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Running Head: Annotated Outline of the Final Events
New Testament BIB123
Grand Canyon University
February 1, 2009
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Annotated Outline of the Final Events
The final events of Jesus life are as follows; trials, death, resurrection, appearances, and ascension. The Jewish high priest had their opportunity to arrest Jesus at the Garden of Gethsemane thanks to Judas betrayal. Peter attempts to defend Jesus, even cutting off a soldier’s ear, which Jesus healed and told Peter, “Put your sword back in its place, for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.” (Matthew 26:52)
The trial by the high priest was a monkey. There was much false testimony, but it was Jesus claim to be the Son of God. “Yes, it is as you say.”Jesus replied, “But I say to all of you: in the future you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty one and coming on the clouds of Heaven.”.(Psalm 110:1 Don 7:13) This made the religious leader decide that he was justified of blasphemy and must die. They spit in his face and struck him with their fist. (Matthew 26:67). During the trial, Judas, whom was paid thirty pieces of silver for his deed, hung himself and Peter, who said he would fight to help death and denied the Lord three times. He was reminded of what Jesus said, “Before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.” (Matthew 26:75)
The Jewish people were not allowed to execute prisoners. Only the Roman Government could do that. The priest carried all of this to Peter but Pilate doesn’t feel that Jesus did anything wrong. When Pilate heard this, he was even more afraid, and he went back inside the palace.
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“Where do you come from?” He asked Jesus, but Jesus gave him no answer. “Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said, “Don’t you realize I have the power either to free you or to crucify you?” Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to...