The Gospel Of John

John 19:5-17 Pilate’s Decision Regarding Jesus

After He was captured and brought before Pilate, Jesus was tortured and ridiculed by Roman soldiers before He was once again brought forward for judgment. Although He was still Pilate’s prisoner, the Roman governor was not comfortable handing Him over to be hung on a tree and killed by Roman hands. So, Pilate had Jesus […]

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John 19:1-4 The Soldiers Mock Jesus

During the Passover, the Jews had Jesus arrested and brought before Pilate where they pleaded with the Roman governor to prosecute and sentence the prisoner to death. After speaking with Him, Pilate determined Jesus was not guilty of any crime worthy of a death sentence. The Roman officer then offered to free Jesus as part […]

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John 18:39-40 Jesus Takes the Place of Barabbas

After He was interrogated by both Annas, the former high priest and also his son in law, Caiaphas, the current high priest, Jesus was taken to the Praetorium, the headquarters of the Roman military governor where He would face further questioning. “28 Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas to the Praetorium, and it was early […]

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John 18:28-38 Jesus In Pilate’s Court

After He was interrogated by both Annas, the former high priest and also his son in law, Caiaphas, the current high priest, Jesus was taken to the Praetorium, the headquarters of the Roman military governor where He would face further questioning. “28 Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas to the Praetorium, and it was early […]

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John 18:25-27 Peter Denies Jesus Two More Times

After He was arrested, bound and taken to Annas, the former high priest, Jesus was questioned regarding the blasphemy charges brought on by the Sanhedrin, the governing body of the Jews. As Christ was being interrogated, one of the officers struck Him when he perceived Jesus’ answer as disrespectful to the high priest. When Annas […]

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John 18:15-18 Peter’s First Denial Of Jesus

Jesus and His disciples were in the garden of Gethsemane when a detachment of Roman soldiers and Jewish officers came to arrest and take Him. The time had come for Jesus to make His way to the cross, and it was Judas Iscariot who would set the wheels in motion when he kissed Him on […]

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John 18:12-14 Before the High Priest

After Jesus prayed to God and glorified His Father, and asked Him to look after His beloved disciples, the Lord went out to the garden of Gethsemane which is located on the east side of Jerusalem, at the foot of the Mount of Olives. This was one of Jesus’ favorite retreat, a place where He […]

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John 18:1-11 Betrayal and Arrest in Gethsemane

In Jerusalem, God’s plan for Jesus was about to be revealed as the Savior is betrayed by one of His apostles, and captured by the Jews so He could be charged with blasphemy, and eventually, executed like a common felon. Before He allowed himself to be captured, tortured and killed, Jesus prayed to God and […]

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John 17:20-26 Jesus Prays for All Believers

The time had come for Jesus to fulfill His mission on the cross, and before He put the wheels in full motion, Jesus prayed for Himself, that through His sacrifice at Calvary, God would be glorified and His name magnified. the Lord also prayed for His disciples, that God would pour out His grace, mercy […]