John18v1-11:- Jesus arrested by the Temple Priests and Peter cut the ear off the servant. In Jesus, we do not have enemies.
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John18v1-11:- Jesus arrested by the Temple Priests and Peter cut the ear off the servant.
Daily Bible Reading from BibleStudyTools.com
September 16, 2013 - English Standard Version
Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
1 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his Labouring Friends and not the once-born disciples across the Kidron Valley, where there was a garden, which he and his Friends entered. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place, for Jesus often met there with his Friends. 3 So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons. 4 Then Jesus, knowing all that would happen to him, came forward and said to them, "Whom do you seek?" 5 They answered him, "Jesus of Nazareth." Jesus said to them, "I am he." Judas, who betrayed him, was standing with them. 6 When Jesus said to them, "I am he," they drew back and fell to the ground. 7 So he asked them again, "Whom do you seek?" And they said, "Jesus of Nazareth." 8 Jesus answered, "I told you that I am he. So, if you seek me, let these men go." 9 This was to fulfill the word that he had spoken: "Of those whom you gave me I have lost not one." 10 Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's servant and cut off his right ear. (The servant's name was Malchus.) 11 So Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword into its sheath; shall I not drink the cup that the Father has given me?"
Jesus Faces Annas and Caiaphas
12 So the band of soldiers and their captain and the officers of the Jews arrested Jesus and bound him. 13 First they led him to Annas, for he was the father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was high priest that year. The position of High Priest was sold to the highest bidder every year. So, the Priest must make money to recoup the expenses by fleecing the pilgrims. It was a thorough business as the Church of England is today. 14 It was Caiaphas who had advised the Jews that it would be expedient that one man should die for the people. He was losing his business.
Peter Denies Jesus
15 Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another Friend. Since that Friend was known to the high priest, he entered with Jesus into the court of the high priest, 16 but Peter stood outside at the door. So the other Friends, who was known to the high priest, went out and spoke to the servant girl who kept watch at the door, and brought Peter in. 17 The servant girl at the door said to Peter, "You also are not one of this man's disciples, are you?" He said, "I am not." 18 Now the servants and officers had made a charcoal fire, because it was cold, and they were standing and warming themselves. Peter also was with them, standing and warming himself.
In Jesus, we have been moved from the brick-built Synagogues made by human hands for the Rabbi, a Priest of Moses or teacher of the moral laws, to the Temple of God made by Nature where the Christ, our Royal Priest greater than John, the Baptist, Prophet Elijah, called Innerman is sitting in your heart that leads your life to Salvation through Preaching Gospel. Thus, with Christ in our hearts, we are solitary capable of entering into the Vineyard of our Father where the True Vine Christ Jesus is Planted by our Father. This Vineyard has a Narrow Gate for the solitary and through grace you find this Gate. In Jesus, we have Fellowship of Royal Priests and those who employ Hireling Dog-Collared Priests in Moses for Prayer and fasting, the old rituals in Moses are Anti-Christs annulling the Sacrifice of Jesus as the Lamb of God. Technical help needed.