Why did Jesus followers respond to his death differently?

Terms in this set (14) Why did Jesus’ followers respond to his death differently than people have responded to the deaths of great leaders? They knew ans believed that he was still alive. What role do the Gospels play in the Church’s teaching about Jesus?

How did people react to Jesus crucifixion?

(i) Some mocked Jesus. (ii) They divided His clothes among themselves. (iii) Some wept. (iv) Others sneered at Him as king asking Him to save Himself.

Why did the disciples not understand Jesus?

The disciples were described as lacking comprehension because they were not able to prevent Jesus being arrested and crucified.

What Jesus said about his death?

Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified.

What did the disciples think of Jesus?

The Messiah would establish his own state and maintain an eternal and righteous reign. Peter, Jesus’ disciple, who recognised Jesus as Christ (Messiah) and the Son of the living God, believed that Jesus’ mission was to save the people.

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What did Pontius Pilate do after Jesus resurrection?

In assuming his position, Pontius Pilate succeeded Valerius Gratus. As a Roman prefect, Pontius Pilate was granted the power of a supreme judge, which meant that he had the sole authority to order a criminal’s execution.

Is Crucifixion a word?

The act of crucifying; execution on a cross.

Why are you afraid Have you still no faith?

We all face storms in life: some storms are literal and physical, like the storm on the Sea of Galilee, and others are spiritual or mental or relational. We, like the disciples, need to hear again the words of Jesus: “Why are you afraid, have you still no faith?” …

Who told Jesus he would be crucified?

14 Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? And they cried out the more exceedingly, Crucify him. 15 And so Pilate, willing to content the people, released Barabbas unto them, and delivered Jesus, when he had scourged him, to be crucified.

What Jesus says about himself?

“I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; I and the Father are one.” (John 10:28, 30) Only God could give eternal life, and this made it clear to all, that Jesus was claiming He was God Himself.