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Outline the events, which led up to the crucifixion of Jesus

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RE Coursework - The suffering, Death and Resurrection of Jesus A01 - Outline the events, which led up to the crucifixion of Jesus There were many events that led up to the crucifixion of Jesus, many Christians today believe that Jesus died for us, so that the world would be free of sin. The first event that led up to the crucifixion of Jesus was the entry into Jerusalem, Jesus fulfilled zachariah's prophecy by riding into Jerusalem on a donkey. Jesus entered peacefully and the people welcomed him as a messiah shouting, 'hosanna in the highest', but this angered the Jewish leaders as Jesus rode into Jerusalem like a king. ...read more.


that Jesus has done something to anger the Jewish law abiders, possibly blasphemy as he was claming to be 'son of man'. The plot began to proceed as Judas one of Jesus' twelve disciples planned to betray him; Judas planned to betray Jesus after the Passover meal. The Passover is the most important festival for Judaism, and on this event the people sacrifice an animal to god, but in this case the sacrifice is Jesus. Jesus knew that the scriptures have being foretold and accepted this. Jesus again refers to the scriptures as he predicts peters denial; again this shows that Jesus has accepted that he is going to die. ...read more.


Jesus still referred to himself as the son of man, this maybe because he believes that he has come onto earth to take away all the sin from the world, this shows Jesus to be fully divine and fully human so therefore less threatening to the authorities. The next event that happened was that Peter denied Jesus 3 times, this adds inevitability to the scriptures as they are now being foretold. The most important of all [parables is the crucifixion story, as this shows that Jesus has fully accepted his task that was given by God and that his job is to carry the burden of all the sins of the world, as he labelled himself 'the son of man'. Nicholas Rodrigues ...read more.

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