The Passion of Christ –
Part 1

GBC Basics ClassJohn 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.

1Cor. 13:8a  Love never fails



God’s love is the source of His actions towards us and it is motivated by His grace. Love is who/what He is.



Deut. 19:15 A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.



Trial #1

TLJC before Annas





Religion is the worst thing that has ever happened in the world!


Religion is NOT Christianity!



A personal, eternal relationship with Jesus Christ through faith in His saving work on the cross


Trial #2

TLCJ before Caiaphas

John 2:20-21 The Jews then said, “It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will You raise it up in three days?” But He was speaking of the temple of His body.


1Pet. 5:7 casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.




So finally, Jesus answers, You have said it yourself = su eipas (Greek) which in the Greek is the strongest of all affirmatives and means “emphatically yes!”


FW + FW + T = blasphemy


ISA 52:14 So His appearance was marred more than any man And His form more than the sons of men.

2Cor 5:21 He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Trial #3

TLCJ before the Council

Trial #4

TLCJ before Pilate


MAT 22:21b Then He *said to them, “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s; and to God the things that are God’s.”

2Cor 13:8 For we can do nothing against the truth, but only for the truth.

1TI 6:13 that TLJC “testified the good confession before Pontius Pilate”


Trial #5

TLJC before Herod


Trial #6

TLJC before Pilate (again)



While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”


MAT 27:19






“Roman cohort and the commander”

who were roman soldiers

“Officers of the Jews”

who were part of the Temple guard

1JO 4:8b God is Love

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