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1. What is the most difficult
thing that has happened to you?
2. When you get into trouble
how do you react?
3. Read the trail of Jesus
and circle every time they did something that should not be allowed in
a court of law.
4. What was Jesus charged
trials of Jesus
Mark 14:53-65 "Jesus
was led off to the high priest. Then the chief priests, the nation's
and the teachers of the Law of Moses all met together... The chief
and the whole council tried to find someone to accuse Jesus of a crime,
so they could put him to death. But they could not find anyone to
him. Many people did tell lies against Jesus, but they did not agree on
what they said. Finally, some men stood up and lied about him.
They said, "We heard him
say he would tear down this temple that we built. He also claimed that
in three days he would build another one without any help." But even
they did not agree on what they said.
The high priest
in the council and asked Jesus, "Why don't you say something in your
defence? Don't you hear the charges they are making against you?"
But Jesus kept quiet and
did not say a word. The high priest asked him another question, "Are
the Messiah, the Son of the glorious God?"
"Yes, I am!" Jesus answered.
"Soon you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right side of God
and coming with the clouds of heaven."
At once the high priest ripped
his robe apart and shouted, "Why do we need more witnesses? You heard
claim to be God! What is your decision?" They all agreed that he should
be put to death.
Some of the people started
spitting on Jesus. They blindfolded him, hit him with their fists, and
said, "Tell us who hit you!" Then the guards took charge of Jesus and
Mark 15:1-5 "Early
the next morning the chief priests, the nation's leaders, and the
of the Law of Moses met together with the whole Jewish council. They
up Jesus and led him off to Pilate.
He asked Jesus, "Are you
the king of the Jews?"
"Those are your words," Jesus
The chief priests brought
many charges against Jesus. Then Pilate questioned him again, "Don't
have anything to say? Don't you hear what crimes they say you have
But Jesus did not answer, and Pilate was amazed."
5. How did Jesus react to
the court case?
6. Why did Jesus allow these
events to happen?