THE PASSION OF JESUS
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1. THE LAST SUPPER - While Jesus & the apostles were celebrating the Passover, Jesus rose from the table and proceeded to wash the feet of the disciples. He came to Simon Peter who rejected this saying "You are not washing my feet" Jesus replied "unless I wash you, you will have no inheritence with me" and he continued "not all of you are clean" predicting that one would betray Him.
Then He told the apostles to wash each others feet, as He had shone them to do. Sitting back down at the table He said to them "Amen Amen I say to you, one of you will betray Me" They argued between themselves and finally Jesus said "It is the one I hand the morsel to after I have dipped it" And it handed it to Judas. "What you are going to do, do quickly." Judas arose and left, and the other apostles didn't realize what had happened.
Jesus then told the apostles "My Children I will be with you only a little while longer, you will look for me, and where I go you can not go, so now I give you a new commandment Love one another as I have loved you." Peter asked "where are you going?_I will lay down my life for you."  Jesus replied "will you, Amen I say to you before the cock crows you will have denied me 3 times" Then he continued "Do not let you hearts be troubled, I am going to prepare a place for you" HE told them many other things then He blessed and broke the bread which He gave to His apostles saying " Take and eat this  is My body which is given up for you" after the meal Jesus blessed some wine gave it to His disciples saying "Take this all of you and drink from it, this is the cup of My blood, the blood of the new and everladting covenant, it will be shed for you and for the forgiveness of sins. Do This is memory of ME"
The event is the foundation of the Eucharist, which is Holy Communion, Mass, The Lord's Supper. During the meal, Jesus predicts one of them will betray Him, and another will deny Him.
* The Last Supper
* The agony in the Garden    * The arrest of Jesus
*  Jesus before Pilot              * The way of the cross / crucifixtion
The Passion Of Jesus Christ is the story of the Last Supper, the Agony in the Garden, the arrest of Jesus, and ends with His Crucifixtion.
Catholics remember this time during HOLY WEEK
PALM SUNDAY - Through Holy Saturday
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THE AGONY IN THE GARDEN / THE ARREST OF JESUS
After the last supper Jesus took the disciples to the Garden of Gethsemane. He said to the disciples, "Sit here while Pray" He took Peter, James, and JOhn and walked farther away. He said to them "My soul is sorrowful even to death. Remain here and keep watch." Then HE went off to pray. He said "Abba, Father, all things are possible to you. Take this cup from me, but not what I will but what you will." When he returned he found them asleep. He said to Peter "Simon are you asleep? Could you not watch with me for one hour?.. The spirit is willing but the spirit is weak." Again he prayed and upon returning a 3rd time he found them asleep. Waking them he said "The hour has come. Behold, the Son of Man is to be handed over the sinners, Get up and let us go"
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Jesus appears before Pilot
Since the Jewish authorities were not authorized to execute people, they took Jesus in front of Ponius Pilot, the Roman govenor. PIlot could not find a reason to condemn Jesus, so he had Him flogged and humiliated. Scourged, and crowned with thorns along with wearing a purple cloak.. Jesus stood before the crowds, and Pilot told them he didn't find him guility. However, occasion had it that on the feast of Passover a prisoner was to be released. So Pilot asked the crowd, "Who do I release, Jesus, King of the Jews, or Barabbas (a murderer, and thief)?" the crowd at the encouragement of the Jewish authorities screamed "Barabbas" and Pilot released him, turning Jesus over to the crowd saying. "I am innocent of the men's blood Look to it yourselves."

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* The Last Supper
* The agony in the Garden    * The arrest of Jesus
*  Jesus before Pilot              * The way of the cross / crucifixtion
While he was speaking Judas accompanied by a crowd with swords. His betrayer, Judas, had arranged a signal for them. "The man I kiss will be the one" So walking up to Jesus, he kissed him. The laid hands on Jesus to arrest him. And someone took a sword and cut off the soldier's ear. Jesus  said "Put your sword back in it's sheath, for all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Then they tood Jesus away.
* The Last Supper
* The agony in the Garden    * The arrest of Jesus
*  Jesus before Pilot              * The way of the cross / crucifixtion
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THE CRUCIFIXTION
When they came to the place called the Skull they crucified HIM, and the criminals there, one on His right, the other on the left. Jesus said "Father, forgive them they know not  what they do" They divided His garments by casting lots for it to see whose it will be in order that the passage of scripture would be fulfilled "They divided my garments among them, and for my venture they cast lots." The people stood by and watched, the rulers, meanwhile sneered at Him and said "He saved others, let him save himself if he is the chosen one, the Messiah of God." Even the soldiers jeered at Him As they approaced to offer him wine they called out "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself." Above Him there was an inscription that read; "This is the King of the Jews."
Now one of the criminals hanging there reviled Jesus says "are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us" the other, however, rebuking him, said in reply "Have you so fear of God, for you are subject to the same condemnation. And indeed, we have been condemned justly, for this sentence we received corresponds to our crimes,but this one has done nothing criminal." The he said "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom." He replied to him "Amen I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise."
Standing by the cross of Jesus was his mother, and his mother's sister, and Mary Magdelene. When JEsus saw his mother and the disciple there whom he loved, he said to his mother. "Woman behold your son" then he said to his disciple "Behold, your mother." And from that hour the disciple John took her into his home.
So that scripture might be fulfilled he said "I thrist" There was a vessel filled with common wine. SO the put a sponge soaked with it on a sprig of hysop and put it up to his mouth.
It was now noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of the eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Father, into your hands I commend my spirit" and when he had said this he breathed his last. The centurian who witnessed what had happened glorified God and said, "This man was innocent beyond doubt" When all the people who had gathered for this spectacle saw what had happened they returned home beating their breasts; but all his acquintances stool at a distance, including the woman who had followed Him from Galilee and saw these events.
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