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Jesus is taken to the High Priest

Jesus is falsely accused by Annas and Caiaphas.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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This story is found in the Bible and was written by one of Jesus’ friends called John. God’s Law to Moses said that no one could be punished, unless two people agreed about what they saw and heard. No two people could blame Jesus for anything he had done wrong as He was innocent. – Slide 1
Judas Iscariot showed the High Priest’s soldiers where to find Jesus. They arrested Him, bullied and mocked Him and treated Him badly. – Slide 2
Then they took Jesus to the home of Annas a powerful religious leader. The religious leaders were jealous because so many people followed Jesus. They wanted Jesus to die. – Slide 3
Annas sent Jesus to the palace of Caiaphas, the High Priest who was in charge, to see if he could find something Jesus had done wrong, so they could get rid of Him. – Slide 4
Peter and another one of Jesus’ disciples were standing nearby. A man recognised Peter, but Peter pretended that he didn’t know Jesus. – Slide 5
Caiaphas asked Jesus what He had been teaching. Jesus said, ‘I have always taught in places where anyone can hear me. Ask anyone who was there. They know what I said.’ – Slide 6
Although many people in the crowd falsely accused Jesus of breaking God's Laws, none of them could agree on what He had done wrong. – Slide 7
Caiaphas was very angry that he couldn’t find any two people to agree how to blame Jesus. He sent Jesus to the Roman Governor’s palace to be judged by Pontius Pilate. – Slide 8
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