for a...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2013 for the course REA 101 taught by Professor Thomson during the Spring '13 term at RMU.
- Spring '13